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Life lurched back into motion as power was restored to all but 5,800 Manhattan residences and businesses over the weekend. But prospects for a return to normalcy after Hurricane Sandy remained dim for some 130,000 people who call the Rockaways home.Prospects for a return to normalcy after Hurricane Sandy remain dim for some 130,000 people who call the Rockaways home.