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Months after Superstorm Sandy, Statue of Liberty to reopen on July 4

Closed to the public since Superstorm Sandy slammed into New York last October, the Statue of Liberty will once again welcome tired and huddled masses — of tourists — on July 4. About 15,000 people are expected to flock to the landmark for a day of festivities including a morning…

Hurricane Sandy took a toll on the Statue of Liberty

She has kept a lonely vigil over New York Harbor with no visitors except for a few workers since Hurricane Sandy. But last week, federal officials announced the Statue of Liberty would again welcome guests by July 4. Although Lady Liberty wasn’t hurt in the storm —…  …