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ASSOCIATED PRESS: This time next week, perhaps the most famous symbol of Superstorm Sandy’s devastation at the Jersey shore will be gone. Demolition work is to start Tuesday on the remnants of the Jet Star, the roller coaster that plunged off an amusement pier in Seaside Heights during the Oct. 29 storm. Images of the coaster in the water have appeared hundreds of times in the media and been used to help sell memorabilia to raise money for storm victims. It also continues to draw large crowds to the Seaside Heights boardwalk, which remains under reconstruction. In January, a man who lives nearby climbed to the top of the coaster and unfurled an American flag atop it before climbing down and being arrested by police. His municipal court case has yet to come to trial. MORE
PHAWKER: Can’t the demolition crew leave it be and remove Snooky instead?