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NEWS HEADLINES

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US to Putin: Don't send troops into Ukraine http://nyp.st/MlLn74

Ukraine upheaval: The key players http://wapo.st/Mk1zFZ

Protests in Kiev: A chronicle of key events http://wapo.st/1bXnm2B

Ukraine protests: warrant issued for arrest of Viktor Yanukovych – live updates: http://gu.com/p/3n2ee/tf

A single tear for Sochi http://msn.foxsports.com/olympics/story/a-single-tear-for-sochi-022314

Anti-Putin protesters sentenced to up to 4 years http://u.afp.com/NeF

Taliban carries out deadly raid on Afghan army base http://wapo.st/1byPmJz

Italian Hospital Society Latest Developments

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Despite on and off objections and following multiple meetings, The Italian Hospital Society’s proposed senior-housing facility is finally moving forward and will now begin their long anticipated project, full speed ahead.

City Island Real Estate Broker Jacqueline Kyle Kall, Real Estate Broker and owner operator of Port of Kall Realty tells City Island Images that she is delighted with this new development, which sale she has represented.

NEWS QUICKIE

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CALIFORNIA WATER CONSERVATION
State regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks with fines of up to $10,000 for extreme wasters of water.

CHICAGO VOTES ON POLICE TORTURE
City Council considers a reparations package for suspects tortured by Chicago Police from 1972 through 1991.

PRINCE VISITS BALTIMORE
His Baltimore concert will follow city's unrest over the death of a man who was injured and died in police custody.

NEW WORDS?
Dictionary.com announces that Agender, Brogrammer, and Gesture now have new meanings used online..

TECHNOLOGY FIRMS PREFER ASIANS

MADAM PRESIDENT

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When the polls painted a different picture there was no problem, but now that stats indicate Hillary Clinton holds a double-digit lead in the presidential race the Republican candidate is, unfortunately, singing a different tune. Therefore we hereby endorse @HillaryClinton.

In the spirit of clarity and transparency, allow me to add that I am not a registered Democrat and I once worked for a Republican president.

Wynn Loses

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Trump pal and gambling casino mogul Steve Wynn has resigned as GOP finance chairman in wake of sexual harassment allegations. It has been reported that @POTUS who named Wynn as finance chairman.

Stephen Alan Wynn is an American real estate businessman and art collector. He is best-known as a casino and hotel industry owner.

BBC News - Steve Wynn: Casino mogul quits as Republican finance chair http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42848795

CITY ISLAND - AMADIZ CIGARS

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AMADIZ CIGARS is located on 470 City Island Avenue just on the left hand side and acress from Seafood City. This City Island tobacco shop is the only local cigar lounge and it also offers a savory selection of premium and hand rolled cigars. If interested, you can actually watch the cigars being made right there in front of your eyes.

AMADIZ specializes in Dominican cigars and a portion of their premium selections are from Nicaragua and Honduras. They also sell flavored cigars like vanilla, cherry, etc. for beginners and some of the ladies.

NYC HAS A NEW MAYOR

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Let the image of Mayor 108 fade, so the one of NYC's new Mayor 109 may finally begin to shine.

52 year old NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio was formally sworn in shortly after midnight during a ceremony in front of his family’s Brooklyn home.

Later today, Mayor Bill de Blasio was sworn in by former President Bill Clinton. They used a bible once owned by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Bill de Blasio is the first Democrat to be sworn in as Mayor of NYC in twenty years and his administration will surely be closely scrutinized.

NY POLICE SPEEDING CRACKDOWN

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Let this serve as fair warning to all those road hogs and dangerous people driving on our New York roads. NY Police officials are targeting speeding and aggressive drivers across the entire state.

The “Speed Week” campaign runs until April 24, 2014. Fines for speeding and aggressive driving can reach nearly $1,000 and add up to 11 points on a driver’s license.

Landmark Education

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City Island activist Susan Bellinson has reached out to City Island Images telling us that she has been involved in a program called Landmark Education over the past few months and has found it fascinating, intellectual, spiritual and useful for many things.

She has decided to have an introduction for it at her house next Wednesday Sept 17th and is inviting all of you all to come.

Funny Sunday

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It is a special 100 anniversary of the Sunday Funnies. Perceptive, sharp and unpredictable are just some of the words that have been used to describe talented editorial cartoonists.

Liberal. Moderate. Conservative. Whatever your taste across the political spectrum, Comics Kingdom represents the best editorial cartoonists in the world. No matter wether its Amazing Spider-man or Zippy the Pinhead. This one is today's favorite for me: Tiger, November 15, 2015 http://bit.ly/1Qp0hIo