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Strike a Chord: Does Bullying Cause Suicide?

Many anti-bullying campaigns link bullying to suicide. But should they? As part of WFUV's Strike a Chord Campaign on teen suicide prevention, Jeff Coltin finds out.
There must be dozens, or even hundreds of videos like it on Youtube. A teen gets bullied at school, goes home, get bullied online, and then, attempts suicide.
They are powerful, and most end with a message of hope: "you can stop bullying, you can prevent suicide."

LIRR Strike Averted

LIRR riders can commute normally n Monday

A tentative deal was reached Thursday that averts a strike by workers at the nation's largest commuter railroad, a top union negotiator said.

 Anthony Simon told The Associated Press about the tentative agreement with the Long Island Rail Road.

Big and Small Businesses Alike Stand to Suffer from Possible LIRR Strike

Commuters aren't the only ones who are going to be left out to dry.

George Santos owns Ryders Joe Deli. It's located right next to the train station in New Hyde Park, just outside of Queens. He said if Long Island Rail Road workers strike, it would be devastating for his business.