Sep 10, 2017 A tribute for the 16th anniversary of 9/11/2001

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Disobey! It’s coming

VOICE OF THE VOTER POLL: Survey finds Monroe County voters disgruntled about status quo: Anxious electorate

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Survey finds Monroe County voters disgruntled about status quo

Anxious electorate


The local electorate will go to the polls on Nov. 4 concerned about their jobs, distrustful of state and federal government and worried about everything from Ebola to terrorism, according to a Voice of the Voter opinion poll earlier this month.

The results also are a reminder that this is a region where views can be sharply divided along political, racial and economic lines, as well as whether a person lives in the city or the suburbs. A prime example: Two-thirds of African-Americans polled said New York’s minimum wage will still be too low when it rises to $9 in 2016. Two-thirds of white voters said $9 is about right or too much.

Another example: More than half of Democrats…

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Hunt for AK-47 Bandit goes national after he strikes again

Investigators said a man who became known as the “AK-47 Bandit” could be just about anywhere, and they’ve launched a national manhunt to find him before he strikes again.

The AK-47 Bandit was accused of six bank robberies and trying to kill a police officer.

The suspect allegedly fired an assault rifle at a police officer who spotted him just after a February 29, 2012 bank robbery in Chino, California. The officer suffered serious injury. Police later said a 911 call from a pay phone near the bank was likely made to divert police, delaying their response to the bank robbery.

The same man is suspected of robbing two other banks in California, as well as banks in Washington and Idaho. In all cases, the suspect was described as a white man, between 25 and 40 years old, with blue eyes, who weighs between 180 and 230 pounds. He was…

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Video shows moment earthquake hit California; updated reports say 120 injured

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(CNN) — The strongest earthquake in 25 years struck Northern California early Sunday, injuring more than 120 people, damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa and turning fireplaces into rubble.

The 6.1-magnitude quake struck just six miles southwest of Napa, California’s famed wine country.

All but six of the injured were treated and released from the emergency room at Queen of the Valley Hospital, said its president, Walt Mickens. They mostly suffered bruises and lacerations, he said.

Six patients sustained critical injures, including a young child, Mickens said.

The child was hurt when a fireplace collapsed and has been airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Vanessa deGier told CNN.

“Everything and everyone in Napa was affected by the quake. My house, along with everybody else’s, is a disaster. It looks like somebody broke in and ravaged the place, room by room.” said CNN iReporter Malissa…

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