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MASSIVE CHILE QUAKE

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Chile earthquake with a magnitude 8.2 earthquake triggered tsunami warnings, but thousands are now returning home as hundreds of aftershocks continue.

Seven persons are believed dead as the extent of damage couldn't be fully assessed yet. Military personnel including 100 anti-riot police have joined hundreds of soldiers deployed to prevent looting and round up escaped prisoners.

Thousands of people were evacuated from low-lying areas, but most began to return home as the tsunami alerts were gradually lifted in Chile's long coast.

LOCAL EVENTS IN COMPETITION

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THE MEETING OF THE CITY ISLAND CIVIC ASSOCIATION TOOK PLACE ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 26th 2014 AT 7:30PM AT THE CITY ISLAND COMMUNITY CENTER 190 FORDHAM STREET. MEANWHILE, WHY WAS A CONCERT SUBSIDIZED WITH NY TAXPAYER FUNDS TAKING PLACE BLOCKS AWAY?

AMY'S PUNS ON GUNS

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Amy Beth Schumer is a comedian, a writer, an actress, and a producer. As the creator, co-producer, co-writer and star of the sketch comedy series Inside Amy Schumer, on Comedy Central since 2013, she has gained so much popularity that she was invited to host SNL.

Schumer is said to be on top of the world, with a hit movie this summer, and her TV show Inside Amy Schumer just won an Emmy award.

SNL sketch knows guns really brings loved ones closer together http://mashable.com/2015/10/11/snl-guns-amy-schumer/#PVhAyTnVS05x via @mashable

ALLERGIES

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According to members of Mayo Clinic staff, allergies occur when your immune system reacts to a foreign substance such as pollen, bee venom or pet dander.

SUPERBOWL SUNDAY

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New York and New Jersey football fans are counting down the hours before Super Bowl, with Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos get ready to fight it out o the gridiron in one of the most exciting events of an NFL season in many years.

Denver and Seattle have one thing in common. Their primary focus is to win The Superbowl.

Preparations have been completed and now all is set for an early evening kickoff. All eyes will either be on the field, or the TV screens as Super Bowl 48 is played out in suburban East Rutherford, New Jersey at Met Life Stadium.

BI-COASTAL BET

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City Island Images has learned of an interstate wager in the works between California Governor Brown and NY Governor Cuomo over the match-up between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings for the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals.

If the Rangers win, Governor Brown will send Governor Cuomo:

“California: A History” by Kevin Starr.
Lumberg Organic Brown Rice Cakes, Lightly Salted.

If the Kings win, Governor Cuomo will send Governor Brown:

A Taste NY Gift Basket, featuring products from local businesses across the Empire State.

Thanks, gracias, xiexie...etc.

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There are just several more hours left in 2014, and we at City Images, Dose Of News and Imaginus wish that you, your friends and family have happy and healthy News Year. 2015

In the face of social upheaval, injustices, and tragedy, our mission is to affirm that all voices are heard and that all lives matter.

No matter what else is going on in all of our world, we are grateful for the opportunity to serve, to write, and to practice our craft. We consider it a labor of love, and thank you for being a part of it.

Writing Right PR

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Of you need to write a press release...

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Utilize social media as a distribution tool

Use GIFs, emojis and memes to spice up press releases when applicable

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

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The days leading up to that Fourth of July Celebration are some of my favorites--those fireworks at Orchard Beach, all the picnics, assorted parades. I enjoy it because of what it stands for and because it’s such a festive time of the year.

What’s not fabulous about celebrating our nation's independence and paying honor to the day we became our very own and extremely unique United States of America?

DEADLY TORNADOES

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The nation's Midwest region experienced dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms on Sunday, killing six, injuring dozens and causing plenty of damage in several central Illinois communities, evacuating Chicago’s Soldier Field and delaying the Bears football game.

The death toll was kept low because officials sent warnings to portions of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio, which were at the greatest risk of seeing tornadoes.