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A power company worker in a cherry picker connects wires to a power line while working to restore electricity in East Massapequa, New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A power company worker in a cherry picker connects wires to a power line while working to restore electricity in East Massapequa, New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A power company worker in a cherry picker connects wires to a power line while working to restore electricity in East Massapequa, New York October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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People try to clear branches from the street where a tree fell due to winds from Hurricane Sandy in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

People try to clear branches from the street where a tree fell due to winds from Hurricane Sandy in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

People try to clear branches from the street where a tree fell due to winds from Hurricane Sandy in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, October 31, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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A ConEd worker works to restore power in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York October 30, 2012. Residents of lower Manhattan faced up to four days without power on Tuesday as Consolidated Edison, New York City's power provider, scrambled to repair the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A ConEd worker works to restore power in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York October 30, 2012. Residents of lower Manhattan faced up to four days without power on Tuesday as Consolidated Edison, New York City's power provider, scrambled to...more

A ConEd worker works to restore power in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York October 30, 2012. Residents of lower Manhattan faced up to four days without power on Tuesday as Consolidated Edison, New York City's power provider, scrambled to repair the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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