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US polls, Kim Kardashian, iPhone 5 top Yahoo search in 2012

Dec 03, 2012

US polls, Kim Kardashian, iPhone 5 top Yahoo search in 2012

The US presidential election became the most-searched item and Kim Kardashian was the most-searched person on Yahoo! in a year when online searches were dominated by big news stories and pop culture obsessions. #BuzzPatrol #Yahoo! #iPhone 5 #Kim Kardashian #US Elections 2012
Obama to hike taxes on rich Americans to avoid 'fiscal cliff'

Nov 10, 2012

Obama to hike taxes on rich Americans to avoid 'fiscal cliff'

Obama faces a tough decision: Does he pick a fight and risk a prolonged impasse with Republicans, or does he rush to compromise and risk alienating Democrats still celebrating his victory? #United States #Barack Obama #WhatNext #US economy #Mitt Romney #US Elections 2012
The US presidential system forces leaders to be born

Nov 08, 2012

The US presidential system forces leaders to be born

On the contrary, when was the last time in India, in the months before an election, that you had a clear idea of who would be the chief minister of a state or who would be the prime minister of the country if his or her party won the election? #JustSaying #Elections in India #US Elections 2012
The new Republican party: old, white and entirely blind

Nov 08, 2012

The new Republican party: old, white and entirely blind

In the days to come, conservatives of various stripes will ponder the mystery of Obama's victory. Whatever the path of blinkered reasoning, it will lead to the same, wrong conclusion: Rightward ho! #ThisisNext #Republican Party #Mitt Romney #US Elections 2012
US polls 2012: Voter turnout lower than 2008

Nov 07, 2012

US polls 2012: Voter turnout lower than 2008

Preliminary figures suggest fewer people voted this year than four years ago, when voters shattered turnout records as they elected Obama as the country's first black president. #United States #Barack Obama #Mitt Romney #US Elections 2012

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US polls 2012: Voter turnout lower than 2008

Jul 13, 2014

North Bellport land-use plan draws support, concerns

Brookhaven Town's 92-page proposed North Bellport land use plan, designed to improve the community by creating a downtown business district, continues to draw support and opposition from some residents. About 100 people came to the town board's Thurs... #Long Island Rail Road #Bellport, NY #Brookhaven, NY #Long Island, NY #Montauk, NY
US polls 2012: Voter turnout lower than 2008

Jul 10, 2014

Letters: Sounding off about LIRR strike

The last time the LIRR went on strike was 1994. Here's how readers felt about it 20 years ago : http://nwsdy.li/1onxHVj I applaud Thomas Prendergast, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman, for not giving into the union demands ["No deal,... #MTA #Long Island Rail Road #LIRR #Metropolitan Transportation Authority #Franklin Square, NY #Long Island, NY #West Sayville, NY
US polls 2012: Voter turnout lower than 2008

Jul 01, 2014

Alcohol ban compromise would affect 1 Amagansett beach

The East Hampton Town Board's proposal for a more modest drinking ban would limit alcohol at just one beach in Amagansett and be in effect only on weekends and holidays, but none of the parties involved in the compromise is happy with it. At a meetin... #MTA #Long Island Rail Road #LIRR #Metropolitan Transportation Authority #Franklin Square, NY #Long Island, NY #West Sayville, NY
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