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Gov. Chris Christie's blunt Labor Day advice

This time last week, New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie had closed down the Atlantic City casinos over the threat of Hurricane Irene.

The last week he's been out touring the storm's damage and flooding around the Garden State.

And Saturday, oh look, the governor has gone to the beach. But not for the normal reasons.

Here just below is his video with some blunt orders for New Jerseyans -- and anyone else with a holiday weekend to celebrate.


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-- Andrew Malcolm

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A veteran foreign and national correspondent, Andrew Malcolm has served on the L.A. Times Editorial Board and was a Pulitzer finalist in 2004. He is the author of 10 nonfiction books and father of four. Read more.
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