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1 hr ago | York Press

a Motorist escaped injury when their car overturned into the River Foss in York this morning.

The black Volkswagen Polo came off Haxby Road and ended up on its side in slow-moving water at about 5.20am today.

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1 hr ago | York Press

Drop in the number of affordable homes built in York

In 2013 and 14 just 47 new affordable homes were completed in the city - down from 115 in 2012 and 13. Overall, the number of homes built fell by 28 percent - down from 482 to 345 over the same period.

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1 hr ago | York Press

Yorkshire Harvest drive begins to tackle food poverty issue

Yorkshire Harvest, run by local councils and media outlets including The Press, aims to help vital food-poverty projects across the region replenish their stocks.

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5 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

Young at Heart Readers Theatre Troupe remembers Sept. 11

The Young-at-Heart Readers Theater Troupe's presentation deals with the 9-11's events since it will be 13 years since they happened.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

HeraldNet

Death toll from heroin skyrockets in New York City

The number of people who died from unintentional heroin overdoses in New York City last year was the highest in a decade, according to data released last week by the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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New York Daily News

Trading work for workouts is a smart move

You can pay your way in to a number of New York studios by joining their cleanup crew.

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Watford Observer

The battle between the burka and the bikini

Her religious twin brother, her Islamic teachers, her first boyfriend, and the man who presented her with his three sons for her to choose her husband from - Nadia Manzoor plays 21 characters from her life in her comic, one-woman autobiographical show Burq Off , which she is bringing to London next month.

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Cape Gazette

Family-donated art by Howard Schroeder to be sold Sept. 20

The children of acclaimed Delaware artist Howard Schroeder are donating 37 never-before-seen Schroeder drawings, sketches and paintings for an exhibit and sale to benefit construction of the new Lewes Public Library.

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New York Daily News

Immigrants hope President Obama will end deportations

A town hall dubbed 'New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform" called on Obama to stop the 'inhumanity' of deportating undocumented immigrants at a rate of 1,100 a day Protesters angry with President Obama's immigration policy marched to the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, Ariz.

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New York Business.com

Union chief mobilizes nurses to fight hospitals

New York's biggest nurses union last week won a round in its fight to protect jobs at failing hospitals when a court temporarily stopped the state from transferring emergency services at Long Island College Hospital.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

New York Daily News

The peril at home

If they survive, they'll be home someday. For a preview of how an attack by ISIS could push the U.S. devastatingly toward radical security precautions, look to the clampdowns underway in Europe.

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EETimes

The Internet of Things Versus Slumlords

It is a sad fact of life that the disadvantaged are often victims of abuse, because they lack the resources to fight back.

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York Press

League tables grade hospital meals

"LEAGUE tables" judging the food given to hospital patients have shown the quality of meals varies significantly across the area.

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Albany Times Union

In Sandy turnaround test, NYC says it'll meet goal

In this April 11, 2013, file photo, a home in the process of being raised is seen in the Broad Channel section of Queens, New York.

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York Press

22.7m Park and Ride scheme finally complete

Work on the new park and ride Commission Air project has come to an end, hopefully ending congestion in the city.

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York Press

GP surgeries to merge

TWO GP surgeries in York with a total of 48,000 patients have announced plans to merge - in a move they say will improve services.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Courier News

LETTER: We - little people' need tax revenueLETTER: We - little...

LETTER: We 'little people' need tax revenue If the wealthy don't pay their share, everyone else suffers Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1ps8sXK Doug Bullock of Albany, N.Y., leads a rally outside the Capitol in Albany on Thursday, March 5, 2009.

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Hispanicmpr.com

New York journalist explores how an underdog might defeat the giant

We are impressed by size and strength, assuming giants, people or companies, should win in an encounter, according to Malcom Gladwell, a journalist and author.

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StreetsBlog.org

One City, By Bike: Huge Opportunities for NYC Cycling in the de Blasio Era

Jon Orcutt was NYC DOT's policy director from 2007 to 2014. He developed DOT's post-PlaNYC strategic plan, Sustainable Streets , oversaw creation of the Citi Bike program, and produced the de Blasio administration's Vision Zero Action Plan.

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Medical Daily

Fatal Heroin Overdoses Double In NYC: Could It Have Something To Do...

An unfortunate reality of drug abuse is progression. For example, when prescription opioid painkillers such as OxyContin become unavailable to the user, they will often turn to the more dangerous alternative, heroin, to fulfill their dependency.

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