The Rockaways, the Campaign's End, and Jazz

Esther Zuckerman
The Rockaways, the Campaign's End, and Jazz

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Top Stories: The Rockaways " have become one of the epicenters for the simmering sense of abandonment felt in still-darkened areas of New York City, and out into the suburbs and beyond, including large swaths of New Jersey and Long Island, where the lack of power was made more problematic by persistent gas shortages." 

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World: The Coptic pope-designate has moved away politics in an action that "signaled a sweeping transformation in the Christian minority’s relationship to the Egyptian state but also addressed a firm demand by the Christian laity to claim a voice in a more democratic Egypt." 

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Politics: The campaign draws to the end for the Obama team and "with each passing day, aides said, Mr. Obama has taken note every time he passes a milestone." Meanwhile, Romney has "arrived at a strange and unfamiliar moment." 

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New York: New York faces a housing crisis as many as 40,000 people are without housing because of Sandy. 

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Media & Advertising: Washington debates royalties for music online in a discussion that "pits the survival of Pandora Media and other Internet radio services against the diminished paychecks of musicians in the digital age." 

Technology: Amazon's venture into publishing is "getting pushback from all sorts of booksellers, who are scorning the imprint’s most prominent title, Timothy Ferriss’s 'The 4-Hour Chef.'"

Sports: Runners took on their own makeshift marathon in light of the official cancelation

Opinion: Bill Keller on Miami University in Ohio, the place where Paul Ryan's "view of the world jelled" and where Keller can get a peek into the "Republican id." 

Music: Jazz spots in the dead zone stir back to life

Art & Design: Sandy did not take out the first phase of "Artlantic" in Atlantic City which "is attempting to transform a city that has never offered much in the way of public space beyond the famous Boardwalk. "