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  1. Legal system does not always render outcomes we seekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    There's been no shortage of demand for these seemingly compatible principles during the protests - some restrained, others not - over the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer and Eric Garner 's death during an arrest by NYPD cops. The outrage of some was further inflamed when the subsequent grand juries came down with no indictment of any of the officers.

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  2. Celebrating Black Girls and Women: The "I Am...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    On Saturday, December 13, I had a difficult choice between joining a march in New York City to protest the recent police shootings of unarmed black men and attending a book event in Brooklyn to celebrate black girls and women. The book event was the second major public event of the Brooklyn Blossoms Book Club, organized by the Haitian-born writer and activist Ibi Zoboi.

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  3. Johnson leads hot-shooting Nets over HornetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker, left, tries to wrestle past Brooklyn Nets' Deron Williams, right, for a loose ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. Brooklyn Nets' Mason Plumlee, right, shoots under the basket against Charlotte Hornets' Al Jefferson, left, during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014.

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  4. Thousands march in New York City against police killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Chanting "I can't breathe" and carrying signs saying "black lives matter," thousands of people marched up New York's Fifth Avenue on Saturday as part of a day of protest centered in the nation's capital over the deaths of unarmed black men by police. Saturday's outpouring of demonstrators followed a series of protests over the last several weeks since grand juries decided against bringing charges against white police officers in the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and chokehold death of Eric Garner in Staten Island.

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  5. SantaCon kicks off with hopes of less naughtinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    In this Dec. 11, 2010 file photo, SantaCon participants John Paul, center, dressed as an Elf and Michael Smallwood, dressed as Santa, ride the E train downtown New York. The annual event has faced mounting pressure from politicians, police and community groups as it grew from hundreds to thousands of costumed participants in roughly a decade.

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  6. Protesters of police killings march on DCRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Demonstrators chant at Freedom Plaza in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, during the Justice for All rally and march. More than 10,000 protesters are converging on Washington in an effort to bring attention to the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.

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  7. Protesters of police killings march on WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Participants stand on the curb holding candles or flashlights during a visual demonstration near the White House in response to the recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers, Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, in Washington. Local churches and community organizations held a 'Vigil for Justice: People of Faith Lighting the Way,' as participants intended to line every block with candles of 16th St NW from Sliver Spring, Md., to the White House.

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  8. Things to do in NYC This Week: Holiday Markets and Menorah...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Bascove/Bridges: Transporting the Metropolis' This exhibition features more than 30 paintings and drawings of city bridges by the artist Anne Bascove, including the Brooklyn Bridge, the Outerbridge Crossing and the George Washington Bridge. Thursdays through Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m.; also by appointment; Noble Maritime Collection, Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden, 1000 Richmond Terrace, Livingston, Staten Island, 718-447-6490, noblemaritime.org; donations suggested.

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  9. Sharing day of protest, NYC's SantaCon reins inRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    In this Dec. 11, 2010 file photo, SantaCon participants John Paul, center, dressed as an Elf and Michael Smallwood, dressed as Santa, ride the E train downtown New York. The annual event has faced mounting pressure from politicians, police and community groups as it grew from hundreds to thousands of costumed participants in roughly a decade.

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  10. NYC police probe moving swiftly in chokehold caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    In this Dec. 4, 2014, file photo, a picture of Eric Garner is posted on a memorial at the site of his death, in the Staten Island borough of New York a day after protests erupted over the decision not to charge the officer accused of putting the unarmed Garner in a fatal chokehold. Supporters of Garner's family and others have questioned whether due process - both for the family and the officers - is possible in a case that's sparked nationwide protests on excessive force and accusations by NYPD officers and union officials that the officer involved is being railroaded.

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  11. Police demonstrations inspire new protest songsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Stop. Hey, what's that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police. There's something happening here.

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  12. NY regulators OK innovative ConEd micro grid projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    The state Public Service Commission has approved an innovative micro grid project in the Brownsville section of New York City being planned by Consolidated Edison. The approval sets in motion the state's move toward a new regulatory landscape called Reforming the Energy Vision, or REV, that encourages new innovative ways to structure the utility market.

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  13. A smart, just solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Our opinion: The state attorney general comes up with a temporary way to deal with police killings of civilians. New York needs a credible short-term fix as it weighs criminal justice reforms.

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  14. The Garner case and NYPD's next testRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Can the New York Police Department dial down its traditional tough-cop culture and morph into a new kind of agency that keeps crime low while winning the trust and respect of 8.4 million New Yorkers? It has no choice. Protesters have pounded home a painful lesson for America's largest cop shop: It's not enough to send crime rates into free-fall.

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  15. Guard arrested in death of NYC inmate in hot cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    In this March 12, 2014 file photo, a picture of Jerome Murdough is held by his mother Alma Murdough left, and sister Cheryl Warner at Alma Murdough's home in the Queens borough of New York. Jerome Murdough died in February at Rikers Island where, according to a city official, Murdough "basically baked to death" when he was left unchecked for at least four hours in an overheated jail cell in a special unit for mentally ill inmates.

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  16. Chokehold case stirs debate on special prosecutorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    File-This Jan. 1, 2014, file photo shows New York Public Advocate Letitia James speaking after taking the oath of office in on the steps of City Hall in New York. James is pressing for appointing special state prosecutors whenever police kill or seriously injure someone.

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  17. Yusuf Burgess dies, was nature lover, child advocateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    When Yusuf Burgess was a child, he would escape his home in the Marcy Projects section of Brooklyn by going to Prospect Park to collect acorn tops and catch tadpoles in a paper cup. His voracious love of nature helped him overcome other difficulties in his life - and ultimately made him a hero to countless Albany children who, because of him, were able to breathe in the air of a place that was far from the five blocks were they grew up.

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  18. Want to feel at home? Stay at home.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Travel can be lots of things to different people: expensive, creative, tiring, exhilarating, confusing, disrupting. But no matter what, it necessitates change, and for me, that's the best part.

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  19. Royal couple: Obama visit, child development tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    While Britain's Prince William meets with President Barack Obama at the Oval Office on Monday and discusses illegal wildlife trafficking at the World Bank, his wife, Kate, will tour a child development center with New York City's first lady, Chirlane McCray. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in New York City on Sunday, the royal couple's first official visit to the U.S. and their first taste of the Big Apple.

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  20. Statistics lacking in debate over police behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    In this July 23, 2014 file photo, mourners gather during a funeral service for Eric Garner at Bethel Baptist Church in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A grand jury ruled not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Garner.

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