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1,000-Pound Pumpkin Takes California Contest

In California, John Sach grew a pumpkin weighing just under 1,000 pounds. He calls it "Sally," and it won Orange County's annual Pumpkinmania contest. Sach's pumpkin outgrew the runner-up, "Gourdita," which was downright skinny at 795 pounds.

An Update On Conditions In New York After Sandy

Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR's Robert Smith in New York about conditions in the city in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

New York Stock Exchange To Reopen Wednesday

The New York Stock Exchange will reopen for regular trading after being shut down for two days because of Hurricane Sandy. The exchange said its building and trading floor are fully operational. It was the first time since 1888 that the NYSE remained closed for two consecutive days due to weather.

Large Parts Of Manhattan Underwater

Renee Montagne and Steve Inskeep talk with NPR's Elizabeth Shogren and Zoe Chace for a roundup of news on Superstorm Sandy.

Sandy Brings Blizzard Conditions To W.Va.

Renee Montagne speaks with West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin about how Hurricane Sandy has affected his state.

Sandy Causes Power Outages, Flooding In N.J.

NPR Jim Zarroli speaks with Steve Inskeep about how Superstorm Sandy has impacted parts of New Jersey.