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A woman crosses her arms as she waits in a several-hour long line for gas at a station in the Staten Island borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman crosses her arms as she waits in a several-hour long line for gas at a station in the Staten Island borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A woman crosses her arms as she waits in a several-hour long line for gas at a station in the Staten Island borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Bill Poland waits to fill gasoline cans at a gas station to have fuel for his car and generator in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

Bill Poland waits to fill gasoline cans at a gas station to have fuel for his car and generator in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

Bill Poland waits to fill gasoline cans at a gas station to have fuel for his car and generator in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek
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Ovid Thompson (L) fills gasoline cans at a gas station for Bill Poland so he can fuel his car and generator in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

Ovid Thompson (L) fills gasoline cans at a gas station for Bill Poland so he can fuel his car and generator in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

Ovid Thompson (L) fills gasoline cans at a gas station for Bill Poland so he can fuel his car and generator in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek
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People queue for a bag of dry ice in Union Square in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People queue for a bag of dry ice in Union Square in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People queue for a bag of dry ice in Union Square in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People queue for a bag of dry ice in Union Square in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People queue for a bag of dry ice in Union Square in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People queue for a bag of dry ice in Union Square in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Deshawn Purrington sits with her dogs and belongings in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Deshawn Purrington sits with her dogs and belongings in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Deshawn Purrington sits with her dogs and belongings in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Kimberly and Ryan Kelliher ride their scooters on a piece of boardwalk that was washed along Beach 91st street in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Kimberly and Ryan Kelliher ride their scooters on a piece of boardwalk that was washed along Beach 91st street in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Kimberly and Ryan Kelliher ride their scooters on a piece of boardwalk that was washed along Beach 91st street in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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About 50 people wait in line to buy gas for cars and generators in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

About 50 people wait in line to buy gas for cars and generators in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

About 50 people wait in line to buy gas for cars and generators in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek
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A boat in an apartment complex parking lot near a marina in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 where it came to rest in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

A boat in an apartment complex parking lot near a marina in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 where it came to rest in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek

A boat in an apartment complex parking lot near a marina in Neptune, New Jersey, November 2, 2012 where it came to rest in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. REUTERS/Tom Mihalek
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A boy watches as members of the U.S. Army National Guard unload food and supplies in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A boy watches as members of the U.S. Army National Guard unload food and supplies in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A boy watches as members of the U.S. Army National Guard unload food and supplies in the Rockaways section of the Queens borough of New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A runner runs past some of the generators that will be used for the New York City Marathon in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A runner runs past some of the generators that will be used for the New York City Marathon in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A runner runs past some of the generators that will be used for the New York City Marathon in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A runner runs past some of the generators that will be used for the New York City Marathon in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A runner runs past some of the generators that will be used for the New York City Marathon in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A runner runs past some of the generators that will be used for the New York City Marathon in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A combination photo shows people travelling in buses from Manhattan back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A combination photo shows people travelling in buses from Manhattan back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A combination photo shows people travelling in buses from Manhattan back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Seaside Park police man a roadblock to keep people off the barrier island where damage caused by Hurricane Sandy has make the area unsafe, in Toms River, New Jersey, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Scott Anderson

Seaside Park police man a roadblock to keep people off the barrier island where damage caused by Hurricane Sandy has make the area unsafe, in Toms River, New Jersey, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Scott Anderson

Seaside Park police man a roadblock to keep people off the barrier island where damage caused by Hurricane Sandy has make the area unsafe, in Toms River, New Jersey, November 2, 2012. REUTERS/Scott Anderson
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A man pushes his car after running out of gas while waiting in line at a gas station that still has fuel in Fairfield, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A man pushes his car after running out of gas while waiting in line at a gas station that still has fuel in Fairfield, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A man pushes his car after running out of gas while waiting in line at a gas station that still has fuel in Fairfield, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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People line up along a street in Manhattan across from Grand Central Station to take buses back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. New York subway trains crawled back to limited service after being shut down since Sunday, but the lower half of Manhattan still lacked power and surrounding areas such as Staten Island, the New Jersey shore and the city of Hoboken remained crippled from a record storm surge and flooding. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People line up along a street in Manhattan across from Grand Central Station to take buses back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. New York subway trains crawled back to limited service after...more

People line up along a street in Manhattan across from Grand Central Station to take buses back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. New York subway trains crawled back to limited service after being shut down since Sunday, but the lower half of Manhattan still lacked power and surrounding areas such as Staten Island, the New Jersey shore and the city of Hoboken remained crippled from a record storm surge and flooding. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People travel in a bus from Manhattan back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. New York subway trains crawled back to limited service after being shut down since Sunday, but the lower half of Manhattan still lacked power and surrounding areas such as Staten Island, the New Jersey shore and the city of Hoboken remained crippled from a record storm surge and flooding. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People travel in a bus from Manhattan back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. New York subway trains crawled back to limited service after being shut down since Sunday, but the lower half of...more

People travel in a bus from Manhattan back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. New York subway trains crawled back to limited service after being shut down since Sunday, but the lower half of Manhattan still lacked power and surrounding areas such as Staten Island, the New Jersey shore and the city of Hoboken remained crippled from a record storm surge and flooding. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People line up on a Manhattan street to take buses back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. New York subway trains crawled back to limited service after being shut down since Sunday, but the lower half of Manhattan still lacked power and surrounding areas such as Staten Island, the New Jersey shore and the city of Hoboken remained crippled from a record storm surge and flooding. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People line up on a Manhattan street to take buses back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. New York subway trains crawled back to limited service after being shut down since Sunday, but the lower...more

People line up on a Manhattan street to take buses back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. New York subway trains crawled back to limited service after being shut down since Sunday, but the lower half of Manhattan still lacked power and surrounding areas such as Staten Island, the New Jersey shore and the city of Hoboken remained crippled from a record storm surge and flooding. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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People travel in a bus from Manhattan back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People travel in a bus from Manhattan back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

People travel in a bus from Manhattan back to the Brooklyn borough in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Boats, dumpsters and other debris block the North Jersey Coast Line rail track at Morgan Draw Bridge in New Jersey in the aftermath of super storm Sandy in this October 31, 2012 handout photo obtained by Reuters November 1, 2012. New Jersey Transit announced the restoration of limited rail service November 2. REUTERS/New Jersey Transit/Handout.

Boats, dumpsters and other debris block the North Jersey Coast Line rail track at Morgan Draw Bridge in New Jersey in the aftermath of super storm Sandy in this October 31, 2012 handout photo obtained by Reuters November 1, 2012. New Jersey Transit...more

Boats, dumpsters and other debris block the North Jersey Coast Line rail track at Morgan Draw Bridge in New Jersey in the aftermath of super storm Sandy in this October 31, 2012 handout photo obtained by Reuters November 1, 2012. New Jersey Transit announced the restoration of limited rail service November 2. REUTERS/New Jersey Transit/Handout.
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Utility vehicles and crews from California roll off the tarmac after being off-loaded from Air Force Air Mobility Command Aircraft at Stewart ANGB in Newburgh, New York in this November 1, 2012 handout photo. The trucks were flown from March Air Force Base in California to help restore the electrical system shut down by super storm Sandy in New York and New Jersey. REUTERS/Master Sgt. Corine Lombardo/New York Army National Guard/Handout

Utility vehicles and crews from California roll off the tarmac after being off-loaded from Air Force Air Mobility Command Aircraft at Stewart ANGB in Newburgh, New York in this November 1, 2012 handout photo. The trucks were flown from March Air...more

Utility vehicles and crews from California roll off the tarmac after being off-loaded from Air Force Air Mobility Command Aircraft at Stewart ANGB in Newburgh, New York in this November 1, 2012 handout photo. The trucks were flown from March Air Force Base in California to help restore the electrical system shut down by super storm Sandy in New York and New Jersey. REUTERS/Master Sgt. Corine Lombardo/New York Army National Guard/Handout
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Utility vehicles and crews from California are off-loaded from Air Force Air Mobility Command Aircraft at Stewart ANGB in Newburgh, New York in this November 1, 2012 handout photo. The trucks were flown from March Air Force Base in California to help restore the electrical system shut down by super storm Sandy in New York and New Jersey. REUTERS/Master Sgt. Corine Lombardo/New York Army National Guard/Handout

Utility vehicles and crews from California are off-loaded from Air Force Air Mobility Command Aircraft at Stewart ANGB in Newburgh, New York in this November 1, 2012 handout photo. The trucks were flown from March Air Force Base in California to help...more

Utility vehicles and crews from California are off-loaded from Air Force Air Mobility Command Aircraft at Stewart ANGB in Newburgh, New York in this November 1, 2012 handout photo. The trucks were flown from March Air Force Base in California to help restore the electrical system shut down by super storm Sandy in New York and New Jersey. REUTERS/Master Sgt. Corine Lombardo/New York Army National Guard/Handout
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New York City Police Emergency Service K9 Unit officer Dennis Coughlin (R) and his partner search dog Brutas search for possible victims bodies amid boats and debris washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

New York City Police Emergency Service K9 Unit officer Dennis Coughlin (R) and his partner search dog Brutas search for possible victims bodies amid boats and debris washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of the Staten Island section of...more

New York City Police Emergency Service K9 Unit officer Dennis Coughlin (R) and his partner search dog Brutas search for possible victims bodies amid boats and debris washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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A scrawled message to reopen is written on the door of an arcade at the FunTown Amusement Pier three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius

A scrawled message to reopen is written on the door of an arcade at the FunTown Amusement Pier three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius

A scrawled message to reopen is written on the door of an arcade at the FunTown Amusement Pier three days after Hurricane Sandy came ashore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Steve Nesius
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A New York City fire fighter searches for possible bodies amid debris and destroyed boats washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A New York City fire fighter searches for possible bodies amid debris and destroyed boats washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

A New York City fire fighter searches for possible bodies amid debris and destroyed boats washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on Tennyson Drive, on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Commuters wait for a shuttle bus to Manhattan from the Brooklyn Borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Commuters wait for a shuttle bus to Manhattan from the Brooklyn Borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford

Commuters wait for a shuttle bus to Manhattan from the Brooklyn Borough of New York November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Keith Bedford
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New York City Police Emergency Service K9 Unit officer Chris Theofield (L) and his partner search dog Brutas search for possible victims bodies amid boats and debris washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar

New York City Police Emergency Service K9 Unit officer Chris Theofield (L) and his partner search dog Brutas search for possible victims bodies amid boats and debris washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of the Staten Island section of...more

New York City Police Emergency Service K9 Unit officer Chris Theofield (L) and his partner search dog Brutas search for possible victims bodies amid boats and debris washed ashore by Hurricane Sandy on the south side of the Staten Island section of New York City, November 1, 2012. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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