Cuomo: Superstorm damage could total $33B - New York News

Cuomo: Superstorm damage could total $33B

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By COLLEEN LONG and FRANK ELTMAN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo says losses from Superstorm Sandy in New York state could total $33 billion.

The estimate was made Thursday at a briefing on the aftermath of the superstorm and this week's nor'easter.

Cuomo also says New York City's Queens-Midtown Tunnel is reopening Friday morning.

It's a vital vehicular tunnel under the East River linking Manhattan to the city borough of Queens and the rest of Long Island.

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