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The top floors of New York's Empire State Building are lit in gold, red, blue and white light on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, after a new LED illumination system was switched on by R&B star Alicia Keys. (AP Photo/Empire State Building, Bryan Smith)
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The top floors of New York's Empire State Building are lit in gold, red, blue and white light on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, after a new LED illumination system was switched on by R&B star Alicia Keys. (AP Photo/Empire State Building, Bryan Smith)

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