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August 24, 2017

Monthly Archives: March 2017

Rikers Island Could Be Closed And Replaced With Smaller Jails Around New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio is committed to replacing the notorious jail amid reports of widespread violence by inmates and guards but says it won’t be quick or easy. One plan would cost $10 billion.

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Rikers Island Could Be Closed And Replaced With Smaller Jails Around New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio is committed to replacing the notorious jail amid reports of widespread violence by inmates and guards but says it won’t be quick or easy. One plan would cost $10 billion.

(Image credit: Seth Wenig/AP)


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Twitter Drops Its Egg, The Unintended Avatar Of Harassment

Twitter announced it was doing away with the egg as its default icon, opting for a generic figure intended to encourage users to replace it with something more “expressive.”

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