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2 weeks later, many in dark

Residents rip Long Island Power Authority

A Long Island Power Authority truck is seen in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of the borough of Queens on Monday in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. More than 70,000 customers of the authority were still without electricity Monday, two weeks after Superstorm Sandy struck.
A Long Island Power Authority truck is seen in the Belle Harbor neighborhood of the borough of Queens on Monday in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. More than 70,000 customers of the authority were still without electricity Monday, two weeks after Superstorm Sandy struck.
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Two weeks after Superstorm Sandy, while most utilities have restored electricity to nearly all their customers, there was one glaring exception Monday: a Long Island power company with more outages — almost 60,000 Monday — than all the others combined. As people on Long Island fumed over the cold and the darkness and complained that they couldn’t get answers from the company, the Long Island Power Authority said in its defense that the storm was ...


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