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Sandy Aftermath

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Today, the AP reports that "roughly 85 percent of small businesses near the South Street Seaport are still boarded up." After getting hit hard during Hurricane Sandy, Milad Doos, the owner of a jewelry and collectibles shop, plans to shutter. For further perspective, on a recent afternoon he only made a $5 profit. [Yahoo]