Presidential Race
2:26 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Final Election Pew Poll Shows Obama Narrowly Ahead

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:49 pm

Over the past few weeks, we've been checking in regularly with pollster Andrew Kohut, president of Pew Research Center. On the eve of Election Day, he talks to Robert Siegel about the difficulties of polling during this campaign and the center's final poll, in which President Obama regained the lead.

House & Senate Races
2:23 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Republican Grab For Senate Seats May Not Come Easy

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:49 pm

Melissa Block talks with senior Washington editor Ron Elving about the Senate races to watch on Tuesday.

Election 2012
2:22 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Many New Yorkers Still Unsure Of Where To Vote

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:49 pm

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MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

Now to another complicated post-storm challenge in New York City, and that's Election Day. Some residents are still wondering where they should vote tomorrow. And that's after the City Board of Elections announced the relocation of dozens of polling sites.

NPR's Quil Lawrence has that story.

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The Two-Way
2:20 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

EPA Cites Hyundai, Kia For Inflating Gas Mileage On 900,000 Cars

The Environmental Protection Agency found Hyundai and its sister company, Kia, overstated the fuel economy ratings on about 900,000 cars.
Nam Y. Huh AP

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 3:16 pm

If you bought a Hyundai or Kia over the past three years, you could soon be getting some money back from the two automakers.

The Environmental Protection Agency says the South Korean carmakers, owned by the same parent company, overstated the gas mileage on 900,000 vehicles over the past three years. The EPA discovered the bloated figures during an audit of gas mileage tests undertaken by the companies. The agency said last week it was investigating how the carmakers arrived at the numbers.

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Presidential Race
2:19 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Romney, Obama Make Final Pitches In Swing States

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:49 pm

The two presidential candidates made their final campaign stops ahead of Tuesday's election. Melissa Block talks with Ari Shapiro, who traveled with Mitt Romney, and Scott Horsley, who traveled with President Obama, about their final pitch to voters.

Shots - Health News
2:01 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

For Simple Care, Retail Clinics Are A Popular Choice

Nurse practitioner Leah Martin examines 13-month-old Mia Beavers at a CVS clinic in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, in early 2009. Mia's mother, Brittany, looks on.
Marvin Fong The Plain Dealer/Landov

If you've got the sniffles or need a shot, do you go to the doctor or stop in at a clinic in a nearby drugstore?

Lots of people are opting for the clinics, which are springing up inside grocery stores, big-box retailers and chain drugstores across the country. There are already 1,388 clinics like these in the U.S., according to data from Merchant Medicine, a consulting firm.

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Self-Reflection
2:00 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Mary Miller's Aha Moment

Cover of Lee Ann Womack's "I Hope You Dance"
MCA Nashville

Mary Miller fell in love with a man who flipped houses for a living. But he broke her heart, so she decided to beat him at his own house-flipping game. She was on her way to do just that when a song came on the radio. Its lyrics forced Mary to reconsider everything she was about to do.

Other Stories On KUOW Presents:

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Presidential Race
1:55 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Presidential Transition Begins Far Before Election Day

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:49 pm

While Mitt Romney spent this last day campaigning in swing states, he had a busy team back in Washington D.C. The Republican presidential nominee's staff has been preparing for months for a possible transition into the presidency should Romney win the election. Over at the White House, members of President Obama's staff have also been thinking about what would have to happen should the president lose his re-election bid. Robert Siegel looks into what's going on behind the scenes of a possible presidential transition.

Election 2012
1:55 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Electronic Voting More Secure, But Concerns Remain

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:49 pm

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ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:

From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Robert Siegel.

MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:

I'm Melissa Block. And it's time for All Tech Considered.

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NPR Story
1:55 pm
Mon November 5, 2012

Thousands Of New Yorkers Homeless After Sandy

Originally published on Mon November 5, 2012 2:49 pm

Tens of thousands of people have been forced out of their homes as a result of superstorm Sandy. Melissa Block talks with Martin Kaste about the situation and the government's response.

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