Christie cancels inauguration party because of weather

    Weather is taking a toll on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s second inauguration.

    Organizers have canceled the party that was scheduled for Tuesday night on Ellis Island. There’s fear heavy snow would pose a travel hazard.

    Catered food for the event will be donated to food pantries in the Jersey City area.

    Christie is attending a prayer service in Newark on Tuesday morning and will take the oath of office as scheduled later in Trenton.

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    In prepared remarks obtained by The Associated Press, Christie will stress the need for bipartisanship and diversity.

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