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All Things Considered for October 27, 2012

A construction worker finishes a roof in Chicago on Oct. 12. Signs of recovery in the housing market are springing up nationwide, but there's still a ways to go. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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Bust To Boom: Why Housing Matters, Economically

Bust To Boom: Why Housing Matters, Economically

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Democrat Maggie Hassan and Republican Ovide Lamontagne talk during a break in their gubernatorial debate in Henniker, N.H., on Oct. 4. Jim Cole/AP hide caption

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Tiny N.H. Draws Big Money And Names To Gubernatorial Race New Hampshire Public Radio

Tiny N.H. Draws Big Money And Names To Gubernatorial Race

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An inspector checks a wheel of Reggiano cheese at the Parmigiano-Reggiano storehouse in Bibbiano, Italy. Earthquakes rocked the region, sending the cheese toppling. Marco Vasini/AP hide caption

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For The Love Of Cheese, Diners Unite In Italy

For The Love Of Cheese, Diners Unite In Italy

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Beth Orton's latest album is called Sugaring Season. Jo Metson Scott/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Beth Orton: 'These Songs Are My Little Bit Of Sugar'

Beth Orton: 'These Songs Are My Little Bit Of Sugar'

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