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Mexico City Tragedy

Submitted by ub on Tue, 05/04/2021 - 02:25

The Mexico City metro overpass has collapsed onto the road with multiple deaths reported and a massive number of injuries.

According to published reports, an overpass for Mexico City's metro partially collapsed with train cars on it, videos on Mexican television and social media showed, although it was not immediately clear the number of injuries and deaths.

WELCOME ALL

Submitted by ub on Fri, 04/30/2021 - 13:57
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Start spreading the news. NYC bars, restaurants, and tourist sites will have a full reopening on July 1, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

"We are ready to bring New York City back fully on July 1st, all systems go, because you've earned it," The Mayor said that Broadway shows might take more time because they had been aiming for a September return, but that "some of the smaller, more intimate shows, we might be looking more like July, August, and we'll move heaven and earth to help them get that done."

New York NY

Submitted by ub on Sun, 04/25/2021 - 15:48
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Some folks will tell you the best place to live in New York is in Jericho, with these attractive assets.

Population: 13,889

Median home value: $797,400 - 87 percent owners

Median rent: $2,008 13 percent renters

Median household income: $173,709

Jericho is in Nassau County, which means that it is less than 30 miles from the services and convenience of Manhattan, but with a suburban vibe that is great for families. The school system is also very good: Jericho Senior High School regularly ranks among the best public high schools.

The Democrats vs The GOP
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ub Thu, 04/08/2021 - 08:26

The United States of America is showing its dark and ugly visage which may be a reason for serious concern in the near future.

Some would say that over the last four years of the Grand Old Party was full of lies, empty promises, hot air, tax breaks for the one percent and The Wall.

Be Loyal To Local News
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ub Mon, 03/29/2021 - 08:03

The Northeast News in Kansas City sent a powerful message by running a blank front page and asking readers to consider a future without a local news source. 

The message was loud and clearly sent that Democracy not only dies in darkness but also if local news is allowed to diminish.

NYC Islands Are Back

Submitted by ub on Sat, 03/27/2021 - 19:24
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‘The future is looking brighter than ever as a tale of two cities is returning after a year-long agony of dormant pandemic hibernation.

The pandemic has given us a year of lousy sleep, insomnia and the desire to visit friends and relatives, but all of this is changing.

Cuba To USA

Submitted by ub on Sat, 01/02/2021 - 18:18
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I was born in the Pearl of the Antilles around the middle of the century, but I am not able to return to my homeland under the present circumstances. The description was reportedly coined by a European artist whose 1873 book of illustrations bears the title "The Pearl of the Antilles."

Global Cities
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ub Sun, 12/06/2020 - 09:12

According to Kearney, as cities pick up the pieces and plan for life after COVID-19, we reveal how the pandemic has shattered the status quo, and outline the new challenges and priorities facing city leaders.

The 2020 Global Cities Report provides a snapshot of where cities stood as they entered the COVID-19 crisis. Incorporating the Global Cities Index (GCI) and Global Cities Outlook (GCO), this year’s results reveal intensifying competition for global status and future prospects in an increasingly fragmented and volatile environment.

PEACE... Please? ub Sat, 06/06/2020 - 15:08

The whole world is watching and We The People know this is a human rights as well as a civil right issue. Americans must prove to all nations that although many conservative Republicans branded protesters clashing with police after George Floyd’s death as radical-left thugs, and liberal Democrats blamed far-right fascists, most of the arrests are locals and very few affiliated with an organized group. Not only here, but most demonstrations against police brutality are peaceful everywhere. We must demand justice with law and order.

City Sonic Images
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ub Wed, 05/13/2020 - 11:36

Earthlings remain united in kindness as we work to overcome the coronavirus pandemic. Everyone has stories to tell, and we are here to learn and celebrate all that is good in us and our communities. This year, as part of Nicest People on Earth, #CityImages launches United States of Kindness, as we honor the most inspiring stories by sharing them with our readers.