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Northeast digs out from snow, gas rationing spreads

Gilber Hernandez clears snow from a sidewalk in New York's financial district, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Gilber Hernandez clears snow from a sidewalk in New York's financial district, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Gilber Hernandez clears snow from a sidewalk in New York's financial district, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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A man shovels snow caused by a nor'easter storm, in the Lower East Side neighborhood of New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A man shovels snow caused by a nor'easter storm, in the Lower East Side neighborhood of New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A man shovels snow caused by a nor'easter storm, in the Lower East Side neighborhood of New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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A parking lot attendant walks past snow covered cars after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A parking lot attendant walks past snow covered cars after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A parking lot attendant walks past snow covered cars after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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An American flag is seen among trees destroyed by Superstorm Sandy and covered in snow in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

An American flag is seen among trees destroyed by Superstorm Sandy and covered in snow in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

An American flag is seen among trees destroyed by Superstorm Sandy and covered in snow in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A man shovels snow caused by a nor'easter storm, in the Stuyvesant Town neighborhood of New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A man shovels snow caused by a nor'easter storm, in the Stuyvesant Town neighborhood of New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A man shovels snow caused by a nor'easter storm, in the Stuyvesant Town neighborhood of New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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Snow-covered wires are seen down on damaged trees along Bellows Lane in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Snow-covered wires are seen down on damaged trees along Bellows Lane in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Snow-covered wires are seen down on damaged trees along Bellows Lane in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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A tree destroyed by Superstorm Sandy is seen covered in snow in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A tree destroyed by Superstorm Sandy is seen covered in snow in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A tree destroyed by Superstorm Sandy is seen covered in snow in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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Workers clear snow as people walk down the tracks for the Long Island Railroad in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Workers clear snow as people walk down the tracks for the Long Island Railroad in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Workers clear snow as people walk down the tracks for the Long Island Railroad in Manhasset, New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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An unseasonably early-winter storm batters the already hard hit area of Oceanpoint, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout

An unseasonably early-winter storm batters the already hard hit area of Oceanpoint, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout

An unseasonably early-winter storm batters the already hard hit area of Oceanpoint, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout
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An unseasonably early-winter storm batters the already hard hit area of Oceanpoint, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout

An unseasonably early-winter storm batters the already hard hit area of Oceanpoint, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout

An unseasonably early-winter storm batters the already hard hit area of Oceanpoint, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout
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A man throws salt across a sidewalk after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A man throws salt across a sidewalk after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A man throws salt across a sidewalk after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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An unseasonably early-winter storm batters the already hard hit area of Oceanpoint, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout

An unseasonably early-winter storm batters the already hard hit area of Oceanpoint, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout

An unseasonably early-winter storm batters the already hard hit area of Oceanpoint, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 7, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout
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Two workers shovel snow caused by a nor'easter storm, in the Stuyvesant Town neighborhood of New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

Two workers shovel snow caused by a nor'easter storm, in the Stuyvesant Town neighborhood of New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

Two workers shovel snow caused by a nor'easter storm, in the Stuyvesant Town neighborhood of New York November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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James Latus plays with his dog Jersey along the Hudson River after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

James Latus plays with his dog Jersey along the Hudson River after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

James Latus plays with his dog Jersey along the Hudson River after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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Morning commuters walk through New York's financial district following an overnight snow storm, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Morning commuters walk through New York's financial district following an overnight snow storm, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Morning commuters walk through New York's financial district following an overnight snow storm, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
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American Red Cross volunteer Gary Floyd hands out supplies to Anita Russo (C) at a local community church in Brick, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout

American Red Cross volunteer Gary Floyd hands out supplies to Anita Russo (C) at a local community church in Brick, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout

American Red Cross volunteer Gary Floyd hands out supplies to Anita Russo (C) at a local community church in Brick, New Jersey, in this handout photo from the American Red Cross taken November 6, 2012. REUTERS/Les Stone/American Red Cross/Handout
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A Con Edison emergency vehicle which crashed into a barricade after a nor'easter storm, is seen in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A Con Edison emergency vehicle which crashed into a barricade after a nor'easter storm, is seen in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A Con Edison emergency vehicle which crashed into a barricade after a nor'easter storm, is seen in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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A snow plow drives down a street after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A snow plow drives down a street after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A snow plow drives down a street after a nor'easter storm in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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A Con Edison emergency vehicle which crashed into a barricade after a nor'easter storm, is seen in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A Con Edison emergency vehicle which crashed into a barricade after a nor'easter storm, is seen in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton

A Con Edison emergency vehicle which crashed into a barricade after a nor'easter storm, is seen in New York, November 8, 2012. REUTERS/Andrew Burton
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