America Continues to Clean-up from Hurricane Sandy (With Photos)

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October 29, 2012 Updated Nov 12, 2013 at 8:11 PM EST

East Coast, USA (www.incnow.tv) - Leaders in New Jersey and New York insist that Election Day will go on while two-million people remain without electricity.

Gas lines are still long but more stations are beginning to open.

With colder temperatures setting in the big concern now is keeping everyone fed and warm.

The New York City Marathon was not run, on Sunday. Instead people who registered for the race went door to door trying to help.

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Millions of people are now in their fifth day without power.

In Manhattan, traffic is backed up for miles as unimaginably long lines of people wait for buses and gas.

And so many are still without electricity, food or clean water.

In New Jersey, door to door rescues by emergency crews and the National Guard continue while natural gas fires still burn.

New York City will try to return to normal this weekend since the city's famous marathon will go on, but some say it should not because it will strain already limited resources.

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Two major airports and the New York Stock Exchange are getting back to business Wednesday.

Sadly hundreds of thousands of people still don't have electricity.

Sandy isn't a hurricane any longer, but the storm continues to cause tragedy.

In Atlantic City the famed board-walks have all but disappeared in the wake of Sandy.

The storm caused massive flooding along the shoreline and knocked-out power to more than a-million homes and businesses.

It cut-off barrier island communities and stranded many residents who declined to evacuate.

Off the coast of North Carolina 14 people were rescued when their tall-ship began taking on water.

Two people are still reported missing.

One woman, who was among the rescued, later died.

The crew abandoned the HMS Bounty when it got caught in rough waters, caused by Hurricane Sandy, 90-miles off Cape Hatteras, Monday.

The Coast Guard received a distress call from the ship Sunday night.

5:42 PM EDT 10/29/2012: As of 5:15 Eastern time, an estimated 1,258,923 in 10 states are without power.

5:29 PM EDT: As of 5pm Eastern, Sandy is 40 miles from Atlantic City and at the current forward speed is 1 hour from land fall.

Hurricane Sandy is making her presence felt at Detroit Metro Airport.

The massive storm canceled more than 200 flights in and out of the Motor City.

More delays are expected over the next couple of days.

4:19 PM EDT 10/29/2012: Several New York City area bridges will be closed this evening beginning at 7 pm Eastern, said N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The Throngs Neck, Whitestone, George Washington, Verrazano, Henry Hudson, , Marine Parkway and Cross Bay Veterans Memorial bridges will all be closed. The Lincoln and Midtown Tunnels and the RFK, Bayonne, Goethals and Outerbridge Crossing all remain open for now.

4:15 PM EDT 10/29/2012: Sandy is expected to dump between two and three feet of snow on Snowshoe, W.V. by Tuesday evening. As of 3pm Eastern today, the area had received 6.5 inches.

4:10 PM EDT 10/29/2012: Federal offices in the Washington, D.C. area will be closed to public Tuesday.

3:56 PM EDT 10/29/2012: Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick says there are 111,000 buildings in that state without power, but not injuries or deaths reported.

Hurricane Sandy is expected to hit Atlantic City at midnight Monday.

Sandy has already claimed at least 65 lives in the Caribbean and the threat of danger continues along with eastern coast of the United States.

Life-threatening floods, dangerous winds, and power outages could affect more than 50 million people along the east coast!

Wall Street and the subway system in the Big Apple will be kept closed on Tuesday.

A crane atop a luxury Manhattan skyscraper under construction partly collapsed Monday, leaving its arm precariously perched and hanging over West 57th Street.

New York police and fire crews are on the scene, and part of the street has been closed off as a precaution

ABC News is offing the latest hurricane coverage live on their website with live camera feeds and live text updates.




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