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All Things Considered for January 4, 2013

Jan 4, 2013 — Congress approved $9.7 billion in flood insurance funding to help victims of Hurricane Sandy on Friday. The money initially got caught up in the fiscal cliff drama, and the bill was never considered. House Speaker John Boehner promised to New York and New Jersey delegations to make it right.
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Jan 4, 2013 — Robert Siegel talks to regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss the climb down from the fiscal cliff.
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Jan 4, 2013 — Three years ago, Pixar story artist Everett Downing made a New Year's resolution to draw 365 superheroes — one for every day of the year. He created a blog and made it to more than 250. This year, he vowed to finish what he started. Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel have more.
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Jan 4, 2013 — It's miraculous to see: Press a button, make anything you want. But will it transform the economy?
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Jan 4, 2013 — Critic Alan Chese reviews George Saunders' new story collection, Tenth of December.
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Jan 4, 2013 — A newspaper in New York's Hudson Valley faces growing fallout from its decision to publish the home addresses of gun permit holders in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre. The Journal News has hired armed guards to protect its building after threats against its staff. But the paper refuses to back down and pull the map.
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Jan 4, 2013 — Many Coptic Christians will celebrate Christmas on Monday outside their native Egypt. Their future there looks uncertain, and many are resettling in the U.S. Churches around New York, New Jersey and Southern California, the centers of Coptic life here, have seen memberships swell.
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Jan 4, 2013 — South Korea now appears to be the fastest-aging country in the world. The government has launched a series of creative programs, including a network of community centers for dementia patients and training for young people that simulates the physical and mental effects of old age.
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Jan 4, 2013 — Scientists throughout the West are trying to figure out the mystery of the disappearing mule deer. Since the 1970s, biologists in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah have seen deer populations drop by 50 percent. The potential causes vary. Oil and gas development and the growth in coyote populations top the list.
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Jan 4, 2013 — Current TV, despite having one of the most paltry audiences in American cable, was recently sold to Al-Jazeera for $500 million. Robert Siegel speaks with Brian Stelter, media reporter for The New York Times, about what Al-Jazeera gets in the deal.
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