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  1. Telling Your Story Can Change Your Life: Rise, A Powerfully Good OrganizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Switched

    Last night, I attended a cocktail party at The Ship for an organization called Rise . Who knew what this was? Not me.

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  2. LiveOn NY Applauds Council Members Chin and Vallone in Their Efforts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | City Limits

    LiveOn NY issued the following statement today supporting Council Members Chin and Vallone in their call for increased funding for programs for New York City's seniors: Igal Jellinek , Executive Director of LiveOn NY , said, "LiveOn NY strongly supports Council Members Chin and Vallone as they champion the rights of older New Yorkers and call for increased funding for critical programs. In less than 15 years, New York's over-65 population will skyrocket and the need for increased support and services will grow exponentially.

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  3. The cartoon 'Home' is another disappointment from DreamWorksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Star Tribune

    For 15 years, Pixar and DreamWorks have been in an ongoing battle for animated entertainment. It was never like the rivalry of Coke vs. Pepsi - a feud between two ultimately similar types of sugar water - because there's a clear winner in this taste battle every time.

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  4. Holloway duo prepare for sophomore seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | HarnessLink.com

    Bettor Be Steppin and Divine Caroline -- who finished third and fourth, respectively, in November's Breeders Crown for 2-year-old female pacers -- are among the horses set to qualify Friday at the . Holloway is preparing the fillies for a stakes-filled campaign and is likely to find many of the division's top horses from last year wherever he turns.

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  5. I Got an IDNYC Card in 20 Minutes, and So Can YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Village Voice

    In the days following the launch of Mayor Bill de Blasio's IDNYC initiative - the most expansive municipal identification program in the country - New Yorkers flocked to enrollment centers like pigeons gobbling up bread crumbs. And admittedly, the crumbs aren't half bad: the IDNYC card entitles residents of New York City to free one-year memberships at cultural institutions like the Bronx Zoo, the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Lincoln Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Public Theater, MoMA PS1, the New York City Ballet, and more.

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  6. Video: First Look - New York Spring Spectacular's 'Singing in the Rain' NumberRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    USA Today went backstage at New York's Radio City Music Hall where NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR is now playing, to chat with some of the Rockettes and co-stars about performing the "Singing in the Rain" dance number as 500 gallons of simulated rain pours down on them! Check out the clip below! MSG Entertainment welcomes a brand new production at Radio City Music Hall, New York Spring Spectacular, for a limited seven-week engagement from March 26, 2015 hrough May 3, 2015. New York Spring Spectacular celebrates the magic of New York City and its most iconic landmarks, from The New York Public Library to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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  7. Stage Tube: Laura Benanti Tries Out Life as a Barista on New Episode of Workin' itRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    MSG Entertainment welcomes a brand new production at Radio City Music Hall, New York Spring Spectacular , presented by Chase. This awe-inspiring theatrical Spectacular, which is jointly produced by Madison Square Garden Entertainment and Weinstein Live Entertainment, has already captured the hearts of thousands in the first week of previews.

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  8. Boston Unveils Finalists in Competition to Retrofit City for Rising WatersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Hyperallergic

    "Total Resilient Approach," led by Thetis S.p.A., Infrastructure category. This proposal considers the transportation infrastructure as a flexible element aimed at performing a wide range of resilient functions.

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  9. Ronda Rousey on Good Morning America: To say that fighting is...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | BloodyElbow

    UFC women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey appeared on Good Morning America to discuss the potential legalization of professional MMA in New York and whether fighting is "anti-woman." Ronda Rousey may have won her most recent fight in 14 seconds but she is certainly being kept busy in the weeks following the her last octagon outing.

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  10. Brooklyn Bridge Park's finances are under the microscopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | New York Daily News

    Regina Myer, head of the Brooklyn Bridge Park project, says the park needs the additional monies from construction on Pier 6 Brooklyn Bridge Park has become so successful that some say it's time to completely restructure the way it's financed. Some activists say the park project, which is funded by the revenues from real estate developments within the "park's" footprint, may already be producing enough money to be self-sustaining - without additional construction.

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  11. Blood and Funding: Experimental Artist Ron Athey Reflects on the Culture WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | City Pages

    This weekend, the Walker Art Center, the University of Minnesota, and Patrick's Cabaret are taking a look back at the infamous piece performance artist Ron Athey did at Patrick's Cabaret 21 years ago. Sponsored by the Walker Art Center, the work was presented at the height of the AIDS crisis.

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  12. Should States Regulate Brokers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | On Wall Street

    New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer is tired of waiting on the SEC to create a uniformed fiduciary standard for advisors. While the federal agency seems to finally be gaining traction on the fiduciary issue after years of on-and-off debate, Stringer has announced his own proposal that would require all financial advisors working in New York State to disclose 'in plain language' whether or not they operate under a fiduciary standard, according to a press release.

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  13. Just In: George Pataki: Obama - acted illegally' in trading prisoners for BergdahlRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Boston Herald

    Former New York Gov. George Pataki, who is mulling a run for president in 2016, blasted President Obama for his "victory lap in the Rose Garden" following the controversial decision to swap five high-value Taliban prisoners for an accused deserter. "Not only did we release five very high up Taliban terrorists in exchange for a deserter but the president then his victory lap in the Rose Garden with the parents, calling about his honorable service and promoting him - when there were grave doubts at the time," Pataki said of the exchange last year that freed Army Sgt.

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  14. Using Jails as Homeless Shelters is Not a Good Strategy: The Jerome Murdough CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Animal

    With a record high homeless population in the city, one would think that policy makers would be more inclined to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness, instead of continuing to criminally prosecute its symptoms. In December, Mayor de Blasio announced a $130 million program to support pretrial diversion programs and to help mentally ill inmates transition back into society.

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  15. Giveaways: Get Poetic & Go Inside New York's Lovely Interior LandmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Curbed

    City-wide scavenger hunts are always fun, but Open House New York is giving its latest hunt a gorgeous twist. The nonprofit, which gives New Yorkers access to hundreds of off-limit buildings every year, has teamed up with the New York School of Interior Design to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the landmarks law with the first ever Landmark Dash .

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  16. It's Official: New York is Too ExpensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The New York Observer

    With the tax deadline looming closer every day, it's understandable for people to complain about how much of their income goes towards the government. Now, New York tax payers have a legitimate excuse to complain.

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  17. Annual Broadway Comes to Yonkers Returns 4/6Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | BroadwayWorld.com

    On Monday, April 6, 2015, at 7pm, Youth Theatre Interactions will present its 12th Annual Broadway Comes to Yonkers benefit. Yonkers Riverfront Library will burst with talent as players from New York City's Theatre District perform in this popular annual fundraiser in support of YTI.

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  18. What Do New Yorkers and Utahns Have in Common? Distrust of the Feds.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    New York leans Democrat and Utah tilts Republican. New Yorkers are generally politically liberal, while Utahns favor conservative policies.

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  19. Women Come Together for Painting and PhilanthropyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Patch.com

    Joint event by UJA-Federation of New York and the Sisterhoods of Westchester Jewish Center and Larchmont Temple brings out 30 women More than 30 women recently came together to try their hands at painting on canvas and to learn about opportunities for involvement and volunteering at Westchester Jewish Center in Mamaroneck. The event was a joint effort by UJA-Federation of New York's Larchmont-Mamaroneck Women's Philanthropy and the Sisterhoods of Westchester Jewish Center and Larchmont Temple.

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  20. French photographer travels globe snapping portraits of 30-year-oldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Daily Mail

    The face of 30: From an African mother-of-five to the New Yorker who fears failure, photographs explore people's lives across the world as they reach milestone birthday Fascinating project aims to find out what it is to reach the milestone all over the globe, from France to Ethiopia His fascinating project Being 30 aims to define what it is to reach the milestone all over the globe, from Europe and South America to the Omo Valley in Ethiopia. Looking into the similarities among global thirty-year-olds, Domingues explores how nationality, culture, living environment can effect a person's identity.

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