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Here she is ... Miss America 2015! Start spreading the news ... a new Miss America has been crowned for 2015. Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://usat.ly/1tTSLXA Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri, top right, crowns Miss New York Kira Kazantsev as Miss America 2015 during the Miss America 2015 pageant, Sunday, Sept.
Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015 Miss Tennessee Hayley Lewis advanced to the top 10. Check out this story on jacksonsun.com: http://www.jacksonsun.com/story/news/local/2014/09/14/miss-new-york-chosen-miss-america/15652055/ Miss New York Kira Kazantsev, right, walks the runway after she was named Miss America 2015 at the Miss America pageant Sunday in Atlantic City, N.J. Miss New York Kira Kazantsev was named the new Miss America Sunday night, marking the third year in a row that a contestant from her state has walked away with the crown in the nationally televised pageant. Kazantsev received the crown at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall from outgoing Miss America - and Miss New York - Nina Davuluri.
Teachers in Chautauqua County make more annually than those in neighboring Cattaraugus County, but not as much as Erie County educators. Numbers for the 2012-13 school year recently released by SeeThroughNY, a database of information sponsored by the Empire Center for Public Policy, show figures for median teacher salaries for all schools in New York state.
Enterovirus D68, the respiratory illness suspected of hospitalizing hundreds of children across the nation, has now spread to the Northeast and is likely to hit the whole country, according to experts. Connecticut and New York are the latest states to report cases of the rapidly spreading virus that has targeted young children, especially those with asthma, in 21 states.
The Toronto International Film Festival wrapped Sunday after 11 days of movie mayhem. While no film was touted as an Oscar lock, there was plenty of satisfying cinema on offer.
A poverty-ridden America mired in unemployment and despair was on stark display at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, where movie-makers and actors speculated that cinema is finally catching up with reality. "It does seem like there's some undercurrent of filmmakers trying to portray the world that we're living in," "Nightcrawler" director Dan Gilroy said in an interview at the 11-day movie marathon.
Mansoor Khalid has dedicated his life to making the mean streets of New York feel a bit nicer. Now it's time we return the favor.
US District Court Judge Sandra J. Fuerstein ordered the US Army Corp. of Engineers not to begin work on Fire Island 's dunes project at Smith's Point County Park and Fire Island Lighthouse Park because it will imperil piping plovers by destroying their nesting grounds. Her restraining order, however, does not affect third phase plans to rebuild dunes that protect communities on the barrier island.
The sun's out, and so are the celebrities, style mavens and paparazzi. London Fashion Week turned up the heat on its second day, with a hectic schedule of catwalk shows that drew stars to the front rows and had editors scurrying from one end of London to the other to see the latest trends.
In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 photo, Angie Trombley carries a crate of Islanders, purple-colored heirloom peppers, grown in a caterpillar-style greenhouse at the Squire Tarbox Farm on Westport Island, Maine.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Toyota has donated four plug-in hybrid electric sedans to New York State to add to its fleet of agency vehicles. The refurbished Toyota Priuses will be used by State agencies involved in advancing storm recovery and resiliency projects in the wake of Superstorm Sandy and to replace one vehicle that was destroyed in the storm.
Gigi Jordan showed no emotion as a New York prosecutor described to a jury a "chilling and horrifying scenario" in which the businesswoman who made a fortune in pharmaceuticals allegedly concocted a lethal cocktail of painkillers and anti-inflammatories and forced her 8-year-old autistic son to swallow it. "Two fresh bruises on his nose, fresh bruises on his chin and chest suggest she got on top of him and, hopefully while he was asleep, filled a syringe with the poisonous concoction and pressed that plunger into his body," said assistant district attorney Matt Bogdanos, demonstrating how she might have squeezed his nose and pressed open his mouth to deliver the poison.
The doctor who performed the outpatient throat procedure on comedian Joan Rivers, who died last week in a New York hospital, is not currently working there, the clinic said on Friday. Rivers, 81, died on Sept 4, a week after she suffered a cardiac arrest during the procedure and was rushed to a nearby hospital.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks during a tribute to Maya Angelou at The Riverside Church in Manhattan, Friday Sept.
Friday morning in New York City, affordable housing advocates rallied in front of city hall to combat "illegal hotels," which they say take away stock from the housing supply. The group, which is calling itself the #ShareBetter Coalition and includes dozens of local politicians, identifies short-term rental site Airbnb as a primary opponent.
According to a new study by WalletHub, a personal finance social network, finds the best and worst states in America to have a baby in. According to a new study by WalletHub, a personal finance social network, finds the best and worst states in America to have a baby in.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 12:07 am
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