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New Jersey Residents Cope With Gas Rationing

Because of Superstorm Sandy, the state is rationing gas according to the final digit on each car's license plate. The system doesn't seem to be shortening the lines much. In Bayonne, home of the biggest oil terminal in New York Harbor, there was only one station open.
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Recovery To Take 'Quite A Long Time' In Storm-Ravaged Breezy Point

The beachfront, blue-collar town in Queens, N.Y., was hit hard not only by Superstorm Sandy's raging winds and floodwaters, but also by a massive fire that tore through the area. More than a hundred homes were destroyed as firefighters battled for nearly 10 hours. A local fire commander says he's hopeful Breezy Point will recover but knows it will take time.
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Any Way You Describe It, 2012 Campaign Spending Is Historic

Pick your adjective — enormous, astronomical, colossal. The political spending in 2012 was unprecedented and already has implications for the next campaign cycle.
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2 Bakers Struggle To Get Out From Under Storm

A week without power and sales can be a crushing blow to a small business. Two bakers in Brooklyn, New York, are trying to recover from Superstorm Sandy. Not only have they lost baked goods, they don't have electricity to bake more.
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Obama Plans Another Campaign Marathon For Monday

President Obama is milking every last hour from the final day of campaigning. The president is planning another 14-hour, voice-taxing marathon Monday, ending with a final rally in Iowa, where his national campaign began five years ago.
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Exit Polls Sample Precincts To Predict Election Victor

Exit polls in U.S. elections are done by a consortium of media groups. How reliable are they? Steve Inskeep talks to Andy Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center, for an explanation of how exit polling works on Election Day.

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