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Columns July 15, 2010  RSS feed
Blood And Treasure
     Bela Lugosi must be turning over in his grave—that is, if the stake through his heart would allow it.
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Laptops That Cause Burns; Ski Boots Have Fall Hazard
      The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks and serious injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction.
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TRANSIT NEWS and Updates
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
      Subway Changes The MTA has scheduled a number of service changes for several subway lines throughout the city due to construction work. These service advisories are current as of Wednesday, July 14. Last minute changes to service and operating schedules may be made due to weather-related conditions or emergency repairs.
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TRAFFIC NEWS and Updates
New York City Department Of Transportation
     New Toll Charges For Cross Bay Br. Beginning next Friday, July 23, the Rockaway toll rebate program will be modified, and residents living within the six ZIP codes in the Rockaway and Broad Channel districts will pay a $1.13 toll for each of the first two trips made across the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge.
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Want To Get Away? Take Social Security With You
     Have you ever considered a visit abroad? Or maybe your planning to live overseas for an extended period of time?
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