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22 min ago | Kirkville

Three of the Best Rock Concert Movies of All Time

I like using iTunes' shuffle mode, and every now and then, it pops up something I hadn't heard in a while, giving me an Aha! moment, reminding me to spin a disc that hasn't been heard recently.

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4 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

Why the 7 Train is the Best in the City

That's according to this year's subway line ranking released by the New York Public Interest Research Group's Straphangers Campaign on Wednesday.

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8 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Paper

Fuzzy Brooklyn: Pit bull survives possible toss from Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

Help: A group of dog lovers rallied to rush this pit bull to the hospital after it fell onto Meeker Avenue from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.

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9 hrs ago | Greenpoint Gazette

VA Replaces Cross with Star of David on WWII Veteran's Grave

After a Queens Rabbi discovered that the grave of his relative, a Jewish World War II soldier, was marked with a Cross instead of a Star of David, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand went to work, successfully lobbying the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that the soldier's resting place be properly honored.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Newsday

No. 7 subway service suspended twice because of fire on the tracks

In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Medford vehicle on fire on Horse Block Rd/Portion Rd/Smithtown Blvd/Terry Rd/CR-16 EB west of I 495/Long Island Expy.

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New York Daily News

Jamaica Queens will start jamming this weekend

Tyra Emerson, center, is executive director of Cultural Collaborative Jamaica, the organization that works with local merchants, artists and community leaders to organize the annual Jamaica Arts and Music Summer Festival.

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Streetsblog

AARP: Older NYC Pedestrians Concerned About Drivers Failing to Yield

Four out of 10 New York City voters age 50 and older consider motorists who fail to yield to pedestrians a serious problem, and one in four say traffic signals don't allow enough time to cross the street, according to a poll by AARP.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Want To See The World? Try A Library In Queens

The aggressive vibrato of the bandoneon hung in the air. While the tango singer spoke of romantic spats, hopeless drunkards and lonely whores, an elderly Argentine couple clasped hands.

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New York Daily News

2 MTA cops, 7 firefighters injured in Queens fire

The residents of a burning Queens apartment building were safely evacuated early Wednesday thanks to a group of bridge and tunnel officers who sprang into action, authorities said.

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New York Daily News

Mapping our preparedness for flooding

Residents in the Pennyfield section of the Bronx take the brunt of the storm as it hits the seawall near the Throgs Neck Bridge.

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Vallejo Times-Herald

Dennis Regan brings yuks to the Empress

Some siblings venture in opposite directions. One's an actor, one's a film critic.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

CBS Local

CBS 2 Exclusive: Woman Speaks Out About Brutal Queens Subway Stabbing

A woman was stabbed in the neck and left for dead in a brutal random attack on the subway in Queens earlier this month, and the man who did it remained on the loose Tuesday.

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New York Daily News

City to spray pesticide in Queens to combat West Nile virus

The city will deploy trucks to spray pesticide, targeting mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus, late Wednesday into Thursday morning.

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South Shore Record

Queens man pleads guilty in 2012 car crash

Four teens were killed in this October 2012 one-car crash. The driver. Joseph Beer, pleaded guilty to aggravate vehicular homicide on July 29. Convicted in June of lesser charges, Joseph Beer pleaded guilty on July 29 to aggravated vehicular homicide for the high-speed crash that killed four teenagers, including an Inwood girl on the Southern State ... (more)

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SanLuisObispo.com

Ex-NY councilman quickly convicted in bribery plot

Halloran was also found guilty of taking payoffs from what he thought were developers who wanted him to funnel city money their way.

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LongIsland.com

Nassau Jury Finds Queens Man Guilty on All Counts of Killing Policeman and Motorist

July 29, 2014 - Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced that a Nassau County jury today found a Queens man guilty of intentionally murdering Nassau County Police Officer Arthur Lopez and Brooklyn motorist Raymond Facey at two separate locations along the Nassau-Queens border in October 2012.

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Newsday

stargazing at Jones Beach

In Holtsville accident. shoulder blocked on The L.I.E./I-495 WB after X62/Nicolls Rd. Slow traffic from X63/North Ocean Ave in Farmingville In Holtsville accident.

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Hellenic News of America

2014 Zoullas Lecture Series Focuses on Greece's Heroism

"300: Rise of an Empire" movie mesmerized many Americans. The Chinese community of Queens New York was fascinated by Greece's heroic fight for freedom and Democracy against the super power Persia.

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Tri-cityherald.com

NYC uses food trucks to bring summer meals to kids

In this July 23, 2014 photo, young adults and small children accompanied by parents receive free lunches at the Get Ready 2 Go truck in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Refinery 29

The Best Outdoor Dining In NYC

Newsflash, people: It's summer, and that means you should be eating and drinking outside.

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