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Parents hesitant about NRA armed schools proposal

MIAMI (AP) — The reactions of parents, teachers and school administrators ranged from hesitation to anger on Friday after a proposal by the nation’s largest gun-rights lobby to put an armed police officer in every school.


Hurricane Sandy: the Superstorm

After Sandy, ‘a miracle’ on Minnesota Ave.

LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — It’s the story of a miracle for a displaced family after Hurricane Sandy. The text from Sister Diane at St. Ignatius Martyr church was as odd as it was urgent: “A man is going to call. You must answer the phone.”


NY subway victim’s daughter: ‘What’s done is done’

NEW YORK (AP) — The daughter of a man pushed in front of a subway train and photographed a split-second before his death said it “would have been great” if someone had helped her father but “what’s done is done.”


Superstorm priorities for some include saving pets

NEW YORK (AP) – Superstorm Sandy drove New York and New Jersey residents from their homes, destroyed belongings and forced them to find shelter for themselves – and for their pets. Owners recounted tales of […]


Bloomberg: Gas rationing eases fuel crunch in NYC

  NEW YORK (AP) – Mayor Michael Bloomberg says odd-even rationing seems to have eased the post-storm gasoline crunch in New York City, but he’s not sure when he’ll lift the restriction. The system began […]


Thousands still without power after Sandy

NEW YORK (AP) – The head of the power company that serves New York’s Long Island says he understands the “frustration,” as tens of thousands of homes and businesses are still without power, two weeks […]


Gas rationing brings shorter lines in New York

NEW YORK (AP) – One man filling up his minivan today in Manhattan says the lines are a lot shorter than they were a couple of days ago. It’s the first day of a gasoline […]


Power crews are making progress after storms

(AP) – People in the Northeast are seeing some progress following back-to-back storms. For the first time in 11 days, almost all of Connecticut’s homes and businesses have power. Fewer than 20,000 New York City […]


USDA sending food aid to Sandy victims

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Agriculture Department is sending food aid to victims of Superstorm Sandy. USDA announced Monday that the department is working with the state of New York and local food banks to distribute […]


More commuter options for New York

NEW YORK (AP) – More subway and rail lines are opening up today for New York commuters. And the Holland Tunnel from New Jersey is open to buses. The power company serving New York says […]





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