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  1. SHOCK: 1st Graders Forced To Fight In Fight Club At NYC SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | KOGO-AM San Diego

    A New York City mom is suing over a kiddie fight club at her daughter's school. Video shows first-graders at PS 111 in Long Island City, including Taniya Jules, being beaten and terrorized by older girls when they refused to fight each other.

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  2. Centro de Arte Contempor neo de M laga opens Adel Abdessemed's first solo show in SpainRead the original story

    45 min ago | Art Daily

    The Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Malaga hosts Adel Abdessemed's first solo exhibition at a Spanish museum. In the show curated by Fernando Frances, which the Algerian-born French artist has entitled Palace, three large-format sculptures, Le Vase abominable, and a small one featuring a stuffed pigeon will occupy the museum's central gallery.

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  3. JetBlue sued by ex-pilot who had midair meltdownRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    JetBlue pilot captain Clayton Osbon is removed from the plane after erratic behaviour forced the crew to land in Amarillo, Texas. A former JetBlue Airways Corp pilot whose midair meltdown forced an emergency landing of a 2012 flight sued the carrier for US$14.9 million , saying it should have grounded him because it knew he was incapable of flying.

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  4. Natalie Birriel's SPEAK! Set for Rough Draft Festival TonightRead the original story

    54 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Natalie Birriel is proud to announce a performance of her autobiographical solo show Speak! at LaGuardia Performing Arts Center tonight, March 28th at 7:30 pm. Directed by Andreas Robertz , Speak! is a 90's music driven show about Natalie's journey from being a stutterer who couldn't say her own name to not being able to shut up! Speak! is a heartbreakingly funny and inspirational tale for anyone who has ever felt held back from saying what they truly wanted to say! This special performance is part of the Rough Draft Festival at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City.

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  5. SHOCK: 1st Graders Forced To Fight In Fight Club At NYC SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WBZT-AM West Palm Beach

    A New York City mom is suing over a kiddie fight club at her daughter's school. Video shows first-graders at PS 111 in Long Island City, including Taniya Jules, being beaten and terrorized by older girls when they refused to fight each other.

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  6. Stray Dogs, Argentine Zines, and Subterranean Art at SculptureCenterRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    The three exhibitions currently on display at Long Island City's SculptureCenter reveal the institution's commitment to recognizing broad swaths of contemporary art. Araya Rasdjarmrearnsook and Now Showing: Belleza y Felicidad are the first American mini-retrospectives of artists from Thailand and Argentina, respectively.

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  7. Ex-pilot who had midair meltdown sues JetBlueRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    Clayton Osbon is removed from a JetBlue passenger jet in Amarillo, Texas in this March 27, 2012 file photo. NEW YORK - A former JetBlue Airways Corp pilot whose midair meltdown forced an emergency landing of a 2012 flight on Friday sued the carrier for $14.9 million, saying it should have grounded him because it knew he was incapable of flying.

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  8. Bayonne safety supplies store holds grand opening on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Safety Supplies Unlimited co-owner James Bifulco, Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis, SSU co-owner Elizabeth Bifulco and SSU Vice President of Operations Kathy Depablos at the grand opening of SSU on March 4, 2015. Photo courtesy of SSU.

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  9. Gas main a being installed without permissiona at explosion siteRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | New York Post

    A new gas main was being installed without city permission at the East Village building where a massive explosion and fire injured at least 25 people and left two missing, The Post has learned. A government source said there were no permits for any sort of work at 121 Second Ave., where other sources have said previously that "careless" workers accidentally ruptured a gas main Thursday afternoon.

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  10. About MFTA: Materials for the ArtsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Materials for the Arts has an array of recycled materials that artists can use to create work. They also have a gallery where artists that work with reused materials can showcase their work .

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  11. SHOCK: 1st Graders Forced To Fight In Fight Club At New York City SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WRVA-AM Richmond

    A New York City mom is suing over a kiddie fight club at her daughter's school. Video shows first-graders at PS 111 in Long Island City, including Taniya Jules, being beaten and terrorized by older girls when they refused to fight each other.

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  12. Mom Sues Over Kiddie Fight Club at NYC Pub...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | 100.7 KOLT-FM

    A New York City mom is suing over a kiddie fight club at her daughter's school. Video shows first-graders at PS 111 in Long Island City, including Taniya Jules, being beaten and terrorized by older girls when they refused to fight each other.

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  13. Green roofs: Passive cooling for buildingsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Science Daily

    Researchers from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and Universita Politecnica delle Marche have found that green roofs with high vegetation density are 60% more efficient than non-green roofs. The main goal of this research conducted by the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and the Universita Politecnica delle Marche was to show energy efficiency of green roofs.

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  14. Teachers, students removed from school where teens beat girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New York Daily News

    Four teachers and an aide who were AWOL when a group of teenagers tried to turn a tutoring session into a fight club for first-graders have been removed from the Queens school. So have the four eighth-grade girls accused of pitting the kids against each other and beating them when they refused to come to blows, sources said.

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  15. New York City to start search for ferry service operatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | New York Daily News

    The city will spend $55 million to build and expand ferry docks, acquire property, and manufacture barges for the ferry system, which is set to launch first in South Brooklyn, Astoria, and the Rockaways in 2017. The city will spend $55 million to build and expand ferry docks, acquire property, and manufacture barges for the ferry system, which is set to launch first in South Brooklyn, Astoria, and the Rockaways in 2017.

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  16. Mother Claims Her 1st-Grader Was Attacked By Older Students At P.S. 111 In QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CBS Local

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  17. Sunnyside Comedy Group Raises Funds for Urban FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | DNAinfo.com

    A stand-up comedy group from Sunnyside will be hitting the stage at Flux Factory Friday night to raise money for an urban farm in Long Island City, part of a three-day fundraiser for the neighborhood green space. The show will feature seven comics, including Ted Alexandro - who's performed on Comedy Central and "Late Night with David Letterman" - and Joyelle Johnson , who's opened for big names like Dave Chappelle and Maria Bamford , according to a press release for the event.

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  18. MTA vote clears path for planned tallest tower in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    The Citigroup building at One Court Square in Queens is 50 stories high and is the tallest building in New York City outside of Manhattan. It was completed in 1990, long before the area started to be popular with high-rise apartment and condominium buildings started to rise.

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  19. Tower Watch: Air Rights Deal Brings Queens' Tallest Tower Closer to RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Curbed

    The MTA approved the $56M sale of 478,000 square feet of development rights yesterday, paving the way for the tallest tower ever to rise in Queens. The buyer is a development group that includes Property Markets Group and the Hakim Organization , and they are planning to construct a giant 77-story building with around 900 apartments to 29-37 41st Avenue , an L-shaped site beside the iconic Clock Tower .

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  20. Kevin Maloney buys $56M air rights from MTA for LIC towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Real Deal

    The MTA is getting $56 million in a deal to sell air rights to Property Markets Group and joint venture partner Karman Hakim, who are planning to build a 77-story residential tower on Queensboro Plaza in Long Island City. Under the current zoning, Kevin Maloney's PMG would be able to build a 40-story tower on the site, at 29-37 41st Avenue, but the purchase of 478,00 square feet of air rights will allow it to add up to an additional 39 stories, according to the New York Daily News.

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