Daily Archives: September 3, 2017

Business Briefs – September 3, 2017

Gasoline Prices Head Higher While Motorists Panic DALLAS (AP) – The spike in gasoline prices in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey has hit the accelerator. The national average for regular…

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A Breakthrough Therapy’s Food for Thought

Last Wednesday, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new kind of treatment for a type of cancer known as B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in patients under the age…

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Houston Braces for New Flooding, Chemical Plant Burns Anew

Authorities launched a controlled burn Sunday at a chemical plant damaged by Harvey that had already seen several explosions, saying highly unstable compounds inside needed to be neutralized. Officials announced…

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Man Stabbed in Busy Area Near Central Park

Authorities say a man has been stabbed and seriously wounded in a busy area near Central Park in New York City. It happened around 1:30 p.m. Sunday near Columbus Circle,…

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Regional Briefs – September 3, 2017

Police in Bronx Stun Gun Death Cleared BRONX – A state probe Thursday cleared the NYPD of any blame in the death of an emotionally disturbed Bronx man subdued with…

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Michael Simanowitz, Z”l, Assemblyman From Queens

The petirah of Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz on Shabbos, months after a cancer he battled two years ago returned, shocked his Queens district and the local Orthodox Jewish community. He was…

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How to Deal With Flooded Cars in Harvey’s Wake

As Harvey moved away from Southeast Texas, aerial photos revealed thousands of cars covered by floodwaters on streets, parking lots and in driveways. By the time the water recedes, auto…

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