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Princeton removes Woodrow Wilson's name from school, citing his 'racist thinking and policies'

Princeton's board votes to remove President Woodrow Wilson's name from the school of public and international affairs.

Salads recalled from Walmart, Aldi, Hy-Vee, Giant Eagle may be linked to growing Cyclospora outbreak

Fresh Express has recalled salad mixes sold at Walmart, Hy-Vee, Aldi and Jewel-Osco that may be linked to a Cyclospora outbreak that has sickened 206.

Updates: US reports another day of record high cases; bars 'one of the most dangerous spreaders,' Texas governor says

Miami beaches are closed for the Fourth of July. A small study suggests severe COVID-19 may cause brain complications.

Facebook advertising boycott list: Companies halting ads include Unilever, Coca-Cola, Verizon, Ben & Jerry's

Honda, Unilever and Coke are among the biggest brands to halt advertising on Facebook, part of a growing boycott organized by civil rights groups.

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Unbalanced: RIOC’s July, 2020, Board Meeting

RIOC’s July, 2020, board meeting featured an odd mix of steadiness under pressure, stressed by obvious fissures with the community. By David Stone Pushed back a week after the ouster of Susan […]

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The Roosevelt Island RIOC Tax…?

The Roosevelt Island RIOC Tax…? The what? It’s no surprise you’ve never heard of it, but it’s real, and disguised. And residents cough it up, every year. By David Stone How many […]

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Bad for Us: Queens-Manhattan Bike Bridge

A Queens-Manhattan bike bridge gathered steam last week when former traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz pitched it. But media reports left something out. The Queens Ribbon, if built, makes a mess on Roosevelt […]

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