Nearly 1.5M without power in N.J.

    Nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses remain without electricity in the wake of Sandy.

    Utility crews have restored electricity to more than 1.1 million customers.

    Public Service Electric & Gas says it could take until next week before it finishes restoring service to its remaining 692,000 customers.

    Jersey Central Power & Light has 709,830 homes and businesses without electricity. Most are in Monmouth and Ocean counties.

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    Atlantic City Electric is working to reconnect 42,292 customers.

    Orange & Rockland is reporting 468,700 outages in the two northern New Jersey counties that it serves.

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