In this Dec. 4, 2012, photo, Bob Manere, owner of the Seagrape 

In this Dec. 4, 2012, photo, Bob Manere, owner of the Seagrape Cafe clears debris out of his bar in hopes or reopening after Superstorm Sandy in Fairfield, Conn.  The national economy is expected to absorb the blow from Sandy with little long-term damage, but in the short term, at least, Sandy is introducing dramatic booms and busts across the Northeast. The effects vary widely across industries, bringing banner years for some while pushing others toward economic ruin. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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In this Dec. 4, 2012, photo, Bob Manere, owner of the Seagrape Cafe clears debris out of his bar in hopes or reopening after Superstorm Sandy in Fairfield, Conn. The national economy is expected to absorb the blow from Sandy with little long-term damage, but in the short term, at least, Sandy is introducing dramatic booms and busts across the Northeast. The effects vary widely across industries, bringing banner years for some while pushing others toward economic ruin. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)
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