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Protection From The Sea Is Possible, But Expensive

Norfolk, Va., has spent decades — and millions of dollars — raising houses and building barriers to successfully hold back the sea. Expanding such efforts to other vulnerable coastal areas, such as New York and New Jersey, could work, but costs could reach the billions.
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How The New President Might Rebuild Top Cabinets

Lynn Neary speaks with four NPR correspondents who cover presidential cabinet offices whose chiefs may be replaced, regardless of who wins the presidential election. Secretary of State Hilary Clinton intends to leave the administration even if President Obama continues in office. State Department correspondent Michele Kelemen assesses who the president might choose to replace her or who Mitt Romney might choose to be his Secretary of State. Defense correspondent Tom Bowman looks at the possibilities of who might replace Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta. Justice correspondent Carrie Johnson goes over the names in play among Democrats and Republicans for the Attorney General's office. And John Ydstie takes a look at who might be the next Secretary of the Treasury.
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New York Moves Polling Places Hit By Sandy

Lynn Neary talks with Robert Smith, who was covering Election Day in New York.
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New York, New Jersey Voting Hampered By Sandy

Voters encountered long lines at the polls and scattered problems on Tuesday. Many of the difficulties were in the New York and New Jersey areas where some voters had to cast ballots in the dark or were confused about where to vote. There was also confusion about ID requirements in Pennsylvania, and some confrontations involving poll watchers.
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Ron Paul Backers Still Working, Just Not For Romney

With all the attention on the impending presidential election, it seems like no one's talking about Ron Paul anymore. His candidacy for the GOP nomination has been dead for months. But his passionate, young supporters are still organizing — this time, around local candidates in several states, including Iowa. Their dissatisfaction with Mitt Romney could have implications for the top of ticket, too.
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Sandy Shows More Cities Need To Boost Preparedness

In the wake of superstorm Sandy, the lessons learned from flooding in New York City suggests a broader look at the readiness of U.S. coastal cities ahead of the next big storm. Lynn Neary talks about infrastructure and storm preparedness with Adam Freed, former deputy director of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Office of Long-Term Planning and Sustainability.
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Ohio The Swing State To Watch In Presidential Race

Lynn Neary talks with Tamara Keith, who was covering Election Day in Ohio.
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Obama, Romney Make Final Campaign Calls

Voters across the country cast ballots on Tuesday. Meanwhile, the presidential candidates spent their days very differently. Lynn Neary checks in with Ari Shapiro who spent the day with Mitt Romney and Scott Horsley who was with President Obama.

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