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All Things Considered

Obama Tries To Rally Women Voters As Midterms Near

Friday, October 31, 2014

President Obama makes the case for economic policies that would benefit women amid hopes that women will turn out for Democrats on Election Day.

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All Things Considered

In New Hampshire, Two Different Tales Of Scott Brown's State Jump

Friday, October 31, 2014

The very close U.S. Senate race in New Hampshire could come down to where Republican challenger Scott Brown is from.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Leonard Lopate Weekend: Wonder Woman, Prison Reform & Rachel Dratch!

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Why Governor Cuomo Is Emailing You Voting Instructions

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Democratic governor sent out messages asking voters to check his name on the Women's Equality Party line. We spoke with him about his agenda, his campaign, and the money behind it.

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Schoolbook

Play Nice: NYC Panel Recommends Space-Sharing Tactics for Schools

Friday, October 31, 2014

A panel appointed by Mayor Bill de Blasio said the process of siting schools needs to be more transparent from the get go. 
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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: The 25th Anniversary Show!

Friday, October 31, 2014

Check out photos and the full audio of the show's 25th anniversary celebration at the New York Society for Ethical Culture, including the a history quiz, Mo Rocca, and more!
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The Takeaway

Biking & Ebola: Nurse Starts National Debate

Friday, October 31, 2014

There's likely to be a legal fight about nurse Kaci Hickox's choice to emerge from quarantine for a bike ride in Maine. But was her decision unethical?

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WNYC News

Days Before He Was to be Promoted, Top NYPD Official Steps Down

Friday, October 31, 2014

Philip Banks III was the department's highest uniformed officer and highest-ranking minority. 

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The Takeaway

Tensions Rise In Wake of Temple Mount Closure

Friday, October 31, 2014

A killing and an attempted assassination connected to the closure of one of Jerusalem's holiest sites has left tensions running high.

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The Takeaway

South Unbound: An Election Portrait of Kentucky

Friday, October 31, 2014

Away from the press conferences and rallies, Takeaway Correspondent Todd Zwillich spoke with Kentuckians and found that many feel largely distant from this highly-watched Senate race.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Meet the Candidates: NJ's 5th

Friday, October 31, 2014

Roy Cho, Democratic candidate to unseat Rep. Scott Garrett, and Scott Garrett, US Congressman (R-NJ 5th, Bergen County), make their case to the voters.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Working Families Party Fights for its Line

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Working Families Party is calling on progressive Democrats to vote to re-elect Gov. Cuomo on their ballot line and why it matters.

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NYPR Archives & Preservation

1964: China Joins Nuclear Club

Friday, October 31, 2014

This month marks the 50th anniversary of China’s first nuclear test.
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Morning Edition

For This Colorado Voter, Oil And Gas Debate Plays Out On His Property

Friday, October 31, 2014

Knocking on doors in Colorado, Steve Inskeep asks Antionio Covello about the election. The successful Denver business owner, a conservative, weighs mineral rights, foreign policy and division at home.

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Morning Edition

In Swing State Of Colorado, Voter Says She Has To Settle For Choice Of Evils

Friday, October 31, 2014

One of the contests that could decide control of the Senate is in Colorado. Steve Inskeep traveled there to knock on voters' doors. In this first part, we meet Ili Bennett, a woman hit hard by the Great Recession and hungry for big changes in the country.

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Morning Edition

Activists Against Voter Restrictions May Be Hindering Their Own Cause

Friday, October 31, 2014

Those fighting new voting laws are watching the polls closely for evidence that the legislation restricts the right to vote. But these same groups are pushing voter turnout, in some cases to vote the proponents out of office.

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WNYC News

Learning to Love the Entirely Inadequate but Completely Indispensable Disaster Industry

Friday, October 31, 2014

Huge storms like Katrina and Sandy are here to stay; the firms that manage recoveries should be, too. But if this is going to work, five big things need to change.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: Cancer From a Distance, Defying Authority, and Rethinking School Sports

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Takeaway explores what it's like to a loved one battle breast cancer, we examine Kaci Hickox's Ebola quarantine defiance, and question the value of school sports.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Cuomo; NJ Candidates; and Candy Etiquette

Friday, October 31, 2014

Gov. Cuomo seeks reelection; the candidates in NJ's 5th Congressional District; Cynthia Nixon on the WFP line; a recap of our '25 Years in 25 Days' event; and Halloween do's and don'ts.

Kennedy: Are We Ready For Big Tobacco-Style Marketing For Marijuana?

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Former U.S. Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy warns that if marijuana is legalized — there are votes Tuesday in Oregon, Alaska and D.C. — kids will be the ones to take the hit.

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