Thacher Brown stands at the edge of the dune behind his Bay Head, N.J., home in November. Brown, who rebuilt a dune in front of his house after Superstorm Sandy, says he opposes Gov. Chris Christie's plan to widen beaches and build dunes along the state's 127-mile coastline. Wayne Parry/AP hide caption

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U.S.

Property Owners Throw Cold Water On N.J. Shore Protective Dunes Plan

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State officials have met with stiff resistance from property owners worried about losing their ocean views or claim to their beachfront land.

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MTV's Jersey Shore starred, from left, Vinny Guadagnino, Angelina Pivarnick, Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio, Jenni "JWOWW" Farley, Ronnie Magro, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola. MTV/AP hide caption

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Viewer Beware: Watching Reality TV Can Impact Real-Life Behavior

A new study finds that reality television shows like Jersey Shore and Real Housewives can make some viewers more aggressive in real life.

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