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2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Amish kidnap suspect's employer probes drug theft

The hospital that employed a New York man charged with abducting two Amish girls is conducting an investigation into the possibility that he stole drugs.

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3 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Sex, outer space and violence have kept Kool Keith in the mix

Kool Keith doesn't understand the obsession with dead rappers -- or, as he calls them, "used-to-be-alive rappers."

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Related Topix: Kool Keith, Hip-Hop, New York Government

7 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Suspects in New York violinist's death in court

Two men accused of killing a New York concert violinist during a robbery in her rural home are due in federal court.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Entertainment

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

How New York mayor de Blasio trumped Obama on equal pay for women

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has settled a gender discrimination lawsuit brought four years ago by the New York Police Department's school safety division, 70 percent of whose employees are women.

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Related Topix: New York, NY, Michael Bloomberh, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell

CBS Local

Quinnipiac Poll: Most New Yorkers Support 'Broken Windows' Policing

Most New Yorkers support the "broken windows" theory of policing that has come under fire in recent weeks in New York City, according to a poll released Wednesday.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Harlem (New York, NY), Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Laughing Squid

'Kiss Someone You Love', A Project Asking Random New Yorkers to Kiss Their Loved Ones

" Kiss Someone You Love " is a video and photography project by Matt Adams and Katie Sokoler that asked random New Yorkers to kiss someone they love at McCarren Park in Brooklyn.

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

The Willits News

Paris Hilton's brother Conrad Hilton allegedly causes car wreck

The California Highway Patrol told TMZ that Hilton, 19, clipped another car Saturday afternoon in Palm Springs while trying to change lanes.

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New York Daily News

New York politicians run for cover in Israeli town

Congressman Pete King former Gov. David Paterson and the Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimoni all had to run for cover when the sirens went off.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, New York Government, David Paterson, US Governors, US News

New York Daily News

Bill Bratton's approval rating plummets after Eric Garner's death: poll

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton's job approval rating has significantly declined since the chokehold death of Eric Garner, a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday found.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Charles Rangel, Democrat, US News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Advanced Urology Centers of New York Adds Two New Physicians

Advanced Urology Centers of New York , the largest independent provider of urology services in the United States, is pleased to announce the addition of two new physicians, Aaron Hagge-Greenberg, MD of Scarsdale, NY, and Steven M. Harris, MD, FACS of Long Beach.

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Related Topix: Scarsdale, NY, Harris, NY, Rockville Centre, NY, Valley Stream, NY

National Post

Men who allegedly busted into New York violinist's home and killed...

It is early morning when there is a knock on the door. A man, a stranger, is on her porch asking for help.

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Related Topix: Sherman, NY, Chautauqua County, NY

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Feds: Stolen gun was used to kill NYC violinist

Federal authorities say two homeless men used a stolen gun to kill a New York City orchestra violinist after gaining entry to her western New York summer home by telling her they had run out of gas.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Defense secretary OKs Medal of Honor for WWI hero

The secretary of defense has recommended a posthumous Medal of Honor for a black World War I soldier from upstate New York who saved a comrade while fighting off a German attack in France, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: History in the News, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US News, US Senate, Democrat

KTMF

10 new fall TV shows worthy of a first-night look

17. . This image released by Fox shows Griffin Gluck, left, and Octavia Spencer from the "Red Band Society," premiering Sept.

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Related Topix: Ken Marino, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Batman, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Cybercast News Service

New York meat truck driver charged in stinky spill

State authorities have charged the driver of a truck that lost part of its load of expired meat outside an upstate New York mall, resulting in some irate motorists whose vehicles drove over the stinky spill.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

2014 Emmys: 5 buzzworthy moments

The Emmy Awards will never be confused for the MTV Video Music Awards -- especially when they air on consecutive nights.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, New York Government, Comedy

The Winnipeg Free Press

Many of city's well-known buildings designed by New York architects

In 1929, the Richardson family announced a new 17-storey tower for Portage and Main but the Great Depression put an end to that venture.

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Related Topix: Canada, Columbia University

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Billy Eichner and Seth Meyers quiz New Yorkers about the Emmys

Billy Eichner took his screaming act to the big time during an Emmys segment with host Seth Meyers, running around the streets of New York to test strangers about their awards show knowledge.

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Related Topix: New York Government

LiveScience

Escape from New York: City Dwellers Prep for Doomsday

If you're like most New Yorkers, you probably have no idea. But a small group of folks in the city are gearing up for the next doomsday scenario by prepping survival gear, planning escape routes, and training to get out of New York City - even by inflatable kayak if necessary.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Queens College, City University of New York, New York Government, End Times

The York Daily Record

Russian tourist charged in Brooklyn Bridge climb

A Russian tourist climbed to the top of the Brooklyn Bridge to take pictures for fun in the landmark's second security breach in a month, authorities said Monday.

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Related Topix: New York Government

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