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Halcyon days.

In the last 48 hours, the US has received a specific, credible, but unconfirmed threat of a terror attack this Sunday, on the 9/11 anniversary. Moreover, a survey by the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia revealed that Americans have a false sense of security, and that in the event of a disaster, more than half of families have no emergency plan. (WSJ)

CAVA reflects on their reactions to September 11, 2001. (Spec)

Obama urged legislators last night to pass a new stimulus designed for job-creation specifically through cuts in public salaries and tax breaks and hiring holiydays for small businesses. Here’s to ya, 2011! (NYTimes)

Continuing their enduring quest to own everything—ever—Google has unexpectedly purchased Zagat, those little red things you used to read reviews in. (Dealbook)

A USDA study has reported that 2.5 million New Yorkers cannot afford enough food at some point in the year. So seriously, guys, John Jay isn’t that bad. (Gothamist)

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