Take Two for October 30, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Bears Down On U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coastline

Update on the direction and destruction of Hurricane Sandy

The mega storm that pounded the Northeast overnight continues to take its toll. The Associated Press is reporting that 33 people have died, and dozens of homes have been destroyed and millions of people from Maine down to the Carolinas have no power.
East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

New Jersey hit hard by flooding due to Hurricane Sandy

Across the Hudson River from New York City, New Jersey was pounded by the storm. A levee broke in northern New Jersey, submerging the entire town of Moonachie, with more than 1,000 people being evacuated as of this morning.
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Today, Mitt Romney is holding a "storm relief event" in Kettering Ohio, while President Obama remains in Washington, D.C. where he's been talking to mayors of New York, Jersey City and Newark.
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Hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc in Caribbean islands

Superstorm Sandy set records in the damage it wreaked as it churned up the East Coast. The storm is now heading inland and even though it still poses a flooding threat, its winds are diminishing.
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Could Hurricane Sandy affect the outcome of the election?

Hurricane Sandy isn’t the first natural disaster to affect an election. Research has shown that when disaster strikes, it’s not good news for the incumbent.
Global Warming Activists Demonstrate In High Tide Flooding Area

Is California prepared for rising sea levels?

Superstorm Sandy put much of the eastern seaboard underwater as record storm surges batter the shore.
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Social media keeps families connected during Hurricane Sandy

Around the world, people are watching Hurricane Sandy on TV, listening to coverage on the radio, but for many, social media has been the best way to keep up to date with the storm and those affected by it.
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Hurricane Sandy may have brought one small benefit, the shutdown of government offices gave school districts around the country a few extra days to finish their applications for Race to the Top grants.
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Opening statements in the trial for 12-year-old Joseph Hall begins today. Hall is accused of killing his father, Riverside resident Jeff Hall, a prominent neo-Nazi. We'll talk to KPCC's Steven Cuevas for the latest on the hearing.
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Fact checking California’s political TV ads

Lest you forget that we are week out from an election. Depending on your location, if you turn on your TV there will likely be an endless stream of ads telling you how you should vote.
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Las Vegas hit hard by political TV ads In Spanish

The number of ads running in Las Vegas has reached an all-time high, and in this final stretch of the race, one of the biggest pitches of all is to Latino voters who may hold the key to victory.
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Mixing up your Halloween party playlist

Heard “Monster Mash” one too many times? Wish Halloween was over already? We can’t make time move any faster, but we can offer up some more interesting Halloween music.
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