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  1. Fitch Upgrades South Nassau Communities Hospital's (NY) Rating to 'A-'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    9 min ago | Business Wire

    Fitch Ratings has upgraded to 'A-' from 'BBB+' the rating on the approximately $92.7 million series 2012 bonds issued by Nassau County Local Economic Assistance and Financing Corporation NY on behalf of South Nassau Communities Hospital . The bonds are secured by a pledge of gross receivables of the obligated group, and a mortgage on the main hospital facility.


  2. Report: Ex-Gov. Pataki weighing presidential runRead the original story

    18 min ago | New Jersey Herald

    Former Gov. George Pataki is reportedly considering running for president in 2016, though a former aide said Tuesday that talk of a campaign is premature. The New York Post reported Tuesday that Pataki is privately weighing whether to enter the wide-open Republican field.


  3. Small works, big impact at A GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Hidden away on a side street just beyond the busy commercial stretch of Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs' A Gallery has quickly established itself as a showcase for contemporary and cutting-edge art. A visit to the open-layout gallery, with its industrial gray walls and floor, offers the experience of viewing museum-quality work by masters of their media.


  4. A kismet-filled Paris lunch brought Kevin Kline to role in 'My Old Lady'Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Brandon Sun

    When acclaimed playwright Israel Horovitz was planning his new film "My Old Lady," an agent asked him during a Paris lunch about his ideal leading man for the project. Horovitz didn't hesitate.


  5. New York man who kicked a cat is dogged by animal rights campaigners...Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Independent

    New York man who kicked a cat is dogged by animal rights campaigners - and the city's pet welfare squad He is not quite Public Enemy No 1 but it might seem like that to 22-year-old Andre Robinson, who on Wednesday morning will face trial in Brooklyn for an alleged act of violence committed back in May that landed him on all the tabloid front pages and stirred a froth of New York indignation. Mr Robinson, who is accused of wilfully kicking a cat in the gut and sending it flying high over a fence in the public housing project where he lives, is unlucky on two counts.


  6. Michelin Unveils Its 2015 Winners (Blanca, Aquavit) and Losers (Daniel, Nakazawa) for New YorkRead the original story

    43 min ago | Eater

    Michelin, the European tire maker that publishes what could be the world's most recognized guide for dining out, unveiled its 2015 list of New York's best restaurants today Culinary establishments deemed worthy are awarded one star , two stars , or three stars . Scroll down for the full list of starred restaurants.


  7. Northern NY man charged with rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

    No charges will be filed in connection with a fatal stabbing in Newport. Prosecutors say Christian Cornelius acted in self-defense when he killed Isaac Hunt.


  8. Housewives demand open markets! One century ago, New York radically...Read the original story

    53 min ago | The Bowery Boys

    ... that would equal up to "$900 a year". That's $20,000 in 2014 currency. In essence, this was one end of New York government attempting to dampen the authority of the other (namely, the borough president's office). Vendors had to raise prices to keep ...


  9. Westchester Native Pataki Reportedly Considering Presidential Bid In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | The Harrison Daily Voice

    Peekskill native and former New York Gov. George Pataki is reportedly considering a run for president in 2016, according to the New York Post. Pataki has been largely noncommittal about his plans, but he was seen recently with GOP power broker David Koch, the Post reported.


  10. Medical marijuana for New York kids needs fast lane, say Schumer and GillibrandRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    New York's U.S. senators -- Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand -- have both called for the federal government to allow New Yorkers to use a particular strain of marijuana to treat children with seizure disorders. The Syracuse Post-Standard explained that the strain, called Charlotte's Web, has drawn attention for its purported benefits treating children with such issues while not imparting the high that most people associate with marijuana.


  11. Stories I'd like to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Columbia Journalism Review

    We are fast approaching the fifth anniversary, on Jan. 10, of when state applications are due to apply for awards under President Barack Obama's Race to the Top program. Passed in early 2009 as part of the Obama administration's economic stimulus package, Race to the Top offered $4.3 billion to be split among states that won a contest demonstrating they would use the money to enact what administration education reformers, led by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, outlined as steps to improve America's failing K-12 public education system.


  12. Peter Lawrence for State Assembly Endorsed by NY State Rifle & Pistol AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmmoLand

    The New York State Rifle & Pistol Association Political Victory Fund endorses Peter Lawrence for State Assembly in the 134th District. "On the one hand is Peter Lawrence, who supports 2nd Amendment civil rights.


  13. Reports: Former Gov. George Pataki considering presidential runRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    Former New York Gov. George Pataki is reportedly considering running for president in 2016, though a former aide says talk of a campaign is premature. The New York Post reported Tuesday that Pataki is privately weighing whether to enter the wide-open Republican field.


  14. MAC Award Nominees Kathleen France & Dawn Derow to Bring REVOLUTION to The Duplex, Begin. 10/20Read the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    MAC Award nominees and besties, KATHLEEN FRANCE and DAWN DEROW, team up for a special evening. They will take their audience on a musical journey through a time of war entitled REVOLUTION.


  15. More Shakespeare and More Beer, PleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Dallas Observer

    This morning, KERA's Jerome Weeks commented on my Facebook check-in at Shakespeare in the Bar last night with a link to a New Yorker article about Drunk Shakespeare, pointing out that New York did it first. I squinted at the screen, rubbed my aching head and thought, damn it, it's only Tuesday.


  16. Skelos says he supports Astorino; doesn't say howRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Skelos says he supports Astorino; doesn't say how Check out this story on Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos and fellow Senate Republicans have been conspicuously absent from the campaign trail with GOP gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino. They haven't raised money for him, given him any from their campaign coffers or even attended many events with him.


  17. Excellus Report Points To Lower Vaccinations Rates UpstateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Upstate New York residents are more likely to contract certain vaccine-preventable illnesses and develop the flu at twice the rate of other state residents. Residents in the Utica-Rome-North Country region developed the flu at three times the rate of other New Yorkers.


  18. Hilary Gardner ready to fly on musical love letter to NYC | New recordingsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Hilary Gardner, who lived briefly in Seattle a decade ago and has been in New York ever since, has released her first album on Anzic and is given an able assist on a few cuts by another Seattleite-turned-New Yorker, trumpeter Tatum Greenblatt. It's a fine debut.


  19. A tourist fare on the Staten Island Ferry?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    For as long as there has been no fare on the Staten Island Ferry - and probably before that since the fare has always been negligible - some Staten Islanders and some borough elected officials have been angling for a way to charge tourists a higher fare. It makes sense.


  20. Empire BlueCross BlueShield Welcomes the Mount Sinai Health System to Its Exchange NetworkRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The Mount Sinai Health System has agreed to a two-year contract with Empire BlueCross BlueShield to join Empire's Pathway Network and serve Empire members who purchase individual insurance plans off-or-on the New York State of Health marketplace or exchange. This agreement includes a commitment for full participation in Empire's Quality Hospital Incentive Program .