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1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

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Americans spend more than $9,000 apiece on health care every year. Ouch, you say.

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Hunter College, Dallas, TX, Medicare, Opinion

4 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Announces Nine Awards for Outstanding Performers in Energy Efficiency

September 15, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that seven public entities and two individuals in health, transportation and higher education from across New York State will be honored with the first BuildSmart NY Awards. The Awards recognize leadership and excellence in building energy performance and innovative uses of clean energy solutions in public facilities, ultimately driving down government operating expenses, saving taxpayers millions of dollars and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in support of a cleaner and greener environment for all New Yorkers.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, New York

9 hrs ago | The Republic

NYC's Roosevelt House: History and education

It's not as well-known as other historic sites associated with Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, but a six-story Manhattan town house where the Roosevelts lived for decades is reclaiming its place in history as a living testament to their legacy. The home was given to Franklin and Eleanor as a wedding gift in 1908 by FDR's mother, Sara Delano Roosevelt.

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Related Topix: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, History in the News, Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Wedding, Hunter College, Bill Clinton

12 hrs ago | Patch.com

Babylon Junior-Senior High School Welcomes New Administrators

This new school year, the Babylon Junior-Senior High School welcomed two new administrators, one new to the district and one familiar face. Following years of teaching earth science and AP environmental science at Glen Cove High School, Matthew S. Ryan has been appointed assistant principal of the junior-senior high school.

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Related Topix: Babylon, NY, Glen Cove, NY, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Queens College

20 hrs ago | Medical News Today

How the nose perceives common class of odors

Biologists claim that humans can perceive and distinguish a trillion different odors, but little is known about the underlying chemical processes involved. Biochemists at The City College of New York have found an unexpected chemical strategy employed by the mammalian nose to detect chemicals known as aldehydes.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Forward

Citing Shabbat, CUNY Graduate Students Delay Boycott Israel Vote

A student group at the City University of New York postponed a vote on a boycott resolution of Israel because it would have taken place on the Jewish Sabbath. About 100 people attended the meeting of the Doctoral Students' Council on Friday evening and debated the "Resolution for the Endorsement of Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Baruch College

SILive.com

Beauties galore on CSI campus for Sunday's 38th annual car show

From a 1924 two-speed Ford to a sweet 1964 Volkswagen Beetle in original dove blue and rows of gleaming Cadillacs, hundreds of classic cars are on display at the College of Staten Island for Sunday's 38th annual car show and flea market sponsored by the nonprofit Staten Island Region of the Antique Auto Club of America. Tony Mei of Prince's Bay, proud owner of this 1955 Ford Thunderbird.

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Related Topix: Ford Thunderbird, Coupe, Convertible, Ford, Volkswagen, Volkswagen Beetle, Hatchback, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, College of Staten Island

RedOrbit

New Study Shows Impact Of Movies On Dog Breed...

The effect of movies featuring dogs on the popularity of dog breeds can last up to ten years and is correlated with the general success of the movies, according to new research from the University of Bristol, the City University of New York, and Western Carolina University. The study, published September 10 in PLOS ONE , also found that movies' influence was strongest in the early twentieth century and has declined since.

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The Pelham Daily Voice

'Exclusionary' Mark For Pelham Manor In HUD Report Tops Week's News

A new group of six Westchester towns including Pelham Manor, have been labeled exclusionary in a new report by the federal monitor overseeing the county's affordable housing settlement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development . Although New Rochelle native Ray Rice has been released from the only professional football team he's ever played for , and was suspended indefinitely by the NFL after a video shows him knocking out his then-fiancee, not all residents of his hometown are prepared to give up on him.

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Related Topix: Pelham Manor, NY, New Rochelle, NY, Pelham, NY, Queens College

New York Daily News

Film fest heading to the Bronx

"City Island" director Raymond de Felitta, center, poses with actress Dominik Garcia-Lorido and actor Andy Garcia during a photocall for the movie "City Island" at the 35th American Film Festival, in Deauville, Normandy, France, 2009. De Felitta will appear at the "Yes the Bronx" film festival at Lehman College.

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Related Topix: City Island, Andy Garcia, Celebrities, Lehman College

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Genesee Country Express

Rough primary gives hope to Cuomo's foes

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's bumpy win in the Democratic primary is energizing his general election opponents, who said Wednesday that a little-known liberal challenger's better-than-expected showing exposed big problems for the governor within his own party. The governor traveled to Buffalo for a victory celebration with running mate Kathy Hochul as his campaign pivots to the general election.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Westchester County, NY, Howie Hawkins, Baruch College

Philadelphia Weekly

PW's Weekend Picks

A young man navigates a magical forest populated with fantastical creatures. 7:30pm.

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Make the World a Better Place

A Modest Proposal to Zionize American Academia

In the true spirit of capitalism, I've identified a niche in the academic market and plan to fill it. First, let's state the problem: the recent spate of campus firings from Yale to the University of Illinois have left schools in the messy position of having to rid themselves of controversial, undesirable prospective faculty and, God knows, sometimes even chaplains .

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Switched

African Lead Mine Poisons Children

From the screaming children being tested for lead in this African city, to the clouds of toxic dust blown across soccer fields, streets and courtyards, this is one of the world's worst lead poisoning epidemics. The lowest blood lead levels in nearly 300 children we tested in July were around 35 micrograms per deciliter -- six times above the acceptable level in the United States.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

SILive.com

The classics are coming back with 38th Annual Antique Car Show on Sunday

Car enthusiasts may want to clear their calendars on Sunday, when the Staten Island Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America hosts its 38th Annual Antique Car Show at the College of Staten Island. The show is expected to bring out over 500 antique, classic and high-performance cars, some nearly a century old, and will also feature a flea market, DJ entertainment, and refreshments.

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EurekAlert!

CCNY analysis explains rich bird biodiversity in Neotropics

Applying analyses designed by City College of New York biologist Mike Hickerson, a team of international researchers is challenging a commonly held view that explains how so many species of birds ended up in the Neotropics, an area rich in rain forest extending from Mexico to the southernmost tip of South America. It is home to the most bird species on Earth.

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Jerusalem Post

Grad students at New York university to vote on BDS

A student group at the City University of New York is set to discuss and vote on a proposed resolution calling for a boycott of Israel. The university's Doctoral Students' Council advertised the proposed resolution earlier this month ahead of a meeting scheduled for the evening of September 12. "The DSC hereby endorses the boycott of Israeli academic institutions and the divestment from Israeli companies, and calls for the end to the partnership between Baruch College and the College of Management Academic Studies," reads the text of the proposed resolution, titled "Resolution for the Endorsement of Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions."

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DNAInfo.com

16 Subway Lines Face Service Changes This Weekend

A and C trains, the M3 bus and free shuttle buses will provide alternative service. 2 Line - Brooklyn College-bound trains will run express from Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center to Franklin Avenue from 11:45 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Denver Post

Ex-CIA chief Petraeus, master of 'surge' in Iraq, gives 9/11 talk

Retired U.S. Gen. David Petraeus is expected to address national security threats - and President Obama's stepped-up approach against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria - during a Sept.

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New York Daily News

Queens College shows off its Warhol collection

Edward Powers assistant professor of art at Queens College, and Amy Winter curator of the college's Godwin-Ternbach Museum discuss the new exhibit focused on the work of artist Andy Warhol. Visions of an electric chair drenched in psychedelic colors, giant Campbell's soup cans and a silkscreen portrait of boxing great Muhammad Ali provide a glimpse into the complex, artistic mind of Andy Warhol.

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