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  1. Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newsday

    Commuters walk on the platform at the Mets-Willets Point subway stop in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, after arriving on a No. 7 subway train.

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  2. Travelers like plan for rail link to NY's LaGuardia AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newsday

    Commuters walk on the platform at the Mets-Willets Point subway stop in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, after arriving on a No. 7 subway train.

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  3. Auschwitz survivor describes horrors of Holocaust on 70th anniversary of camp's liberationRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Holocaust survivors shared their stories at a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp at the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County in Glen Cove on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Holocaust survivors Alex Rosner, of Queens, Annie Bleiberg, of Jericho, Claire Heymann, of Queens, and Werner Reich, of Smithtown, light a candle in memory of the holocaust victims.

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  4. Auschwitz survivor describes horrors of Holocaust on 70th anniversary of liberationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Newsday

    Holocaust survivors Alex Rosner, of Queens, Annie Bleiberg, of Jericho, Claire Heymann, of Queens, and Werner Reich, of Smithtown, light a candle in memory of the holocaust victims. Heymann spoke to an audience about her imprisonment at Auschwitz and her post-war life in New York at the commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, at the Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.

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  5. NYPD: Gunman kills self after Queens shooting that left 3 dead, girl injuredRead the original story

    Saturday | Newsday

    Jonathon Walker, 34, was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound hours after police said he shot four people, three of whom were killed, at a home on 148th Avenue in Queens on Jan. 24, 2015. Walker's 7-year-old daughter, his longtime girlfriend and her mother were killed in the 5:40 a.m. shooting that also left his 12-year-old daughter injured, police said.

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  6. NYPD: Queens girl in stable condition after 3 family members slain in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Newsday

    Jonathon Walker, 34, killed himself after carrying out a rampage in Queens on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, according to police, who said Walker shot four people in the head - his 7- and 12-year-old daughters and his longtime girlfriend and her mother. Only the 12-year-old, who called 911, survived the shooting, police said.

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  7. Frederick J. Adler, retired NYC sanitation worker, dies at 96Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Newsday

    "He was always ready with a joke. One example of my grandpa being funny is in church.

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  8. NYPD seeking gunman after 2 women, girl, 7, shot dead at Queens home; teen in critical conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Newsday

    NYPD officers at scene of a fatal shooting at a home on 148th Avenue in Queens on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Three people - two women and a 7-year-old girl - were killed and a 12-year-old girl was wounded in the 5:40 a.m. shooting, police said. 1 comment

  9. Property ownership key in off-road vehicle complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Newsday

    The season is far from peaceful in neighborhoods that have become popular with off-road vehicles. And there's no guarantee that quiet will return.

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  10. Police: Women had 85 fraudulent credit cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Newsday

    Three women -- one from Uniondale, one from Yonkers and one from Queens -- were arrested Thursday afternoon in Lawrence after police said they used fraudulent credit cards to make purchases at a McDonald's, a Subway and a Chipotle Mexican Grill. Nassau County police said the trio were arrested by Fourth Precinct officers who responded to a call reporting a fraud in progress at the McDonald's... Three women -- one from Uniondale, one from Yonkers and one from Queens -- were arrested Thursday afternoon in Lawrence after police said they used fraudulent credit cards to make purchases at a McDonald's, a Subway and a Chipotle Mexican Grill.

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  11. LaGuardia rail link highlights Cuomo's transportation planRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Newsday

    Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled plans Tuesday to fulfill a long-held dream for New York City travelers: a rail link to LaGuardia Airport, one of the busiest airports in the nation. The plan calls for an elevated AirTrain that would connect the airport, located in relative isolation in Queens along the Flushing Bay waterfront, with a busy transit hub 1.5 miles away.

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  12. Violent 24 hours in NYC sees 5 killings, spike in shootings, NYPD saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Newsday

    A bloody 24-hour period with five homicides in New York City Tuesday, along with a significant rise in shootings since Jan. 1, has raised concerns among NYPD brass about the recent spike in violence, officials said Wednesday. At a news conference, NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said the killings -- four of which involved guns and the fifth a stabbing -- were random, unrelated events.

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  13. John Charles Bemus dead, veteran and electrician was 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Newsday

    John Charles Bemus, a U.S. Navy veteran and former owner of an electrical contracting business, died Jan. 13 in a Brockton, Massachusetts, hospice of cancer. He was 91. John Charles Bemus, a U.S. Navy veteran and former owner of an electrical contracting business, died Jan. 13 in a Brockton, Massachusetts, hospice of cancer.

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  14. There's no place like home - in Bay ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Newsday

    I moved to Bay Shore when I was 16 years old and graduated from Bay Shore High School, where I loved to sing in choirs and play field hockey. Oh, how much I enjoyed running down that field, chasing a little white ball, and screaming at the top of my lungs.

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  15. Madeline Singas: Nassau DA job a natural fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Newsday

    Madeline Singas sees her years in the courtroom as a fitting prelude to becoming Nassau's acting district attorney, and says no one in the county has her qualifications to serve a full term as top prosecutor. "This is all I know.

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  16. Queens man arrested on petty larceny charges, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Newsday

    A Rosedale, Queens, man was arrested Sunday after he attempted to use a fraudulent credit card to buy gift cards at an Applebee's restaurant in Westbury, only to be foiled by an alert employee, police said. DJeffry N. Louis, 21, of 245-17 Newhall Ave., was charged with nine counts of second-degree possession of a forged instrument and one count of petty larceny after his arrest at the restaurant... A Rosedale, Queens, man was arrested Sunday after he attempted to use a fraudulent credit card to buy gift cards at an Applebee's restaurant in Westbury, only to be foiled by an alert employee, police said.

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  17. Explore 3 NYC Chinatowns: In Brooklyn, Queens and ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Newsday

    This Jan. 9, 2015 photo shows items for sale at a market in the Sunset Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Chinatown located in Lower Manhattan is New York City's most famous Asian enclave but a section of Sunset Park has become one of the city's biggest Chinese neighborhoods in recent years.

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  18. Kathleen Rice sworn in before local audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Newsday

    On her second day in Congress, newly elected Rep. Kathleen Rice thought she knew her way around the Capitol building enough to get to the floor by herself for a vote. When she got off an elevator, she made a right and met a friendly Queens congresswoman, Grace Meng , who informed her she was going the wrong way.

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  19. Sunrise Multiplex theater offers last picture show; closes for mall expansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Newsday

    The Sunrise Multiplex Cinemas, which has operated in Valley Stream since 1979, will offer its last picture show Monday, according to a notice recently mailed to movie pass holders. Theater officials, locally and at the office of its owners -- Norwood, Massachusetts-based National Amusement -- did not respond to telephone calls or emails seeking comment.

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  20. Explore 3 NYC Chinatowns: In Brooklyn, Queens and ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Newsday

    This Jan. 9, 2015 photo shows items for sale at a market in the Sunset Park neighborhood in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The Chinatown located in Lower Manhattan is New York City's most famous Asian enclave but a section of Sunset Park has become one of the city's biggest Chinese neighborhoods in recent years.

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