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Woman gets pinned between taxis in NYC: cops

Rosemarie Mifsud, 42, was putting her luggage in the trunk of a cab outside 750 Seventh Ave. about 6 a.m. when another taxi hit her from behind, wedging her between the two vehicles, cops said. New York News – NY Daily News

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Forbes billionaire’s list: Only 5 New York women make the cut

95 New York-based billionaires are on Forbes’ annual list. amNewYork

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Many of Key West’s charms lie outside tourist-heavy Duval St

There’s great food, history and a thriving art scene in Key West today. Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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Speakeasies in New York

The roaring 1920s were an interesting time in New York. Prohibition started on January 6, 1920, making possession and drinking alcohol illegal in the United States.Bill McCoy found his way around the laws of the time. He was one of the first rum runners. Bailey Pryor is an expert on the prohibition era. He created […]

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Of Bullies, Bigfoot, Haters and Hope

BY SCOTT STIFFLER  |  Whether brightening local burlesque stages as her slinky and sweet alter ego Cherry Pitz or exposing her true self on the storytelling circuit, Cyndi Freeman has an uncanny knack for coaxing epic images from intimate moments. The two-time NY Fringe Festival award-winning solo performer — whose work as an instructor with […]

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Parents increasingly ask doctors to delay vaccines

Parents have increasingly pressured doctors to delay vaccines for young children, making their kids and others vulnerable to preventable diseases, a study suggests.  The findings are in a national survey of pediatricians and family doctors asked about parents wanting to postpone some of the many shots recommended for children younger than age 2. myfoxny.com – […]

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New York City has an exploding manhole problem

New York City has an exploding manhole problem "These incidents are yet another example of New York City's outdated infrastructure. It's well-known that saltwater and exposed electrical wires are a dangerous combination," said New York's Public Advocate Letitia James. "If we want a safer city, we … Read more on Business Insider

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Woman ‘sandwiched’ by two cabs

A woman was sandwiched between two yellow taxis in a freak accident in Times Sqaure, cops said. The 42-year-old woman was loading her luggage into the trunk of a taxi… | Metro | New York Post

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New York’s places of worship under siege by city development

Churches, synagogues, mosques and more are being torn down for new buildings. amNewYork

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Bronx deli brawl captured on camera

A brawl inside a deli in the Parkchester section of the Bronx was captured on security cameras and police are hoping the footage helps catch the suspects. Four men and three women are wanted in the attack on three men early Sunday morning. Police say the victims, who range in age 20-26, got into an […]

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Rangers trade for Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle

With his depth defense and power play floundering, Rangers GM Glen Sather swung a major, unexpected deal on Sunday afternoon. New York News – NY Daily News

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Brooklyn Brackets: Vote For Your Favorite Neighborhood Institution

Brooklyn Brackets: Vote For Your Favorite Neighborhood Institution

We're pitting some of the borough's best neighborhood institutions against each other in a showdown. Home Page Top Stories on DNAINFO.com – Monday, March 2, 2015 | 8:09am

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New York Eats: Score table at Manhattan’s hottest eateries

Beating NYC’s restaurant reservations game Food / Dining – NY Daily News

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New York City Reaches Out to Homeless People Who Are Wary of Traditional

New York City Reaches Out to Homeless People Who Are Wary of Traditional … So the church, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, converted part of its gym into a refuge for those who had nowhere else to go, as part of a New York City-financed expansion of housing for homeless people. Beginning last […]

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Cuomo idea would bury the news

BY MICHELLE K. REA  |   We are strongly opposed to the governor’s proposal to eliminate newspaper public notice of proposed constitutional amendments. Instead of publishing public notices, the board of elections would post an abstract and brief description of the proposed amendment somewhere on its website for three days in the week prior to the […]

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