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Stories for November 3, 2013

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Newark Considers What Life Will Be Like After Cory Booker

Nov. 3, 2013
Sarah Gonzalez / NPR

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

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

Nov. 3, 2013
Lakshmi Singh / NPR

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.

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

Nov. 3, 2013
Liz Halloran / NPR

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, 2013
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.

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Run For Coroner, No Medical Training Necessary

Nov. 3, 2013
Sarah Harris, NCPR

It's a windy Thursday afternoon in Ogdensburg, part of a sprawling rural county in northern New York.

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Minnesota Reaches Out To Uninsured Latinos, Wherever They Are

Nov. 3, 2013
Elizabeth Stawicki / NPR

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.

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5 Things You Might Not Have Known About God And Beer

Nov. 3, 2013
Dustin DeSoto / NPR

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.