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Blumenthal warning shoppers about outlet stores

Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal is warning consumers about unfair and deceptive marketing practices allegedly used by some outlet stores. myfoxny.com – Local News

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NBA commish jokes about not understanding triangle offense

While the Knicks have struggled implementing the triple-post offense, falling to 2-3 after a loss to Detroit on Wednesday, the team’s efforts – or lack thereof – haven’t been lost on the commissioner. Knicks Nation – NY Daily News Blogs

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Isola: Knicks can’t be thinking about lottery

All the losing the Knicks have done in November is not a total loss. Remember, Phil Jackson does own a first-round pick in the June draft, which looks more like a lottery selection each day. Knicks Rss Article only

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Downtown Express file photo by Milo Hess Jerry Tallmer, at his 2012 induction into the Players Club Hall of Fame.

Jerry Tallmer wrote with heart about the soul

Downtown Express file photo by Milo HessJerry Tallmer, at his 2012 induction into the Players Club Hall of Fame. BY SCOTT SITFFLER  |  When a theater critic passes away, those in his workplace orbit don’t normally rush to pen glowing testimonials. Most of them simply aren’t moved to do so, while the rest are too […]

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The 60 Best Songs Ever Written About New York City

The 60 Best Songs Ever Written About New York City For the past few weeks we've been locked in the basement at Yankee Stadium, subsisting on nothing but Bergen Bagels, listening to the best songs about New York City through headphones endorsed by Lou Reed. Our mission: to come up with a list of the … […]

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I Went to South Africa to See Lions and All Anyone Asked Me About Was Ebola

I flew to South Africa last week for my first adventure on the continent. It was a great trip — I saw lions, learned about the horrors of apartheid and ate strange, delicious food — but the one question I was asked before I left and after I came back had nothing to do with […]

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Jerry Tallmer, 93, wrote with heart about the soul

BY SCOTT SITFFLER  |  When a theater critic passes away, those in his workplace orbit don’t normally rush to pen glowing testimonials. Most of them simply aren’t moved to do so, while the rest are too busy jockeying for position on the graveyard backhoe. The reaction to Jerry Tallmer’s death was, like his work, beyond […]

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Make 2016 About Surveillance

A lot has changed since Edward Snowden lifted the veil on the surveillance of millions of Americans. The NSA no longer enjoys an existence in the shadows, reform has been proposed in both houses of Congress, and public opinion overwhelmingly reflects a growing mistrust of the US government’s justifications for spying on its own citizens. […]

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MLB told feds about players’ ties to Biogenesis months before story broke

Major League Baseball tipped off federal drug enforcement agents about individuals tied to the South Florida anti-aging clinic Biogenesis in September 2012, four months before the Miami New Times’ blockbuster report revealed that clinic owner Anthony Bosch supplied performance-enhancing drugs to professional ballplayers, according to a federal wiretap affidavit reviewed by Newsday. Sports stories from […]

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Things to Know About NYC's New 25-Miles-Per-Hour Speed Limit

Things to Know About NYC's New 25-Miles-Per-Hour Speed Limit Last week, Mayor de Blasio signed a law lowering New York City's 30-miles-per-hour speed limit to 25. The change is the centerpiece of de Blasio's Vision Zero plan to drastically reduce New York City traffic deaths, which numbered 291 last year. Read more on New York […]

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Interview: ‘Hereafter Musical’ Co-Creators Talk About Production

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Overcoming grief through music — that’s the message behind a show running now at the Snapple Theater in Midtown. On Saturday, the co-creators of “Hereafter Musical,” Vincent Favale and Frankie Keane, stopped by the CBS2 studio to chat with CBS2’s Diane Macedo about the production. Click on the video player above to […]

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Department of Correction Promotion and Recruit Graduation Ceremony at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, Friday, January 10, 2014.

Fixing Jail Violence Means Worrying About Officers’ Health

Rob Bennett for the Office of Mayor Bill de BlasioRob Bennett for the Office of Mayor Bill de Blasio Department of Correction Promotion and Recruit Graduation Ceremony at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, Friday, January 10, 2014. “Of the hundreds of Correctional Officers I have treated, 60 percent of their anxiety and stress can be attributed […]

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NBA commish jokes about not understanding triangle offense

While the Knicks have struggled implementing the triple-post offense, falling to 2-3 after a loss to Detroit on Wednesday, the team’s efforts – or lack thereof – haven’t been lost on the commissioner. Knicks Nation – NY Daily News Blogs

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Chef Mattia Meneghetti has returned to the Marinis and has a whole new menu for DaClaudio. Downtown Express photo by Janel Bladow.

SEAPORT REPORT: Finally after Sandy, Barbarini owners about to open new restaurant

  Claudio and Linda and Marini, lost their beloved Barbairini to Hurricane Sandy two years ago, but they were blocked from most storm assistance programs, and expect to finally open a new restaurant, DaClaudio at 21 Ann St. early this month. Downtown Express photo by Janel Bladow By Janel Bladow | We marched through the second […]

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Some inconvenient truths about charter schools

BY TERESA ARBOLEDA   |  Battles between charter school operators, like Eva Moskowitz, and public school parents and education advocates are nothing new to the mass media. Recently The New York Times ran an article on this topic, featuring Moskowitz and her Success Academy schools. However, too often this kind of media coverage does not […]

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