Articles by Tom Dworetzky

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Daily in New York

Today's International Business Times New York briefs include: A changing Figoski account, Lipsky's corruption admission, NYU's superblock expansion, More tragic detail revealed at Badger wake, Hoberman out at Village Voice and Romney in town for fundraising.

Romney's Idea of Real Money: Just a New Yorker's Opinion

We were hanging around the Romney campaign headquarters after his recent 8-vote victory. The streamers were down and no one was left but a single volunteer, the candidate, and a final bit of unfinished business. There were just a few last calls to make to wrap things up in the Caucus state.

Romney's Idea of Real Money: Just a New Yorker's Opinion

We were hanging around the Romney campaign headquarters after his recent 8-vote victory. The streamers were down and no one was left but a single volunteer, the candidate, and a final bit of unfinished business. There were just a few last calls to make to wrap things up in the Caucus state.

Abused Children Seek $68 Million Settlement

The story of 10 disabled children, who were abused for over 15 years, as reported today in the New York Times by Benjamin Weiser, can never be made better. Now a $68 million settlement has been proposed by their lawyers.

Predictions 2012: A Modest Proposal

World Peace. It just wouldn't be right to start without saying that, like any good Miss America contestant, thanks so much for that trope to Sandra Bullock and her star turn in Miss Congeniality.

A New Yorker's Opinion: WTC's Millionth Visitor Pays Respects, Just as Zadroga Act Forces Sick World Trade Center Responders to Choose

The 9/11 memorial has been open 16 weeks and has already has had a million visitors. The memorial opened on the 10th anniversary of the tragic destruction of the twin towers. We will never know the full extent of the health effects that day. But those who worked on the cleanup must decide Jan. 2, 2012, whether to continue with lawsuits or hope they will be covered by the Zadroga Act, which may not even cover cancer.

A New Yorker's Opinion: WTC's Millionth Visitor Pays Respects, Just as Zadroga Act Forces Sick World Trade Center Responders to Choose

The 9/11 memorial has been open 16 weeks and has already has had a million visitors. The memorial opened on the 10th anniversary of the tragic destruction of the twin towers. We will never know the full extent of the health effects that day. But those who worked on the cleanup must decide Jan. 2, 2012, whether to continue with lawsuits or hope they will be covered by the Zadroga Act, which may not even cover cancer.

Badger Fire Declared Accidental

A raging Christmas-morning house fire that killed an elderly couple and their daughter's three young girls in Stamford, Connecticut, appears to have been caused by embers from a fireplace and was accidental, city officials said on Tuesday.

New Yorkers Living Longer than Ever: Bloomberg

If you want to live longer and healthier than the average American, then come to New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday, responding to the good news that the city has a life expectancy average of 80.6 years, better than the U.S. average of 78.2 years.

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Russia's Ukraine Invasion Is Backdrop To Election In Latvia

Latvians were voting on Saturday in a parliamentary election, with opinion polls predicting that Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins's centre-right New Unity party will win the most votes, enabling him to continue his coalition with the conservative National Alliance.