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City of New York Receives Resiliency Grant

1/16/2016: The City of New York will receive $176,000,000 in NDRC funding to support the development of the Lower Manhattan Project and Connect Project which will construct a coastal protection system that will enhance the connection between neighborhoods, add green spaces and seating areas, and retail areas, and protect public housing…
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ISIS brand Terrorizing Trademark Dilution Causes Pharma Mark Abandonment

Isis Pharmaceuticals Changes Its Name After Terrorists Attack Stock Price Terror “We want people to think about the incredible drugs we’re developing and not a terrorist group.” Carlsbad, CA: Isis Pharmaceuticals announced Friday that it is finally changing its name to something that people won’t confuse with the terrorist group that…
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Secretary Jeh C. Johnson on the Safety and Security of the Homeland, and How Congress Can Help

Washington, DC: November 23, 2015 by Secretary Jeh C. Johnson, Department of Homeland Security. Yesterday, Sunday, I was in New York City to observe first-hand the NYPD's active shooter exercise in the City’s subway system. That exercise, planned weeks ago, was partially funded by the Department of Homeland Security, and it…
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Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in South Bronx Over. 12 dead, 128 sickend

New York City, NY: Health Department Announces Source of Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak in South Bronx, Declares Outbreak Over. Opera House Hotel cooling tower Legionella strains match strains taken from patients; Hotel’s cooling tower was disinfected. All cooling towers in the affected area have been disinfected. No new illnesses related to outbreak since August…
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How Vulnerable are the US Stock Markets to Hackers?

When the New York Stock Exchange halted trading for nearly four hours on July 8, it raised an important question: How vulnerable are the markets to hackers? That morning, United Continental had grounded flights due to a computer error and the Wall Street Journal's website went down, fueling theories that…
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3RD PERSON DIES FROM LEGIONNAIRES’ DISEASE; TOTAL NUMBER OF CASES RISES TO 57 IN SOUTH BRONX

NY: A third death and 11 more cases of Legionnaire's disease have been reported in the South Bronx section of New York City Friday. Health officials said the third death involved a person with underlying medial problems. There is now a total of 57 confirmed cases of the disease. A third…
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Fulton Fish Market Dealer and President Plead Guilty in Long Island to Fraud, Falsifying Federal Records, and Lacey Act Violations

Lou’s Fish Market Inc , a federally-licensed fish dealer located in the Bronx, New York, and its company president, Mark Parente, of Englishtown, New Jersey, pleaded guilty today in federal court in Central Islip, New York, to federal felonies stemming from their role in systematically covering up purchases of illegal…
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Emergency Management to Enhance Monitoring Operations This Independence Day

NY: The Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Office of Emergency Management to enhance monitoring of celebrations and events on Saturday, July 4 in light of the recent terror warning issued by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security. The Governor additionally urged New Yorkers…
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