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Your Week in Review: Nov. 1

The World Series, apologies about the problems surrounding the federal healthcare exchange website and Halloween festivities all caught our eye this week. The World Series, apologies about the problems surrounding the federal healthcare exchange website and Halloween festivities all caught our eye this week.

(RNN) - Boston celebrated on Wednesday after the Red Sox won the World Series.

The Red Sox beat the Cardinals 6-1 in Game Six. During the celebration in the streets, several people were arrested for unruly behavior.

Several federal officials have apologized for the major issues surrounding the rollout of the Affordable Care Act healthcare exchange website. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius testified in front of Congress this week.

Millions dressed up in costumes for Halloween on Thursday, many going door to door in neighborhoods looking for sweet treats.

Learn more about these stories and others in this week's Raycom News in Review.

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