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Foreclosures Down, But Still High

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The online foreclosure clearinghouse RealtyTrac reports that nationwide foreclosures dropped 8% last month but are still up 99% from the number reported in September 2006. New York is in the middle of the nationwide pack when it comes to foreclosures. The survey found our state with the 34th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, sandwiched [&hellip
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27% Go For Any Means Necessary

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A new Rasmussen Report finds that 42% of Americans beleive that the United States engages in the torture of prisoners captured during the war on terrorism, despite presidential assurances otherwise. More interestingly, the poll finds that 27% of Americans are willing to allow that torture to happen, and 41% of respondents think that torture is [&hellip
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Wal-Mart Dominant In Organic Market

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Guess who sells the most organic food? Big, bad Wal-Mart. A new report by Scarborough Research finds that the nation’s largest retailer is also the nation’s largest organic retailer. The retailer sells the most organic foods (though Whole Foods has a higher concentration of organic merchandise) and has the most organic shoppers. According to the [&hellip
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Viguerie Unimpressed With Rudy

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Conservative icon and author Richard Viguerie has some harsh words for Rudy Giuliani following last night’s Republican debate. Viguerie is so distressed with the possibility of Republicans nominating Giuliani for president that he would back a third-party, conservative option in the general election if the right opportunity presented itself. "Rudy Giuliani’s insistence that America is [&hellip
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Suzyn Waldman Will Miss Joe Torre

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In case you haven’t heard it yet, here is the audio of WCBS 880 New York Yankees broadcaster Suzyn Waldman breaking down and crying after Joe Torre’s postgame press conference Monday night, a press conference that will probably be Torre’s final act as Yankee manager. The pretense of objectivity is gone forever for Waldman, though [&hellip
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James Oddo Takes No (Expletive)

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"Let’s ask the American stupid questions and make him say stupid things!" That was the clear motivation of this Norwegian television crew as they tried to setup Staten Island Republican Councilman James Oddo through a series of out-of-whack questions. Refusing to fall for their trap, Oddo handles them with a grace that a native Staten [&hellip
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Rudy Holds His Lead

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Tonight’s Republican debate will mark the first time former Tennessee Senator and Law & Order leading man Fred Thompson will appear with the field. A strong performance might give him the opportunity to cut into former Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s perpetual national lead, further confirmed in a new Gallup Poll released today. That poll, found here, [&hellip
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