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Blizzard expected to bring New York to standstill; subway to shut down
Blizzard expected to bring New York to standstill; subway to shut down

Sidewalks vanished beneath white mounds. The view of Manhattan was swallowed in a mass of gray. The lights even went out on Broadway. And that was before the storm trumpeted as a potentially record-setting blizzard had fully settled over the frigid Northeast on Monday. As darkness fell, New York City headed for its most complete shutdown since Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the city’s subways and buses, the sole mode of transport for millions of New York City residents, would stop running at 11 p.m. Commuter railroads that carry tens of thousands of people between New York City and its suburbs also were to be taken out. A citywide driving ban went...

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