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Friday, November 2, 2012

Friday Reading: No SAT in Several States Due to Storm

A variety of consumer-focused articles appears daily in The New York Times and on our blogs. Each weekday morning, we gather them together here so you can quickly scan the news that could hit you in your wallet.

  • Gasoline runs short, adding to woes after Hurricane Sandy. (N.Y./Region)
  • In crisis, public officials embrace social media. (National)
  • Little federal help for long-term unemployed. (Business)
  • Westin hotels lend gear so travelers can exercise. (Business)
  • Consumer confidence and spending are rising, reports show. (Business)
  • Advocates work to save ex-racehorses from slaughter. (Sports)
  • N.Y.C. Marathon presses on as backlash builds. (Sports)
  • Hurricane puts big dent in auto business. (Wheels)
  • What cellphone carriers say about hurricane recovery. (Bits)
  • Headphones that blend fashion and performance. (Gadgetwise)
  • How to keep electronics going with no power. (Pogue's Posts)
  • How to bypass the nursing home-hospital revolving door. (The New Old Age)
  • SAT canceled in several states due to storm. (The Choice)
  • To book a hotel in New York call, don't surf. (In Transit)