NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012
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(Staten Island, New York: Anne Thompson) The slow pace of recovery after Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast featured; scenes shown of people picking up coats in the Rockaways, utility workers in Long Island, the reopened Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel and the Christmas tree for Rockefeller Center; details given about the lawsuit against the utility LIPA, the cost of repairing hospitals and schools and the creation of one-stop recovery centers. [New York Cares executive director Gary BAGLEY- says many residents still don’t have electricity or heat.] [Staten Island resident Diane RIVERA- says everything we had was gone.] [Plaintiffs’ attorney Ken MOLLINS- says our lawsuit is brought to demand accountability.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG – says a lot of residents are going to be out of power for a long time.]