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How Severe Is the Red Cross Blood Shortage?

With the recent series of railroad disasters that have hit our region, including the Hoboken train crash and Long Island train derailment, the last thing we need is a blood shortage. Therefore, if you are able, we encourage you to donate blood as soon as possible, because as this video about the Red Cross blood shortage reveals, many of our fellow Americans desperately need our help.

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Is Operator Error to Blame for the Long Island Train Derailment?

Just as 2017 kicked off, there was yet another railroad accident. This time, a Long Island Rail Road train crashed into a bumping block in Brooklyn’s Atlantic Terminal. The Long Island train derailment happened as the locomotive was pulling into the terminal. Per a CBS New York report, after the train hit the bumping block, it did not stop. Instead, it went over the bumping block, destroying it in the…
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