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12 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and the cost of sexual assault on college campuses

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., one of the co-sponsors of a Senate bill targeting campus sexual assault , tweeted out an article Tuesday that defended her bill, writing that she agreed with the author that the cost of campus sexual assaults outweighs any cost included in implementing the bill.

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16 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Discovering Troy's industrial treaures

"By a majority of voices, it was confirmed, that in future, it should be called and known by the name of Troy.

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Yesterday | Gazette.net

Physician, heal thyself: Psychotherapist negotiates her own hole in the heart

In April 2013, the U.S. Army sergeant who recruited and seduced the 17-year-old Rockville High School honor student and star athlete, murdered her and killed himself.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Army, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Journalism, Penn State University Park, Entertainment

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Grand Island Pennysaver

Schumer, Gillibrand, Higgins, Collins secure $1.3-million for NFTA projects at airport

Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand joined Congressmembers Brian Higgins and Chris Collins in announcing two separate grants awarded by the Federal Aviation Administration to the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority for improvements to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport totaling $1,347,732 million.

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CNN

Dean: I hope Hillary becomes president

One year ago, Howard Dean, the former Democratic presidential contender and avatar of progressive sentiment, sat in a hotel lobby at the annual Netroots Nation conference in San Jose and held forth on Hillary Clinton's White House chances in 2016.

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Times Herald-Record

Campus sexual assault bill pending

That statistic, and the outrage it has generated, has culminated in a bipartisan congressional bill that, if passed, threatens public and private colleges with some federal funding penalties.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, SUNY College at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, Loch Sheldrake, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Kos

MT-Sen: Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) Wastes No Time Helping Amanda Curtis (D) Build Her Campaign

Received this e-mail today from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in support of Amanda Curtis' campaign : I had to make sure you heard - Amanda Curtis won the Democratic nomination for Senate in Montana, giving us a fresh chance to protect our Senate majority.

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NJ.com

Editorial: Don't hide college sex assaults

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. , with Anna , a college student who endured a sexual assault at her campus, and her mother , as Gillibrand discusses the "Campus Accountability and Safety Act" at a news conference in Washington, D.C., last month.

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The New York Observer

De Blasio Names Retired Brigadier General Loree Sutton to Lead Veterans' Affairs

Retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Loree Sutton, at right, at a 2013 news conference with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.

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Insurance Journal West

New York Public Hospital Gets $117M in Sandy Aid

The city's public hospital system will receive more than $117 million in federal aid for repairs to Bellevue Hospital Center for damage related to Superstorm Sandy, the state's two U.S. senators said on August 14. The Federal Emergency Management Agency's public assistance program will reimburse the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Roll Call

Ernst Tells TIME She Was Sexually Harassed in Military

Iowa Senate candidate Joni Ernst told TIME Friday that she was sexually harassed in the military.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

USA Today

Iowa's Joni Ernst: I was sexually harassed in military

Iowa Senate hopeful Joni Ernst said she experienced sexual harassment in the military and would support a bill to remove investigations outside of the military's chain of command.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Republican, Chuck Grassley, US Military, US Army

Switched

Columbia University Shuts Out Student Activists In Creation Of New Sexual Assault Policy

Columbia University unveiled a new sexual assault policy Friday, following months of criticism from rape survivors and student activists over how the Ivy League institution allegedly mishandles cases of sexual assault.

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Independent Women's Forum

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It's supposed to be the magic cure-all for expectant mothers and workers with sick loved ones suffering in evil corporate America.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Politico

Sodium debate shakes up - Justice Dept. questions Tyson-Hillshire...

SODIUM DEBATE SHAKES UP : "The fierce debate over how much sodium people should consume is about to grow more ferocious," reports Pro Agriculture's Helena Bottemiller Evich.

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The Post-Standard

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: Images and stories from Ferguson, Mo., are 'deeply troubling'

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand this afternoon joined members of Congress calling for a transparent investigation into the killing of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager who was shot to death Saturday by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo.

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MyFoxNY

Operation Backpack

Operation Backpack , a program by Volunteers of America, is in full swing. The group is asking generous people to get involved and help children living in New York homeless and domestic violence shelters be outfitted for school.

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Roll Call

HOH: Bustos Prods Pals: Be Good #IceBucketChallenge Sports

Rep. Cheri Bustos has decided it's "Game On!" as far as dumping frosty water on one's self is concerned.

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WNED

UB defines campus policy for reporting sexual assaults

The State University of New York has gone on record in support of a bill to strengthen campus policies for reporting sexual assaults.

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Empire State News

SUNY system support bipartisan federal effort to crack down on college campus sexual assaults

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was joined in her midtown office by State University of New York Commissioner of University Police Bruce McBride, SUNY Canton President Zvi Szafran and other SUNY representatives the largest university system in the country in becoming the first university system to announce its support of bipartisan efforts to ... (more)

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