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Northeast cleans up from Superstorm Sandy, death toll rises

A man and his dog stand in the middle of a road in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean-up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A man and his dog stand in the middle of a road in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various...more

A man and his dog stand in the middle of a road in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean-up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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Phil Amabile, a volunteer, drags a bucket of sand out from a backyard, while cleaning up damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean-up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

Phil Amabile, a volunteer, drags a bucket of sand out from a backyard, while cleaning up damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the...more

Phil Amabile, a volunteer, drags a bucket of sand out from a backyard, while cleaning up damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean-up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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Three volunteers stand on the remains of the infrastructure of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

Three volunteers stand on the remains of the infrastructure of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael...more

Three volunteers stand on the remains of the infrastructure of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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People stand on the remains of the infrastructure of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

People stand on the remains of the infrastructure of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg...more

People stand on the remains of the infrastructure of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy on October 29, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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Volunteers help shovel sand off a road while cleaning up damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean-up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

Volunteers help shovel sand off a road while cleaning up damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service,...more

Volunteers help shovel sand off a road while cleaning up damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, in the Rockaway Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York, November 10, 2012. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that the day would be a day of service, with volunteers being bused to various neighborhoods affected by Hurricane Sandy to help continue the clean-up process. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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The boardwalk and Casino Pier lie in ruins caused by Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Park, New Jersey November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout

The boardwalk and Casino Pier lie in ruins caused by Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Park, New Jersey November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout

The boardwalk and Casino Pier lie in ruins caused by Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Park, New Jersey November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout
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Workers use heavy equipment to remove the debris caused by Hurricane Sandy on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey, November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout

Workers use heavy equipment to remove the debris caused by Hurricane Sandy on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey, November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim...more

Workers use heavy equipment to remove the debris caused by Hurricane Sandy on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey, November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout
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Funtown Amusement Pier is missing most of its pier after Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Park, New Jersey November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout

Funtown Amusement Pier is missing most of its pier after Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Park, New Jersey November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout

Funtown Amusement Pier is missing most of its pier after Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Park, New Jersey November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout
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State police officers stand near damage caused by Hurricane Sandy on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey, November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout

State police officers stand near damage caused by Hurricane Sandy on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey, November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout

State police officers stand near damage caused by Hurricane Sandy on the boardwalk in Seaside Park, New Jersey, November 9, 2012, in this handout photo courtesy of the governor's office. REUTERS/New Jersey Governor's Office/Tim Larsen/Handout
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