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3 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Push for charges in NYC police chokehold death

"They killed somebody," neighbor Charlene Thomas said after the city's medical examiner deemed Eric Garner's death a homicide.

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7 hrs ago | Washington Blade

New York tracking LGBT resident data

New York State is launching a campaign to collect coordinated data on residents' sexual orientation as part of a comprehensive effort to improve health and human services for LGBT New Yorkers, the state's health department announced Wednesday as reported by Capital , a New York-based news publication.

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Related Topix: New York Government, HIV/AIDS

12 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

How many New York natives are members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

New York isn't exactly a hotbed for football talent, but there have been some stars that have come out of the area.

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16 hrs ago | Broadway

She Wants to Be a Part of It: Olivia Petzy Will Step into How to Be a New Yorker Off-Broadway

Olivia Petzy will join the cast of How to Be a New Yorker beginning August 8. She steps in for Margaret Copeland, who, following the post-show announcement of her engagement on April 11, will play her final performance in the long-running off-Broadway comedy on August 2. Petzy will star opposite Kevin James Doyle at Planet Hollywood's Screening ... (more)

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

20 hrs ago | New York Daily News

De Blasio honors heroic firefighters who saved kids from Brooklyn blaze

The mayor said the story of the first responders who saved brothers Darian, 8, and Tremaine, 5, and Trevele, 4, in East New York is 'one that makes people feel very good about being a New Yorker.'

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, New York Government, Fire

Yesterday | WHEC-TV Rochester

NY applications open for $20M land bank funding

The New York Attorney General's Office says it will take applications to help Land Banks restore abandoned properties with up to $20 million.

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Related Topix: Schenectady, NY, Albany County, NY, Niagara County, NY, Broome County, NY, Syracuse, NY

Yesterday | Newsday

Party's over for New York man who hosted big bash

In Nassau slow moving maintenance vehicle. two lanes closed on Meadowbrook Pkwy SB between Old Country Rd/M1 and Zeckendorf Blvd/M2 in Carle Place.

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Related Topix: Carle Place, NY, Roslyn Heights, NY, Babylon, NY

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Manchester Journal

Frelinghuysen Morris House Museum pairs Modern artists in Lenox

Kinney Frelinghuysen and Madalena Holtzman share a bond that's a privilege and a burden.

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Daily Mail

New York 'Rape Cop' cleared of sexual assault sues woman who...

Former NY cop Kenneth Moreno, 46, was cleared in 2011 of raping a drunk woman while on duty in 2008 A former New York police officer dubbed the 'Rape Cop' during his sensational trial is suing his accuser and the city for $175 million.

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Related Topix: Apparel, Kenneth Cole Productions, Footwear, New York Daily News, IGN Entertainment

Bellingham Herald

City or tropics? Obama ponders where to put presidential library

A group of longtime friends and supporters, including his former campaign manager and fundraiser, is in the midst of planning a multimillion-dollar presidential library that will house enough unclassified documents to fill four 18-wheelers and enough artifacts to fill a swimming pool.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, University of Arkansas, Arkansas, Arkansas Government, Illinois, Illinois Government

Mail on Sunday

Knife thugs who stabbed innocent teenager to death are pictured...

Want to burn off that Cheesecake Factory pasta? You'll have to jog for FIVE HOURS: The calorific costs of chain restaurant meals 'I'm full throttle - I'm going down!' One woman is dead after a small plane crashed in the parking lot of a busy shopping center Police search home of sex offender and say they say they are 'zeroing in' on killer who beat ... (more)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Drugs, Prison

KDXY-FM Jonesboro

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Kids have been sleeping overnight in museums across the country for years, dozing off among live sharks and dinosaur bones.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

Switched

Robin Roberts' Alleged Stalker Arrested In New York

Robin Roberts on April 25, 2014 in New York City. Police have a arrested a man for allegedly stalking the "Good Morning America" host and threatening to punch her in the face.

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Related Topix: Good Morning America, Entertainment, Television, Live! With Kelly and Michael, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Oscars

SFGate

Former New York cop sentenced for insurance fraud

A retired Buffalo police officer will avoid jail but must pay back $6,400 after inflating a car insurance claim.

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Related Topix: New York Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

GPB.org

New York Skyscraper's Separate 'Poor Door' Called A 'Disgrace'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration is under fire for signing off on a building plan that allows a new luxury high-rise on Manhattan's western edge to have a separate entrance for low-income residents.

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

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Sheriff: Baby left in van outside doctor's office

Police say a suspect arrested in a deadly Las Vegas home invasion told them she fought off a woman with a screwdriver to help her partner in crime as he struggled with and fatally shot the woman's husband.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Drugs

Ledger-Enquirer.com

NY to appeal federal Medicaid claim for $1.25B

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says it issued the "disallowance" last week, which was discussed at a congressional hearing Tuesday, along with an audit report saying New York was overpaid another $200 million that should be refunded.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, New York Government

Deming Headlight

Orlando Bloom swings at Justin Bieber for dissing Miranda Kerr

Orlando Bloom took a swing at Justin Bieber on Wednesday morning at Cipriani in Ibiza, Spain, according to multiple reports.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News,

The Modesto Bee

A sampling of editorials from around New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally took public questions on Monday about a scorching report in The Times last week that revealed how his aides had interfered with ethics investigators in Albany.

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

WSTM-TV Syracuse

New York officials seek help counting wild turkeys

The state Department of Environmental Conservation conducts the Summer Wild Turkey Sighting Survey each August to estimate the number of new offspring per female.

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