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Jaime Jordan

Jaime Jordan appears in the following:

Building Human Infrastructure in the Rockaways

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

In the year since Sandy, affected neighborhoods have started to rebuild, but also prepare for their response to the next storm.  Jaime Jordan, one of the founders of Rockaway Help, talks about the work she and her neighbors are doing in the Rockaways to build up social infrastructure as a key part of disaster response.

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Millions Paid to Fannie and Freddie CEO's

Thursday, December 24, 2009

The two chief executives of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac could get paid as much as $6 million each for 2009, despite the companies' dismal performance this year which cost taxpayers more than $100 billion.

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NYC Says Upstate Drilling Risks Water

Thursday, December 24, 2009

The Bloomberg Administration is criticizing Albany's plans to oversee natural gas drilling near reservoirs.  

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Winter Storm Causes Travel Delays in Midwest

Thursday, December 24, 2009

A major winter storm lumbering across the nation's midsection promised a white Christmas for some but brought headaches for residents without power and travelers crawling along slick, icy roads and dealing with canceled and delayed flights.

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Bombings in Iraq Kill 13

Thursday, December 24, 2009

Staggered explosions apparently targeting Shiite Muslim pilgrims killed at least 13 people and injured 74 on Thursday, authorities said, raising fears of further sectarian attacks at the approach of Shiite Islam's most solemn holiday.

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Senate Democrats Pass Health Overhaul

Thursday, December 24, 2009

The Senate has passed President Barack Obama's landmark health care overhaul in a climactic Christmas Eve vote, extending medical insurance to 30 million Americans.

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Train Service Resumes at Penn Station

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Amtrak says service in and out of Penn Station has been restored. Service was halted earlier this morning due to a power outage.

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Randall's Island Deal Heads To City Council

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

A state judge has ordered the Bloomberg administration to bring an agreement involving Randall's Island to the City Council for a vote.

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Security Forces Clash with Iranian Protestors

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Security forces clashed with opposition protesters gathered Wednesday for a memorial for Iran's most senior dissident cleric, beating men and women and firing tear gas, reformist Web sites reported.

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Plane Overshoots Runway in Jamaica

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

An American Airlines flight from Miami with more than 150 aboard overshot a runway and skidded to the edge of the Caribbean Sea, injuring more than 40 people, officials said.

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Pakistani Taliban To Counter Troop Surge

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

In Pakistan, a Taliban commander says he has sent thousands of fighters to Afghanistan to counter a troop surge by western forces there.

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Beekeeping May Be Legalized in City

Friday, December 18, 2009

Beekeeping may soon be legal in New York City.

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Morgan Stanley CEO Forgoes Bonus

Friday, December 18, 2009

John Mack, Morgan Stanley’s outgoing chief executive, will forgo a bonus for the third year in a row as his bank heads for its first annual loss.

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Breakthrough On Climate Change

Friday, December 18, 2009

In Copenhagen, President Obama declared Friday a "meaningful and unprecedented breakthrough" had been reached on a climate change deal.

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South Korea Sends H1N1 Drugs to North

Friday, December 18, 2009

North Korea made a rare expression of gratitude Friday after South Korea sent H1N1 or swine flu medicine, an official said.

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New Landlord for Neglected Bronx Buildings

Thursday, December 03, 2009

14 severely neglected buildings in the South Bronx are expected to be taken over by affordable housing developer Omni New York.

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Putin To Consider 2012 Presidential Run

Thursday, December 03, 2009

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says he will think about whether to reclaim the presidency in 2012.

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Poe Book Heads to NY Auction

Thursday, December 03, 2009

A rare copy of Edgar Allan Poe's first book is expected to sell for a record price when it hits the auction block.

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NATO Ministers Expected to Pledge Troops

Thursday, December 03, 2009

NATO members are expected to pledge extra troops for Afghanistan during a two day meeting starting today.

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Jobs Summit In Washington Today

Thursday, December 03, 2009

President Obama refocuses on job creation with business and labor leaders at the White House.

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