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Around the Nation
4:15 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Waves Pound Maryland Coast As Hurricane Nears

Audie Cornish speaks with Larry Abramson in Ocean City, Md., about the impact of Hurricane Sandy. The storm has already destroyed the town's fishing pier and sent floodwaters pouring into low-lying areas

Around the Nation
4:14 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Sandy Shuts Down Nine Airports Along East Coast

We look at the impact of Hurricane Sandy on travel around the country. Airlines cancelled thousands of flights and other transit services were shut down as well.

Election 2012
4:14 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Voter Turnout Efforts Going Full Steam In Wisconsin

Originally published on Mon October 29, 2012 4:15 pm

Wisconsin is in the small group of remaining battleground states that could determine the outcome of the presidential election. Turnout operations are an important part of the Mitt Romney and President Obama campaigns in all the critical states. But in Wisconsin, get-out-the-vote efforts grew out of the state's hard-fought gubernatorial recall election.

Books News & Features
4:13 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Random House, Penguin Publishing Houses To Merge

Executives of the publishing giants Bertelsmann and Pearson announced on Monday that they will pursue a merger of their publishing houses, Random House and Penguin. The united publishing companies are set to become a large and influential force in publishing.

Around the Nation
4:12 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

'Frankenstorm' Sandy Churns Toward East Coast

Robert Siegel and Audie Cornish check in with Jeff Brady, who monitored coastal conditions and official briefings in Cape May, N.J. They also talk to Margot Adler in New York City. Science Correspondent Joe Palca talks about the storm's strength and direction, as well as some of the unusual characteristics that have inspired the nickname "Frankenstorm."

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