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Experts say the tragic sinking of the Titanic a century ago can be blamed on low grade rivets that the ship's builders used on some parts of the ill-fated liner. AP/file image.
Michelle Michalos  |  March 30, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
As the Titanic Centennial approaches, people will recount that fateful night at lectures, screenings, readings, a dinner and even a ship journey.
Indian Point Energy Center. A new report claims there are multiple alternative energy sources which could replace the controversial power plant by 2015. Photo courtesy of Left of the Hudson.
John Farley  |  October 18, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: October 24, 2011 5:08 PM | Comments
Indian Point, the nuclear power plant that sits on a fault line just north of New York City, has prompted fears of meltdown in the wake of 9/11 and Fukushima. Is it time to shut it down?
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