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Politics

Sen. Sessions: ‘Deliberate Plan by President’ to Collapse U.S. Law Enforcement System

CNS NEWS Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said today that Americans need to stand up to “a deliberate plan by the president of the United States” to collapse…

Newly-released data shows lack of New York abortion provider inspections

BY MICHAEL RICONDA A Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by the conservative Chiaroscuro Foundation revealed New York has been inconsistent in its inspections of abortion providers,…

World

Relatives of Malaysia Airlines flight victims say government, airline are ‘true murderers’

FOXNEWS Chinese family members of those aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Monday called the airline and the nation’s government the “true murderers” of the plane’s victims,…

6.7 earthquake strikes off Chile’s Pacific coast

(CNN) – A 6.7-magnitude earthquake struck off Chile’s Pacific coast Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake’s epicenter was 60 kilometers (37 miles) west-northwest of Iquique, Chile,…

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Lifestyle & Entertainment

WHAT’S HAPPENING 4/27/14

BY GEORGE J. DACRE - Rockland Theatre Company is looking for “The Fonz” and the complete cast for “Happy Days,” a new musical, to be produced in…

PUDDIN’ DON’T

Puddin’ Don’t is a creation of Jake Barlow, inspired by all manner of silliness, like Berkeley Breathed’s Bill the Cat, Chuck Norris Facts, The movie Machete, and…

Nation

Nevada rancher scares off feds after militia groups show up in support

Citing safety concerns, federal agents are withdrawing from the Nevada cattle ranch where they had engaged in a week-long showdown with Cliven Bundy, a 67-year-old rancher who…

Chicken recall affects New York

  AdvancePierre Foods, an Enid, Okla. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,730 pounds of frozen chicken breast products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of…

Sports

High School Girls Upstage Olympians in Nyack Racewalks

Katherine Newhoff of East Islip on Long Island captured the high school girls 5,000-meter title at the third annual Nyack Racewalks, held April 6 at the NyackHigh…

RCC Tennis Update

Rockland Community College’s (RCC) Mens tennis team clinched a NJCAA regional birth with two conference wins against FIT and Ulster Community College. RCC Defeated FIT with a…

Local

BOGGED DOWN: Piermont Marsh Alliance wants to stop DEC project

BY JANIE ROSMAN The new  TZ Bridge project is causing some interesting ramifications downstream in Piermont. An agreement between the state — Thruway Authority and the DEC…

The Hammer Falls: Deregulation and the Decimation of the Energy Industry in Rockland

Part Three: 2007—2014 BY CHERYL SLAVIN The death knell sounded for the Lovett Power Plant in 2006. Judge Thomas Dickerson, in deciding the fair market value for the…