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  1. 'Psychic Spring,' Coming-Of-Consciousness Queer Party, Hits Brooklyn's Crown Heights NeighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Switched

    A massive group of queers and creatives packed a space in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York April 18 in to ring in the new season in the best way possible: the celebration of Psychic Spring . The Psychic party series is a one-of-a-kind, coming-of-consciousness Brooklyn-based queer party that transports its attendees to a higher spiritual plane.

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  2. New York Man Plans To Swim Through Extremely Polluted Gowanus Canal On Earth DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Switched

    Donning a drysuit and exposure protection gear on Wednesday, water advocate and swimmer Christopher Swain is planning to swim the entire 1.8-mile length of New York City's Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. The canal connects to the East River -- the saltwater tidal strait separating Manhattan from Brooklyn and Queens -- and is one of the most polluted waterways in the United States.

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  3. Man Allegedly Steals Thousands In Diapers By Switching Supermarket Price TagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Switched

    A Brooklyn, New York man allegedly switched price tags and used the self-checkout station at a Stop & Shop to steal thousands of dollars worth of diapers, police say. Kevin Hargrove was arrested Thursday after police say he made regular trips to multiple locations of the supermarket and swapped diaper price tags for 99-cent items , according to the New York Daily News.

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  4. 'Psychic Spring' Marks 3 Years Of Brooklyn's Psychic Party SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Switched

    The Psychic party series is a one of a kind, coming-of-consciousness Brooklyn-based queer party that transports its attendees to a higher spiritual plane. What initially started as a one-off party event has turned into a Brooklyn queer art and performance institution for promoters David Sokolowski, Paul Leopold and, more recently, The Culture Whore .

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  5. Rhymefest Says Friendship With Kanye Hasn't Changed Over The Years: 'He's The Same Guy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Switched

    Before Kanye was a stage-crashing, Kim-loving , globe-trotting hip-hop superstar , he was a fellow Chicago rapper who wanted to jump Che "Rhymefest" Smith for talking smack, Smith recalled on HuffPost Live Thursday. The two men would go on to become friends and collaborators, winning a Grammy in 2005 for co-writing the track "Jesus Walks."

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  6. Robert Bates, Volunteer Deputy Who Killed Eric Harris, Speaks OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Switched

    The volunteer Tulsa County Sheriff's deputy who shot and killed an unarmed black man has apologized to the victim's family. Robert Bates, 73, faces manslaughter charges after he allegedly mistook his revolver for a Taser and fatally shot Eric Harris in an undercover operation on April 2. "First and foremost let me apologize to the family of Eric Harris," Bates said on Friday.

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  7. This Little 'Pink Palace' In Sweden Has A Trippy SecretRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Switched

    Past the fairytale flowers and beyond the pretty pink shingles lies his funkadelic recording studio, which could be yours -- along with two floors, an attic and a balcony -- for an asking price of about $2.11 million . " Pink Palace " sits on 40,000 square feet of pristine lakefront land on the outskirts of Stockholm.

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  8. Couple Who Fell In Love After Both Losing 'Everything' In Hurricane Sandy Wins LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Switched

    Life is about to get a little easier for a couple who has been through a lot following Hurricane Sandy. Dennis Klaus and Maryann Daino both lost their homes in the 2012 storm.

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  9. Officer Michael Slager's Mother: 'My Life Will Never Be The Same Again'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Switched

    The mother of the South Carolina police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man says her life will "never be the same again." In an interview with ABC News , Karen Sharpe, the mother of North Charleston Officer Michael Slager, said she doesn't want to think about how long her son will be in jail should he be convicted of murder.

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  10. Hillary Clinton Hires Google Executive As Tech ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Switched

    Likely 2016 Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has hired a Google executive to serve as her chief technology officer, a person familiar with the campaign's planning said on Wednesday. Clinton hired Stephanie Hannon, Google's director of product management for civic innovation and social impact, to run her technology operations, according to the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

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  11. Gardner C. Taylor, Civil Rights Leader And Iconic Preacher, Dies At 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Switched

    The Rev. Gardner C. Taylor, widely considered the dean of the nation's black preachers and "the poet laureate of American Protestantism," died Sunday after a ministerial career that spanned more than six decades.

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  12. 1950s New York Photos Remind Us It's Still The Greatest City On EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Switched

    Never fear, because 1950s NYC is here. These swoon-worthy snapshots of vintage New York -- from the coasters of Coney Island to the crosswalks of Fifth Ave. -- remind us why we love the city so darn much.

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  13. Huffpost Hill - Hillary Clinton Rents Giant Office In Which To Mull Next StepRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Switched

    Hillary Clinton's campaign will be headquartered in Brooklyn -- like everything else in Brooklyn, it will be filled with reclaimed wood, poorly lit and actually just be a restaurant called "Gathering." Someone threw a jar of vaseline at Paul LePage, because glitter-bombing is so 2012.

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  14. Ronald "Ra Diggs" Herron Gets Life Sentence After Rap Lyrics Used As EvidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Switched

    An accused New York City gang member was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for a slew of violent crimes, including three murders, after being convicted in a trial in which prosecutors used his graphic rap lyrics against him. Ronald "Ra Diggs" Herron, 33, was sentenced to 12 terms of life in prison plus 105 years by U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn, New York.

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  15. Hillary Clinton Campaign Signs Lease For Brooklyn Headquarters: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Switched

    The campaign of the likely U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has signed a lease to house its headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, Politico reported on Friday citing a source familiar with the deal. Clinton, a former U.S. Secretary of State and First Lady, is expected to launch her White House bid for the 2016 election later this month.

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  16. After Long Wait In Prison And Beyond, 34-Year-Old Boxer Gabriel Bracero Gets The Fight Of His LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Switched

    Before his interview with The Huffington Post, boxer Gabriel Bracero spoke with a friend serving a long sentence in prison. "Hearing his voice from in there was just reminding me of when I was there, hoping and wishing that I would get the opportunity that I have right now," Bracero said.

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  17. First Freedom Tower Stair Race To Help Build 200 Homes For Vets With DisabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Switched

    The first stair-climb race at One World Trade Center - the nation's tallest building - will raise money for military veterans struggling with combat-linked disabilities, two foundations formed after the 9/11 attacks announced Monday. Officials of the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Captain Billy Burke Foundation detailed plans for the athletic event at Burke's firehouse, Engine Company 21 in midtown Manhattan.

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  18. Women in Business: Leesa RowlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Switched

    Leesa Rowland is an animal activist, author and actress who is now using her expertise to help others find their inner stars in her new book ' Discovering the IT Factor Within You .' The book takes readers on a journey through Rowland's celebrity and drama filled past and her painful path to self-discovery.

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  19. 2015 Brooklyn Nightlife Awards Hits Lot 45 In BushwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | Switched

    It's been quite a year for the nightlife community of New York City , and this weekend marked an occasion for a specific segment of it which came together in an act of community and communion. The Brooklyn Nightlife awards took place on Saturday, March 21, and individuals from all across the spectrum of nightlife in Brooklyn, New York recognized and celebrated one another's accomplishments and triumphs.

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  20. We Must Stand with Law Enforcement OfficersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Switched

    The vast majority of police officers protect and serve their communities with honor, integrity and professionalism. As president of AFSCME, a union that represents more than 100,000 public safety employees, I will always speak out when all officers are attacked based on the actions of a few.

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