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2 hrs ago | York Dispatch

Food Inspections: 2 York County restaurants out of compliance

The state Department of Agriculture conducts annual inspections of food-serving businesses to ensure public safety and safe food-handling practices.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Mineola, NY

6 hrs ago | York Dispatch

Obama urges renewal of US Export-Import Bank

In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama urges business owners to lobby Congress to renew the U.S. Export-Import Bank.

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Related Topix: Reince Priebus, Mineola, NY

11 hrs ago | York Dispatch

China shuts down Beijing independent film festival

Organizers say Chinese authorities have shut down an independent film festival, a rare venue for the showing of independent films that may be critical of the government in a country with tight controls.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Mineola, NY, Entertainment

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lake County Record-Bee

Pink Martini band member Rieth found dead

A police spokesman said Friday that the Oregon State medical examiner's office has determined that 43-year-old Derek Rieth died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

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Related Topix: Suicide, Mineola, NY

York Dispatch

Suspicious object turns out to be toy light saber

Police in Juneau took a call Tuesday to check out a suspicious device spotted on the side of a road.

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Related Topix: Mineola, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Village Voice

Judge Keeps Subway Inn's Doors Open For Now

Beloved dive bar Subway Inn has been issued a weeklong reprieve from its impending eviction.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Oneida, Madison Counties Receive Grants To Fight Tax, Pulic Benefits Fraud

Twelve New York County District Attorney's offices are set to receive grant funding to expand the state's Crimes Against Revenue Program, to strengthen investigations and prosecutions of state tax evasion and welfare fraud cases.

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Related Topix: Madison County, NY, Oneida County, NY

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Albany Times Union

Former top prosecutors back

The formal backing, which includes the support of former U.S. attorney for the Northern District Daniel French and former state attorney general Robert Abrams, came Thursday.

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Related Topix: Chautauqua County, NY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

JD Supra

New York Grand Jury Indicts 12 Online Payday Lenders and 3 Individuals

In a shot across the bow of online payday lenders who allegedly disregard state law where their borrowers reside, a New York County grand jury recently voted a criminal usury and conspiracy indictment against 12 companies allegedly involved in such lending and their owner, chief operating officer, and general counsel.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Courthouse News Service

Billionaire Wants to Know Who Defamed Him

Supermarket billionaire John Catsimatidis, who ran for New York City mayor in the 2013 Republican primary, claims in court that a group called Grocery Employees United defamed him in Internet videos accusing him of wiretapping and labor violations.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Burbed.com

Tears of joy: San Francisco versus Manhattan versus Brooklyn and more

When it comes to least affordable counties to buy a house, four of NYC's five boroughs take up almost a third of the list, with Manhattan , Brooklyn , the Bronx , and Queens , each "earning" a spot.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Home Buying, Home, Queens, NY, Bronx County, NY

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Pensions & Investments

New York county looking for administrator, investment options for new 457 plan

Tompkins County, Ithaca, N.Y., is searching for firms to provide administration, trust services and investment options for a new 457 deferred compensation plan.

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Related Topix: Ithaca, NY

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Law.com

This Week by the Numbers: Courthouse Fleas and Jeweler v. Restaurant

A New York county courthouse had more problems than just criminal matters to deal with this week, when workers discovered a huge flea infestation .

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Flea infestation shuts Orleans County Courthouse

A western New York county courthouse is closed for a second consecution day because of an infestation of fleas.

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Related Topix: Orleans County, NY

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Courthouse News Service

EMTs at U.S. Baghdad Embassy Saya Drunk CNN Reporter Bit Them

Two medical workers at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad claim in court that a CNN correspondent with "a history of becoming intoxicated and then abusive" bit them on Embassy grounds in Baghdad.

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Cybercast News Service

US officials return ancient coins to Greeks

Some ancient coins were returned to the government of Greece on Monday after the New York prosecution of a prominent collector from Rhode Island.

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Related Topix: Astoria, NY, Brown University

KNUS-AM Aurora

US officials return ancient coins to Greeks

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Related Topix: Astoria, NY, Brown University

The Fresno Bee

US officials return ancient coins to Greeks

Greek Ambassador to the U.S. Christos Panagopoulos, center, and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., right, accompanied by ICE Homeland Security Investigations Deputy Agent in Charge Glenn Sorge, sign documents during a repatriation ceremony of ancient Greek coins, in New York, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Astoria, NY, Brown University

Courthouse News Service

Nude Human Canvas Sues New York City

In what may be an emerging summertime tradition, a model claims in court that the NYPD falsely arrested her for stripping down in Times Square so an artist could paint her body.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Real Estate Investing for Real

The Most (and Least) Affordable Counties for Millenials to Buy and Rent

How much of your income do you spend on housing? For millenials in San Francisco or New York County, it looks like spending more than three quarters of your take home pay on home payments might be par for the course.

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Related Topix: Bronx County, NY

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