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  • CARL AZUZ, CNN ANCHOR: Missing masterpieces materialized in reflective relief from a lack of light.

  • Those stories are coming up today on CNN STUDENT NEWS.

  • But we`re starting with election results and some votes of note from Tuesday.

  • This man, Bill de Blasio, is set to be the next mayor of the nation`s largest city, New York.

  • He is the first Democrat elected to the mayor`s office since 1989.

  • In Virginia, a close race for governor ended in victory for Democratic candidate Terry McAuliffe.

  • Virginia doesn`t allow governors to serve consecutive terms, so the current governor wasn`t running for reelection.

  • Just the opposite in New Jersey, though, Republican Governor Chris Christie was reelected Tuesday night.

  • It was a big win, too, with the exit poll showing that Governor Christie got more votes than his opponent from voters in almost every age group.

  • ome analysts think that display of electability, Governor Christie`s ability to get support from voters, sends a message about the next office he might run for.

  • JOHN KING, CHIEF NATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: One unmistakable takeaway, Chris Christie now has the premier brand in Republican politics.

  • Look at this map. New Jersey is known as a reliably blue state in presidential politics. Well, in sweeping to landslide reelection, Chris Christie turned almost the entire map red.

  • Electability will be his argument now, as he makes the case. He is a strong Republican contender for 2016 in the presidential race.

  • Chris Christie can argue, I won the women`s vote, I won the men`s vote. No gender gap for me.

  • He will also argue powerfully that not only did he carry the white vote big,

  • but among African-Americans, even though his Democratic challenge who won the African American vote,

  • Chris Christie, 21 percent of the African-American vote, more than double his take from four years ago.

  • Compare that to Mitt Romney and compare that to John McCain. Chris Christie will say he can broaden the Republican base.

  • Even more importantly, in making that argument, the electability argument, Chris Christie actually carrying the Latino vote in the state of New Jersey with the slight majority there.

  • Again, think about Nevada, think about New Mexico, think about Florida, other presidential battleground states Latinos are critical constituency.

  • Chris Christie will make the case I`m the more electable Republican.

  • If there is a dent in the electability argument, it is this:

  • in his home state as he won a sweeping reelection voters will ask: what if you had Hillary Clinton versus Chris Christie in 2016?

  • Well, Hillary Clinton carrying a narrow victory over Chris Christie.

  • A bit of a dent in the electability argument. With that poll number ...

  • AZUZ: After the states we covered in our first story, the ones in today`s "Roll Call" might look a little familiar.

  • New Jersey, the Jackson Memorial High Jaguars put the Garden State on today`s mat.

  • Virginia - how about the Wolverines from Woodgrove High in Purcellville, Virginia.

  • And New York, specifically, the city of Hamburg and the Hamburg High Bulldogs.

  • Thanks for watching, everybody!

  • Every month, the city of Greece, New York, holds a public board meeting to talk about the town`s government.

  • Since 1999, those meetings have started with the prayer.

  • But now, the U.S. Supreme Court is considering whether that policy is unconstitutional.

  • Yesterday, the court`s nine justices heard arguments about whether or not the board meeting prayers violate the establishment clause.

  • That`s the part of the First Amendment that says, Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.

  • In other words, government won`t endorse a specific religion.

  • City officials in Greece say they aren`t - they say they have invited people from a wide variety of faiths to offer invocations.

  • But the plaintiffs in this case argue that the prayers at city board meetings have been overwhelmingly Christian.

  • During yesterday`s Supreme Court hearing, some justices discuss whether lawmakers in courts should advise faith (ph) on what to say, what language is considered religious.

  • The Supreme Court`s ruling is expected by early next summer.

  • ANNOUNCER: It`s time for "The Shoutout."

  • What do Marc Chagall, Canaletto and Gustave Courbet have in common?

  • If you think you know it, then shout it out!

  • Are they all U.N. Secretaries General, artists, Nobel Peace Prize winners or novelists?

  • You`ve got three seconds, go!

  • Chagall, Canaletto and Courbet are all famous painters.

  • That`s your answer and that`s your "Shoutout."

  • AZUZ: All of those painters have works in the unique art collection.

  • It was in Germany, but it wasn`t in the museum or in exhibit anywhere.

  • In fact, no one saw the paintings.

  • They were hidden away for about 70 years, and we`re not talking about just a few works of art. We are talking about more than 1300 of them.

  • The secret stash was discovered when police raided an apartment in the city of Munich.

  • In addition to Chagall and Courbet, officials discovered works from Picasso, Matisse, Renoir, Toulouse Lautrec and other famous artists.

  • Some of these paintings have been considered lost or destroyed, others had never been recorded.

  • Authorities believe, most of the art had been looted by Nazis.

  • In the `30s and the 1940s the group confiscated thousands of artworks from galleries or private collectors.

  • Other pieces were stolen from Jewish families during the Nazi era.

  • The apartment where this collection was found belongs to the son of an art collector who historians say dealt with the Nazis.

  • He claimed the works were destroyed during World War II bombings.

  • And our historian said the paintings were in relative good condition, a little dirty, but not damaged.

  • Experts say, the collection has a value "so high" it can`t be estimated.

  • Fascinating stuff.

  • Next stop today, we are heading to Norway, for a bright idea whose time has come even if it took a century.

  • This is a story about a place where because of the local geography, even with the son is shining, the town is in the shade.

  • City officials came across a solution when they took some time to reflect and shed a little light on the situation.

  • MARI RAMOS, CNN CORRESPONDENT: It`s like flipping a switch on the Sun.

  • A small town in Norway is getting some much needed sunshine.

  • Thanks to 100 year old idea.

  • OYSTEIN HAUGAN, SUN MIRROR PROJECT MANAGER: And we take the mirror and reflect the sun down to us.

  • So, it`s a crazy idea, but it`s funny, and I think the people like it.

  • RAMOS: Welcome to Rjukan, where they even start three giant mirrors on the mountainside overlooking the town.

  • You see, Rjukan sits in a narrow valley, surrounded in all sites by mountains.

  • From September to March, the town of about 3,000 people leaves in perpetual shade, but not anymore.

  • HAUGAN: It`s important to have the sun in wintertime, and in this town we didn`t have the sun six months a year in wintertime.

  • And people up here, they are - they want to have the sun.

  • The idea was first proposed in 1913 by a local factory owner.

  • But it went nowhere.

  • A local artist reintroduced the idea recently, and now the mirrors have finally become a reality.

  • The hi-tech mirrors are solar and wind-powered.

  • They adjust automatically, constantly following the sun, catching its race and reflecting them down into the town square.

  • Out of cost of nearly $850,000, some call the mirrors an expensive gimmick, but most of the town`s residents like the idea.

  • And local officials are hoping the mirrors bring not only sunshine to the town, but put it in the spotlight for tourists as well.

  • Mari Ramos, CNN.

  • AZUZ: Trouble for the NFL`s Miami Dolphins off the field.

  • More details have emerged since we told you about this earlier this week.

  • Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin are both offensive linemen for the Dolphins.

  • Martin suddenly left the team last week, and other players including Incognito, have been accused of harassing Martin,

  • making him pay for expensive meals, getting up from the lunch table when Martin sat down with them.

  • "The Sun Sentinel" , a newspaper in South Florida said that Miami Dolphins` coaches reportedly asked Incognito to toughen up Martin,

  • and that Incognito who is accused of using racial slurs against Martin, threatening him and bullying him, might have gone too far.

  • We haven`t heard directly from Martin. We have heard something from Incognito who`s suspended from the Dolphins` early this week.

  • RICHIE INCOGNITO: You know, I`m just - I`m just trying to whether the storm right now and (INAUDIBLE).

  • AZUZ: The NFL has launched a formal investigation into all this.

  • Meantime, former Dolphins` running back Ricky Williams played alongside Incognito and got along with him.

  • William says the NFL is a different type of environment than what outsiders are used to.

  • That to play in it, you`ve got to be tougher.

  • RICKY WILLIAMS, FORMER MIAMI DOLPHINS RUNNING BACK: You can talk about bullying, but for me this whole idea of bullying, it makes someone a victim.

  • And what I found with victims, victims are just usually victimizing other people.

  • And so, like you can`t really have a victim mentality and be successful in the NFL. It just doesn`t happen.

  • AZUZ: On Facebook, Jonathan wrote, the only problem I find with these, is one guy was a bully to the other.

  • And the other one was too much of a coward to stand up for himself.

  • We are also hearing from some of you.

  • On our blog, Brian wrote "I think Incognito took it too far. Why would you say racist remarks and threats to your teammate?"

  • AZUZ: Ricky Davis was a big Red Sox fun, but he doesn`t live in Boston.

  • Davis is from Tennessee.

  • And since he can`t get to the real Fenway Park without making a road trip, he built a fake Fenway on his property, where at least the outfield wall including Fenway`s famous green monster.

  • David says, he started the project at the end of the regular season and kept working as his team made its way to the title.

  • His wife, kids and grandkids all helped out too.

  • So, instead of this being a tedious project, you get the whole family involved and do it the Fenway.

  • But they had a ball. Plus, when you`re doing all the work yourself, no one can go on strike.

  • We`re out. I`m Carl Azuz. Have a great day.

  • END

CARL AZUZ, CNN ANCHOR: Missing masterpieces materialized in reflective relief from a lack of light.

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