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Millions Without Power As Sandy Makes Landfall

Sandy hit the East Coast on Monday and knocked out power for millions of people. Utility companies face major challenges to get power back online after the massive storm.
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Sandy Shuts Down Nine Airports Along East Coast

We look at the impact of Hurricane Sandy on travel around the country. Airlines cancelled thousands of flights and other transit services were shut down as well.
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Voter Turnout Efforts Going Full Steam In Wisconsin

Wisconsin is in the small group of remaining battleground states that could determine the outcome of the presidential election. Turnout operations are an important part of the Mitt Romney and President Obama campaigns in all the critical states. But in Wisconsin, get-out-the-vote efforts grew out of the state's hard-fought gubernatorial recall election.
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Waves Pound Maryland Coast As Hurricane Nears

Audie Cornish speaks with Larry Abramson in Ocean City, Md., about the impact of Hurricane Sandy. The storm has already destroyed the town's fishing pier and sent floodwaters pouring into low-lying areas
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Sandy Disrupts Lives Of Millions On The East Coast

Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish have the latest on Hurricane Sandy and its effects on the region.

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