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11 hrs ago | Credit.com

I Got a Credit Card Offer in the Mail. Now What?

Perhaps you just received a credit card offer in the mail, or were handed one in the airport, or at the cash register in your favorite store.

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Related Topix: Marketing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Sullivan County BOCES gets $400,000 to launch classroom behavior program

Sullivan County BOCES will receive a federal grant of nearly $400,000 for various projects, including the development of a team designed to address challenging behavioral needs in the classroom.

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Related Topix: Sullivan County, NY, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Journal Gazette

New interest in long-denied honor

In this July 10, 2014 file photo, a statue of Henry Johnson is displayed in the Arbor Hill neighborhood in Albany, N.Y. The secretary of defense has recommended awarding a posthumous Medal of Honor to the black soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France during World War I. Sen. Charles Schumer ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Albany, NY

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Newsday

NYC doesn't need fearmongers in NYPD

US Senator Charles Schumer leads a rally style press conference welcoming Democratic National Committee officials to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Aug. 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Opinion

CNN

How companies shrink their taxes

Indeed, there are many ways to achieve tax savings when an American company decides to reincorporate in a foreign country through a process known as " inversion ."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

New York Business.com

Morning 10: NYT passes on Cuomo | School safety labor contract | Police misconduct oversight

Stating that "state government remains as subservient to big money as ever" and that Gov. Andrew Cuomo "resisted ... opportunities to fix it," The New York Times did not endorse the incumbent for the Democratic primary on Sept 9. The paper's editorial board also declined to endorse Zephyr Teachout, Mr. Cuomo's opponent, noting that she lacked ... (more)

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Publishing, Media, New Times, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York, New York Government

Government Executive

It Could Get a Lot Harder for Social Security to Close Field Officers

A bill awaiting Congress when it returns from its August recess would attempt to slow field office closures at the Social Security Administration, an agency that has shuttered more than 60 facilities in recent years.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rochester Business Journal

Crosman approved as foreign trade subzone, may add jobs

Bloomfield-based Crosman Corp. has received federal approval for a foreign trade subzone; a move that could result in additional jobs.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Ontario County, NY

CBS Atlanta

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

17. . This image released by Fox shows Griffin Gluck, left, and Octavia Spencer from the "Red Band Society," premiering Sept.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Case Western Reserve University, Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, New York

News9 Oklahoma City

Jerusalem police search for missing US student

New York assemblyman Dov Hikind addresses a gathering as he stands near a photograph of Aaron Sofer, 23, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Lakewood, N.J. .

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Lakewood, NJ, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Middle East, Air Accidents

NBC29

NY teen gets 5 to 15 years for wreck that killed 4

A New York City teenager involved in a fiery crash on a Long Island roadway that killed his four friends is set to be sentenced.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Burning Man, Arts, Air Accidents, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Virginia

Stars and Stripes

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

The secretary of defense has recommended awarding a posthumous Medal of Honor to a black soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France during World War I. Sen. Charles Schumer says Tuesday that Chuck Hagel has sent Congress a letter saying Sgt.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

SILive.com

$56 million in federal funds coming to Midland, New Dorp beaches to ease flooding

Some 24 acres of Bluebelt in Midland Beach will benefit from $33 million in U.S. Department of Agriculture funding to the city Department of Environmental Protection, Sen. Charles Schumer and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, United States Department of Agriculture, Flood, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Counterpunch

Voters Beware: Schumer vs. Democracy

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

WNEM-TV Saginaw

Fitbit: We don't sell personal data

Fitbit, the maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices, said Friday that it does not sell personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer.

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Washington Square News

NYU Langone awarded grant for Sandy damages

NYU Langone Medical Center will receive $1.13 billion as a form of financial support for the damages caused to several buildings, study spaces and laboratories at the institution by Superstorm Sandy.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Aug 23, 2014

McGraw-Hill Construction

Sandy-Hit Region Is on the Mend but Still in Need

By many accounts, the perception is that federal, state and local relief funds in the wake of Superstorm Sandy have been much too slow to trickle down to the people and projects that need them.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, FEMA

Daily Kos

Zephyr Teachout Runs for Governor

Though I did not have anywhere near the infrastructure to get ballot signatures as Zephyr Teachout did for a Statewide race, I commend her for challenging the status quo in the upcoming Democratic gubernatorial primary.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Liberal Political News

WTEN-TV Albany

Here's the latest New York news from The Associated Press

A parole board has again declined to release John Lennon's killer. It's the eighth time 59-year-old Mark David Chapman has been denied parole.

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Related Topix: Associated Press, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Albany, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Fort Drum, NY

Fri Aug 22, 2014

CBS Local

San Francisco-Based Fitness Device Maker 'Fitbit' Denies Selling Personal Data

The maker of a popular line of wearable fitness-tracking devices says it has never sold personal data to advertisers, contrary to concerns raised by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

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