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NYC: Best Government Money Can’t Buy

Written by Jane Warshaw on . Posted in Politics, Posts

Mayor Bloomberg and the City Council reached a new agreement on the campaign finance reform bill yesterday, wich would put an end to companies giving big, fat contributions to candidates for city council, mayor, comptroller and public advocate in exchange for city contracts. “If passed, it will go a long way towards strengthening the integrity [&hellip
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Dead Dog Walking

Written by Jane Warshaw on . Posted in Posts

When Gizmo, a little 5-year-old Havanese pooch, went out for a morning stroll yesterday, neither he nor his owner knew he was a dead dog walking. Sadly, that was to be the last walk Gizmo and his owner, Maria Palomo, took on 5th Avenue in the Park Slope section of  Brooklyn—or anywhere else. Nearby, an [&hellip
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Starting Today, 39 Cents Just Won’t Do

Written by Jane Warshaw on . Posted in Posts

As of May 14, USPS has raised the cost of first class mail to 41 cents. Postage rates will be determined by shape now, not just weight. The postal service says, “The new  price structure will create a more efficient mail system.” But not  everyone thinks so. Neopost, the self-described  “fastest-growing worldwide provider of mailing [&hellip
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McGreevy Atones For His Sins

Written by Jane Warshaw on . Posted in Politics, Posts

If flexibility is a sign of mental health, then former Governor, current gay, Jim McGreevey is one of the healthiest men in the tri-state area. He’s changed both careers and partners, and now he’s changing his faith. This past Sunday at St. Bartholomew’s Church here in NYC, McGreevey was officially received into the Episcopalian religion, [&hellip
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