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Federal Regulations Make Flying with Pets Safer

Federal Regulations Make Flying with Pets Safer

Jack the cat, Mocha, Rocket, and Bea are just the few names of animals that have died while traveling on an airline carrier. New federal regulations are now making it safer for pets to travel. Starting in January the Department […]

by · August 27, 2014 · Domestic News, News, Pets
Earthquake Rocks California Bay Area

Earthquake Rocks California Bay Area

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit the San Francisco area causing widespread damage and injuries as reported by the New York Times: NAPA, Calif. — A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 hit the San Francisco Bay Area early […]

by · August 24, 2014 · Domestic News
Missouri National Guard Withdrawing from Ferguson

Missouri National Guard Withdrawing from Ferguson

BRONX CHRONICLE – Missouri’s Governor Jay Nixon ordered National Guard troops to withdraw from Ferguson after a night of calm and peaceful demonstrations Wednesday night. The small St. Louis suburb has been plagued with violent riots due to police fatally shooting an […]

by · August 21, 2014 · Domestic News, News
New Grant Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool

New Grant Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool

Last week, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell and Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced that applications are now available for the $250 million Preschool Development Grants competition. The goal of Preschool Development Grants is to support states – including […]

by · August 19, 2014 · Domestic News
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson announces the name of Officer Darren Wilson as the man who shot and killed Michael Brown, 18, last Saturday.

Police Officer Identified in Fatal Ferguson Shooting

The Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year old Michael Brown in a suburban St. Louis street has been identified Friday as Darren Wilson. After a week of intense public protests and aggressive police response, the Ferguson Police Department finally […]

by · August 15, 2014 · Domestic News, News
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The News Of The Day: Mall in The Bronx, Chaos In Missouri

We will be posting coverage of the new opening of the Mall at Bay Plaza at lunchtime after we return from the ribbon cutting ceremony.  (Pictures and video folks! It’ll be like you were there! I’ll do my best!” That […]

by · August 14, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News
Lauren Bacall, Bronx Native, Dead At 89

Lauren Bacall, Bronx Native, Dead At 89

Born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx, Lauren Bacall went on to become a global star of screen and stage.  She exemplified her home borough, with her combination of toughness and grace, beauty and intensity. While she has made her home a […]

by · August 13, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News
Beloved Actor Robin Williams Dies in Apparent Suicide

Beloved Actor Robin Williams Dies in Apparent Suicide

Robin Williams, beloved actor and comedian, was found dead in his Tiburon, California home this afternoon. The Marin County Sheriff Corner’s department suspect suicide due to asphyxiation. Williams’ body was discovered unconscious by a family member who placed a call to […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Domestic News, Entertainment, News
100,000 Jobs Mission Companies Hire Over 160,000 Veterans Through Second Quarter 2014

100,000 Jobs Mission Companies Hire Over 160,000 Veterans Through Second Quarter 2014

Companies in the 100,000 Jobs Mission hired a total of 161,752 U.S. military veterans through the second quarter of 2014. In addition, the coalition has grown from 11 founding members to 165 companies that represent almost every industry in the […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Business, Domestic News, Local News
New Improved Access For Federal Direct PLUS Loan Programs: US Dept. of Ed.

New Improved Access For Federal Direct PLUS Loan Programs: US Dept. of Ed.

As part of an effort to ensure more families can afford a higher education and promote the responsible use of taxpayer dollars, the U.S. Department of Education proposed new regulations last week that will update eligibility standards and improve access […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Business, Domestic News
NCAA Reacts To O’Bannon Decision On Player Compensation

NCAA Reacts To O’Bannon Decision On Player Compensation

“We disagree with the Court’s decision that NCAA rules violate antitrust laws. We note that the Court’s decision sets limits on compensation, but are reviewing the full decision and will provide further comment later. As evidenced by yesterday’s Board of […]

by · August 10, 2014 · Domestic News, Sports
Larry King Eats Marijuana Baked Good On National TV

Larry King Eats Marijuana Baked Good On National TV

Yes folks, this indeed did actually happen this week. #californiaisnotnewyork Video via E! News.  

by · August 10, 2014 · Domestic News
Cute Kid Who Grabbed Alligator Recovering Successfully

Cute Kid Who Grabbed Alligator Recovering Successfully

Don’t mess with this kid. “I was just playing with it and I didn’t know what happened….” “…Finally, I had enough strength left to pry its jaw open a little.” That’s where he got the stratches apparently, folks.

by · August 10, 2014 · Domestic News
President Addresses Iraqi Attacks In Address To The Nation (Video/Transcript)

President Addresses Iraqi Attacks In Address To The Nation (Video/Transcript)

This week, I authorized two operations in Iraq.  First, I directed our military to take action to protect our American diplomats and military advisors serving in the city of Erbil.  In recent days, terrorist forces neared the city.  Thursday night, […]

by · August 10, 2014 · Domestic News, World News
2014 US Peace Memorial Peace Prize Awarded to CODE PINK

2014 US Peace Memorial Peace Prize Awarded to CODE PINK

2014 PEACE PRIZE Awarded toCODEPINK The US Peace Memorial Foundation has awarded its 2014 Peace Prize to CODEPINK Women for Peace “In Recognition of Inspirational Antiwar Leadership and Creative Grassroots Activism.” Michael Knox, Chair of the Foundation, presented the award on Thursday, […]

by · August 9, 2014 · Domestic News