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Wall Street Protesters In It For The Long Haul

Several unions are expected to march from City Hall to the protest site in lower Manhattan next week. Occupy Wall Street organizers have plans to build up their makeshift camp in the park, but the real question is how long the city will let the protesters stay.
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In West Virginia, Obama's Policies Are On The Ballot

Voters will choose the state's next governor in a special election Tuesday. On the ballot are the man who has been acting governor, Democratic state Senate President Earl Ray Tomblin, and GOP businessman Bill Maloney. But Republicans are trying to make the race a referendum on someone else: President Obama.
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'The Gift Of Detroit': Tilling Urban Terrain

Amid crumbling buildings and empty lots, small farms have sprung up in the city. Some farmers buy up abandoned space for planting, while others have simply repurposed city land. Local produce businesses have blossomed, but a lack of definitive policies has left some in limbo.
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Hundreds Arrested After Protest On Brooklyn Bridge

More than 700 protesters demonstrating against corporate greed, global warming and social inequality, among other grievances, were arrested Saturday after they swarmed the Brooklyn Bridge and shut down a lane of traffic for several hours in a tense confrontation with police.
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Week In News: Chris Christie For President? Still No

While some Republicans are pushing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie into entering the presidential race, the state of Florida announced it intends to scoop the early-primary states by moving its GOP primary up to late January. Weekends on All Things Considered guest host Rachel Martin speaks with James Fallows of The Atlantic about those stories and others from the past week.
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The Fight To Save The U.S. Postal Service

Just in the last four years mail volume is down 20 percent, so the agency is struggling to reinvent itself. That could mean layoffs, post office closures and possibly the end of Saturday delivery.

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