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The massive storm that started out as Hurricane Sandy slammed into the East Coast and morphed into a huge and problematic system, killing at least 105 people in the United States. Power outages now stand at more than 2.6 million homes and businesses, down from a peak of 8.5 million. Here's a snapshot of what is happening, state by state.p>
Here's a snapshot of what is happening, state by state.
Gas shortages in the New York area sends motorists across state lines to Connecticut in search of fuel. Lines form at gas stations near Interstate 95. Deaths: 3. Power outages: 227,500, down from a peak of 625,000.
Officials call for volunteers to help clean up damage at state parks. Main coastal highway remains closed. Deaths: none. Power outages: about 400, down from 45,000.
Mountain towns and counties work to clear as much as a foot of snow. Deaths: none. Power outages: none, down from 3,000.
Leaders in the state's important seafood industry say they're hurting because the markets that usually buy their catch don't have power to store it. Deaths: none. Power outages: none, down from 90,000.
Residents suffer without power after heavy snow in western mountains. Biologists measure pollution and other effects on Chesapeake Bay. Deaths: 4. Power outages: 28,600, down from 365,700.
As Massachusetts returns to normal, it sends volunteers and National Guard members to help in storm-battered New York. Massachusetts' federally-owned T.S. Kennedy heading to Elizabeth, N.J., on Sunday. The 540-foot ship will serve as a "hotel" for emergency workers, power crews and others helping the region get back on its feet. Deaths: None. Power outages: about 1,000, down from 400,000.
Utility crews may work into Saturday to fully restore power. Deaths: none. Power outages: 5,000, down from 154,000.
Officials estimate it will be the weekend before power is fully restored. Deaths: 1. Power outages: 1,300, down from 210,000.
Fueling up vehicles was the primary goal for many, especially those trying to make purchases before a gas rationing system took effect at noon Saturday in 12 northern New Jersey counties. Drivers waited in line for more than 30 minutes at one Jersey City station. City police officers were waving motorists in and out to expedite the process. Deaths: 22. Power outages: 1.2 million, down from 2.7 million.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was determined to keep the city's huge marathon as scheduled, but finally canceled it, he says, because the controversy was becoming a distraction. Bloomberg says he still thinks the city had the resources to manage the race and tend to the massive cleanup after Superstorm Sandy.
"I'm sorry. I fought the battle. And sometimes things don't work out," he said. Deaths: 48, including 41 in New York City. Power outages: 900,000, down from 2.2 million.
Coast Guard orders a formal investigation into the sinking of the famous HMS Bounty off Cape Hatteras during the hurricane Monday. One crew member died and the captain is missing. Deaths: 2. Power outages: All restored, down from 126,000.
Dozens of residents staying in Red Cross shelters and many schools remain closed as power outages linger around Cleveland. Deaths: 2. Power outages: 66,000, down from more than 250,000.
Between 250 and 300 polling places remained without power just days before Tuesday's election. The Red Cross closed all but two of its emergency shelters in the state. Deaths: 15. Power outages: 163,000, down from 1.2 million.
Gov. Lincoln Chafee signs a request seeking a presidential disaster declaration in three of the state's five counties. Organizers recruit volunteers to spend the day Saturday in Westerly's beach community, where they will clear away debris and remove sand that inundated homes, shops and other businesses. Deaths: None. Power outages: 7,800, down from more than 122,000.
Eastern areas dig out from heavy snow. Deaths: none. Power outages: none.
Amtrak service disrupted Friday because of the storm. Deaths: none. Power outages: mostly restored, down from more than 10,000.
Port of Virginia starts receiving cargo diverted from New York. Deaths: 2. Power outages: 6,100, down from more than 180,000.
Residents of a flood-prone neighborhood gather in celebration after storm fails to inundate their basements. Deaths: none. Power outages: none, down from 25,000.
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to ask president for a federal disaster declaration after nearly 3 feet of snow. Blackhawk helicopters sent to check for people who may be trapped in mountainous rural areas. About 20 percent of two counties still cut off. Deaths: 6. Power outages: Fewer than 99,000, down from about 271,000.
To help victims of Sandy, donations to the American Red Cross can be made by visiting Red Cross disaster relief, or you can text REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.