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Do you remember? Today, October 8, marks the 5 year anniversary of the closure of Long Island Bridge in #Boston, which cut hundreds of people off from shelter and recovery services. #BostonWarm #StillLongIsland #Bospoli 1/
"when the bridge was finally deemed unsafe for travel on the afternoon of Oct. 8, the city had no emergency evacuation plan in place." It was a disaster for the city of #Boston. So many lives were uprooted. #StillLongIsland #BostonWarm 2/ www3.bostonglobe.com/metro/2014/12/…
Oh, deferred maintenance! Long Island Bridge was crumbling slowly and all of the sudden came down. "We've known for seven or eight years. As did the city. Not a surprise to a lot of folks who know about transportation," #StillLongIsland wgbh.org/news/post/form…
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With a push from Gov. Andrew Cuomo to increase the state’s offshore wind capacity to 9,000 megawatts by 2035, Long Island is rapidly gaining attention from international companies wishing to expand here. buff.ly/2YT3zMf
By 2030, offshore wind could be a $70 billion industry, said Lars Thaaning Pedersen of @VineyardWindMA – a company behind Liberty Wind, a project 85 miles off of Montauk. #LongIsland #Energy #Climate libn.com/2019/04/05/off…
With Long Island centered in the middle of the “wind corridor” from Boston to DC, and with new cost efficiencies, experts say the region could stand to gain in a big way, with thousands of jobs in the legal, accounting and engineering fields. libn.com/2019/04/05/off…
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Selected list of #indictments and #sentencings
Aug 15-22, 2018
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1. Ricky Johnston from Las Vegas admitted to receiving over 600 images of toddlers & children engaged in sexually explicit conduct. He was sentenced to 144 months in federal prison.

#childpornography #childsexabuse #RickyJohnston #projectsafechildhood

justice.gov/usao-nv/pr/las…
2. Operation Darkness Falls results in arrest one of the most prolific dark net drug dealers in the world.
Matthew & Holly Roberts used the darknet marketplace to distribute #fentanyl #oxycodone #heroin #meth & other drugs.

#darknet #silkroad #alphabay
justice.gov/usao-ndoh/pr/o…
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🗽Great thread by Jesse Lehrich @JesseLehrich! Please follow!

🇺🇸Are these tariffs hurting your state? I might have missed a few, 30+ states are affected!

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Selected list of today's #indictments.
Tuesday May 29, 2018👇
1. U.S. Obtains $114 Million Judgment Against Three Individuals For Paying Kickbacks for Laboratory Referrals and Causing Claims for Medically Unnecessary Tests.
#falseclaimsact #kickbacks #medicaltesting

justice.gov/usao-dc/pr/us-…
2. Mexican Businessman Sentenced To 75 Months In Prison For Orchestrating Fraud Scheme Against The Mexican Government To Obtain Over $20 Million
#mexico #shellcompanies #taxfraud

justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/m…
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