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N.Y. Electrician Shortage Hampers Sandy Recovery

by Joel Rose
Nov 29, 2012 (Morning Edition) — Nearly a month after Sandy, thousands of New Yorkers still don't have electricity because they're waiting for an electrician to repair and certify wiring that was damaged by flooding. Some local officials have called on City Hall to allow electricians certified outside the city to work there until the crisis abates, but the city hasn't budged.

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