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A local resident arrives to cast her ballot during early voting for the general election on Oct. 20 in Adel, Iowa. A new analysis by NPR, the Center for Public Integrity and Stateline reveals that since 2016, 261 polling places in the state have been closed, most due to COVID-19. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Polling Places Are Closing Due To COVID-19. It Could Tip Races In 1 Swing State

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Visitors to the New York Department of Labor are turned away at the door by personnel because of closures over coronavirus concerns in New York on March 18. New York state began offering job protections for those required, or cautioned, to self-isolate or quarantine by a government entity. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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In Large Texas Cities, Access To Coronavirus Testing May Depend On Where You Live

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