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    Sandy’s Victims See Patchy Recovery

    Robert Subranni carries furniture out of his garage that was flooded by surge from superstorm Sandy in Longport, N.J., Friday, Nov. 2, 2012.   Four days after Sandy lashed the East Coast with high winds and a huge storm surge, frustration mounted,  as millions of people remained without power and motorists lined up for hours at gas stations in New Jersey and New York. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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    New York and New Jersey residents devastated by Hurricane Sandy struggled to stay warm as power returned to much of Manhattan on Saturday. New Jersey residents looking to fill up their gas tanks met long lines at the pump as Gov. Chris Christie imposed rationing, and electrical service remained spotty in areas of the Garden State as well as in broad swaths of Queens and Long Island. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sharply criticized the Long Island Power Authority on Saturday for dragging its feet on restoring power to hard-hit areas like the Rockaways.

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