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The U.S. military began training today for a zombie apocalypse. Seriously. The training is part of Navy special-operations forces and Marine exercises at an anti-terrorism summit. Brad Barker, president of the Halo Corp. security company, said the exercises are “whimsical,” but they’re good terrorist training, and they help highlight the importance of preparedness.
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“If there’s any good news, the water (has) receded, the roadways are accessible. But we still have downed power lines. We are not letting anybody in at that particular time.” - Seaside Heights, N.J., Mayor Bill Akers, talking Wednesday about the devastation from Superstorm Sandy. His town was especially hit hard. About 6 million customers are still without power from the Monday storm, and at least 50 people have died as a result of Sandy.
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