Here’s what you should know about mass shootings in public places

In the light of recent shootings, the U.S. Secret Service National Threat Assessment Center has released Mass Attacks in Public Places. The report finds commonalities among attacks of the last two years and discusses warning signs.

Rebeka Humbrecht lists some of them for the Staten Island Advance.

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NY State Police commander Jeffrey Cicora dies from 9/11-related illness

Retired New York State Police Sergeant Jeffrey M. Cicora, 53, has died of site-related cancer, reports Chris Libonati for Syracuse.com.

He worked as a K9 officer for some of his 24-year police career. After the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, he and his K9 partner, Devitt, searched airports, planes and other transportation sites for explosives. He also spent time at the World Trade Center site after the attacks.

When he was battling the cancer that killed him, he organized a party with toys for children fighting cancer.

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That smell at the top of One World Trade? It’s on purpose

The observatory atop One World Trade Center has begun to diffuse its new “official” fragrance through its air vents. The scent, called “One World,” has been developed to enhance visitors’ experience of the site.

A variety of businesses, galleries, and museums are experimenting with scent, reports James Barron for the New York Times.

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