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CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 09, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The impact of the superstorm Hurricane Sandy on sections of New York City and the problem with the restoring of power by the Long Island Power Authority examined; details given about the problems with LIPA and the recent investigation of the inadequacies of the utility company. [Governor Andrew CUOMO - says they {LIPA} failed and should be held accountable.] [Several RESIDENTS - blame LIPA.]

(Queens: Deborah Feyerick) The dark neighborhoods in Rockaway after Sandy featured; scenes shown of LIPA workers on the job but unable to get the power on. [CUOMO - criticizes LIPA.] [Queens residents Jannick BROWN†, Kenneth GONZALEZ†- sum up the situation here.] The issue of looting in the darkened areas discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The issues of safety and security noted. [In interview, councilman James SANDERS - says LIPA won't say when everyone will have power: it may take till Christmas; states LIPA must go.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A warning about fraudulent charities previewed.

Cooper, Anderson;
Feyerick, Deborah

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