Brooklyn Neighborhood Wants Its Heat Turned On

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Veterans from around the country have deployed to the Northeast to help after Superstorm Sandy. Jeff Blaney (left) of San Francisco was in the Army and Jamie Havig was a Navy medic attached to the Marines in Iraq. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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Veterans Deploy To Northeast After Superstorm Sandy

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New York To Allow Voters To Cast Ballots By Affidavit

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Many New Yorkers Still Unsure Of Where To Vote

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Race Canceled, Marathoners Run For Storm Relief

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N.Y., N.J. Scramble To Ensure Voting Is Possible

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Nick Staback, who lost both of his legs to a bomb in Afghanistan, talks with his mother, Maria Staback, in Scranton, Pa. Maria Staback took a leave of absence from her job to move in with her son while he was recuperating at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center outside Washington, D.C. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Vet Walks On New Legs, With A Little Help From Mom

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Veterans applaud at an Oct. 8 campaign event in Swanton, Ohio, for Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. Health care and unemployment are among veterans' chief concerns this election season, and both the Obama and the Romney campaigns have offered solutions. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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Vets Seek Specifics On How Candidates Would Help

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Mitt Romney takes the stage at a campaign rally at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, Va., on Sept. 8. Brian Snyder/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Military Vote Seen As A Key To Capturing Virginia

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Stories From A New Generation Of American Soldiers

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Lt. Brad Snyder mounts the starting blocks while training on his starting technique. Snyder was permanently blinded last year by an IED in Afghanistan, and is now competing in the Paralympics in London. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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A Year After War Wound, Vet Wins Paralympic Gold

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Rob Jones and Oksana Masters will compete in adaptive rowing at the London Olympics this week. Jones is a former U.S. Marine who lost both legs to an improvised land mine in southern Afghanistan. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Doing It To Win: Veterans Raise Bar At Paralympics

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Homeless veterans, their families and volunteers stand in line for food at "Stand Down," an annual event hosted by the Veterans Village of San Diego. The VA estimates that about 67,000 vets are homeless. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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A New Generation Of Vets Faces Challenges At Home

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Obama, Romney Court Veterans In Key States

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