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Aug 29, 2019 - Newsday (New York)

ALBANY - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Tuesday sent public utilities experts and placed 100 state troopers on standby for possible deployment to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as the region faced the threat of Hurricane Dorian.

The New York Power Authority sent monitors to the islands and had a team standing by to go if needed. Troopers and emergency services workers also were ready to assist with logistics, communications and emergency care if needed, Cuomo said.

The region sti...