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NY Attorney General Investigates Utilities Over Superstorm Sandy

Schneiderman wants to know if Con-Ed, LIPA were unprepared

(Newser) - The Long Island Power Authority and ConEd don't just have frustrated customers to worry about—the state's attorney general has opened investigations into how they prepared for superstorm Sandy and handled its aftermath, reports the Wall Street Journal . Eric Schneiderman has subpoenaed records seeking details, a source tells... More »

Attacker Breaks Jaw of Long Island Utility Worker

Tempers still boiling as thousands remain without power

(Newser) - Nearly 20,000 Long Island residents remained without power as of this morning, reports AP , and a utility worker has paid the price for people's frustration. An assailant got out of his car and sucker-punched John Applewhite as Applewhite headed into a restaurant after a 16-hour shift with the... More »

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