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The Destructive Storm That Built An Unlikely Political Bridge

President Obama and Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continued their display of post-hurricane bipartisanship. It was striking considering Christie's pointed criticisms of Obama before the disaster.
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Sandy Leaves Long List Of Health Threats

Public health officials are warning that people in areas devastated by Sandy face many risks in the storm's aftermath. They are urging people to protect themselves from health threats in the water, air and even their refrigerators.
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Obama Wades Through New Jersey's Recovery

The president traveled with Gov. Chris Christie, flying over the state and then visiting a community center to meet those who had to evacuate. Obama and Christie have exchanged compliments, with the White House insisting on setting aside politics to deal with the storm.
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Mysterious Anti-Obama Spam Texts Linked To Republican Consulting Group

A barrage of unsolicited anti-Obama text messages appears to be linked to a GOP consulting group, based in Virginia. The websites sending the messages have been suspended.
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At The Economy's Bottom Rungs, Striving To Climb Up

In the last of a three-part series, All Things Considered talks with several North Carolinians who are living in poverty, but aspire to the middle class. Hard work is key to a better life, they say — but it's not easy to keep moving up the ladder.
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Drug-Sniffing Dogs Take Center Stage At High Court

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in two cases Wednesday testing what, if any, limits there are to the police using drug-sniffing dogs. The cases centered on the use of Franky, a chocolate Labrador, and Aldo, a German shepherd.
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The Industrious Lives Of Halloween's Ghouls

For many of the creepy characters who staff haunted houses during the Halloween season, it's a labor of love. But it's not just fun and games: It takes hours to get into character and the jumping and running is downright strenuous. And if the frights get too real, the guests fight back.

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