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  1. Anti-Gun Groups No Longer Fighting For Assault Weapons Bans | Matt VespaRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Townhall

    Alas, gun control groups seem to have moved away from so-called assault weapons bans for reasons pro-Second Amendment groups have espoused for months; they're ineffective and represent a very small fraction of firearm-related homicides. Shannon Watts of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America now calls such policy initiatives "nonstarters."


  2. New York AG Schneiderman Running AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WNYC-AM New York

    At a news conference outside City Hall Sunday, the state's 59-year-old chief prosecutor said voters should grant him a second term because of his track record going after Wall Street, AirBnb, and employers of fast-food workers. "I take on the tough fights to protect everyday New Yorkers" the AG said, "because there has to be one set of rules for everyone.


  3. Russian Americans Offer Mixed Views of Ukraine ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Voice of America

    A protester waves Russia's presidential flag during a demonstration outside Ukraine's consulate in New York May 8, 2014. While polls within Russia indicate overwhelming popular support for President Vladimir Putin's policies and actions in eastern Ukraine, the hundreds of thousands of Russian immigrants living in New York seem divided in their reactions to recent developments.


  4. Five Things You May Have Missed This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    British Prime Minister David Cameron today called the beheading of British aid worker David Haines by the terror group ISIS "the embodiment of evil," and said the U.K. needed to work to destroy the organization. Here are five other stories from the weekend you may have missed.


  5. Love is in the air in Mic Nyc finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    The finale of MIC NYC began with the boys wakeboarding along the Hudson river , cooling off in the hot New York sun. Back on ground, Proudlock, Alik, Jamie Laing and Spencer Matthews discussed Stevie Johnson's love triangle with Stephanie and Billie and Jamie suggested that the lothario hooked up with the former Hills star .


  6. Eric Schneiderman Launches Reelection Bid With RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    With a coalition of Democratic elected officials and labor leaders standing beside him, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman launched his re-election bid with a rally near City Hall, touting his record and vowing to fight for social justice. "There have always been forces seeking to push back at equal justice under law, and there have always been New Yorkers willing to step up to that challenge, to push forward, to push toward justice," Mr. Schneiderman told the crowd.


  7. Respiratory Virus Spreads to the NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

    Enterovirus D68, the respiratory illness suspected of hospitalizing hundreds of children across the nation, has now spread to the Northeast and is likely to hit the whole country, according to experts. Connecticut and New York are the latest states to report cases of the rapidly spreading virus that has targeted young children, especially those with asthma, in 21 states.


  8. Airbnb Under Fire From New 'Share Better' CampaignRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Switched

    The battle over the so-called sharing economy is heating up as New Yorkers question the impact of home-sharing sites like Airbnb. A campaign called " Share Better ," launched Friday by a coalition of elected officials, housing activists and hotel owners, makes the case that Airbnb listings are "illegal hotels" that are "robbing NYC of affordable housing and violating state law."


  9. Gotham West struggles to find middle-income New YorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    It's getting harder and harder to find middle-income earners in super-pricey Manhattan. The result: a number of "affordable" middle-income apartments in Hell's Kitchen are sitting empty, as developers struggle to find residents who fit the income criteria.


  10. Frank TorreRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Watersblogged

    Source: --- Sunday, September 14, 2014Brooklyn native Frank Torre, the brother of former Yankees manager Joe Torre who played several seasons with the Milwaukee Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, died at the age of 82. ... Source: --- Sunday, September 14, 2014Frank Torre, brother of HOF and ex-Yankees manager Joe, died at age 82 yesterday. He was a major leaguer himself, and helped the Milwaukee Braves to the 1957 World Championship and the 1958 NL pennant.


  11. Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 9/14/2014Read the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    SWING! Booth Tarkington Civic Theatre 9/5-9/20/2014 'Two thirds rhythm and one third soul.' That's how Fats Waller defined the uniquely American form of popular music and dance known as 'swing.'


  12. Millennial shoppers not easy to pin downRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch is among a number of retailers that are scrambling to catch up with millennials' independent buying habits. NEW YORK - Alison LePard, a 19-year-old college sophomore from Wellesley, Mass., says that when she shops for clothes and accessories, her goal is a look that is uniquely hers.


  13. The Democrats' Real Left-Populist SaviorBy James PoulosRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    Lefty Dems bummed by Andrew Cuomo's win already have an anti-corporatist alternative. He's sharp, credentialed, and hiding in plain sight.


  14. State Health Dept. Warns of Severe Respiratory Virus Affecting KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NY1

    State health officials are advising parents and doctors to watch out for a serious respiratory virus that has infected more than a dozen children in New York.


  15. Michael Cera: 'You get used to having an audience'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | Daily Herald

    Brooklyn currently has a love affair with facial hair, is awash with hipsters, tons of kale -- and now 100 percent more Michael Cera. The 26-year-old star of "Juno" and "Superbad" has relocated to the cool New York borough after several years in which he would visit the city and then feel sad when it was time to go home to Los Angeles.


  16. Medicaid By State in 2001 and 2011Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Room 8

    For decades New York State's Medicaid program has been the most costly in the nation, with a disproportionate share of the spending New York City and a virtually unique state policy of shifting some of the non-federal share of the cost to local governments. Before the cost of all the retroactive pension increase deals of the past 15 years started to hit home, Medicaid spending was the biggest cause of local government fiscal distress in New York, and a major issue in state politics.


  17. How Does the Evolving Media Landscape Affect the News? The New Role...Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 31 | New Rochelle Talk

    EDITOR'S NOTE: We are aware that this video being set to "auto play" is annoying, see the note at the bottom of this article as to what we are doing about it. As someone who has been heavily involved in evolving the media landscape for more than a dozen years -- most on the national level but for the last 6 years in the Hudson Valley.


  18. Angry NYC Ultra-Liberal Jews Told to Stuff ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2014 | The Jewish Press

    Why? Because those angry Jews publicly admonished newly-elected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio for daring to appear at a pro-Israel event, declaring his support for the sponsoring organization and for Israel. The pushback is coming from a small, quickly mobilized group of business and other professional New York residents who want it known that "AIPAC, like the JCRCs and the Federations are the backbone of the American Jewish community and they represent mainstream American Jewry.


  19. The Man on Her Mind film review:Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Samuel James and Amy McAllister star in directors Alan Hruska and Bruce Guthrie's romantic comedy, The Man on Her Mind. Engaging in relatively new experiences that have not yet been fully explored can be truly harrowing and terrifying situations for anyone, no matter how much they're seeking a change in their lives.


  20. Key connections: Star-Spangled Banner, baseball forever linkedRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Detroit Tigers

    Francis Scott Key never got to see a big league baseball game. He died in 1843, some 26 years before the first professional team was established.