In this April 29, 2010 photo, a bulldozer moves sand on a beach in Belmar, N.J. Up and down New Jersey's coast, shore towns are repairing damage to their beaches caused by a series of winter storms before the tourists arrive on Memorial Day weekend. Erosion caused some beaches to shrink by as much as 75 feet over the winter. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
March 24, 2011 8:21:12 AM PDT
By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - March 24, 2011 --
Tourism in New Jersey was a $35.5 billion industry last year.