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Superstorm Sandy May Have Blown In Fresh Breeze Of Bipartisanship

When President Obama and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie came together in the aftermath of the superstorm, pundits took notice of a rare moment of bipartisanship and wondered if more was to come.
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In Sandy's Wake, New Yorkers Don't Sweat Small Stuff

NPR's Margot Adler travels around Manhattan and learns that residents are adjusting, even though parts of the burough remain dark and transportation is limited two days after the storm.
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University Of Alabama Names First Woman President

Trustees at the school announced today that Judy Bonner, who served as the school's interim president for about five months earlier this year, is moving into the position for good.
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Sandy's Damage Under The Sea, Through The Eyes Of Oyster Farmers

The Bloom family has been raising oysters for three generations now on 2,000 underwater acres of oysters in Long Island Sound. On Wednesday, two days after the storm, the Blooms were finally able to get out on the water to assess the damage, and they found a lot of it.
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Sandy Especially Tough On Vulnerable Populations

It's been four days since Superstorm Sandy battered the Northeast U.S., flooding towns and coastlines and knocking out power to millions. Concern is growing for the elderly and the physically disabled, many of whom remain isolated in cold, dark homes without assistance, food and running water.
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Obama Returns To The Campaign Trail Post-Sandy

President Obama returned to the campaign trail for the first time since Sandy struck the U.S. His swing-state tour started in Wisconsin against a backdrop of high approval ratings from voters — and Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie — for his management of the federal response to the disaster.
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Pay Phones Are Suddenly Important Again Because Of Sandy

As some New Yorkers try to stay connected with others, they've had to search for pay phones because their cellphones have run out of juice. Question: When was the last time you sued a pay phone?
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Why The White House Glass Ceiling Remains Solid

Despite all of the possible female candidates waiting in the wings, many political observers express doubt that a woman will be elected president — or even nominated — in the near future. Which is weird. Because in just about every other aspect of American life, women are taking over.

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