News Headlines 10.28.12

NATION
For fungal meningitis victim’s family, a dearth of answers
In an outbreak characterized by uncertainty, families of early victims are in a special category of ambiguity. 
( by N.C. Aizenman , The Washington Post) 
Accusations against generals cast shadow over Army
Cases against senior officials are growing and the screening process is being questioned. 
( by Ernesto Londoño , The Washington Post) 
Sandy poses threat to Chesapeake Bay
Many worry hurricane may cause “a lot of pollution” to hit the body of water. 
( by Darryl Fears , The Washington Post) 
More National: Breaking National News & Headlines – Washington Post


LOCAL
Traffic accidents reported in three counties
One victim killed in an apparent attempt to catch his dog. 
( by Martin Weil , The Washington Post) 
Hurricane Sandy: Flooding, strong winds expected
The storm has led to some mandatory evacuations of coastal areas and barrier islands. 
( by Paul Schwartzman , The Washington Post) 
Dr. Gridlock’s traffic, transit tips
Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon will slow traffic on both sides of the Potomac. Metro is a best bet. 
( by Robert Thomson , The Washington Post) 

Pr. William County panel to review police chief candidates
The search for a new police chief for the county has begun in earnest, with officials recently accepting the last applications. 
( by Jeremy Borden , The Washington Post) 
Burden for rebuilding infrastructure may fall to states
Federal funding projected to fall short in repairing roads and bridges and meeting other transportation needs. 
( by Ashley Halsey III , The Washington Post) 

More Post Local: Washington, DC Area News, Traffic, Weather, Sports & More – The Washington Post


POLITICS
(Among Obama supporters) Will you definitely vote for Obama, or is there a chance you could change your mind and vote for Romney? (Among likely voters)

( by  , The Washington Post) 

(Among Obama/Romney supporters) Will you definitely vote for Obama/Romney, or is there a chance you could change your mind and vote for (CANDIDATE NOT NAMED)? (Among likely voters)
( by  , The Washington Post) 

Do you think you’ll (vote in person at your polling place on Election Day), or (vote before Election Day by early voting or mail-in ballot)? (Among registered voters)

( by ,The Washington Post) 
I’d like you to rate the chances that you will vote in the presidential election in November: (Among registered voters)

( by  , The Washington Post) 

How closely are you following the 2012 presidential race: very closely, somewhat closely, not so closely, or not closely at all? (Among registered voters)
( by  , The Washington Post) 
More Post Politics: Breaking Politics News, Political Analysis & More – The Washington Post


STYLE
Where to turn to help a depressed friend
A friend is displaying suicidal/self-destructive behavior. What to do now? 
(, The Washington Post) 
Like nails on a chalkboard
Kids, don’t try this at home. 
(, The Washington Post) 
More Style: Culture, Arts, Ideas & More – The Washington Post


BUSINESS
Were fire-sale bank mergers worth it?
Purchases of crippled firms, urged by government, have left some Wall Street buyers with remorse. 
( by Danielle Douglas , The Washington Post) 
A novel Idea
Whether you’re writing a novel or an essay, this app helps you keep track of ideas and link them together in a storyboard-like menu. 
(, The Washington Post) 
Case in point: NGO endowments
Outsourcing the management of their endowments might help nonprofits better focus on their core missions. 
(, The Washington Post) 
Pearlstein: A hot new model in outsourcing
A broad outsourcing trend seeks to take advantage of economies of scale, turn fixed costs into variable costs, and turn manufacturing firms into service companies while shifting pricing risks from downstream customers to upstream suppliers. 
(, The Washington Post) 
How Cory Booker won over Wall St.
The high-profile mayor has persuaded investors and donors to bet on still-struggling Newark. 
( by Elise Young | Bloomberg Markets , The Washington Post) 
More Business News, Financial News, Business Headlines & Analysis – The Washington Post


SPORTS
Giants take a commanding 3-0 lead
WORLD SERIES | San Francisco’s pitching puts it on the brink of eliminating Detroit and winning it all. 
( by Barry Svrluga , The Washington Post) 
TV and radio listings: Oct. 28 

(, The Washington Post) 
Allen leads Landon <br> to upset of Bullis
Myles Allen rushed for a pair of second-half touchdowns to help the Bears past the 20th-ranked Bulldogs. 
( by Roman Stubbs , The Washington Post) 
Dealing with postseason pressure
How well players handle the pressure of October baseball often determines who comes out on top. 
(, The Washington Post) 
Wizards a work <br> in progress
As preseason closes, the team is still trying to determine just who it is. Its calling cards appear to be scrappiness and resilience. 
( by Michael Lee , The Washington Post) 
More Sports: Sports News, Scores, Analysis, Schedules & More – The Washington Post


WORLD
Japan turns pessimistic
After two decades of stagnation, few believe the once-thriving island nation will rise again. 
( by Chico Harlan , The Washington Post) 
Accusations against generals cast shadow over Army
Cases against senior officials are growing and the screening process is being questioned. 
( by Ernesto Londoño , The Washington Post) 

Sanction-tested Iran looks inward
Leaders strive to boost production while changing the habits of a society accustomed to imports. 
( by Jason Rezaian in TEHRAN , The Washington Post) 
Russia detains Putin foes
Three opposition leaders were held as they protested against torture and repression near the Lubyanka. 
( by Kathy Lally , The Washington Post) 
Hezbollah straddles tenuous line between Syria and Lebanon
Increasing tensions inside Lebanon underscore Shiite group’s obstacles to balancing allegiances to both countries. 
( by Babak Dehganpisheh , The Washington Post) 
More World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting – The Washington Post


EDITORIAL
Superpower lite
The presidential candidates promise global influence without cost. 
(, The Washington Post) 
Protecting our boys
The Boys Scouts must prove children’s welfare comes first. 
(, The Washington Post) 
3 books on Frankenstein
These three books revive Mary Shelley’s original monster. 
( by Ron Charles , The Washington Post) 

“The Mortal Sea”
Fishing the Atlantic in the age of sail 
(, The Washington Post) 
“Who Stole the American Dream?”
Hedrick Smith explores the causes of the decline of the middle class. 
(, The Washington Post)

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