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Nor'easter snow falls atop Sandy destruction

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People wait on line to buy gasoline during a Nor'easter snowstorm on Nov. 7, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.

Miguel Llanos, NBC News reports: Snow fell on the tops of damaged homes and debris piles in parts of the New York City area as a nor'easter moved in Wednesday, causing new power outages ahead of gusts that could reach 60 mph overnight. 

About 1,200 flights were canceled across the Northeast, while residents of a few areas hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy last week were urged to evacuate in case of new flooding. Long Island Rail Road service was also suspended before 7 p.m. because of weather-related signal problems, NBC New York reported. Read the full story


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Sanitation workers shovel snow from Queens Blvd. in New York on Wednesday night.

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Commuters make their way through the financial district as the area deals with a winter storm in NYC on Wednesday.

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Residents across the Northeast pick up the pieces after Superstorm Sandy killed more than 100 people in 10 states and left a trail of destruction.