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  1. Late night radio and TV talk show pioneer Joe Franklin dies at 88Read the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | KRBE-FM Houston

    Franklin was a fixture on late-night radio and TV in New York, working at WJZ and WOR, and recently at the Bloomberg Radio Network. And though he never broke on to the national scene, Franklin was "in many ways, the pioneer of the modern TV Talk Show Format," according to his website which says he interviewed more than 300,000 guests.


  2. Lawrence Norden: How Sheldon Silver got away with itRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Many have noted that the charges brought by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara echo the very "conflicts of interest" the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption was examining before Gov. Cuomo shut it down last fall. Less noticed is the role a 2011 overhaul to the state's ethics laws - championed and signed by the governor himself - may have played in tripping up the speaker.


  3. BC-BESTSELLERS-COMBINED-Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

    Rankings reflect sales for the week ending Saturday, Jan. 10, for books sold in both print and electronic formats as reported by venues offering a wide range of general interest titles. An * indicates that a book's sales are barely distinguishable from those of the book above it.


  4. Feds appeal insider trading rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | USA Today

    Ratcheting up a legal battle in a government crackdown on Wall Street insider trading, federal prosecutors are appealing a December court ruling they contend makes it harder to stop such crimes. Federal prosecutors appeal insider trading ruling Ratcheting up a legal battle in a government crackdown on Wall Street insider trading, federal prosecutors are appealing a December court ruling they contend makes it harder to stop such crimes.


  5. New York consumer spending rankingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Newsday

    New Yorkers are convinced that they live in the most expensive part of the country, and often spend more than others on food, books, entertainment, education and transportation. But the numbers tell a different story.


  6. Gov. Cuomo's criminal justice reform work is not doneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    In his State of the State address in Albany, Gov. Cuomo voiced his commitment to halt the prosecution of 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds as adults. Nothing in New York politics is easy, and Gov. Cuomo's proposals to reform the criminal justice system - which attempt to respond to the controversy over what many think is the impunity given to the police officers who killed Eric Garner and Michael Brown - are no exception.


  7. Bag fees are a cheap way to save the planetRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Crain's New York Business

    New Yorkers use too many single-use disposable bags - a staggering 10 billion of them annually, according to the city's Department of Sanitation. As a leader in forward-thinking environmental-policy changes, the city should take a proactive approach to dealing with pollution, not to mention millions of wasted tax dollars, by backing a bill to impose a 10-cent fee on plastic and paper bags provided by most retailers.


  8. New York politician is accused of being on the takeRead the original story

    8 hrs ago |

    Sheldon Silver, the speaker of the New York Assembly, exploited his position as one of the most powerful politicians in the state to obtain millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks, federal authorities said on Thursday as they announced his arrest on a sweeping series of corruption charges. For years, Mr. Silver has earned a lucrative income outside government, asserting that he was a simple personal injury lawyer who represented ordinary people.


  9. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    Talk show host Bill Maher called the late Navy SEAL Chris Kyle a "psychopath patriot" that Americans can easily support. The comedian pointed to the success of "American Sniper" as proof of his assertion.


  10. Belichick is no Mona Lisa VitoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    Patriots coach Bill Belichick held a news conference Saturday afternoon to address Deflategate again. Belichick spoke about air pressure and and denied the team intentionally deflated footballs during their AFC Championship game against the Colts last Sunday.


  11. Talking Bone Broth with Chef Marco Canora of NYCa s BrodoRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | InStyle

    Since the Paleo diet has risen in popularity thanks, in part, to celebrity endorsers like Jessica Biel and Matthew McConaughey , there's been much to-do about these flavorful stocks, staples in the Paleo lifestyle. Case in point: the around-the-corner lines outside of NYC's recently opened broth-to-go outpost Brodo , where customers can order a cup of the warm liquid and customize it with sophisticated add-ins like freshly grated turmeric and bone marrow.


  12. Rallying behind Silver, Democrats question his leadership abilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newsday

    Assembly Democrats rallied behind Speaker Sheldon Silver after he was arrested last week, but they will return to the State Capitol Monday with lingering questions about whether he can lead them in upcoming budget negotiations, experts and lawmakers said. Silver has been politically wounded, they say, but the next few weeks will be crucial to determining to what degree.


  13. NYS Assembly Member IndictedRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver left Federal Court after he was arrested on corruption charges earlier this morning saying he will be vindicated. He's one of the most powerful voices of the New York State Assembly, and one of the most prominent Democrats in the state.


  14. Sheldon Silver's Arrest LeavesCuomo in a Tough SpotRead the original story

    14 hrs ago |

    On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo unleashed a lengthy and aspirational oration laying out an ambitious social agenda for his second term. In 84 minutes, he devoted only about 40 seconds to the issue of cleaning up Albany.


  15. Uber (Mistakenly?) Suspends Drivers for Registering Commercial VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PC Magazine

    Uber seems just as confused about its practices as California's DMV, which published-then retracted-a ruling that Uber drivers must register their cars as commercial vehicles. Damned if you do, damned if you don't-that appears to be Uber's stance toward its California drivers, as the company has allegedly recently suspended the driving privileges of up to a dozen Uber drivers who went ahead and registered their cars as commercial vehicles.


  16. Malliotakis Queing up Her Next Run?Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Bay Ridge Journal

    Staten Island Live reports that State Assembly Member Nicole Malliotakis has changed her voting address from Rosebank to thee western end of Bay Terrace. The move keeps her in the same Assembly district, but moves her from State Senator Diane Savino's district into State Senator Andrew Lanza's.


  17. Officials gather in South L.A. to discuss police, community relationsRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Federal and state legislators are hosting a public forum Saturday in South Los Angeles to address concerns about police and community relations, and raise awareness of the president's new task force on policing. The forum is being held at Ward AME Church and is hosted by Rep. Karen Bass .


  18. Trending in New York City: Death Becomes Her, A Century of Mourning AttireRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    The Oscar-winning Hollywood comedy "Death Becomes Her" has lent its name to a New York exhibition that reveals nothing was more becoming to a 19th century widow than black crepe.With dozens of dresses, jewelry, hats, accessories and magazine prints,... Since its "inception" by the latest and, in my humble opinion, the only, Diana Vreeland , who served as the consultant to the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York from 1971 to 1984, the Costume Institute fashion exhibitions became a strong driving force for the visitors to the museum, especially among New Yorkers who wouldn't visit the museum as often as they do now, having been to and seen it so many times in their lives.


  19. Coachella party Neon Carnival to make Super Bowl debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Miami Herald

    The party has become a sought-out event hosted during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, attracting celebrities such as "Twilight" actress Ashley Greene, actress-dancer Julianne Hough and Oscar-winner Clint Eastwood. Guests to the invite-only event are treated to a mix of dance music and bars with carnival games.


  20. FDNY, families and friends remember those killed on Black SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | MyFoxNY

    Lieutenants Curtis Meyran and John Bellew died trying to escape from the fourth floor of burning apartment building in the Bronx. And in a separate incident in Brooklyn --- firefighter Richard Scalfani was killed while fighting a fire in East New York.