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Monday Oct. 27: Our World In Pictures

SPAIN — “Senor de los Milagros” Celebrated with Dancing: A woman dances as she participates in a procession honoring The Lord of Miracles "Senor de los Milagros" in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday. … Full Article

Report: Government still ill-equipped to aid small businesses after natural disasters

The federal government not only failed to effectively and timely provide assistance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, but also remains ill-equipped to assist distressed business owners in another natural disaster despite reforms that were passed and should have been … Full Article

Ebola jitters for some, but not all, New Yorkers

Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about the odds of the disease spreading. … Full Article

MTA: Subway system safe to ride after Ebola case

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority says there's no indication the Ebola patient was contagious when he rode the subway. The MTA also said Friday there were "no reports of bodily fluids on any of the subway lines he rode." … Full Article

DOT extending curbs on Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge

In an effort to give pedestrians a safer passage as they cross Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge, the city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) is extending the curbs at some of the busiest intersections along the avenue, according to Community Board 10 officials. … Full Article

Friday Oct. 24: Our World In Pictures

BUFFALO — High School Runners Participate in Cross-Country Race: Male runners run in a high school cross-country race at Delaware Park on Thursday in Buffalo, N.Y. … Full Article

How to spend $1 million: Treyger seeks ideas from residents

Councilmember Mark Treyger has an enticing proposition for his constituents. He is offering them the chance to say how $1 million in city money should be spent in their community. It’s all part of the city’s participatory budgeting process, which is now underway. … Full Article

Thursday Oct. 23: Our World In Pictures

MEXICO — Demonstrators March for Disappearance of 43 Students: Demonstrators march in protest for the disappearance of 43 students from the Isidro Burgos rural teachers college, in Mexico City, on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club honors service above self

The Brooklyn Bridge Rotary Club held its second annual gala, dubbed “What Starts Here Changes the World,” at the Dyker Beach Golf Course on Tuesday night, when it honored five recipients of its Service Above Self award in front of a packed ballroom. … Full Article

Disaster drill at Brooklyn OEM preps for nuclear blast in Manhattan

How would the New York City and its regional neighbors react if a nuclear device went off in Midtown Manhattan? … Full Article

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