The Bronx Council on the Arts

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Bronx Artists For SPARC: Seniors Partnering With Artists Citywide Competitive Residency Program will place up to 50 Artists
 in Senior Centers across the Five Boroughs

Borough President Cup

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Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the New York Yankees co-hosted the inaugural “Borough President’s Cup” Little League Championship. The game featured a match-up between the Little League Raiders and the Rolando Paulino Little League, who competed for the title in a game at Yankee Stadium.

Obama Speech Bumped

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The sport of politics - If you were the President, would you want your speech to compete with debating Republicans, or NFL's opening night? Well, Mr. Obama has been forced to postpone an urgent economic speech to a joint session of Congress by one day to prevent a clash with the GOP and butting heads with the NFL.

President Obama initially scheduled his prime-time speech for Wednesday, which was the date for Republican's presidential candidates' debate.

Headlines 9/1/11

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IRENE AFTERMATH. 46 Deaths and Devastation.

OBAMA SPEECH.GOP Objects and Changes Date

WHERE ARE THE JOBS? US Frustration

911 Anniversary. Countdown Underway.

GENERAL YESTERDAY. CIA Director Today

SAME DAY - ONE WEEK AWAY

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Next Wednesday, President Obama wants to deliver a speech to Congress on the US economy.

Sept. 7, 2011 is the day Mr. Obama has requested to speak before a joint session of Congress
8 p.m. This is the same time as the already scheduled Republican presidential debate.

Everyone knew the President was going to make a speech next week, but it is interesting that he would choose to do it in such an elevated setting, and at the same time GOP presidential hopefuls will be laying out their own vision for how to fix the economy... Stay tuned!

JUSTICE SAYS NO

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The US Justice Department wants to block the merger between AT&T and T-Mobile. Attorneys filed a complaint to block AT&T’s proposed $39 billion buy out of T-Mobile. This deal that would create the largest carrier in the US and reshape the communications industry.

The legal documents complains that T-Mobile “places important competitive pressure on its three larger rivals, particularly in terms of pricing, a critically important aspect of competition.” This is also highlighted T-Mobile’s high speed network and its innovations in technology.

Rescheduled City Island Concert

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That free City Island concert with Alive N Kickin, which was scheduled for August 29th at 7:00 PM at Ambrosini Field has been rescheduled for TONIGHT - Wednesday August 31st at 7:00 PM.

http://www.alive-n-kickin.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XC3MG63Jj10

LESSONS LEARNED FROM 911

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US government officials have been escalating security around the country and getting ready for the 10th anniversary of those horrific 9-11 terrorist attacks. There have been confidential briefings between national, state and local law enforcement agencies.

Headlines 8/31/11

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HURRICANE IRENE DAMAGES. Deaths, Flooding, Many Stranded and Isolated.

CUT-OFF FROM CAROLINA TO CANADA. Massive Recovery Efforts Continue.

BURNING WILDFIRES. Oklahoma & Texas' Massive Blazes.

WILL CHAOS FOLLOW AFTER KHADAFY? Killer Colonel is Cornered.

$60 BILLION LOST IN AFGHANISTAN & IRAQ. Full of Abuse and Fraud.

WAS IT ALL NEWS OR SOME HYPE?

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Hurricane IRENE controlled the airwaves over the weekend as many TV and Radio stations along the East Coast provided wall-to-wall coverage of the storm as it moved through our Tri-state area. Since the hurricane proved to be less catastrophic than many had anticipated, here is what some said about how local stations handled the storm–l

Stations used threat of hurricane to draw viewers. 47.5%

No one knew how bad Irene would be so stations had to prepare viewers for the worst. 27.18%

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