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"Live Free Or Die" Ethos Present In N.H. Politics

New Hampshire's four uncommitted electoral votes could tip the presidential election. In our series of conversations focused on swing states, host Rachel Martin talks with New Hampshire Union Leader editorial page editor Andrew Cline about the issues that matter to voters in the Granite State.
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Comparing Greatness In Sports

Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mike Pesca about baseball playoffs and a big record that will be passed in football.
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Thousands Hold Fast To Tradition Of Oral Storytelling

Nearly 10,000 people have gathered this weekend for the National Storytelling Festival in northeast Tennessee to hear professional tellers weave some good yarns. Missy Shelton reports.
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You Ask, We Answer: Candidates On Housing, Taxes

Which housing programs would Mitt Romney eliminate? What would President Obama do to the tax code? NPR reporters read between the lines of the candidates' positions on housing and tax policies.
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Afghanistan Deadline Awaits Next U.S. President

Afghan forces are scheduled to take control of their country's security by the end of 2014. While President Obama says they will be fully responsible by then, Mitt Romney calls the deadline a goal. Either way, the next president will face a 10-year agreement to help Afghans with counterterrorism and training.

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