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27 min ago | NY1

Jeter Portrayed on The New Yorker Magazine Cover

The cover depicts the Yankees captain from behind, tipping his cap as the Stadium's famous frieze wraps around him.

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4 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

NY farmers seek solutions to invasive berry pest

A new invasive insect has devastated northeastern berry crops, and growers are working with Cornell University plant experts to develop strategies to fight it.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Cornell University, Life, Fruits, Food

7 hrs ago | Lite 98.7

What is New York State's Most Iconic River?

Unshackle Upstate asked an interesting question on Facebook recently , The Rio Grande River is to Texas as ________________ is to New York? So which New York river do you think is the state's most iconic? North County residents are likely to answer the St. Lawrence .

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11 hrs ago | New York Daily News

New investigation unit ready to enforce Board of Election law

Gov. Cuomo created controversy when he shut down his anti-corruption commissioner earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

15 hrs ago | Reuters

Fitch Teleconf: Bangladesh Assigned Inaugural International Rating by Fitch

HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, August 31 Fitch Ratings has for the first time assigned international ratings to the Bangladesh sovereign and invites market participants to join a teleconference on Bangladesh's rating outlook at 4pm HK/Singapore on Wednesday, 3 September 2014.

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18 hrs ago | HeraldNet

Death toll from heroin skyrockets in New York City

The number of people who died from unintentional heroin overdoses in New York City last year was the highest in a decade, according to data released last week by the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Forbes.com

An Old Fashioned Dice Game at New York's Reserve Lounge

I'm a New York-based freelance writer covering travel, food, drink, lifestyle, and culture.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

Boston.com

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

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WTEN-TV Albany

NYPD: Reckless motorbike riding spurs 2 arrests

Police say they put the brakes on a group of dirt bike and ATV riders who were wheeling recklessly along a New York City highway.

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Scale will matter for success of New York casinos

Racino revenue is down. Casinos are closing in Atlantic City, while new ones are opening in Maryland and Massachusetts.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, Sullivan County, NY, Cleveland, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

New York Daily News

Immigrants hope President Obama will end deportations

A town hall dubbed 'New Yorkers for Real Immigration Reform" called on Obama to stop the 'inhumanity' of deportating undocumented immigrants at a rate of 1,100 a day Protesters angry with President Obama's immigration policy marched to the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement office in Phoenix, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, US News, Illegal Immigration, City University of New York, Baruch College

New York Business.com

Union chief mobilizes nurses to fight hospitals

New York's biggest nurses union last week won a round in its fight to protect jobs at failing hospitals when a court temporarily stopped the state from transferring emergency services at Long Island College Hospital.

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Related Topix: Hospital Administration, Long Island College Hospital, Healthcare Industry, Medicine, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Discovering New York at a slower pace

Discovering New York at a slower pace I wasn't able to travel this summer . Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/1pvbpH9 Stop! Have you been to Avon lately? A sign points the way at the intersection of the Genesee Valley Greenway and the Erie Attica Trail.

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Related Topix: York, NY, Avon, NY, Attica, NY, Victor, NY, Piffard, NY

Daily Herald

Women struggle to break into construction trades

Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour.

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New Yorker

How I Came to New York

This being a holiday weekend, I beg your forgiveness for skipping the daily news grind and indulging in a bit of memoir.

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Houston Chronicle

In Sandy turnaround test, NYC says it'll meet goal

In this April 11, 2013, file photo, a home in the process of being raised is seen in the Broad Channel section of Queens, New York.

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CBS Local

New Yorkers Share Their Summer Regrets As The Unofficial End To The Season Arrives

Labor Day Weekend is considered the unofficial end of summer, for most people it's the end of vacation, and for kids it's time to go back to school.

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Related Topix: Life, Labor Day, Holidays, Kids, Family

The Independent

New York: The familiar made fresh

Nightclubs and record shops were the focus of a New York break for a young Sarfraz Manzoor.

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Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Travel

Fri Aug 29, 2014

New York Daily News

Relatives of Brooklyn family killed in L.I. crash need money to bury victims

Family members Michberthe Lebrun, Vayola Lebrun and Katyana Andre embrace each other as local elected officials, religious leaders and the family announce the creation of a fund to help the Lebrun family pay for funeral and burial expenses.

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Examiner.com

Small, senior dog at busy New York animal control dies on Saturday

A ten-year-old Chihuahua named "Liberty," has until noon on Saturday, August 30, to be adopted from the New York Animal Care and Control facility in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: Control Group

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