Long Island preps as Hurricane Sandy approaches
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Long Island was bracing Saturday for Sandy, an immense storm that forecasters expect to batter the region next week with destructive winds and flooding.
The Town of Islip ordered a mandatory evacuation for Fire Island to be completed by 2 p.m. Sunday. Supervisor Tom Croci declared a state of emergency for the town beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday.
Long Island's residents likely will see...