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2 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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

10 hrs ago | 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

13 hrs ago | 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

17 hrs ago | 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

19 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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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Yesterday | 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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

This Is Lancashire

UK braced for bank holiday rush

Today is expected to be the busiest day on Britain's roads so far this year as millions of people set off for their Easter break, a traffic information company has warned.

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Related Topix: Europe Travel, Ireland Travel, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Weather

WIVB-TV Buffalo

New York says 960,000 enrolled in health exchange

About 94,000 of those finished applying in the two weeks after the original March 31 deadline, according to figures released by the exchange's executive director, Donna Frescatore.

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Related Topix: New York Government, Health Care Policy, Health, New York University

Palladium-Item

Supreme Court case could test future of broadcast TV

Aaron Bailey was fed up with paying about $120 a month for satellite TV service when he heard about Aereo, a start-up company that streams live broadcast stations over the Internet for $8 to $12 a month.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Adding New York State to the National Popular Vote Compact

April 15, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that adds New York to the list of states that have joined National Popular Vote compact.

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Related Topix: New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

Lexington Herald-Leader

Toyota Camry gets a top-to-bottom makeover

The redesigned 2015 Camry, unveiled Tuesday at the New York Auto Show, is longer and wider, with a more aggressive design.

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Related Topix: Toyota Camry, Coupe, Wagon, Hybrid, Toyota, Sedan, SUV, Toyota RAV4, Nissan Altima, Honda Accord, Nissan, Honda CR-V, Honda, Hatchback

LongIsland.com

CEO and Managing Partner of Wall Street Broker-Dealer Charged in Massive International Bribery Scheme

April 14, 2014 - The chief executive officer and a managing partner of a New York-based U.S. broker-dealer were arrested today on felony charges arising from a conspiracy to pay bribes to a senior official in Venezuela's state economic development bank.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

The New York Observer

The Breakfast Manifesto: New York Chefs Suck at Breakfast

Breakfast in this society being, at best, an utter bore, and no aspect of breakfast being at all relevant to those who care about eating at restaurants, there remains to responsible, civic-minded, thrill-seeking breakfast lovers only to overthrow the tables, eliminate the menu system, institute complete domination and destroy the restaurants of New ... (more)

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

D Magazine

The New Yorker on Jordan Spieth

There's a nice little ditty on The New Yorker 's sports blog about Bubba and Jordan and the Masters that you should read.

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KTEN-TV Denison

New York police end Muslim surveillance program

A special New York Police Department unit that sparked controversy by tracking the daily lives of Muslims in an effort to detect terror threats has been disbanded, police officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: New York Government

Applied Clinical Trials

Almac Receives New York State Laboratory Permit for Trial Enrichment...

Almac's diagnostics business unit today announced that it has received a Clinical Laboratory Permit from the New York State Department of Health, allowing them to receive patient samples for clinical testing from New York.

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Related Topix: New York Government

Reuters

Lawyer for bin Laden son-in-law pleads guilty to tax charges

Stanley Cohen, defense lawyer for Osama Bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, speaks to the media outside Manhattan Federal Court in New York, March 26, 2014, following a three-week trial that offered an unusually intimate portrait of al Qaeda's former leader in the days after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

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Related Topix: Osama bin Laden, Reuters, Syracuse, NY

Oxford Times

1.6m Britons head abroad for Easter

Around 1.6 million Britons are heading abroad over Easter, with those staying at home facing packed roads, disrupted rail journeys and the threat of unsettled weather.

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, World News, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Essex County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel, Greater London County, England

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