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Long Island rail strike may cost economy $50 million/day: N.Y. comptroller

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NEW YORK - A strike by workers at New York's Long Island Rail Road could cost $50 million a day in lost economic activity, a blow for a region still overcoming the effects of the recession and Superstorm Sandy, the state's top financial watchdog said on Tuesday.

Talks to avert a strike at Long Island Rail Road broke down on Monday and the unions representing workers at the country's largest co

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