• Workers assemble the photo bridge at the finish of the New York City Marathon in New York's Central Park, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. Under growing pressure as thousands still shivered from Sandy, the narathon was canceled Friday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg after mounting criticism that this was not the time for a race.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg changed course in the face of an uproar at the prospect of precious resources being diverted away from hurricane recovery.

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