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A Challenge To The New Congress: Fix Stagnant Wages

The 2014 election's over, but NPR's Linda Wertheimer says we should still be talking politics, every week. Specifically, she hopes lawmakers will come together to do something about wage stagnation.
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For Political Junkies, A (Literary) Post-Election Fix

Post-elections, Molly Antopol and Jason Sheehan reflect on the results by turning to their favorite political books, Elect Mr. Robinson for a Better World and Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail.
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Week In Politics: Midterm Results And The New Congress

Robert Siegel talks about what's next for Congress and the White House after the midterm elections with regular contributors E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Ramesh Ponnuru of The National Review.
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Bomb Techs Work Through 'Dark Spots' To Brighter Lives

In an update to a 2011 StoryCorps interview, retired Army Sgt. 1st Class Max Voelz, whose wife died disarming an IED, and Sgt. Mary Dague, who lost both arms in Iraq, both say they are happy now.
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Tom Magliozzi: As Warm In Real Life As He Was On The Radio

NPR's Susan Stamberg shares the blame for putting the Car Talk host on the air. She looks back on good times spent with the Magliozzi family and Tom, who died on Monday.
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Dreaming Up Ways To Use Fall Back's Extra Hour

As Daylight Saving Time ends and Standard Time returns, NPR's Scott Simon wonders about that extra hour, and the different ways we might best put it to use. What will you do with it?
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After A Sexual Assault And A Pregnancy, Vet Kept Her Pain Secret

Trista Matascastillo was in officer training when she was sexually assaulted by someone she served with. Then she discovered she was pregnant. For six years, she didn't tell anybody what had happened.
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Week In Politics: Midterm Elections

Melissa Block talks with E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times about the upcoming midterm elections.
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Three Cheers For The Instant Replay

The end of the World Series allows us to revisit baseball's experiment with instant replay. Commentator Alva Noë argues it has been a success — because it makes the game not more fair but more fun.
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Start World Series Games Earlier; Let Us Sleep

Commentator Frank Deford says the Fall Classic could boost its sagging ratings by scheduling games early enough for people in the Eastern and Central Time Zones to see the end.

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