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Pity for smokers has been low on the list of society’s concerns, especially in New York. Not only is smoking banned in all public indoor areas throughout New York, but smokers are also branded with a stigma. Now, on top of the already extreme New York state tobacco tax, smokers […]

When two planes crashed into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, America was forever changed. America invaded Iraq and the president soon declared “Mission Accomplished.” But over five years later our troops are still there and the mission remains unfinished. No weapons of mass destruction were found, but […]

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Santa sits with sunglasses on as children get their picture taken on his lap for free. Wood burns in a fire pit a few feet away. Later, there will be a tree lighting ceremony and Christmas carols will be sung by a local singer/songwriter. Parents and children gather with hot […]