TRENTON - (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) says justice has finally been delivered with the death of Osama bin Laden.

The governor said he spoke "for all the families of this statewho have courageously endured the unspeakable and devastatingconsequences of terrorism."

Christie noted that "there is hardly a life that has goneuntouched in New Jersey" by the events of Sept. 11, 2001, andtheir aftermath.

Nearly one-quarter of those who died in the 9/11 attacks wereNew Jersey residents.

Christie commended the Obama administration for its "commitmentand dedication" in hunting down the terrorist mastermind.

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