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4 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Harvard: Millions Of Dollars More For Gun Control

Harvard University's School of Public Health is set to receive a $350 million donation to study "gun violence" and other "complex health threats challenging the U.S. and the world," CNN reports . The donation, the largest ever received by the university, is being made by the Morningside Foundation, run by the descendants of Hong Kong real estate tycoon T.H. Chan, for whom the school will be renamed.

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5 hrs ago | ABC News

Smoking Rates on the Rise in New York City

In this Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, Katherin Burns, 19, left, smokes with Shannon Roy, 18, right, in the pedestrian plaza in Times Square in New York. New York City's Department of Health released data Monday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Medicine, York, NY, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

5 hrs ago | Star-Telegram.com

Smoking rates on the rise in New York City

For the first time in years, more than 1 million New Yorkers are smoking, according to data released Monday, marking a disturbing rise of tobacco use in the city that pioneered a number of anti-smoking initiatives that were emulated nationally. Sixteen percent of adult New Yorkers smoked in 2013, up from 14 percent in 2010, which was the city's lowest recorded rate, according to the findings released by New York City's Department of Health.

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8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

More New Yorkers smoking

The city's smoking rate has jumped back to 16.1%, up from the 2010 low rate of 14%, the Health Department reported Monday. When ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg enacted a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants in 2003, the city's smoking rate was at 18.3%.

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13 hrs ago | Business Journal

Bloomberg looks to raise Bay Area tech profile

Zach Haehn is head of Bloomberg L.P.'s new technical research and development arm in San Francisco, where the company expects to hire up to 100 software developers. Bloomberg L.P. is largely known as a news provider in the Bay Area, but it started as a technology pioneer serving financial firms with timely data delivered by its trademark terminals.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Switched

Detroit Needs Talented People ... and It's Getting Them

Detroit's unique challenges have given rise to bold policy prescriptions and created a hotbed of opportunities. Marc Andreessen recently suggested making drones legal to help turn the city into a policy and industrial innovation zone.

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The Daily Beast

The Democrats' Real Left-Populist SaviorBy James Poulos

Lefty Dems bummed by Andrew Cuomo's win already have an anti-corporatist alternative. He's sharp, credentialed, and hiding in plain sight.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Crain's New York Business

Quite a Hall

Crain's New York Business marks its 30th anniversary as a weekly newspaper this January. Rather than produce the usual "anniversary issue" to celebrate ourselves, we created a Crain's Hall of Fame to celebrate some of the greatest players in New York business.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

CBS Local

De Blasio Says He Will Apply For Security Clearance

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said he is applying for federal security clearance, following the revelation that he was the first mayor in 20 years without it. De Blasio said Friday that he and members of his inner circle at City Hall applied for the clearance "recently."

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The Jersey Journal

Study into No. 7 subway extension to Secaucus announced: 7 things to know

Panelists at a Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce Transportation Summit included Michael Mssiah of the Port Authority, Steven Spinola, president of the Real Estate Board of New York, Veronique Hakim, executive director of NJ Transit and Martin Robins, director emeritus of the Vorhees Transportation Center at Rutgers University. (Myles Ma On Thursday it turned its attention to the relatively drab problem of moving people around, announcing plans to study the economic impact of extending the No.

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CBS News

What you missed on "CBS This Morning"

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, in his first interview since new Ray Rice domestic violence video surfaced, speaks with "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell on September 9, 2014 From the NFL commissioner discussing the Ray Rice controversy to the debate over shock collars, here are some memorable stories from the week on "CBS This Morning." The NFL commissioner told Norah O'Donnell in an exclusive interview that he hadn't previously seen Ray Rice's controversial elevator video before its wide release.

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The Jersey Journal

Rutgers boosters include governors, actresses and celebrity chefs

Johns Hopkins University received a $350 million donation from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The University of California at Los Angeles landed a $200 million gift from music producer David Geffen and the University of Arkansas scored a $300 million donation from the Walton family, founders of Walmart.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Mail

Vanity Fair publishes its annual New Establishment lists of...

It is 20 years since Vanity Fair first published its New Establishment list marking the cultural shift in American life away from an industrial economy to one more centered around technology and entertainment. Eagerly anticipated and now required reading, the list of 93 marks out those firmly in charge of shaping the current zeitgeist, 'The Powers that Be' and those who threaten to break into this exclusive club, 'The Disrupters'.

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Related Topix: Rupert Murdoch, Tesla Motors, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Facebook

World Magazine

Thirteen years of perseverance

For the 13th time, the family members of 9/11 victims gathered this morning to read the nearly 3,000 names of those who died at Ground Zero. Three New York City mayors listened: Rudy Giuliani, who was mayor on 9/11; Michael Bloomberg, who took office soon after the attack and oversaw the first ceremonies; and current mayor Bill de Blasio, attending his first ceremony as mayor.

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The Washington Post

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US President Barack Obama, former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, US First Lady Michelle Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former US President Bill Clinton tour the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on May 15, 2014 in New York. JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images Thirteen years ago today, two planes struck the World Trade Center towers.

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National Mortgage News

Federal Court Dismisses N.Y. Bankers Association Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed an attempt by the New York Bankers Association to block a New York City law requiring an evaluation of community investments made by banks holding the city's deposits. Katherine Polk Failla, a judge in the state's Southern District court, said in a decision Tuesday that the NYBA lacked legal standing to bring the lawsuit.

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The Real Deal

From left: Former deputy mayor Bob Steel with Michael Bloomberg and Pier 40

Just one week before leaving office, the Bloomberg administration signaled that it would support an unpublicized plan to sell air rights tied to a Tribeca pier, which later sparked controversy before falling through . The proposal would have transferred air rights from Pier 40 to the site of the St. John's Terminal Building across the street, the New York Times discovered earlier this year.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

CBS News

Michael Bloomberg on 9/11 Museum, return to namesake company

People remember how he tried to limit sales of sugary drinks, or the way he added pedestrian plazas and bike lanes to city streets, but his biggest legacy is likely to be the city's September 11th memorial and museum. "Each one of those panels represents one of the people that died, and this is the same number as people that died," former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said as he walked through the 9/11 Museum.

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The Times of Israel

NY mayor says city will remain terror target

Michael Bloomberg steered the rebuilding of ground zero for the next 12 years and became the unofficial caretaker of the civic memory of September 11, overseeing the creation of the site's memorial and museum. Now, as the 13th anniversary of the attacks arrives, a new mayor says his connection to the city's darkest day is to always be aware that it could happen again.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Mayor De Blasio says New York remains a terror target

Michael Bloomberg steered the rebuilding of ground zero for the next 12 years and became the unofficial caretaker of the civic memory of September 11, overseeing the creation of the site's memorial and museum. Now, as the 13th anniversary of the attacks arrives, a new mayor says his connection to the city's darkest day is to always be aware that it could happen again.

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