First Word: Five days until the election, Sandy cleanup far from over

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Only five days left until the general election, and both President Obama and Governor Romney are back in full campaign mode. Obama picked up a major endorsement on Thursday, coming from none other than New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Meanwhile, we’re learning Staten Island, a borough of NYC, was the deadliest area in the U.S. hit by Hurricane Sandy.

Here’s a look at stories influencing tonight’s rundown.

First Word: Five days until the election, Sandy cleanup far from over

Updated