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Gas rationing extended through week in NYC

30 percent of filling stations remain closed

NEW YORK — Gasoline rationing lasted eight days on Long Island, where it was lifted at midnight on Friday by Nassau and Suffolk County officials. It lasted slightly longer in New Jersey, which jettisoned the rule after 10 days.

But in New York City, rationing that was scheduled to end on Monday has been extended through Friday, even as the gas station lines that prompted it have almost disappeared.

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