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As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »

2018 Top 10: No. 3 – Lakes area weathers headache-inducing construction… – Brainerd Dispatch

There were a number of factors at play here, according to area city officials and project supervisors in the weeks leading up and during construction season—a litany of aging and/or decrepit roadways in need of extensive repairs, all of it pushed back six weeks by a stubborn winter, then delayed again by spring showers; projects… Read More »