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What Election? Sandy Recovery Continues

Marines head to Staten Island, Queens

(Newser) - Sure, it's Election Day tomorrow—but to plenty of families still reeling from Sandy's effects, civic duty is a secondary concern, the Washington Post reports. "Everyone’s trying to live. They got kids. How’s anybody gonna go out and vote?" says a Manhattan school lunch helper.... More »

FEMA Promises 400 Generators, But Few Up and Running

Chief hopes it will be a different story today

(Newser) - If FEMA was hoping its reaction to Sandy would be good for its Katrina-battered reputation, this story out of the Wall Street Journal is a likely blow for the agency. The Journal reports on FEMA's pre-Sandy announcement that it had 400 industrial-size generators at the ready, each able to... More »

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