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50 min ago | Northern Michigan News

She sold Belgian waffles at the 1964 World's Fair

The notion of introducing a new food to the American public is almost inconceivable in an era of TV chefs, global cuisine and foodie websites.

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50 min ago | Daily Mail

Ex-cop Kevin Canty accused of killing wife said he would 'kill this b**** one day'

Would YOU be underwater if the polar caps melted? New map reveals what our planet would look like if sea levels rose by 260ft Runaway teenager hides in wheel well of jetliner and survives flying more than five hours by HIBERNATING from California to Hawaii after fleeing parents 'Unforgivable, murderous acts': South Korean President slams captain in ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | New York Daily News

EXCLUSIVE: Devastated mom to sue city, driver over Queens creek crash

Four young friends died when a car crashed into Steinway Creek, between 19th Ave. and 37th St., on April 4. The mother of a 21-year-old college student who drowned with three friends when their car plunged into a Queens creek intends to file a negligence suit against the city and the driver who miraculously survived the bizarre crash.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

New York Daily News

Homeless maniac stabs man in face in Queens

Kristopher Brown stabbed a 26-year-old man after he got off the E train in Queens on Sunday.

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ABC News

Art Dealer Accused of Selling Millions in Fakes Busted

Jose Carlos Bergantinos Diaz was accused of selling fake works, supposedly by famous artists such as Jackson Pollock, who painted the above painting.

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CBS Local

Kevin Canty, Former NYPD Cop, Charged With Murdering Wife

A former NYPD cop has been charged with fatally shooting his wife while the couple's kids were inside their home.

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New York Daily News

Lighter caused fire that killed 4-years olds: officials

Siblings Jai'Launi Tinglin and his half-sister Ayina Tinglin, both 4, were caught in a fire caused by Jai'Launi playing with a lighter in a basement bedroom, police and fire officials said.

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DNAinfo.com

Two 4-Year-Olds Perish in Queens Fire

Two 4-year-olds, a boy and a girl who was his half-sister, were killed in a fire that engulfed their two-story home late Saturday night, officials said.

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NorthJersey.com

In 1964, it would seem, the future could be seen just about...

In 1964, it would seem, the future could be seen just about everywhere but the one place that promised to give visitors a glimpse of it: the New York World's Fair.

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New York Post

Cabby who sheared off womana s leg is back behind a taxia s wheel

Cab driver Mohammed Faysal Himon jumped a curb last year, shearing off the leg of British tourist Sian Green .

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NY1

Volunteers Help Spruce Up Hudson River Park

Earth Day is Tuesday, and some volunteers got a head start on celebrations Saturday by making Hudson River Park greener and grassier.

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Washington Times

Oregon wins women's 4x100 relay at Mt SAC Relays

As Oregon senior Phyllis Francis lined up for the start of the women's 400 meters, she looked over her left shoulder and saw three-time Olympic medalist DeeDee Trotter in the next lane over.

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CBS Local

Police: Woman Found Shot In Ozone Park Pronounced Dead At Jamaica Hospital

Just before 11 a.m. on Saturday, authorities responded to a call near 101st Ave and 104th Street in the Ozone Park section of Queens.

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NY1

Police Investigate Shooting Death of 20-Year-Old Man in Queens

Police say they were called to South Ozone Park around 5 a.m. Saturday and found the victim sprawled on the ground near a moped.

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EDGE

Exhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural

"Most Wanted Men No. 2, John Victor G., 1964" a silkscreen depicting a mug shots of one of the NYPD's 13 most-wanted criminals whose likeness was briefly mounted on a facade of the New York State Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead ... (more)

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New York Daily News

Young woman fatally shot in Queens

A woman was fatally shot in front of her young children by her husband inside their Queens home Saturday morning, witnesses and officials said.

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DNAInfo.com

Queens Bar Whips Up Stoner-Inspired Menu for 4/20 'Munchathon'

Snowdonia Pub in Astoria will be offering a special menu of stoner-inspired eats on April 20, also known as 4/20 - a day associated with marijuana -smoking culture - with a " Munchathon " celebration.

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MyFoxNY

Basil farm ready to switch to marijuana

Basil plants grow on a New Jersey farm, but the facility could be turned into a five-acre medical marijuana greenhouse with only 48 hours' notice.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

New York Daily News

Queens techies need help funding $1M mission

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is raising money for Coalition for Queens' Access Code program.

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New Yorker

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: An Appreciation

At the beginning of "One Hundred Years of Solitude," Macondo's patriarch, Jose Arcadio Buendia, wants to move the idyllic yet isolated community he founded to another, more accessible location.

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