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New York's Financial Center Hard Hit By Sandy

Lower Manhattan, the financial center of New York, is only in the initial stages of recovering from Superstorm Sandy. The extent of the damage to hundreds of residential and commercial buildings remains unclear, and experts say full recovery could take years.
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N.Y. Schools Scramble To Relocate Storm Victims

Most of New York City's one million public school students went back to class on Monday, a week after Hurricane Sandy struck. But dozens were flooded, damaged or without power and had to relocate to other schools.
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Nor'Easter Hits Sandy-Ravaged East Coast

The effects of a nor'easter is bringing wintry weather to the Northeast. The storm began blowing along the coast Wednesday — bringing new misery to those in New York and New Jersey. A lot of residents there are already without heat, power or in some cases, a place to live.
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Mich. Voters Defeat 2 Organized Labor Ballot Issues

Unions poured millions of dollars into ballot campaigns to guarantee collective bargaining rights in the Michigan Constitution and allow state-paid home care assistants to organize into a union. Both were resoundingly defeated.
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Republicans Review Election Results For Insight

This week's presidential election was very close in the popular vote. But it was a real blowout in the Electoral College. A GOP pollster says Democrats have assembled a majority coalition and that means his party has to make some big changes.
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Hospitals Gamble On Urgent Care Clinics To Keep Patients Healthy

Urgent care clinics are part of a growth strategy for some hospital chains. But some analysts wonder if hospitals will be able to provide good customer service at the clinics.

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