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Last week, state Sen. Todd Kaminsky filed legislation requiring the commissioner of the New York State Department of Health to study and regulate 1,4-dioxane, a chemical likely to be carcinogenic, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Last year, the EPA released a report, citing dioxane was found in many water supply systems on Long Island. more
The American Revolution might never have happened if social media had existed in the 1770s. George Washington might have vented his fury at the Brits on his Facebook page. more
Like him or not, President Obama will always be remembered as a transformational figure. The 44th president, the first African-American, is a tremendous orator who promised . . . more
This is the time of year when families across the country are struggling to find the right colleges for their soon-to-graduate sons and daughters. There’s some promising news on the horizon for some of those students . . . more
Dec. 14, 2013. It was nail-biting cold. The sort of cold that foreshadowed snowflakes in the coming days but still coddled them in gray-blanketed skies. more
Bullish? Bearish? Last week The New York Times featured an article in which “top investors” offered their predictions for the economy in the coming year. more
It’s amazing what President-elect Donald Trump can accomplish with just 140 characters. His use of Twitter has drawn criticism from the mainstream media as well as Democrats on Capitol Hill, but . . . more
Before you swallow that éclair, perhaps you want to consider the rest of your life. It seems a fitting time, as 2016 turns toward 2017 . . . more
There is no denying the strained relationship President Obama has always had with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Why Obama has not made more efforts with our one of our greatest allies . . . more
To have predicted Donald Trump’s stunning Nov. 8 victory, one only needed to rewind time 22 years, to 1994 –– the year low-fi-alternative musician Beck released “Loser.” Most folks probably don’t recall . . . more
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