Marketplace Morning Report for Monday, November 5, 2012

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Shut out for months by political commercials, businesses face more pain when they can resume local TV ads: High rates due to pent-up demand. On Election Day, exit pollster Edison Research will divert resources from largely predictable states to swing states, 'where the news is.' Two swing voters in Virginia battleground district, Loudoun County, explain what got them to commit.
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PODCAST: Markets watch and wait, a sasquatch blimp inflates

Markets are taking a chill pill ahead of the election, but for the news media, gentlemen start your engines. TV ads, media guidelines, and a conversation with Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos about immigration. Also a new search for the sasquatch.
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News organizations want to be right -- and fast

The race among the news media to be first to declare states for President Obama or Gov. Romney will be intense. And yet, accuracy is also important. How will news organizations balance the two on election night?
Posted In: news, 2012 election
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Brice Harris: California community colleges face education 'rationing'

Through the recession, community colleges have assumed a heavy burden: Get people ready for jobs at a time of tight employment and tight budgets.
Posted In: california, community colleges, state budget
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Markets await election result

The election won't instantly resolve all economic uncertainty, but companies and investors will finally know whose vision will set the economic agenda.
Posted In: 2012 election, stock market, fiscal cliff
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Thousands of New Yorkers displaced after Sandy

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city will need to find housing for 30,000 to 40,000 people due to Hurricane Sandy.
Posted In: Hurricane Sandy, New York City, Michael Bloomberg
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Jorge Ramos on the candidates, immigration, and the Latino vote

Jorge Ramos, anchor for Univision News, shares his take on what matters most to Latino voters this election and where the presidential candidates stand on the issue of immigration.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Latino voters, Immigration
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Greek workers protest latest austerity push

Workers are back on strike this morning in Greece, where the government is scheduled to vote on a new round of austerity cuts this week.
Posted In: Greece, austerity, bailout
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Exit pollster reduces size of survey in non-swing states

Edison Research will divert resources from largely predictable states to swing states, 'where the news is.'
Posted In: voters, polls, swing state
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Education, economy help undecideds make their choice

Loudoun County, Virginia fence-sitters explain what got them to commit.
Posted In: swing state, Virginia, Education, gas prices
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Local advertisers long to reclaim airwaves

Shut out for months by political commercials, businesses face more pain when they can resume local TV ads: High rates due to pent-up demand.
Posted In: Political ads, swing state

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