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STAND WITH ISRAEL

New York Stands with Israel Rally Monday, Jul, 28, 2014 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM Join thousands of your fellow Jews for a community-wide rally in support of Israel. When: Monday, July 28th at 12:30 PM ...
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INTO MAGIC?

An interestingly named establishment in Bangkok.
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SASSY CAT!

Charon Cat Lotte World -- Seoul, Korea
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MY FIRST CLASS ESCORT

An Asiana Airlines rep escorts First Class passengers to a dedicated bypass lane that leads to the airport's security and immigration areas. (The same lane used by flight crews.) Seoul, Korea ...
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PUHOI VALLEY

A great little cheese store in Puhoi. (Enjoyed the tasting. Was quite decadent.) Puhoi Valley
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ASIANA BREAKFAST STARTERS

Fresh fruit, cereal and yogurt On a recent Asiana Airlines flight from ICN to JFK.
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BLAH, BLAH ... BLAH, BLAH, BLAH

A scene from Pompeii (in Korean). As seen on a recent Asiana Airlines flight....
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CAKE'S ON SALE!

15% Off Shinsegae Department Store Seoul, Korea
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RED COCONUT?

@ Taveuni Palms, Fiji The in-room floral arrangements at this resort were simply spectacular. (This is a photo of just one of four vases that were in my villa.) The red coconut is how housekeeping ...
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ASTORINO @ LINDENHURST MOOSE LODGE

Bob Astorino -- candidate for Governor of New York -- is scheduled to appear at this event (@ The Loyal Order of Moose Lodge) on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, from 6:30-8:30PM. MORE INFO HERE
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60 MILLION SMOKERS?

Tens of millions on the line From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Most Americans don’t use tobacco, and are healthier for it. But ...
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EAST ENDERS FOR ASTORINO

Bob Astorino -- GOP candidate for Governor of the State of New York -- will be pressing the flesh out @ East by Northeast, Montauk, New York -- on July 31, 2014, 6-8 PM.
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BE FOREVER GRAFFITI FREE

Borough President Diaz Encourages Bronxites to Enroll in 'Forever Graffiti Free Program' Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is urging all property owners to enroll in the City’s ...
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STOP FIRE HYDRANT ABUSE!

Department of Environmental Protection Launches 2014 Summer Fire Hydrant Abuse Prevention Campaign HEAT Outreach Program has Helped Reduce Reports of Illegally Opened Hydrants by More Than 50 Percent ...
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THEY LET DOWN THEIR GUARDS

COMPTROLLER SCOTT M. STRINGER REACHES $1.3 MILLION PREVAILING WAGE SETTLEMENT WITH ALLIEDBARTON SECURITY SERVICES Employees received underpayments of up to $26,000 per worker New York City Comptroller ...
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STAY@ HOME MAMMOTHS & MASTODONS

Mammoth and Mastodon Behavior Was Less Roam, More Stay at Home UC research on mammoths and mastodons could benefit modern-day elephants. Their scruffy beards weren't ironic, but there are reasons ...
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WHAT WAS THE EMERGENCY?

Personnel Hospital worker did not respond timely. A respiratory therapist was charged with insubordination, neglect of duty, and unbecoming conduct. ALJ Faye Lewis found that respondent neglected his ...
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WATCH THE UV

Health Department Reminds New Yorkers to Avoid Excessive UV Exposure When Outdoors or Using Tanning Machines Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and is on the rise The ...
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NOT SWEET 2 EAT

Whole Foods Market Recalls Made-In-Store Items Prepared With Stone Fruit Voluntarily Recalled by Wawona Packing Co. Due to Whole Foods Market has recalled made-in-store items prepared with organic and ...
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DEATH THREAT II

Don't you think my people are having way too much fun here?
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CIRCLING EARTH CIRCLE

Earth Circle Organics Recalls Organic Carob Powder for Possible Salmonella Contamination Earth Circle Organics, (River Canyon Retreat, Inc., dba) has been notified by its supplier of a recall of ...
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WENDY WANTS ACCESS TO THE POLLS

Texas is a big state. There are over 13 million registered voters, representing every perspective you can think of — and we’re registering new voters every day. Our democracy is better ...
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RAPFOGEL MUST PAY

Comptroller DiNapoli and Attorney General Schneiderman Announce Sentencing of Former Met Council Director William Rapfogel Sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 Years in Prison and Ordered to Pay $3 Million in ...
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DID ANDREW ABUSE THE PUBLIC TRUST?

Lucas, [This] New York Times article was a disturbing account of how Governor Cuomo's staff interfered with the allegedly independent work of the Moreland Commission – a panel he set up to ...
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TURNING WASTE INTO PROFIT

SCHUMER PUSHES NEW TAX CREDIT THAT WOULD ENABLE NY’S GREEK YOGURT MAKERS & COTTAGE CHEESE PRODUCERS TO TURN HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF POUNDS OF WASTE INTO A NEW SOURCE OF PROFIT & ENERGY ...
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NO STOPPING HER?

This has always been a campaign about people. It’s about how we can make a difference and shape the future of our great state. And today, together, we’ve reached another important ...
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PREYED ON STRUGGLING HOMEOWNERS

A.G. Schneiderman Serves Notice Of Intent To Sue Long Island Companies And Their Principal In Joint Federal-State Mortgage Rescue Fraud Sweep Attorney General Joins CFPB, FTC & States In Sweep ...
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"A PSYCHIATRIC DEFENSE WILL FAIL"

Newman Ferrara attorney -- Professor Randolph McLaughlin -- is quoted in this News12 report: Accused Pelham shooting spree officer Brendan Cronin back in court Originally published: July 24, 2014 The ...
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CHEERLEADING @ MOKDONG

Had the opportunity to catch a baseball game while in Korea. (Different from a US game. The fans are extremely animated.)
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NOODLE CCOCCO

Ccocco? Stopped in for lunch. (Noodles were OK. Not great.) Gangnam -- Seoul, Korea
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IT DIDN'T SAY SAUSAGE

Spanish omelet with organic vegetables.... was loaded with pork. (It was even mixed into the eggs.) Asiana Airlines breakfast
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RITZ CARLTON CAKES

Oh My Gosh!! Seoul, Korea
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MUST IT! ITEM

Something's a "MUST IT! Item" @ a store in Seoul (Korea).
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FIRST CLASS FRUIT (& CHEESE)

On a recent Asiana Airlines flight....
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GO HERE KITTY

"Fun ways to spend your days!" (?) Hello Kitty toilet seats and related paraphenalia. Seoul, Korea
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SOFITEL SALMON

Smoked Salmon, Ham & Pastrami Sofitel Auckland (The rooms stunk, but the salmon sure was good.)
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CLASSICAL DANCE?

Four Freedoms Park Conservancy cordially invites you to a special one-time performance by the acclaimed tomgolddance Tuesday, August 19, 2014 $75 - Rows 1-6 $45 - Rows 7-15 Since opening in 2012, ...
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WHAT SMOKING DOES

Seeing what smoking does From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I’m Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. Smoking leads to lung cancer, other kinds of cancer, and heart disease. But ...
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de CASTRO'S FRED HO

An homage to the award-winning avant-garde jazz composer, Asian American author and political activist, FRED HO’S LAST YEAR captures the unapologetic Fred Ho in an unbelievable year as he fights ...
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"AB CIRCLE PRO" PUT-ON PENALTY

FTC Sends Refund Checks Totaling $9.3 Million to Nearly 200,000 Consumers Who Bought ‘Ab Circle Pro’ Device Commercials Claimed just Three Minutes a Day would Make You Thin An ...
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WRONGFULLY FIRED APPRENTICE

Sheet Metal Union Resolves Race-Based Discharge from Apprenticeship Program with EEOC Local 25 Discharged Black Apprentice Due to Race Despite Long-Standing Ruling on Prior Discriminatory Acts, ...
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CHILLING REFRIGERANT USE

EPA Warning: Recharging Air Conditioners with Wrong Refrigerant Poses Injury and Fire Risks The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is cautioning homeowners, manufacturers of propane-based ...
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LIED ABOUT LOST SPRAY CAN (& BATON)?

Personnel Enforcement agent failed to report missing chemical spray can. An enforcement agent was charged with failing to report a missing chemical spray canister and baton, and making false ...
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HE'S DOING BETTER THAN NIXON & G.W. BUSH

Obama Averages 43.2% Job Approval in 22nd Quarter Slight improvement from 42.4% average in 21st quarter by Jeffrey M. Jones PRINCETON, NJ -- President Barack Obama averaged 43.2% job approval during ...
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CHOKING CHOKEHOLDS

What You Should Know By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District 718-991-3161 Another Choke Hold, Another Killing You should know that on Thursday, July 17, 2014, Staten Island ...
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CHALK IT UP TO BAD LUCK

“Moral victories” might spare you from losing again It's human nature to hate losing. Unfortunately, it’s also human nature to overreact to a loss, potentially abandoning a solid ...
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NOT GOOD FOR AMERICAN HEALTH

American Health Packaging Announces the Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Ibuprofen Tablets, USP, 600 mg, 100 Hospital Unit Dose and Oxcarbazepine Tablets, 300 mg, 100 Hospital Unit Dose American Health ...
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HALF-BAKED?

Wegmans Issues Voluntary Recall of Bakery Products That May Contain Fresh Peaches, Nectarines and Plums Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is voluntarily recalling several in-store baked desserts that may ...
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PAT ROBERTS MAY BE NEXT

Fellow Conservatives: Eric Cantor's defeat in Virginia has the Washington establishment concerned that the grassroots could rise up and defeat them too. Nobody is more worried about this than U.S. ...
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DINAPOLI'S HAPPY WITH AAA

July 23, 2014 New York State Comptoller Thomas P. DiNapoli Statement on Standard & Poor's Upgrade of NYS General Obligation Bonds "Today’s bond rating upgrade from Standard & ...
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