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That poem resonates with me. Not that I don’t like the house I’ve occupied 17 years. I do. Besides, houses in general don’t engage me. If I’ve got air conditioning,…

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The setting for the hilarity was the Montefiore Einstein Cancer Center at Montefiore Hospital. The participants were cancer patients, some with advanced stages of the illness. They were taking part…

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“Our patient was called names and was humiliated. You need a face to face the world,” said Siemionow, the Cleveland Clinic reconstructive surgeon who led the operation about two weeks…

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CREDIT CARDS Average bank card debt increased to $5,710, a 1.57 percent increase from the previous quarter’s $5,621. The average remains 6 percent higher than the same period a year…

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Aetna Inc., Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and Western Digital Corp. said Wednesday they would cut a combined 4,900 jobs. And Eastman Chemical Co. said it would cut an unspecified…

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The 18-year-old rapper became a sensation and started a dance craze last year with his Grammy-nominated hit “Crank That (Soulja Boy).” Some of the language and subject matter in that…

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