Iconic coaster removed

Associated Press
Alisa Brennan, left, and Julia Heffernan, both of Little Egg Harbor Township, N.J., take a photo of themselves on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, in front of the Jet Star roller coaster, which plunged into the ocean during Superstorm Sandy in Seaside Heights, N.J. Monday was the first day that some of the hardest-hit parts of the Jersey shore allowed residents to move back home. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

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The most famous symbol of Superstorm Sandy's devastation at the Jersey shore will be gone. Demolition work began May 14 on the remnants of the Jet Star, the roller coaster that plunged off an amusement pier in Seaside Heights during the Oct. 29 storm.

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