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CITY ISLAND CIVIC MEETING

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The monthly meeting of the City Island Civic Assn will take place this coming Tuesday, July 26 @ 7:30 PM. It will be held in the usual location, the Community Center.

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Civic Association, Minutes of Meeting held June 28, 2011

The meeting was brought to order at 7:40 p.m. The minutes of the May minutes were accepted as distributed. The treasurer was not present to give his report.

NYC GRIDLOCK ALERT

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Friday, November 22 is a holiday gridlock alert day, one of the heaviest vehicular traffic days of the holiday season.

NYC residents, commuters and visitors are strongly advised to use mass transit.

The remaining gridlock alert days for this holiday season are:

Wednesday, November 27
Wednesday, December 4
Friday, December 6
Thursday, December 12
Friday, December 13
Wednesday, December 18
Thursday, December 19
Friday, December 20

EMERGENCY MEETING

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The United Nations Security Council is meeting to discuss the most recent developments in The Ukraine. The international body is taking up the hot button issue following Russia's parliament approval of the deployment of troops to Ukraine.

The meeting was called at London's request, after Russian leader Vladimir Putin won approval from lawmakers to send Russian troops into Ukrainian territory.

CITY ISLAND TRAFFIC NEWS

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Traffic update from NYC Councilman Jimmy Vacca, who reports that he's been assured by NYPD Commissioner Bratton that our traffic problems should be improving soon.

NYPD will be in place to move traffic all along City Island Avenue beginning this weekend and every other weekend for the rest of the summer. Stay tuned to see if it improves the flow.

Everyone can check the traffic situation on City Island avenue in "Real Time" by watching our live video streaming from the center of City Island anytime you wish... 24/7.

NEWS QUICKIE

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CHINA SAYS 沒有
Officials deny being involved in breaking into US government computers calling it "irresponsible"and "unscientific."

GREECE NEEDS PAY DELAY
EU member asks for time after it missed a scheduled loan repayments to the International Monetary Fund.

CHINA SHIP SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING
Disaster teams search river cruiser for more than 300 people still missing, with only 97 bodies found so far.

SW AIR TRAVEL FRENZY
Bargain-seekers vie for www.Southwest.com flights $49 each way for dozens of non-stop routes across the nation.

LATEST PUSH INTO A POLITICAL BUSH

LOCAL STATE GOV

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What happens if the nation you love stops loving you back? Stay informed by keeping up with Dose Of News http://local.doseofnews.com/ @DOSEONEWS #DOSEOFNEWS

Republicans now have total control of the US House of Representatives, The Senate, and statehouse as well as legislatures in a record number of states. let US hope the GOP does not screw it up.

All news is local. The following is a list of state news are legislative bodies in the USA.
http://local.doseofnews.com/

States:
http://www.legislature.state.al.us/aliswww/default.aspx
http://w3.legis.state.ak.us/

CITY ISLAND IMAGES - VIDEO SHARING PROJECT

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WACKY WEATHER WARNINGS

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Are you ready for wacky weather? Although you may not feel it yet, there are ind chill advisories, dense fog, and 30 to 50 degree swings in temperatures in the forecast.

Our region will be dealing with the coldest air in nearly twenty years. Forecasters say the local temperatures will become extremely cold as air sends the mercury tumbling from late Monday into Tuesday. In the morning temperatures will begin in the single digits to below zero.

KILLER TORNADOES

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Over thirty twisters have bee reported over the past several hours in our nations middle region.

Just a few years ago a tornado devastated the Little Rock area, and now once again the local residents unfortunately found themselves huddling in the dark wondering how they would rebuild after the most powerful tornado yet this year carved a path through their city and others nearby, killing at least 16 people in Arkansas and one in Oklahoma.

UN CONDITIONAL WAR

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The threat of militants in the Middle East was front and center at The United Nations, as US President Barack Obama insisted the entire world should rally behind an expanding military mobility with an ultimate condition, war on the Islamic State's network of death.

Obama addressed the General Assembly and said "There can be no reasoning, no negotiation, with this brand of evil." He pointed out that force is the only language these militants understand and warned those who have joined their cause to leave them while they can.