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Top headlines from around the web

Hurricane Sandy’s fury is long gone, but in Rockaways a ‘war for survival’ rages on
More than 750 Queens residents and 50 clergy, brought together by the Queens Congregations United for Action, held a community meeting last Monday during which they urged local elected officials to call on Mayor Bloomberg to improve cleanup efforts in Rockaway Beach, Far Rockaway and Inwood. Read more: Daily News

Trey Songz arrested for assaulting woman in Queens strip club
Hip-hop artist Trey Songz tried to throw money at a problem at a Queens strip club — and got busted on an assault rap. Read more: Daily News

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Exiting pols lavish raises on staffers
It pays to lose.
Lame-duck state legislators showered loyal staffers with fat raises after their defeats, a Post analysis of state-payroll records found. Read more: New York Post

New Orleans Mayor Brings Cajun Food, Advice To The Rockaways
As the city turns to rebuilding after Sandy, the mayor of New Orleans paid a visit to the Rockaways to survey the damage and share advice and some New Orleans food and flare. Read more: NY1

Mobile Disaster Relief Center Launched In Rockaways
The Queens Borough President’s office launched a Mobile Disaster Relief Center for Sandy victims. Read more: NY1