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A mail-in ballot for Denver, Colo. There are local elections on Tuesday and there's been a struggle to find candidates to run in many parts of Colorado. Ann Marie Awad/Colorado Public Radio News hide caption

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When Election Day Comes And There's Only One Candidate On The Ballot

A political scientist says it's a bad sign for democracy when voters aren't presented with at least two options in a race. And the problem tends to get worse the further down ballot a race is.

Patients with Type-1 diabetes don't have enough healthy islets of Langerhans cells — hormone-secreting cells of the pancreas. Granules inside these cells release insulin and other substances into the blood. Steve Gschmeissner/Science Source hide caption

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A Quest: Insulin-Releasing Implant For Type-1 Diabetes

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President Trump, standing with his wife, Melania, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaks Monday in Tokyo at a meeting with the families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea. At center rear is Koichiro Iizuka, whose mother, Yaeko Taguchi, was abducted by North Korean agents in 1978. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Families Of Japanese Abducted By North Korea Hope For Help From Trump

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Kellie Tiller was a contract attorney doing e-discovery after she graduated from the Massachusetts School of Law. Now she is a public defender. Asma Khalid/WBUR hide caption

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From Post-it Notes To Algorithms: How Automation Is Changing Legal Work

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A mail-in ballot for Denver, Colo. There are local elections on Tuesday and there's been a struggle to find candidates to run in many parts of Colorado. Ann Marie Awad/Colorado Public Radio News hide caption

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When Election Day Comes And There's Only One Candidate On The Ballot

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