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  1. 22-year-old man shot Queens woman, 70, as she answered the door, NYPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Newsday

    Police have made an arrest in last month's killing of a 70-year-old Queens woman who was shot as she answered her door. Webb was shot in the head and arm as she answered her door in South Jamaica.

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  2. Strange Long Island street namesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Newsday

    Legend has it that jars of whiskey were placed in certain areas along the proposed road as a reward for the slaves who were working on the road. But where those jugs were planted wasn't exactly well-planned.

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  3. NYPD commissioner predicts compromise to preserve 'broken windows' policingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    NYPD Commissioner William J. Bratton talks to reporters at police headquarters in Manhattan on Friday, April 24, 2015. Photo Credit: Yeong-Ung Yang NYPD Commissioner William Bratton said Friday that the push in the City Council to decriminalize some quality-of-life offenses would hobble cops' ability to enforce his "broken windows" policy.

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  4. Merry month of maypole celebrations circles round againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newsday

    The tradition is celebrated in spring with dances around a tall pole adorned with long streamers. Participants grab the end of a streamer and encircle the pole, wrapping the streamers around it as they go.

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  5. Louisiana Children's Museum wins national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Newsday

    The Louisiana Children's Museum is among 10 museums and libraries from coast to coast being awarded the National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the national Institute of Museum and Library Services said Tuesday. The medal, to be presented May 18 in Washington, recognizes extraordinary and innovative public service, according to a news release.

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  6. MTA: Ridership in outerborough subway stations growing faster than in ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Newsday

    The Marcy Ave. subway stop of the JMZ line, Monday, April 20, 2015. This subway line shows the highest increase in ridership.

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  7. Police: Suspect arrested in Queens stabbing deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Newsday

    Police say a 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a 50-year-old man in Queens on Sunday. Police say David Hightower was found stabbed once in the chest around 2:30 p.m. in an apartment on 114th Street in the Richmond Hill section.

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  8. L train riders, businesses concerned about weekend closuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Newsday

    The scene outside the Bedford Avenue L train subway station in Williamsburg Brooklyn, on April 16, 2015. Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote And for the next five weekends, there will be plenty of fury when major parts of the L line will go out of service for repair work.

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  9. Nassau's Fifth Police Precinct in Elmont reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Newsday

    Nassau's Fifth Police Precinct Commander Deputy Inspector James Bartscherer in Elmont on Thursday, April 16, 2015. Photo Credit: Newsday / J. Conrad Williams Jr. The Nassau Police Department Monday is reopening its Fifth Precinct in Elmont, which had been closed nearly two years ago as part of a controversial precinct realignment plan that was to save the county $20 million. 4 comments

  10. Otto Emilio Ajpacaja-Cua, of Queens, fatally stabbed, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Newsday

    Police say Otto Emilio Ajpacaja-Cua, of Queens, was stabbed in the chest and right thigh.

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  11. Voices pro and con on Medford casino pack Brookhaven Town HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Newsday

    Local residents and civic group members stand with anti-casino signs on Route 112 in Medford, on Saturday, April 18, 2015. Photo Credit: Ed Betz Local residents and civic group members stand with anti-casino signs on Route 112 in Medford, on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

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  12. Road trip, listening tour: Clinton dusts off old playbookRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Newsday

    It was a nice April day when one of the world's most famous women dropped by a school in an out-of-the-way place to chat with students and staff about their challenges and dreams. That's how Hillary Rodham Clinton started her presidential road trip this week, visiting Kirkwood Community College in Monticello, Iowa.

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  13. Katherine Piorkowski to honor dad, a longtime high school sports coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Newsday

    Kellenberg's winning pitcher Katherine Piorkowski gets the grounder and the out at first during the CHSAA state softball final on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Photo Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy Kellenberg's winning pitcher Katherine Piorkowski gets the grounder and the out at first during the CHSAA state softball final on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.

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  14. Four deaths in Floral Park, Queens, officially ruled accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Newsday

    Jerry and Marie Hugel of Floral Park, Queens, are shown in a March 2014 photo provided by a friend of the family. Jerry and Marie Hugel of Floral Park, Queens, are shown in a March 2014 photo provided by a friend of the family.

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  15. Love Story: Cecilia and Charlie Vaicels of Bellerose, QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Newsday

    Charlie and Cecilia Vaicels of Bellerose, Queens. The couple married on St. Patrick's Day 1979 and celebrated their 35th anniversary last year marching in the St. Patrick's Day parade.

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  16. 'Ya gotta leave' billboard posted outside Citi Field by some Mets fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Newsday

    Gary Palumbo near a billboard criticizing the ownership of the New York Mets across the street from Citi Field in Queens on Monday, April 13, 2015. Palumbo raised $6,700 to pay for the placards.

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  17. His big plans for a suburban paperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Newsday

    Former Newsday editor and publisher David Laventhol is seen during a panel discussion about the newspaper's past on June 30, 2003, at the paper's Melville offices. Laventhol, 81, died Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

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  18. Queens man apparently overcome by carbon monoxide while in running car, say copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Newsday

    Jerry and Marie Hugel of Floral Park, Queens, are shown in a March 2014 photo provided by a friend of the family. The 83-year-old Queens man who died in his home of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning along with three other people was found in the passenger seat of his car -- left running in the attached garage, an NYPD spokeswoman said yesterday.

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  19. 7 train service resumed after trapped passengers spend nearly 2 hours undergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Newsday

    More than 500 riders on the No. 7 train had to be evacuated Monday morning after an equipment malfunction caused smoke to seep into some cars and left passengers stranded for about two hours.

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  20. Data show medical appointment wait times for Long Island veterans among shortest in the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Newsday

    Veteran Service Officer for the Town of Hempstead Rick Gales in his office in Hempstead April 7, 2015. Gales says the delays that have blighted the reputations of more than a handful of federal Department of Medical Affairs centers and clinics across the country are no problem on Long Island.

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