New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo greets state Thruway Authority Executive Director Thomas Madison, left, at a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Cuomo

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo greets state Thruway Authority Executive Director Thomas Madison, left, at a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012. Cuomo and Madison announced that the state Thruway Authority is dropping its proposed toll hike and moving forward with approval of a bid for a new Tappan Zee bridge. (AP Photo/Tim Roske) less 

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