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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

Retirees resume moves to less-taxing climes

Retired letter carrier Steven Ramos packs up his house in Queens, N.Y., to move to central Florida, where he estimates his living costs will drop by 80 percent.

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15 hrs ago | USA Today

NYC's lesser-known boroughs have a lot to offer

New York's boroughs outside Manhattan -- Brooklyn, Queens the Bronx and Staten island -- have much to offer out-of-town visitors.

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19 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Eating Along the A Line: 105th St. stop in Seaside

Dining options might be slim around the Beach 105th St. stop on the A train in Seaside, Queens, but these three businesses will keep you well fed - from your breakfast-before-the-beach, to the very last call.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Lyft launches in New York City

On Friday, July 25, 2014 at 7 PM Lyft launched in New York City after finalizing agreements to offer rides to city commuters.

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MyFoxNY

Friday Night Live: July 25, 2014

This is Fox 5's Friday Night Live, a weekly celebration of the end of the work week.

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Newsday

Queens man awarded $7.6M in Roosevelt Field mall accident

A construction worker has been awarded $7.6 million by a Manhattan jury four years after he was badly injured in a fall off a scaffold at Roosevelt Field mall, court documents show.

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Hyperallergic

New Nyc Id Cards Could Come with Free Museum Admission

New York City may lean on its cultural institutions to encourage adoption of a planned municipal identity card for undocumented New Yorkers, the New York Times reported .

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DNAInfo.com

6 Things to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

City Lore and The Bronx Museum of the Arts are teaming up to celebrate immigrant communities, with a special edition of Bronx Stories, a collaborative series that hosts storytellers, poets, and musicians.

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New York Post

Angry vandal points out a bada parking by spray painting cars

A self-appointed Queens parking expert vandalized two cars with spray paint Wednesday, tagging two cars with messages slamming their parking, CBS New York reported .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

GREENPOINT: Ferry timely! G'point boat service restored as G's Queens connection cut

The city promises that Greenpoint ferry service is coming back this morning, hours after the G train's Queens tunnel shutdown.

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New York Daily News

Rockaway Playland memories are alive in newly renovated playground

Students from the Sorrentino Recreation Center enjoy the new Beach Channel Playground located on Beach 79th Street between Beach Channel Drive.

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Newsday

No verdict in Darrell Fuller double-murder trial

Jurors in accused cop killer Darrell Fuller's trial didn't reach a verdict in three hours of deliberations Friday after the defense attacked eyewitnesses' reliability and a prosecutor cited "abundant" evidence against the defendant.

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National Public Radio

Not My Job: We Ask A San Francisco Drag Queen About Queens, N.Y.

Behind all the nerd billionaires and trendy restaurants in today's San Francisco, there is another city, where the most interesting people aren't wearing hoodies - they're wearing spike heels, glitter catsuits and fantastic hair.

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DNAInfo.com

'Serial Pickpocket' Arrested for Stealing from Women With Strollers

An accused serial pickpocket from The Bronx targeted women with strollers all over Queens - even holding open a door for one woman before stealing from her, the DA's office said.

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New York Magazine

How Not to Paint a Stolen Citi BikeA quick, sloppy coat of white paint is not going to do the trick.

Like putting a bad bumper sticker and some truck nutz on a lifted Ferrarri and hoping no one notices you, this quick and sloppy coat of white paint is just not going to do the trick.

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WNYC-AM New York

G Subway Line Shutting Down For 5 Weeks

Beginning Friday night, a portion of the G subway line that connects Brooklyn and Queens will be shut down for five weeks.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

Vandal calls out bad parkers in shocking way

While this story happened in Queens, NY and NJ do have something very much in common.

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