Construction workers disassemble a temporary building on the beach that was set up for an upcoming surfing competition in Long Beach, N.Y., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011. The building was being being taken down to over concerns that it lies in the path of Hurricane Irene, which is threatening to hit the East Coast. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

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Construction workers disassemble a temporary building on the beach that was set up for an upcoming surfing competition in Long Beach, N.Y., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011. The building was being being taken down to over concerns that it lies in the path of Hurricane Irene, which is threatening to hit the East Coast. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Construction workers disassemble a temporary building on the beach that was set up for an upcoming surfing competition in Long Beach, N.Y., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011. The building was being being taken down to over concerns that it lies in the path of Hurricane Irene, which is threatening to hit the East Coast. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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