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Washington, DC – +House Committee Blocking Dubai Co. Port Deal+

March 8, 2006 at 06:05 PM
Washington, DC - +House Committee Blocking Dubai Co. Port Deal+ A House committee has voted to block a Dubai company from taking control of some U.S. port operations, defying a veto threat by President Bush. U/D: 03/09/06 14:08 The Dubai-owned company has decided to give up its management stake in some U.S. ports...

New York – Six Flags Loss Widens

March 8, 2006 at 06:03 PM
New York - Six Flags Inc. said its fourth-quarter loss widened as the theme park operator restructured operations under a new management. The company posted a net loss applicable to common stock of $144.5 million. The company recently went through a shake-up on its board and in top management after investor Daniel Snyder won a long-running battle for the company‘s control...

Williamsburg, Brooklyn +Missing Child+

March 8, 2006 at 05:03 PM
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY +Missing Child+ A 6-year-old Child is missing for the last few hours name of the child is Pinches Gurtner, Williamsburg Shomrim Patrol is organizing the search from Franklin between Flushing and Park Avenue. U/D: 17:17 Good job by Williamsburg Shomrim Patrol they found the child on Franklin...

New York Area Airports To Get “Invisible Fences”

March 8, 2006 at 04:42 PM
New York area airports are getting an extra layer of protection, the same technology used to protect airports in Baghdad is coming to New York. Over the next two years, the Port Authority said it will install a comprehensive new security system at Newark, Kennedy, LaGuardia and Teterboro airports, for the price of $138 million. The web of fiber optics, radar, infrared imaging, motion detectors...

NYC Goes After Smokers Who Bought Cigarettes On Internet

March 8, 2006 at 03:48 PM
New York, NY - Thousands of New Yorkers who bought cigarettes on the Internet without paying sales taxes will be reordered to pay a collective $33 million that went unpaid. City lawyers say New York loses millions of dollars a year from unpaid taxes on Internet cigarette purchases. They have gone after the online dealers with a series of lawsuits in recent years...

Fort Lauderdale, FL – Woman Sues Walgreens Over Prescription Label

March 8, 2006 at 03:35 PM
Fort Lauderdale, FL - A Palm Beach woman is suing Walgreens, saying that when she picked up a prescription she found an extra message attached in the section reserved for patient information -- ``CrAzY!!'' Mrs. Karp, said the prescription she picked up last week for the sleep aid Ambien also said, ``She's really a psycho!!! Do not say her name too loud, never mention her meds by name & try...

Danville, KY – Vandals Spray Paint Swastika And Racial Slurs On High School

March 8, 2006 at 01:21 PM
Danville, KY - Dozens of hateful messages littered Danville High School base. School officials worked to clean the most offensive material away, but the bitter taste of hate still lingers, say community leaders. A Jewish professor at Centre College in Danville says the images are incredibly offensive.  School officials also said they are disturbed by the graphic nature of the material...

Manhattan, NY +Ballon Hanging From Building+

March 8, 2006 at 11:58 AM
Manhattan, NY +Ballon Hanging From Building+ NYPD of the 19th Pct are invastigating and are requesting Aviation to East 75th Street and 2nd Avenue for a large 20 foot ballon that's tied and hanging from the building with some people on the roof of the location...

Chicago – Farrakhan Aide Fights Back Bias Claim By Jewish Members Of The Anti-Discrimination Panel

March 8, 2006 at 11:13 AM
Chicago - A Nation of Islam official who is on the Governor's Commission on Discrimination and Hate Crimes, a state anti-discrimination panel. Said it is "ridiculous" to get criticize for recent remarks by nation leader Louis Farrakhan that "were perceived by some as anti-Semitic," and critics should "leave me alone." Jewish members of the state panel quit, following a Farrakhan speech in...

Borough Park +Pedestrian Struck+

March 8, 2006 at 10:54 AM
Borough Park, Brooklyn, NY +Pedestrian Struck+ A motor vehicle accident in Boro Park, Brooklyn with a female pedestrian that was struck at 10th Avenue and 44th Street and is unconscious at this time, Hatzola on the scene requesting ALS to respond. U/D: 12:13 Aided is in the E.R. in very likely condition at Luthern Hospital. NYPD Highway-2 A.I.S. requested to location...

Monsey, NY +Fire At Monsey Park Home For Adults+

March 8, 2006 at 10:44 AM
Monsey, NY +Fire At Monsey Park Home For Adults+ A fire in the bathroom of the Monsey Park Home for Adults at 15 Monsey Blvd, PD on scene requesting the fire inspector, and M/A Engine from Spring Valley to the scene, the building is being evacuated...

Baghdad, Iraq – +Dozens Kidnapped+

March 8, 2006 at 09:46 AM
Baghdad, Iraq - +Dozens Kidnapped+ Gunmen in camouflage uniforms have stormed a private security company and kidnapped dozens of employees...

Tucson, AZ – Rabbi Will Lead Kosher Shopping Trip

March 8, 2006 at 09:16 AM
Tucson, AZ - Jewish people in the Tucson area who have trouble figuring out how to shop kosher are invited to a free grocery shopping excursion with the rabbi. Rabbi Eidletz, head of the national Kosher Information Bureau will lead a grocery-shopping trip on Sunday at the Safeway Shopping Center at Sunrise Drive. Eidletz will explain kosher symbols and identify food additives and other...

Thompson, NY – Temporarily Halt On Bungalow Construction

March 8, 2006 at 08:31 AM
Thompson, NY - The Town which is home to a large number of summer bungalow colonies, has put a temporary halt on construction of new bungalows. The town board last night imposed a six-month moratorium to give council members the opportunity to review the situation, said Town Supervisor Cellini. "At our last planning board meeting, we had nine items on the agenda and eight of them were either...

New York – Fulani Lawsuit Against Independence Party Dismisses

March 8, 2006 at 08:14 AM
New York, NY - A Supreme Court in Brooklyn, dismissed a lawsuit brought by Dr. Fulani against the Independence Party of New York seeking to overturn the Independence Party's actions in disbanding the Organizations in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx. These county organizations were disbanded due to their affiliation with Fulani who has been criticized for her anti-Semitic remarks "that Jews are...

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