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Riding Out The Storm On A Sailboat

Oct 30, 2012

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And let's get another glimpse, as we are all morning, of New York City in the aftermath of what was Hurricane Sandy. We saw, overnight, dramatic video of around 50 homes burning in Queens. There was massive flooding in lower Manhattan.

Superstorm's Toll Could Reach $20 Billion

Oct 30, 2012

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NPR's business news starts with a preliminary price tag for Sandy.

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Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. The arrival of Hurricane Sandy was unprecedented, but not quite as unprecedented as it seemed on the Internet. Countless doctored images spread more swiftly than the storm.

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And I'm Steve Inskeep. Good morning.

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As Coasts Flood, Inland Areas See Blizzards

Oct 30, 2012

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And I'm Renee Montagne.

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Author Richard Russo has been writing about the burned-out mill town of Gloversville, N.Y., for years. In one Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, he called it Empire Falls, Maine; in another novel, it was Thomaston, N.Y.

The latest and last NPR Battleground Poll for 2012 shows former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney holding the narrowest of leads in the national sample, but trailing President Obama in the dozen states that will decide the election.

The poll adds evidence that the Oct. 3 debate between the two men redefined the race. But the movement toward Romney that emerged after that night in Denver also seems to have stalled after the race drew even — leaving the outcome difficult to call.

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Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep. Belmont, Massachusetts, has a problem with coyotes. Animals have moved into this suburb of Boston. The Boston Globe says they've lost their fear of humans because people feed them.

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