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Report faults Red Cross response to Isaac, Sandy

10-29-14
NEW YORK (AP) — A report from the investigative journalism nonprofit ProPublica and NPR says the American Red Cross mishandled its responses to Hurricane Isaac and Superstorm Sandy in 2012. The story (http://bit.ly/1vgh69o) was published Wednesday ...

NY school cancels last football game, cites hazing

10-29-14
ELDRED, N.Y. (AP) — Officials in a rural school district in upstate New York say they've canceled the varsity football team's season finale over hazing. Eldred Central School District Superintendent Robert Dufour says the team will forfeit ...

Sandy’s mental health impact looms large

10-29-14
LONG BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — Two years after Superstorm Sandy, New York and New Jersey residents are still dealing with mental health issues from the storm. Officials say the cumulative stress of coping with the disaster and rebuilding homes and lives ...

Christie to Sandy heckler: ‘Sit down and shut up’

10-29-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has told a heckler critical of his handling of Superstorm Sandy recovery to "Sit down and shut up" on the second anniversary of the storm. A man began heckling Christie about the pace of storm ...
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Christie Receives Criticism On Ebola Protocols

10-27-14
Gov. Chris Christie has received some criticism after announcing protocols against Ebola.

Maine’s Ebola protocols mean quarantine _ for now

10-27-14
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Health officials say a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa has agreed to be quarantined at her home in Fort Kent, Maine, but her lawyer suggests the home confinement may be temporary. Attorney Steven Hyman says ...

Lauder jewels auction to benefit 2 charities

10-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Sotheby's says proceeds from the sale of 44 pieces of jewelry from the collections of Estee Lauder and Evelyn Lauder will benefit two charities. The auction is set for Dec. 9. The sale of 33 jewels from Evelyn Lauder will support ...

Christie says GOP could win in Obama states

10-26-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie predicts Republicans could capture governor's offices in states carried by President Barack Obama, an effort that could burnish his potential 2016 presidential campaign. Christie says in an interview ...

News outlets seek access in football hazing case

10-24-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven New Jersey high school students charged in a football hazing investigation. The AP joined with NJ Advance Media, ...
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Christie, Sweeney, Fox Avoid Talk of Gas Tax at Turnpike Ribbon Cutting

10-24-14
During the ribbon cutting ceremony for the new expansions on the New Jersey Turnpike, Gov. Chris Christie, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox avoided to talk about gas tax but mentioned there are conversations for solutions on the transportation fund.