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Utility worker attacked by LIPA customer upset with Sandy response

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A utility worker from Florida was attacked outside a Long Island restaurant after working a 16-hour day by a power customer who was apparently upset with the progress of power restoration in the area, MyFoxNY. com reported. Utility worker from Florida attacked by power customer upset about Sandy recovery. A co-worker was also bit during the attack John Applewhite, 34, who works for a Tampa-area power company, is recovering from a broken jaw. He was on Long Island helping the local utility Long Island Power Authority to restore electricity to the area. He had gone to a restaurant in East Hempstead on Friday night after working a 16-hour day helping LIPA restore power after Sandy. Applewhite says a man in a black BMW drove up and asked about the power restoration. “He gave me no signs of anything aggressive.

People:

John Applewhite

Overall Sentiment: 0.106148

Relevance: 0.910817

Sentiment Quote
0.143646 “He gave me no signs of anything aggressive.  He was in a nice vehicle, dressed fairly nice from what I could tell,” Applewhite says. …
0 “Just as soon as I got within arm’s reach of him, he decked me,” Applewhite says. …
-0.346263 “I’m not gonna let it get me down, I enjoy what I do and I’m not gonna let one person spoil that for me, I enjoy helping people out,” Applewhite says. …
Sentiment Stats:
  • Number of Quotes: 3
  • Aggregate Sentiment: -0.202617
  • Mean: -0.067539
  • Standard Deviation: 1.4142135623731

Sandy recovery

Overall Sentiment: -0.500228

Relevance: 0.143733

Sandy

Overall Sentiment: 0.368325

Relevance: 0.11852

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  • The Mean is meant to be an indicator of an individual’s average comment sentiment.
  • The Standard Deviation, when there are enough quotes, will indicate an individual’s consistency of sentiment (i.e. a Standard Deviation of 0 would mean they were very consistent in their sentiment and 1 would mean they were very inconsistent).

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Utility worker attacked by LIPA customer upset with Sandy response

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  • BMW
  • broken jaw
  • florida
  • hempstead
  • island power
  • long island
  • long island power authority
  • medical center
  • nassau
  • nassau county

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A utility worker from Florida was brutally attacked outside a Long Island restaurant after working a 16-hour day by a power customer who was apparently upset with the progress of power restoration in the area, MyFoxNY.com reported.

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