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"Gangnam Style" song channels New Yorkers' power woes

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Move over Psy. The next hot thing - at least on Long Island, New York - is a music video parodying the South Korean rapper and dancer's blockbuster hit, "Gangnam Style." Full story

National Grid understands anger after Superstorm Sandy blackouts

(Reuters) - Britain's National Grid Plc said it could understand the anger of thousands of U.S. customers still in the dark after Superstorm Sandy and was working to restore all its services on the east coast. Full story

NY utility executive promoted amid widening investigation

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The utility executive who oversaw the widely criticized efforts to restore power to millions of Long Island customers after Superstorm Sandy has been promoted, his company said on Wednesday. Full story

LIPA restores power to most Sandy outages on Long Island, NY

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) is close to restoring electric service to the last 8,000 Long Island, New York, homes and businesses able to receive power, the company said on Wednesday, 16 days after Hurricane Sandy battered the U.S. East Coast. Full story

Investigation launched into New York utilities after Sandy

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, frustrated with lengthy power outages since Superstorm Sandy, on Tuesday launched an investigation by a new commission into the state's utilities, saying that failings exposed by the storm demand a major overhaul of the industry. Full story

Still No Power for Tens of Thousands

   For more than two weeks now, tens of thousands of LIPA customers have been without electricity due to Hurricane Sandy, reports CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.

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  Sandy victims call ordeal ‘a horror movie’

“We are cold and we are tired and we want out power now,” said one Long Island resident. She said LIPA, the utility company, hasn’t worked quickly enough. NBC’s Michelle Franzen reports.

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