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A year after Superstorm Sandy, federal aid trickles in - Chicago Tribune


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A year after Superstorm Sandy, federal aid trickles in
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(Reuters) - A year after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc across the eastern United States, only a fraction of the aid money earmarked for recovery has been used, in what some claim is a painfully slow and opaque process. Only $5.2 billion of the pledged ...
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