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Cleaning Up Rockaway, Bucket By Bucket

Tell Me More producer Amita Parashar shares her experience visiting Rockaway Beach in New York to help her family clean up after Superstorm Sandy.
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No Federal Charges Against Syracuse Coach

Local prosecutors had earlier said they couldn't pursue charges related to alleged sexual abuse because the statute of limitations had passed. Federal authorities aren't saying why they have also declined to prosecute Bernie Fine. He has always said he's innocent.
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Lt. Col. Herbert Carter, One Of The Last Tuskegee Airmen, Dies

Carter flew 77 missions over Europe during World War II. He was among the 33 men who were the first African-American fighter pilots in U.S. history.
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Election Lesson: Why Every Vote Counts

In Walton, Kentucky, Robert McDonald ran for city council and finished in a tie with his opponent. A coin toss may decide the winner — leaving McDonald to wonder how easily it could have been different. His wife goes to school, works at a hospital at night, sleeps during the day. And in a state where early voting is limited, she missed her chance to vote.
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New York Starts Gas Rationing; New Jersey To Re-evaluate

Starting today, New York City and Long Island are enforcing rules about when you can fill up your tank. New Jersey, where post-Sandy problems also remain daunting, has been doing that for more than a week. Gov. Chris Christie says he'll re-evaluate the need for doing that over this weekend.
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VIDEO: Obama Tears Up As He Thanks Campaign Staff

"What you guys have done means the work that I'm doing is important. I'm really proud of that. I'm really proud of all of you," the president says just before a tear comes down his right cheek. It's a rare public show of emotion from "no-drama Obama."

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