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Stories for November 3, 2013

Newark Considers What Life Will Be Like After Cory Booker

Nov. 3
Sarah Gonzalez / NPR
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For years, Newark, N.J., had the reputation of being a crime-ridden, low-income city. Former Mayor Cory Booker helped change that perception.

Far From Diwali's Lights, The Warm Glow Of Home

Nov. 3
Lakshmi Singh / NPR
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Small flickering oil lamps known as diyas are lighting up Indian homes in South Asian communities around the globe on Sunday as hundreds of millions of people observe Diwali.

Va. Governor's Race: Nationally Significant Or Just Nasty?

Nov. 3
Liz Halloran / NPR
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Virginians go to the polls Tuesday to pick the man they dislike the least to be their new governor: long-time Clinton moneyman Terry McAuliffe or hardline Tea Party conservative Ken Cuccinelli.

N.Y. Stop-And-Frisk Reforms On Hold For New Year, New Mayor

Nov. 3
Hansi Lo Wang / NPR

In New York City, the country's largest police force has been involved in a high-profile legal battle over its stop-and-frisk policy.

Run For Coroner, No Medical Training Necessary

Nov. 3
Sarah Harris, NCPR
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It's a windy Thursday afternoon in Ogdensburg, part of a sprawling rural county in northern New York.

Minnesota Reaches Out To Uninsured Latinos, Wherever They Are

Nov. 3
Elizabeth Stawicki / NPR
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Minnesota's new online health insurance marketplace, MNsure, has been open for about a month, but getting the word out to hard-to-reach populations is just ramping up.

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About God And Beer

Nov. 3
Dustin DeSoto / NPR
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On Weekend Edition Sunday, NPR's John Burnett describes how some churches are trying to attract new members by creating a different sort of Christian community around craft beer.