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Judge: NYC doesn't protect disabled in emergencies
FILE - This Oct. 31 2012 file photo provided by Tatiana Vishnepolsky, shows vehicles waiting in front of the Sea Crest Health Care Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York to evacuate elderly residents two days after Superstorm Sandy struck, inundating the nursing home's ground floor with seawater. On Thursday Nov. 7, 2013, a federal judge ruled that New York City violated the law by failing to adequately plan for the evacuation and protection of disabled people during emergencies such as Superstorm Sandy or the Sept. 11 attacks. Judge Jesse Furman said Thursday that the city’s emergency preparedness plans fall short of legal requirements in several significant respects. (AP Photo/Dimitri Vishnepolsky, File)

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