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Martins-Ross contest all over but the shoutin'
Dan Ross’ chances for an improbable comeback in a state Senate race went from slim to none Thursday after officials plowed through nearly 12,000 “emergency” paper ballots that were cast because of problems stemming from superstorm Sandy.
Ross, a Manhasset Democrat, began the day about 3,598 votes behind Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) with about 24,000 paper ballots outstanding (emergency, affidavit...