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Colorado Shifting From Republican To Swing State

Lynn Neary talks with Jeff Brady, who was covering Election Day in Colorado.
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New Jersey Voters Face Election Troubles After Storm

Lynn Neary talks to Jim Zarroli, who was covering Election Day in New Jersey.
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Voters Have Myriad Of Options To Track Returns

After Americans vote, they have a myriad of choices for where to get the returns. We look at one old school and one new school way to get election results.
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After Driving On Sidewalk To Pass School Bus, Woman Must Wear 'Idiot' Sign

A bus driver had seen Shena Hardin of Cleveland pull her dangerous maneuver before. So he tipped off police and had his camera phone at the ready. Now, her license is suspended. She's been fined. And she has to stand at the scene of the crime with a sign telling the world that she's an idiot.
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Restaurant Meals Mean More Calories And Soda For Kids And Teens

Whether you pick up some fast food or eat at a full service restaurant, eating out means eating more calories and drinking more sugary soda. For kids and teens, that has a lot of implications, especially as the country faces an obesity crisis.
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If You Voted Election Day, Tell Us What You Saw

The most expensive election in U.S. history could be decided by one a tight margin. As results begin to roll in, all eyes are on Ohio, Florida and other swing states that are still too close to call. And both campaigns have lawyers at the ready in case of recounts or problems at polling places.
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Ready-To-Eat Meals Feed Thousands In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

A close cousin of the military's MREs has moved out of Red Cross and Federal Emergency Management Agency warehouses and into the hands of the ordinary citizens of New York and New Jersey hurt by Superstorm Sandy's bluster and flooding last week.
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What Issues Did The Candidates Miss?

Voters have been bombarded by political ads, but some topics have gotten very little attention this election season. Host Michel Martin speaks with a panel of journalists about some of this election's hidden issues. She speaks with NPR's Marilyn Geewax, Jennifer Ludden, and David Schaper, as well as The Washington Post's Melinda Henneberger.
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Is The Nightly Homework Battle Worth It?

A lot of kids hate homework, and studies show they're getting more of it than ever. But experts are questioning whether the work is worth it. Host Michel Martin discusses the debate over homework with a panel of parents, including regular contributor Jolene Ivey, psychologist Kenneth Goldberg and educator Stephen Jones.
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Will Hidden Issues Make The Agenda Next Term?

Host Michel Martin continues the conversation about the big issues missing on the campaign trail. Issues like crime, caregiving, poverty and climate change might affect millions of people, but they may not win a lot of votes. Martin speaks with a panel of journalists about whether these issues will enter the conversation over the next four years.

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