Today in the news: 157 dead from Sandy

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Quote of note

"Restoring power will take a lot of time.” - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, talking Thursday about the fact that more than a half-million customers in New York were still without power after Sandy swept through Monday. The death toll from Sandy also rose to a total of 157, with 88 of those in the U.S.

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