FILE - In this Wednesday, March, 6, 2013 file photo, the Long Beach Medical Center remains closed more than four months after Superstorm Sandy caused extensive damage to the shorefront facility, in

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FILE - In this Wednesday, March, 6, 2013 file photo, the Long Beach Medical Center remains closed more than four months after Superstorm Sandy caused extensive damage to the shorefront facility, in Long Beach, N.Y. Officials at Long Beach Medical Center, the last hospital still closed after Superstorm Sandy, are engaged in a nasty public feud with the state Health Department, which says the facility has been bleeding money for years and should merge with its closest competitor if it wants to continue providing health services. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman, File) less 

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