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Top 10 national sex scandals

Article: Top 10 national sex scandals

Sex scandals are as American as (sticking your wiener in an) apple pie — or should we say your Anthony Weiner? The really unforgettable scandals leave us with a particular phrase or image burned into our brains. We could be a hundred years old and senile and we will still be able to recall Lorena Bobbitt tossing her husband’s penis out the car window; Clarence Thomas asking Anita Hill about a pubic hair on a coke can; and an astronaut driving hundreds of miles in a diaper to confront the lover who spurned her. Here are our nominations for the top ten sex scandals in this nation’s glorious history, organized by the categories in which these events most often seem to occur. God bless (or should we say God save) America!

New York Joins Great Lakes Water Resources Compact

Article: New York Joins Great Lakes Water Resources Compact

ALBANY, New York, March 17, 2008 (ENS) – New York State will join seven other Great Lakes states and two Canadian provinces in a formal effort to protect and improve the water resources of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin. Legislation authorizing New York’s participation in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact…

Poll Finds New Yorkers Worried About Climate Change

Article: Poll Finds New Yorkers Worried About Climate Change

NEW YORK, New York, March 6, 2008 (ENS) – A large majority of New York City residents are convinced that global warming is happening now and leaders should do more to address the threat, according to the results of the first survey of New Yorkers’ opinions about climate change. The survey shows that, in line…

Rochester Chosen for New York Pollution Prevention Institute

Article: Rochester Chosen for New York Pollution Prevention Institute

ALBANY, New York, March 4, 2008 (ENS) – The Rochester Institute of Technology has been selected to host the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute, a new research and development center that will design and test green manufacturing methods and provide technical support to businesses for pollution reduction measures that will help make them more…

New York Capital Region Cities Funded to Restore Riverfronts

Article: New York Capital Region Cities Funded to Restore Riverfronts

ALBANY, New York, January 20, 2008 (ENS) – The state of New York’s Restore NY grant program has awarded millions to Capital Region cities to support the redevelopment of waterfront areas and decaying urban blocks. The city of Troy will receive $2.5 million to demolish City Hall and begin work on the north waterfront area…