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38 min ago | Washington Examiner

Special car, plate for veteran at NY Auto Show

A wounded Iraq war veteran has been given a specially outfitted SUV by Toyota, and he's gotten an honorary license plate for it from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Toyota RAV4, Toyota, SUV, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York Government

4 hrs ago | WAPT-TV Jackson

Undocumented immigrant describes her 'glass ceiling' to Clinton

When Nova Bajamonti walked into to the Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York on Thursday, she knew the day would be different.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat, Immigration Reform

4 hrs ago | EDGE

Exhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural

"Most Wanted Men No. 2, John Victor G., 1964" a silkscreen depicting a mug shots of one of the NYPD's 13 most-wanted criminals whose likeness was briefly mounted on a facade of the New York State Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead ... (more)

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY

5 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

Four celebrate big New York Lottery winnings

Three mid-Hudson residents were among four big winners who scored a collective $6.5 million in New York Lottery games.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Greenwood Lake, NY

9 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

How to Be a New Yorker Star Announces Engagement On Stage

Friday night, April 11th, Kevin James Doyle surprised his co-star Margaret Copeland by announced her impending engagement before the sold-out audience at Off-Broadway's comedy smash, HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER.

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Related Topix: Margaret, New York Government, Theater, Arts

14 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

Art Gallery Tours New York Hosts Lower East Side Tour Today

"Art Gallery Tours New York" announces a Lower East Side art gallery walking tour today, April 19 at 1:00 PM - rain or shine.

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Related Topix: Lower East Side (New York, NY)

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Townhall

Why Did a News Outlet Cancel This Church's Easter Ad?

A New York City news organization has apologized after it canceled a church's advertising campaign promoting its Easter Sunday services - just three days before Good Friday.

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

The Jersey Journal

Alleged Asbury Park gang member wanted for robbery arrested in New York

Diron W. Morris, 20, had an arrest warrant for robbery with intent to inflict serious bodily injury, according to a report from WKTV in New York .

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Russia Taday

New York joins fight to elect US president by popular vote

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that could help revamp future presidential elections by agreeing to award the state's 29 electoral votes to the candidate that is most favored on a national level.

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Related Topix: New York Government, Prison, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government

KMIZ

Indiana man lets buyer keep his stolen car

An Indiana man's car was recently stolen. But after he learned where it ended up, he didn't want it back.

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Related Topix: Chrysler New Yorker, Chrysler, Sedan

Brandon Sun

Mengestu offers different take on immigrant tale in novel 'All Our Names'

Ethiopian-American novelist Dinaw Mengestu says he wanted his new novel "All Our Names" to break from the traditional immigrant tale.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa

Albany Times Union

Views differ of imam accused in terror case

In this March 28, 2003 file photo, radical Muslim cleric Mustafa Kamel Mustafa prays in a street outside his Mosque in north London.

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Related Topix: Terrorism

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

'Horseless E-Carriage' Debuts in Time for NY Auto Show

As New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tries to ban horse-drawn carriages in the city, an animal advocacy group is pushing an alternative to the tourist attraction with "Horseless eCarriages."

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

Science Daily

Discovery could lead to novel therapies for Fragile X syndrome

Scientists studying the most common form of inherited mental disability -- a genetic disease called 'Fragile X syndrome' -- have uncovered new details about the cellular processes responsible for the condition that could lead to the development of therapies to restore some of the capabilities lost in affected individuals.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, UC San Diego, New York Government

Boston Herald

Hotel magnate, Democratic fundraiser pleads guilty

A wealthy hotel executive and Democratic fundraiser who supported Hilary Clinton for president pleaded guilty Thursday to charges he secretly funneled more than $180,000 in illegal campaign contributions to three unnamed candidates and coached someone to lie about it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Gary Ackerman, US House of Representatives, 2012 Presidential Election, Opinion

Examiner.com

Sometimes New Yorkers need an escape

The world's leading sculpture park, with visitors from around the world is the unique attraction of Storm King Art Center .

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

National Public Radio

Easter Butter Lamb Gets 'Pardon' At Buffalo Market

Butter sculptures in the shape of a lamb are a traditional part of Easter meals among Buffalo's large Polish-American population.

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Related Topix: Thanksgiving, Life, Holidays

KMIZ

Beer, grilled cheese and really clean clothes

Nestled on a New York side street, a new type of laundromat has opened its doors, offering gourmet cheese sandwiches and drop-off laundry services.

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Related Topix: East Village (New York, NY), Life, Food, Dining, New York Government

Norwalk Citizen News

NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

In this Aug. 18, 2011, file photo, people walk below a New York Police Department security camera, upper left, which was placed next to a mosque on Fulton Street in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant in New York.

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MySanAntonio.com

Fund raises thousands for exonerated NYC man

In the April 8, 2014 file photo, Jonathan Fleming, right, listens to his lawyer Anthony Mayol during a hearing in Brooklyn's Supreme court in New York.

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