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5:00 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Voters Decide Minimum Wage, Marijuana Ballot Measures

Originally published on Wed November 5, 2014 5:10 pm

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Politics
5:00 am
Wed November 5, 2014

After 8 Years, Republicans Win Control Of U.S. Senate

Originally published on Wed November 5, 2014 11:58 am

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There is very little upside for Democrats in yesterday's election results. Think about these names...

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Wendy Davis was a rising Democratic star who lost the Texas governor's race.

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Politics
5:00 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Kansas Republicans Breathe A Sigh Of Relief

Originally published on Wed November 5, 2014 11:58 am

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12:35 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Third-Party Candidate Could Help Determine Close N.C. Senate Race

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On this Election Day, the big question is whether Republicans will take over control of the Senate, a political shakeup with lots of ramifications for what gets done in Washington and how that affects the rest of us.

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Politics
12:15 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Senate Control Could Ride On The South's Tight Races

Originally published on Tue November 4, 2014 12:35 pm

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Politics
12:14 pm
Tue November 4, 2014

Senate Race May Help Drive Record Midterm Turnout In New Hampshire

Originally published on Tue November 4, 2014 12:35 pm

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And let's turn to another state where there's a closely held Senate race, that's the state of New Hampshire. Josh Rogers from New Hampshire Public Radio joins us on the line from Manchester. Josh, good morning.

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Strange News
6:56 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Pilot Should Have Taken A Cab Instead Of Taxiing To A Bar

Originally published on Tue November 4, 2014 12:35 pm

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Europe
6:20 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Danish National Chamber Orchestra Weeps During Tango

Originally published on Tue November 4, 2014 12:35 pm

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Remembrances
4:58 am
Tue November 4, 2014

'Car Talk' Executive Producer Remembers Tom Magliozzi

Tom (right) and Ray Magliozzi grew up great friends despite a 12-year age gap between them. Both graduated from MIT before going into the car repair business.
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Originally published on Tue November 4, 2014 2:31 pm

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NPR Story
4:58 am
Tue November 4, 2014

Apple's Siri Helps Autistic Teen With Communication Skills

Originally published on Tue November 4, 2014 12:35 pm

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We are about to hear from an author who wrote a love letter to a machine. Judith Newman wrote in The New York Times that a talking phone made life easier for her 13-year-old son, Gus, who has autism. Now Judith Newman brings her story to us.

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