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Sep 17, 2014

Eurozone Inflation Remains at Record Lows

The annual rate of inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro was unchanged at 0.4% in August, as the EU's statistics agency revised a previous estimate that recorded a decline to 0.3...

Sep 09, 2014

U.N. climate agency reports carbon dioxide growing at alarming rate

Carbon dioxide accumulation in the atmosphere reached a record high last year and grew at the fastest rate in 30 years, the United Nations' climate agency reported Tuesday...

Sep 10, 2014

Billing system drowns in errors

And while the report said the embattled semiautonomous agency has made broad strides in response to a complaint-filled period, city Auditor Edwin Young said there are still areas where BWS management has a long way to go, such as improving dialogue w...

Sep 11, 2014

Navi Mumbai realty: Kharghar CIDCO flats sold at market rate

The per sq ft rate in CIDCO's recently launched Swapnapurti housing scheme at Kharghar is more or less the same, if not higher, than the current market rate in the area Aiming to create affordable residential complexes in Navi Mumbai, the City and In...

Sep 16, 2014

Young: No passes on domestic violence

The disturbing video of former Baltimore Ravens player Ray Rice knocking out then-fiancee Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino elevator in February, which surfaced last week, has sparked much soul-searching about domestic violence. But no aspect o... #Baltimore Ravens #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sep 15, 2014

S&P lowers Islip's bond rating to AA+

A bond rating agency has lowered the ratings of Islips general obligation bonds, citing the towns adequate budgetary performance and management conditions. Standard & Poors has lowered the rating to AA+ from AAA, with a stable outlook. Our previo... #Baltimore Ravens #Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sep 08, 2014

Texting while driving is target of Nassau DA's 5-point plan

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said Monday her office will begin mandating cellphone monitoring devices in some texting-while-driving cases prosecuted by her office. Rice urged County Executive Ed Mangano and local magistrates to manda... #Kathleen Rice #Nassau County, NY #Microsoft Corporation #Google Inc. #Apple, Inc.

Sep 15, 2014

Pay compensation to UK travellers hit by passports backlog, say MPs

Commons committee says arms-length agency should be brought back under ministers' control after management failings British travellers who ended up out of pocket as a result of a backlog at HM Passport Office this summer, including those who were for... #Home Office #Civil Service #House of Commons

Sep 02, 2014

Lynbrook VW dealership gets tax breaks to modernize

An automobile dealership on Sunrise Highway in Lynbrook plans to modernize its showroom and purchase a vacant dealership nearby for a service center, executives said. The $5 million project will help Sunrise Volkswagen Inc. to meet new showroom requi... #Cairo #BMW #Chevrolet #Lexus #Audi #Chrysler #Dodge #John Burns #Mercedes-Benz #Jeep #Nassau County, NY #Hempstead, NY #Garden City, NY #Long Island, NY #Lynbrook, NY #Merrick, NY #Sunrise Highway, NY #Valley Stream, NY

Sep 01, 2014

More LI schools on new state watch list than last year

A total of 49 schools in 38 districts across Nassau and Suffolk counties -- with an increased number of those in top-rated districts -- are named this year on a just-released state Education Department watch list because of unsatisfactory academic ac... #Nassau County, NY #Suffolk County, NY #East Williston, NY #Great Neck, NY #Locust Valley, NY #Port Washington, NY #Roslyn, NY