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Supportive Housing Network of NY
A coalition representing 160 private nonprofit supportive housing agencies in New York State which provides permanent housing for the formerly homeless. The Network provides resources, public education, and advocacy on behalf of our members.
Archdiocese of New York
Roman Catholic archdiocese serving New York City and several other New York counties. Search for parishes, educational services, and charities, or link to other Catholic websites.
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New York State School for the Deaf
Residential school in Rome serving deaf and hearing-impaired students ages 3 and older. Program information, news, resources for families and alumni, and information about state intervention services for deaf infants and toddlers.
US stocks mixed after good economic data, Apple results
E-cigarettes to be regulated under new US plan
New York (AFP) - US stocks were mixed in early trade Thursday following a good report on US durable goods and strong earnings from Apple and some other big companies.
Apple earnings, expanded buyback lead US stocks higher
The changes would also apply to other, previously unregulated tobacco products, including cigars, hookahs, nicotine gels, and pipe tobacco, and are aimed in large part at keeping these substances away from young people. "This proposed rule is the latest step in our efforts to make the next generation tobacco-free," said Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in a press release announcing the reform. The proposal by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) would bring these products under the same rules that already apply to traditional cigarettes. And they would be prevented from advertising a lower health risk, compared to traditional cigarettes, unless the FDA confirms scientific evidence backing up the claim.
New York (AFP) - Apple's shareholder-friendly measures including a stock split and an expanded buyback helped lead US shares higher in opening trade Thursday.