Cuomo: Power restoration progress 'unacceptable'

LIPA worker Neil Williams, of LIPA's Emergency Services,

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LIPA worker Neil Williams, of LIPA's Emergency Services, is on the scene along Northside Road in Yaphank Monday morning to restore power. (Nov. 5, 2012) (Credit: James Carbone)

LIPA faced continued anger from officials and Long Islanders on their eighth day without electricity as more people were connected, but about 200,000 customers remained in the dark.

The Long Island Power Authority said service had been restored to 730,000 customers since Oct. 29, from a record 945,000 without power soon after the storm passed, and that 90 percent of the remainder that are...

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