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Power returns to Manhattan after storm

NOT SO BRIGHT LIGHTS:The neighborhood has been reconnected after Superstorm Sandy hit the eastern seaboard, but there is mounting anger in energy-deprived suburbs

AP, NEW YORK

Jessica Tisdale waited in her Mercedes SUV for 40 minutes at a gas station in Jersey City, but said she did not really understand the system and was ordered to pull away because of her even-numbered plate.

“Is it the number or the letter?” she asked. “I don’t think it’s fair. I’ve been in the line since before noon. I don’t think it’s fair. There’s no clarity.”

The officer who waved her out of line threw up his hands and shrugged.

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