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Trending on Twitter in the suburbs and the city this morning: Lance Armstrong, Livestrong and Nike. Armstrong resigned today as chairman of his charity, and Nike canceled his contract. Even though #Nike dropped Lance Armstrong they need to continue the Live Strong movement. The cause its represent is far more… Read More →
Trending on Twitter in the suburbs and the city this morning: Citigroup and Pandit. Vikram Pandit, the CEO of Citigroup, resigned effective immediately today. Shocker at Citigroup as CEO Vikram Pandit Abruptly Resigns finance.yahoo.com/blogs/breakout… via @yahoofinance — Gregg Weiss (@greggweiss) October 16, 2012 Citigroup CEO suddenly steps down after decent… Read More →
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: Occupy Wall Street, a movement seeking social and economic justice, celebrates its one-year anniversary today. Events in Manhattan included marches and arrests. I have asked this question since this movement started and I cannot get a clear answer. What exactly… Read More →
Trending on Twitter in the suburbs and the city this morning: Occupy Wall Street and #s17. Today, Sept. 17, marks the one-year anniversary of the start of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Schedule of activities. I am here in defense of mother earthIt is why I #Occupy #S17 #climatechange #Fracking… Read More →
What people are talking about in 24 hours of LoHud.com: New York state is projecting it’ll start cash tolls around $14 when the new Tappan Zee Bridge opens in 2017, they told residents in Ramapo Thursday night. “$14? Are you nuts? I can see it now — everybody coming down… Read More →
Trending on Twitter in the suburbs and the city this morning: — GDP. The American economy grew at an annual rate of 1.5 percent, the slowest in a year, according to a report released Friday by the Commerce Department. It’s a sad day when Keith Richards is healthier than the… Read More →
Commentary on today’s news and opinion, from readers and newsmakers. Big Tobacco and the New York Association of Convenience Stores have sued the village of Haverstraw over a law that hides cigarettes from minors. Is this a violation of free speech, as the tobacco makers and convenience stores argue? Some… Read More →
State Sen. David Carlucci, D-New City, backs raising the minimum wage in a Community View published Sunday. He joins, among others, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, heavy hitters who also favor boosting the $7.25 New York minimum. But there is push back from other quarters. Carlucci discusses… Read More →