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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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2020 Election: Secure Your Vote

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

As many as 30% of Iowa voters could be affected by polling place closures, according to a new analysis by NPR, the Center for Public Integrity and Stateline.

Introvertts Paradise Nick Murphy
Good Night Nick Murphy

Cecilia Chiang poses in her kitchen in 2014. She told NPR that when she first arrived in the U.S., she was shocked by the food most Americans considered to be Chinese. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Cecilia Chiang, Who Revolutionized American Chinese Food, Dies At 100

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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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Inaugural Pop Music for Jane Margeret Byrne Sufjan Stevens

Steve Wynn speaks to reporters in Massachusetts in 2016, when he still led Wynn Resorts. In 2018, Wynn stepped down from the company after a series of allegations of sexual misconduct, including one allegation of rape. Wynn has denied any wrongdoing. Jessica Rinaldi/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Welcomes Steve Wynn's Millions, Despite Rape And Harassment Allegations

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Be Still The Killers
Heart of a Girl The Killers
Masquerade Metropolitan Trumpeters

Khaled Jamal Abdullah after running away from home to pledge allegiance to ISIS and join the militant group as a fighter. He had just turned 16. Jamal Abdullah Naser hide caption

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Iraqi Family Identifies Their Son As ISIS Teen At Center Of Navy War Crimes Trial

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Friendly Numbers general fuzz
Somebodies IshDARR
Away (Instrumental) Canis Major
Velvety Instrumental Version The Pixies

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Amid COVID-19 Upswing, El Paso, Texas, Doctor Says ICU Is 'Surreal' And 'Strange'

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Supreme Court Allows Ballot Extensions In Pennsylvania, North Carolina, For Now

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