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  1. NY Assembly considers rewriting rules after speaker's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Long Island Business News

    Sheldon Silver's 21-year reign as the speaker of the New York State Assembly is ending - a tectonic shift in state government that many reform-minded lawmakers say provides an opportunity rewrite Albany's political playbook. Greater transparency.

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  2. Blizzard Threat Makes New York City Quieter Than a LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Lite 98.7

    While the snowpocalypse many meteorologists predicted would destroy New York City didn't come to fruition, the forecast did have quite an impact. The storm bludgeoned the New England region and hit Long Island hard, but it didn't pound the Big Apple as many expected.

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  3. Two Assembly speaker candidates make it officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Business.com

    Queens Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan, chair of the Education Committee, announced her candidacy Wednesday to replace Sheldon Silver as speaker of the Assembly. Soon after, Bronx Assemblyman Carl Heastie did the same.

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  4. The Eight Best Lines From Jonathan Gold's Grubstreet InterviewRead the original story

    Wednesday | Eater

    In anticipation of the Sundance premiere of his documentary City of Gold , Jonathan Gold has been making some serious press rounds. There was the none-too-subtle unmasking last week , which helped to start a dialogue about true anonymity in food writing , and a flurry of conversations at Sundance itself.

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  5. New England digs out after getting exactly what it expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WDRB-TV Louisville

    The storm has punched o... . Lynn Leary walks past houses damaged by ocean waves during a winter storm in Marshfield, Mass., Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

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  6. Fed stays 'patient' on rate hike; notes ultra-low inflationRead the original story

    Wednesday | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon is set to be sentenced. A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist who pleaded guilty to trying to help Venezuela develop a nuclear weapon was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison and three years of supervised release Forecasters are watching two weather systems that may bring significant snow in the coming days as New Englanders are just digging out from a historic blizzard.

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  7. Renting out homes for Super Bowl can bring big bucksRead the original story

    Wednesday | KSWO

    Tourists who fly to Colorado to try legal pot can forget about buying souvenir boxer shorts, socks or sandals with a marijuana leaf on them when passing through the Denver airport. Forecasters are watching two weather systems that may bring significant snow in the coming days as New Englanders are just digging out from a historic blizzard.

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  8. Greece, eurozone creditors gear up for clash over bailoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KSWO

    Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, second left, leads the first cabinet meeting of his government at the Parliament in Athens, on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Greece's new leftist prime minister says his government's t... .

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  9. Many Strengths and Weaknesses for the Democrats Vying to Replace Sheldon SilverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Albany Times Union

    Capitol Confidential gathers the best coverage of New York politics and puts it all together. Each section - Capitol, The State Worker, New York on the Potomac, and Voices - represents a unique facet of the political scene.

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  10. TV star's plastic surgery disaster tests BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KTEN-TV Denison

    The 27-year-old Urach, arguably Brazil's most outspoken advocate of advancement through cosmetic s... Forecasters are watching two weather systems that may bring significant snow in the coming days as New Englanders are just digging out from a historic blizzard. Forecasters are watching two weather systems that may bring significant snow in the coming days as New Englanders are just digging out from a historic blizzard.

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  11. Revisiting Tammany Hall in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Kos

    This is a book review from my site on New York City history, Janos.nyc . I began reading Machine Made before the Sheldon Silver scandal broke, but as today's political machines jockey to replace him, this review seemed even more appropriate.

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  12. New York City is considering a bag tax, so it's time to re-watch "Plastic State of Mind"Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TreeHugger

    New York City legislators are considering a bill that would place a ten cent fee on disposable shopping bags , in a effort to cut down on litter and waste associated with both paper and plastic single-use bags. And what better moment is there for "Plastic State of Mind"? In 2010, a group of activists from Green Shangha re-wrote NYC's unofficial anthem, "Empire State of Mind," and created this bombastic parody.

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  13. Hope for Humankind: Delivery Guys Got Bigger Tips in the BlizzardRead the original story

    Wednesday | Bloomberg

    As the Not-So-Great Blizzard of 2015 bore down on New York City, Seamless had a request for anyone ordering restaurant delivery on its website: Please tip generously. The service has made it easier than ever to have General Tso's chicken summoned to your doorstep, without making it any less miserable to ride a bicycle through a snowstorm.

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  14. Wild kangaroos in Austria? At least 1, surviving in the snowRead the original story

    Wednesday | ABC 33/40

    New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds are digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury question whether forecasts were overblown. Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in the Boston area.

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  15. New York City: Rail Service for LaGuardia AirportRead the original story

    Wednesday | Infrastructure USA

    The announcement shouldn't come as a surprise, given that LaGuardia recently suffered some very public infrastructure criticisms . Add to that over $5 billion in one-off legal settlements from Wall Street recently awarded to New York State, and you've got a perfect recipe for infrastructure investment.

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  16. New York sees $33 million surge in HEAP fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Evening Sun

    The Home Energy Assistance Program in Chenango County may have some share in the millions of dollars recently added to the federal program in New York State. It was announced last week that New York is slated for an additional $33 million from the Federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program to help seniors and low income families offset the cost of heating their homes.

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  17. Letitia James 'Somewhat Confident' Judge Will Unseal Garner Grand Jury MinutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New York Observer

    Public Advocate Letitia James said today she is "somewhat confident" a judge will agree to release more information about the grand jury investigation into the death of Eric Garner-and said if her office and advocates are not successful in a Staten Island courtroom, the fight won't end there. "The Garner family has the right to understand why there was no indictment, and the rest of us have the right to see what happened so we can propose reforms, not only in the city but on the state level," Ms.

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  18. Silver to Take Leave From Weitz & LuxenbergRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Law.com

    Weitz & Luxenberg said Wednesday it has asked Sheldon Silver, the New York State Assembly speaker who faces federal corruption charges, to take an unpaid leave of absence from his of counsel position at the firm.

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  19. Prosecutor questions Lindsay Lohan's community serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KAUZ

    2, 2012 file photo, Lindsay Lohan arrives for the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2014 in central London. A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday Jan. 28, 2015, set another court hearing in Lohan's re... New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds are digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its full fury question whether forecasts were overblown.

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  20. What happened to the Blizzard of 2015? [Greg Laden's Blog]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ScienceBlogs

    What happened to the Blizzard of 2015? Well, it happened. Despite breathless complaining about how the forecasters got it all wrong, they didn't.

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