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Medicare, money at center of 6th Congressional District mudslinging
Central Melissa Chan 10/10/2012 at 11:08AM

Traditional Medicare could be endangered if the power to decide the fate of the major, federal insurance program falls into the wrong party’s hands, according to a Democratic congressional hopeful. “Republican plans for Medicare would end guaranteed benefits for our seniors and destroy the traditional Medicare option,” said Assemblymember Grace Meng, who hopes to secure [...]

Assembly candidate Myungsuk Lee won’t battle Post over claims
Assembly candidate Myungsuk Lee won’t battle Post over claims
News Melissa Chan 8/01/2012 at 3:29PM

An embattled assembly hopeful is backing out of plans to confront the New York Post after the major metro paper exposed alleged prostitution ads in his Korean-language newspaper. Myungsuk Lee, a 40th Assembly District candidate, was dealt a major blow to his campaign when the Post recently reported his paper, the Korean American Times, had [...]

Congressmember Meeks refutes reports of financial wrongdoing
Congressmember Meeks refutes reports of financial wrongdoing
News Liam La Guerre 8/01/2012 at 11:38AM

A local politician refuted published reports of financial wrongdoing concerning a nonprofit organization to whom he allocated millions in taxpayer money. Congressmember Gregory Meeks denied that federal authorities are investigating him for any issues with federal funds he secured for the Greater Jamaica Development Corporation (GJDC). Instead, he blasted a local newspaper and national group [...]

Horse gone wild
News Queens Courier Staff 5/09/2012 at 12:30PM

A jittery horse escaped his stable and ran into rush-hour traffic in Queens yesterday morning, striking a car, authorities said. Blackjack fled from Cedar Lane Stables in Howard Beach at around 8:20 a.m. He struck a Honda sedan that had been waiting for the light, smashing its windshield. [New York Post]

‘Beats’ headphone thefts on the rise throughout NYC
News Jay Lane 5/07/2012 at 12:22PM

The city’s thugs have a new favorite to go with their stolen iPhones—stolen Dr. Dre headphones. The legendary rapper’s pricey, high-tech headphones, called “Beats by Dr. Dre,” are the new rage among bandits because they’re seen as “status symbols,” a police source said. Although they have yet to dethrone the iPhone as thieves’ top target, [...]

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