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    STAR-LEDGER ANNOUNCES NEW ISSUE IN THE NEW JERSEY SPECIAL REPORTS TABLET APP: HURRICANE IRENE

    OCTOBER 5, 2011 The newest installment available in the New Jersey Special Reports tablet app is WATERLOGGED: NEW JERSEY IN THE WAKE OF HURRICANE IRENE. This photo diary includes more than 160 photos and 20 videos by Star-Ledger photographers and videographers to tell the story of Hurricane Irenes destructive path through New Jersey, from the alarming forecasts that preceded the storm through the devastating floods and cleanup that followed. Also included are the stories of the 12 New Jerseyans who lost their lives to Irene and information on how to help the states flood victims.

    New Jersey Special Reports is your library of impact journalism from The Star-Ledger and 11 other newspapers powering NJ.com. Each issue features content from our award-winning staff of writers, photographers and videographers, delivered as a multimedia experience for your iPad.

    Contributing newspapers include The Star-Ledger, The Times of Trenton, The Jersey Journal, Gloucester County Times, The News of Cumberland County, Today's Sunbeam, Hunterdon County Democrat, The Warren Reporter, The Messenger-Gazette, Independent Press, Suburban News and the Cranford Chronicle.

    New Jersey Special Reports is available for iPad and Android-powered tablets. The Hurricane Irene issue is the second installment in the app, following the Enduring Memories of September 11, which spent a week in the New & Noteworthy section of Apples App Store. Both issues are free and are produced by The Star-Ledger, NJ.com and Advance Internet.

    Download New Jersey Special Reports from iTunes; compatible with iPad and other android-powered tablets. Requires iOS 3.2 or later.

    For more information, contact George Frederick, App Director, at 973-392-1672; or Kevin Whitmer, Editor, at 973-392-4283.
    10-05-2011 01:17 PM
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