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  • LIers Get FEMA Aid; Man Arrested For Threatening LIPA Arraigned

    LIers Get FEMA Aid; Man Arrested For Threatening LIPA Arraigned
    Police arrested Walter Murphy, 46, of Hicksville, who was so fed up he had no power he called and threatened the Long Island Power Authority. He was arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Aggravated Harrassment according to Nassau County Police. Murphy was...
  • Legislators release office budgets

    Members of both houses of the California Legislature recently released their updated office budgets amid pressure from government groups and news organizations to make the data available to the public. Assembly members released their figures for all of...
  • Gov. Cuomo Announces More Federal Help For Irene Victims

    Gov. Cuomo Announces More Federal Help For Irene Victims
    Help is on the way via federal assistance for homeowners, renters and small businesses in other counties where Hurricane Irene has done serious to catastrophic property damage. Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement Saturday. "I thank FEMA for swiftly...
  • Financing extra learning

    Financing extra learning
    If you find that your financial aid will not cover extra learning opportunities, such as J-Terms (January terms), summer terms, and study abroad programs, don't worry. Here are some tips that will help you make it happen. 1. Plan ahead. Visit your...
  • Baltimore housing authority says it won't pay millions in lead poisoning judgments

    Baltimore housing authority says it won't pay millions in lead poisoning judgments
    Antonio Fulgham can barely read or write. The 21-year-old from West Baltimore has been deemed "mentally retarded," with bleak job prospects. He blames his plight on lead poisoning he suffered as a toddler while growing up amid flaking paint in two...
  • From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides

    From City Hall, Schaefer battled national tides
    Stanley Zerden remembers a time in the 1970s when Oldtown held promise. Largely burned out by the 1968 riots, the area became a focus for then-Mayor William Donald Schaefer, who closed blocks of Gay Street to cars and created a revolutionary concept...
  • Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers

    Shared grant helps five schools prepare special education teachers
    With more children being diagnosed with disabilities and the goal of inclusive classrooms firmly in place, the special education landscape continues to progress. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 1 in every 110 children in the...
  • Bill aims to simplify financial aid

    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La CaƱada Flintridge) introduced legislation that could help streamline the financial aid process for community college students and improve access to government aid programs. The bill would establish a three-year pilot...
  • Malloy Signs Bill Allowing Gun Rights to be Restored to Those With Sketchy Mental-Health Histories

    You'd have to be crazy to let someone who'd been put in a mental institution or declared mentally incompetent to ever have their right to own guns restored, right? Not according to the Connecticut General Assembly. At the urging of Congress (properly...
  • The peril of cutting Pell Grants

    The peril of cutting Pell Grants
    For much of the early history of the U.S., college was only for a small segment of society, the elite. As the need for more practical education and broader access to higher education became apparent if the United States was going to fully develop its...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-up

    The following is from the Sept. 18 City Council meeting. Mayor Jane Egly absent due to a death in her family. * EXTRAORDINARY BUSINESS Mayor Pro Tem Verna Rollinger presented a proclamation honoring the Beautification Council on its Diamond Jubilee and...