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Harris, NY – Catskill Regional Begins Building New ER

May 29, 2010 at 11:34 PM
Harris, NY - Catskill Regional Medical Center is about to start construction on an expansion of the Harris campus emergency room that hospital officials say will allow it to treat more patients more quickly. The expansion will increase the emergency room's space to 17,500 square feet from 7,500, and will increase the bays to 16 from nine, including a pediatric bay and four new fast-track bays...

Washington – Analysis: Obama’s Priority? More Than An Oil Mess

May 29, 2010 at 11:01 PM
Washington - President Barack Obama keeps reassuring the nation that stopping the Gulf oil spill and limiting the fallout on the region are his top priority. Yet so is protecting the country against attack. And getting people back to work. Presidencies usually don't allow for a dominant priority — just a list of priorities. During another hectic week, Obama made this promise: "This...

New York – Wal-Mart Begins Price Wars With Sharp Cuts

May 29, 2010 at 10:45 PM
New York - Wal-Mart is counting on $1 ketchup bottles and sub-$4 cases of Coke to get its low-price mojo back. The sharp cuts at its U.S. Walmart stores, which came ahead of Memorial Day weekend, have already pushed rivals such as Target into price wars. And the markdowns are expected to keep coming throughout the summer. They're one of the boldest moves the world's largest retailer is...

Lakewood, NJ – Candidate for Township Committee ON AIR With Zev Brenner [Audio Replay]

May 29, 2010 at 10:30 PM
Lakewood, NJ - Robert W. Singer of Bellevue Avenue faces a challenge for the Republican nomination for his re-election to the Township Committee from Harold Herskowitz Herskowitz of Cedar Row is trying to upset Singer’s bid for the GOP nod for one seat on the committee. Herskowitz was interviewed on the Zev Brenner show on 570 am New York. This motzoie shabbos at 12:15. He was...

Covington, LA – BP’s Top Kill Effort Fails to Plug Gulf Oil Leak; Obama: It’s Heartbreaking

May 29, 2010 at 10:10 PM
Covington, LA - BP admitted defeat Saturday in its attempt to plug the Gulf of Mexico oil leak by pumping mud into a busted well, but is readying yet another approach after repeated failures to stop the crude that's fouling marshland and beaches. BP PLC Chief Operating Officer Doug Suttles said the company determined the "top kill" had failed after it spent three days pumping heavy drilling...

United Nations – NPT Nations: Israel Must Submit to Nuclear Inspection, US Rejects

May 29, 2010 at 10:00 PM
United Nations - After 15 years, Arab nations finally won agreement from the United States and the other nuclear powers to take the first step toward banning nuclear weapons from the Middle East. Now the next move is Israel's. But the Israeli government rejected the resolution Saturday, calling it "deeply flawed and hypocritical." Although the U.S. joined the 188 other member nations of the...

Manhattan, NY – Bloomberg Defends Placing Mosque Near Ground Zero

May 29, 2010 at 09:46 PM
Manhattan, NY - In his fiercest defense yet of the mosque proposed near Ground Zero, Mayor Bloomberg declared yesterday that it must be allowed to proceed because the government "shouldn't be in the business of picking" one religion over another. "I think it's fair to say if somebody was going to try, on that piece of property, to build a church or a synagogue, nobody would be yelling and...

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