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Friday, November 02, 2012

Seth Pinksy of the Economic Development Corporation explains how small business owners can get back on their feet after the storm. Then, Nate Silver of The New York Times talked about his new book, The Signal and the Noise, and his predictions for Tuesday's election; WNYC's Brigid Bergin talks about local polling places hit by the storm; the latest job numbers; and more on the recovery including this weekend's marathon. 

Coping After Sandy

Reporters, experts and listeners provide news and information from around the region as the region continues to clean up and recover.

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After Sandy: Help for Small Businesses

Seth Pinsky, president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation, and Rob Walsh, Commissioner of the Department of Small Business Services, take calls and offer advice for small businesses dealing with Sandy's aftermath.

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Voting Post-Storm

WNYC reporters Brigid Bergin and Anna Sale report on the state of voting machines and other election day logistics in storm-damaged New York and New Jersey.

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Nate Silver: Forecasts and Odds

Statistician and FiveThirtyEight blogger for The New York Times Nate Silver talks about forecasting elections, and the weather, plus his new book, The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail-But Some Don't.

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AG Schneiderman: Price Gouging Alert

New York's attorney general Eric Schneiderman talks about how to avoid scams and price gouging after the storm.

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What About the Children?

Irwin Redlener, president and co-founder of the Children's Health Fund and director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness, and Geoffrey Canada, founder of Harlem Children’s Zone, talk about their concern that children living in poverty has not gotten attention during the presidential campaign.

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Open Phones: NYC Marathon

After a hard week of cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy, New York City is still gearing up for the NYC marathon. What do you think about preparing for one of the biggest events in the city in post-Sandy conditions? Let us know in the comments section or call in to the show.

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