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ew York City and Long Island were under a travel ban Saturday, including all transit from New Jersey bridges and tunnels into and out of the city as a deadly blizzard left major cities, roadways and airports along the East Coast largely immobilized.More than 60 million people were under blizzard, winter storm or freezing rain warnings as the storm's effects stretched from Georgia to Massachusetts, according to Weather.com. More than 80 million people are in the storm's path, says the Associated Press.Some 250,000 customers were without power as the storm roared up the East Coast, according to the Weather Channel.The storm officially achieved blizzard status late Saturday in Washington, D.C., the National Weather Service said.At least 18 people died in storm-related incidents in Tennessee, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia, The Associated Press reported. In Fort Washington, Md., one man died of an apparent heart attack while shoveling snow.USA TODAY

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