Around the Nation
6:41 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

In New York, Lights Are Back On But The Race Is Off

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AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:

It's ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Audie Cornish.

ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

And I'm Robert Siegel.

In New York City, the lights are coming back on and the race has been called off. For details, I'm joined now by NPR's Margot Adler in New York. And, Margot, first, where has the electricity been restored?

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Faith/Religion
6:08 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Hundreds of years later, effects of Reformation linger

The Protestant Reformation was sparked back in the 1500s. Now, nearly 500 years later, its unintended effects continue to linger.
Credit Photo by Kellie Kotraba/ColumbiaFAVS

The presidential election is just a few days away, but that’s not what this week's faith and values update is about. 

Instead, we’re going to talk about something that was making news about 500 years ago in Germany: The Protestant Reformation. This past Wednesday was Reformation Day – the anniversary of the day in 1517 when the movement began.

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PM Newscasts
5:50 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Newscast for November 2, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Mo. workers to be off the day after Thanksgiving
  • Missouri's Cold Weather Rule may keep you warm in the upcoming months
  • Missouri churches to participate in National Election Day Communion
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Politics
5:41 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

The Rural Diner Project: what do politicians know about rural life? [video]

KBIA

At this country store and café along Highway 63, local farmers, retired professors, blue-collar workers and families gather for breakfast every morning. 

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Politics
5:20 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Still wants to advocate for higher education in State Senate

Mary Still faces new challenges this year with redistricting
KBIA

KBIA’s Ryan Famuliner interviewed State Representative Mary Still, who is running for the 19th District State Senate seat against incumbent Republican Kurt Schaefer. 

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Business
5:15 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Missouri's Cold Weather Rule may keep you warm in the upcoming months

Paul Moody Flickr

Missouri residents are sure to stay warm during the upcoming winter months. 

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Shots - Health News
5:12 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Home Health Care Proves Resilient In Face Of Sandy Destruction

Barbara Fleming is evacuated from Bellevue Hospital by Victor Rivera in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in New York on Oct. 31.
Carlo Allegri Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Fri November 2, 2012 8:57 pm

One lasting image of Superstorm Sandy will be very sick patients being evacuated from flooded hospitals. But less visible are thousands of patients who rely on visiting nurses and home health aides for care ranging from bathing and feeding to oxygen and ventilators.

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AM Newscasts
4:57 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

Newscast for November 1, 2012

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Judge denies Ryan Ferguson habeas corpus
  • McCaskill resumes campaign following mother's death
  • MU awarded grant for a Terrorism and Disaster Center
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It's All Politics
4:51 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

No, Romney's Son Is Not Gunning To Steal Ohio Vote By Rigging Voting Machines

Originally published on Fri November 2, 2012 5:34 pm

Have you heard the story that's swept the liberal blogosphere in recent days about how Mitt Romney's son Tagg is going to steal the election for his dad?

It's not true, but like all good conspiracy theories, it is based on kernels of truth.

This conspiracy centers on voting machines in Ohio, a key battleground in this election. A couple of Ohio counties use voting machines made by a company called Hart InterCivic. According to the rumor, Tagg Romney owns part of Hart. So, goes the story, Tagg Romney could fix the election.

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Around the Nation
4:38 pm
Fri November 2, 2012

After The Storm, Staten Islanders Share The Misery

Steve Santo stands in the kitchen of his house on the south side of the New York City borough of Staten Island on Friday.
Mike Segar Reuters/Landov

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 12:35 pm

Much of the worst damage from Superstorm Sandy happened in New York's less touristy outer boroughs.

Some neighborhoods have been changed forever by the storm. Staten Island saw half of the city's fatalities. On Friday, residents sorted through waterlogged belongings and tried to figure out next steps.

Rosemarie Caruso lives a block from the water on the eastern shore of Staten Island. She says there have been hurricanes before and all they brought was a little flooding. She figured she could ride out Sandy.

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