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Gov. Chris Christie visited storm-recovered businesses in Seaside Heights, N.J., on Friday to see how they did over the summer. He said many reported being down about 40 percent, but they were "happy for the 60 percent they did get."

Sanctuary Beachwear told Fox 5 that revenues were much lower than last year. Employees told us Superstorm Sandy-related bills made it harder to turn a profit.

And judging from the light turnout on Friday, it doesn't appear Labor Day weekend will save the season for shore businesses.

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