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Race For Redrawn Calif. District Is Tight And Pricey

California's 7th Congressional District is the site of one of the most expensive races in the country. After California's independent redistricting committee redrew the district's boundaries, the seat has become competitive, and Democrats have put it on their list of seats they think they can take.
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Divergent Labor Markets: Private Gains, Public Losses

Friday's unemployment report shows a longer-term trend: The private sector created jobs as the public sector continued cutting them. The story of this difference begins with the financial crisis, in early November 2008.
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Marathon Runners Wonder, Why Not Cancel Earlier?

In a reversal of earlier assertions, New York City Marathon officials and Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the race scheduled for Sunday. Thousands had been critical of the decision to hold the marathon as the city struggles to recover from Superstorm Sandy, but now it's the runners' turn to complain.
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Obama And Romney Enter Crunchtime

President Obama and Mitt Romney are making their final push in the last weekend before Election Day. Their focus is on specific counties in certain battleground states where they hope their appearances will turn out supporters without turning off any voters still on the fence.
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New York City Marathon Cancelled As Lights Come Back

In New York City, the lights are coming back on, and the annual marathon has been called off. Robert Siegel talks to Joel Rose.
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In New York, Lights Are Back On But The Race Is Off

In New York City on Friday, the lights came on in more of Manhattan and the annual marathon was called off. Margot Adler talks to Robert Siegel.
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Home Health Care Proves Resilient In Face Of Sandy Destruction

Remarkably, home care providers in the storm's wake say they know of no patients who lacked for needed care. Resourceful nurses, physical therapists, aides and other personnel somehow surmounted flood, impassable roads, downed trees and dwindling gasoline to get to their patients.

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