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The Anniversary Of 9/11

Statement from Borough President Diaz regarding the anniversary of 9/11:
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U.S. Marks The 17th Anniversary Of 9/11 With Somber Tributes & A New Monument

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city....
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Google Doodle Celebrates America's Workers On Labor Day 2018

Google Doodle did not take the day off Monday, when it hailed the American worker on Labor Day....
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Staff Sergeant Ugarte Received A Battle Field Promotion

Staff Sergeant Ugarte received a battle field promotion from Sergeant to Staff Sergeant on July 1, 2018 by Lieutenant General Funk - the COMBINED JOINT TASK FORCE-OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE Commander for exceptional performance while deployed to Baghdad, Iraq....
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Happy Independence Day!

On January 20, 1961 John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address inspired Americans to see the importance of civic action and public service....
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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country....
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Remembering The Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger

Today, 31 years later, we remember the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger....
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Presidential Inauguration Of The 45th President Of The United States Of America Donald Trump

The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President. A public ceremony will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC....
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Martin Luther King Day

Today our nation pauses to honor a legend, an icon, and an American hero. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lifted up the conscience of our nation - a towering leader in his day, and a lasting inspiration for all generations to follow....
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White Man Beaten To Death With Hammers By Black Youths: Video

Did you know a 32-year-old white man was beaten to death with hammers by at least two black teens early Sunday morning, November 30, 2014, on Itaska Street in St. Louis? ...
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Compounding Injustice In Ferguson

You should know that in the wake of the November 24, 2014 Grand Jury ruling that Police Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for killing Michael Brown, demonstrations have erupted all of this nation - especially in Ferguson, Missouri....
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Bronx Letter Carrier Honored For Heroism

It was early Wednesday, December 18, 2013, and Jermaine Shirley could not wait to get to work....
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The Setup

In an effort to tell his story, Mr. Oliver Mitchell, the VA whistleblower from Los Angeles, reached out to The Bronx Times to share his accounts of the events surrounding his disclosure....
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Veterans Affairs Whistleblower

A Veteran and former Veterans Affairs employee turned whistleblower filed a complaint of retaliation and reprisal with the Office of Special Counsel against VA Officials at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center. ...
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Help Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

On Saturday, May 11, 2013, Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) will join forces with the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) to support Feeding America and help Stamp Out Hunger across America. Now in its 21st year, the annual food drive helps provide assistance to the millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table....
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The Bridge Fuel

To a geologist like me, it was most notable by its absence in the political campaigns that lurched to their conclusions in November. I’m talking about an energy plan with real teeth, one that addresses everything from national security to the cost of energy to greenhouse warming of the planet....
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Newtown, CT

The heinous incident in Newtown has a Grinch-like effect on this wonderful holiday season....
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The Vital Grid

Some say it is the most complicated machine we have ever built. We rely on it not just each day, but each moment of each day. It reaches into our homes, factories, offices and stores. And at times it is surprisingly fragile and subject to massive failure....
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