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5:53am

Fri November 9, 2012
The Two-Way

New York Starts Gas Rationing; New Jersey To Re-evalulate

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 12:16 pm

One way to avoid the odd-even rationing rule is to line up with a gas can and no car, as these people were doing last week in Matawan, N.J.
Michael Loccisano Getty Images

Nearly two weeks after Superstorm Sandy pummeled the region, problems getting gas to stations and power outages that have left many pumps inoperable continue to plague drivers in New York City, New Jersey and some points nearby.

So starting today, New York City and Long Island are joining New Jersey by enacting gas rationing rules.

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5:42am

Fri November 9, 2012
Around the Nation

Election Lesson: Why Every Vote Counts

Originally published on Fri November 9, 2012 10:46 am

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STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

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5:13am

Fri November 9, 2012

4:15pm

Thu November 8, 2012
The Two-Way

Report Finds Commander Of U.S. Forces In Europe Violated Travel Regulations

Originally published on Thu November 8, 2012 5:00 pm

The Defense Department inspector general found that Adm. James Stavridis, the commander of all U.S. forces in Europe and the Supreme Allied Commander of NATO forces, violated travel regulations and accepted gifts from foreign governments without reporting them in a timely manner.

The AP reports that the IG found that "Stavridis never attempted to use his public office for private gain nor did he commit personal misconduct"

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3:41pm

Thu November 8, 2012
The Two-Way

CBO Warns Again: Ignoring Fiscal Cliff Could Result In Recession

Originally published on Thu November 8, 2012 4:57 pm

The so-called fiscal cliff is a double-edged sword, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says in a new report issued today.

Why? Ignoring the huge tax increases and spending cuts set to take effect at the beginning of the year "will probably cause the economy to fall back into a recession."

But: "They will make the economy stronger later in the decade and beyond."

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