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As Factory Jobs Slip Away, Indiana Voters Have Trade On Their Minds

The state has been steadily losing manufacturing jobs for years. The issue is already playing a big part in the presidential campaign, and it could drive a lot of people to the polls on Tuesday.

This artist's rendering shows what the view might look like from one of the three planets orbiting an ultracool, reddish dwarf star just 40 light-years from Earth. ESO/M. Kornmesser/Nature hide caption

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3 Strange Worlds Circling A Cool Star Might Be Prime Spots To Support Life

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Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, speaks at the Fortune Global Forum in San Francisco on Nov. 2, 2015. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Biotech's Theranos Offers A Cautionary Tale For Silicon Valley

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Intel announced last month that it is laying off 11 percent of its workforce. As sales of personal computers decline, the company plans to shift its business to cloud computing. Laura Rauch/AP hide caption

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Left Behind In The Mobile Revolution, Intel Struggles To Innovate

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A worker leaves the Baosteel Group Corporation plant in Shanghai in March 2016. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Starbucks And Steel: The Divergent Directions Of China's Economy

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A house in Riverhead, home to much of Long Island's remaining farmland. Will James/WHSU hide caption

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From One Guatemalan's Journey, A Whole Community Rises In Long Island

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The sign, a private marker placed by the NAACP, and approved by the National Park Service, as it now stands in Army Park. Christopher Blank/WKNO-FM hide caption

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Do The Words 'Race Riot' Belong On A Historic Marker In Memphis?

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As Factory Jobs Slip Away, Indiana Voters Have Trade On Their Minds

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Moyaad Saad, a 43-year-old former civil servant from Baghdad, feeds his 6-month-old daughter Zahara on their cot in a giant tent at a makeshift migrant camp near the border between Greece and Macedonia. Thousands of asylum seekers are now stuck here after several European countries closed their borders to them. Joanna Kakissis for NPR hide caption

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As Europe Closes Door To Refugees, Tough Choices For 2 Fathers

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Danny Cahill (left) won Season 8 of The Biggest Loser in 2009 by losing an amazing 239 pounds. He's pictured with at-home prize winner Rebecca Meyer. In the years since, Cahill has put back on more than 100 pounds, he told The New York Times. NBC via Getty Images hide caption

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'Biggest Loser' Lessons: Why The Body Makes It Hard To Keep Pounds Off

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