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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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DNAinfo.com

Chickens Scratch Their Way Into Even More NYC Backyards

Amid the din of traffic from nearby Atlantic Avenue, a busy Brooklyn neighborhood is the unlikely place where people can buy fresh, organic eggs, courtesy of more than a dozen hens who live in a community garden.

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DNAInfo.com

Upkeep of 191st St. 1 Train Passageway Blocked by Bureaucracy, Locals Say

Locals are fed up with filthy, dark and dangerous conditions in an underground tunnel that connects the 191st Street 1 train subway station at St. Nicholas Avenue to Broadway - but say their complaints to city agencies only lead to bureaucratic finger-pointing.

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NY1

Minivan Crash Kills Queens Father, Injures Four Others

Police say the driver, Anthony Boyd, 45, of Queens, jumped the curb on 21st Street in Astoria then hit the fire hydrant.

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Newsday

Juror deliberations to continue in Darrell Fuller double-murder trial

Nassau County PBA president James Carver speaks to media after closing arguments were made in court for Darrell Fuller, the man accused of killing Nassau Police officer Arthur Lopez and another man following a traffic stop in 2012 on the Cross Island Parkway.

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Newsday

Speeding driver dies in fiery crash on Southern State, police say

A Queens man was killed early Sunday after his car went out of control at a high rate of speed on the Southern State Parkway in West Islip and crashed into an overpass wall, New York State Police said.

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New York Daily News

Terror suspect linked to subway bomb plot will act as own lawyer

An Al Qaeda wannabe terrorist linked to the New York City subway bombing plotters has decided he will act as his own lawyer at his upcoming trial in Brooklyn Federal Court.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

WCAX-TV Burlington

1 dead, 6 injured in Queens minivan accident

Police say the minivan was traveling westbound on 35 Avenue just before 5 p.m. Sunday when it struck a curb and a fire hydrant before coming to a rest on its side.

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Detroit News

At 50, Upward Bound still opens pathway to college

Paola Francisco, 16, right, Jennifer Feliz, 15, center, and Salma Bah, 16, work on a math problem as a group in an Upward Bound program, which serves as a pathway to college for students from low-income families, in New York.

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NY1

Brooklyn-Queens Greenway Advocates Bike for the Cause

Manhattan already has a greenway, a foot and bike trail that circles the island and advocates are now pushing for the completion of a similar greenway in Brooklyn and Queens.

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Zap2it.com

'Wicked Tuna': TJ Ott prefers his raw with soy and wasabi

The captain of the fishing boat Hot Tuna and mainstay of National Geographic Channel's unscripted Sunday hit "Wicked Tuna" prefers his tuna raw, thank you very much, with a little soy and wasabi on the side.

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