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2 hrs ago | DNAinfo.com

Two 4-Year-Olds Perish in Queens Fire

Two 4-year-olds, a boy and a girl who was his half-sister, were killed in a fire that engulfed their two-story home late Saturday night, officials said.

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3 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

In 1964, it would seem, the future could be seen just about...

In 1964, it would seem, the future could be seen just about everywhere but the one place that promised to give visitors a glimpse of it: the New York World's Fair.

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8 hrs ago | New York Post

Cabby who sheared off womana s leg is back behind a taxia s wheel

Cab driver Mohammed Faysal Himon jumped a curb last year, shearing off the leg of British tourist Sian Green .

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NY1

Volunteers Help Spruce Up Hudson River Park

Earth Day is Tuesday, and some volunteers got a head start on celebrations Saturday by making Hudson River Park greener and grassier.

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Washington Times

Oregon wins women's 4x100 relay at Mt SAC Relays

As Oregon senior Phyllis Francis lined up for the start of the women's 400 meters, she looked over her left shoulder and saw three-time Olympic medalist DeeDee Trotter in the next lane over.

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CBS Local

Police: Woman Found Shot In Ozone Park Pronounced Dead At Jamaica Hospital

Just before 11 a.m. on Saturday, authorities responded to a call near 101st Ave and 104th Street in the Ozone Park section of Queens.

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NY1

Police Investigate Shooting Death of 20-Year-Old Man in Queens

Police say they were called to South Ozone Park around 5 a.m. Saturday and found the victim sprawled on the ground near a moped.

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EDGE

Exhibit recreates Warhol's 1964 World's Fair mural

"Most Wanted Men No. 2, John Victor G., 1964" a silkscreen depicting a mug shots of one of the NYPD's 13 most-wanted criminals whose likeness was briefly mounted on a facade of the New York State Pavilion at the 1964 New York World's Fair Even for a 1964 New York World's Fair that celebrated "The World of Tomorrow," Andy Warhol may have been ahead ... (more)

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New York Daily News

Young woman fatally shot in Queens

A woman was fatally shot in front of her young children by her husband inside their Queens home Saturday morning, witnesses and officials said.

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DNAInfo.com

Queens Bar Whips Up Stoner-Inspired Menu for 4/20 'Munchathon'

Snowdonia Pub in Astoria will be offering a special menu of stoner-inspired eats on April 20, also known as 4/20 - a day associated with marijuana -smoking culture - with a " Munchathon " celebration.

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MyFoxNY

Basil farm ready to switch to marijuana

Basil plants grow on a New Jersey farm, but the facility could be turned into a five-acre medical marijuana greenhouse with only 48 hours' notice.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

New York Daily News

Queens techies need help funding $1M mission

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian is raising money for Coalition for Queens' Access Code program.

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New Yorker

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: An Appreciation

At the beginning of "One Hundred Years of Solitude," Macondo's patriarch, Jose Arcadio Buendia, wants to move the idyllic yet isolated community he founded to another, more accessible location.

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New York Post

Bunnies, brunch and bots: Your guide to NYC Easter activities

Three-year-old Julia , from Astoria, gets close to her new pal the Easter Bunny while Aislinn pets the real thing at White Post Farms.

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Newsday

Opinion: Bring a World's Fair pavilion back to life

Ever wonder what the 1964 World's Fair was like? You have the chance now for one day: The pavilion will be open to the public on April 22, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hardhats required.

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CBS Local

Person Of Interest Questioned In Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Boy In Brooklyn

A person of interest is in custody in connection with the shooting of a 13-year-old boy in Brooklyn .

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Contra Costa Times

Tonight's TV picks: Gordon Ramsay brings 'Kitchen Nightmares' to Colorado

"Whose Line Is It Anyway?" : This week's special guest is sumo wrestler Byambajav Ulambayar.

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CBS Local

Cabbie Accused Of Sneaking Through RFK Toll Plaza 3,000 Times Without Paying

A taxi driver has been charged with stealing more than $28,000 from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, by crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Triboro Bridge more than 3,000 times without once paying a toll.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

NY1

Queens Week 2014: Asian Population Growing in Bayside

As we wrap up Queens Week on NY1, we turn our focus on Bayside, where the population is a lot different that it was 20 years ago.

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NY1

Sources: Arrest Made in Connection With Shooting of Two in Brooklyn

Sources tell NY1 that police have made an arrest in connection with the shooting of two people in Brooklyn, including a 13-year-old boy.

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