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26 min ago | Inside Bay Area

'Masters of Sex' heats up, while 'The Strain' gets creepy

DON'T MISS: "Masters of Sex" -- They say that work and sex aren't supposed to mix, but in Season 2 of this sizzling drama, research pioneers Bill Masters and Virginia Johnson take their mostly academic partnership out of the lab and into the bedroom.


Related Topix: The Strain, Entertainment, Television, 24, Drama

4 hrs ago |

AG Schneiderman Issues Open Letter Noting That All New York Laws...

July 11, 2014 - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today issued an open letter to law enforcement agencies around the state clarifying New York's clinic protection laws and regulations in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court's decision last month that struck down a buffer zone law in the Massachusetts.


8 hrs ago | Suria

Sex museum gets New Yorkers in the mood

Shouts, giggles and selfies. Mildly titillating and lots of fun, bouncing around on giant inflatable boobs is the hit attraction of a hot and steamy New York summer.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

13 hrs ago | The Item

Thousands appear for NYC firefighter's funeral

Thousands of uniformed firefighters from across the country gathered Thursday for the funeral of a fireman labeled "a true hero" by the mayor.


Related Topix: New York Government, Fire

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

The history of tornadoes in New York State

Governor Andrew Cuomo is coming under fire for something he said during a visit to central New York.


Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Weather, Madison County, NY, Corfu, NY

CBC News

Sobriety coaches better known south of the border

Sobriety coaches have reportedly aided Lindsay Lohan, Matthew Perry and Owen Wilson in the past.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Drugs, Medicine, Alcoholism, Health,

Business Journal

As it turns out, Lyft is in trouble with New York state, too

New York state's top financial services regulator has ordered the car-sharing service Lyft to stop operating in the state, claiming in a June 8 letter the deep-pocketed San Francisco startup is violating numerous laws, acting in bad faith and maybe causing car insurance rates to rise statewide.


Cybercast News Service

Quest for Medal of Honor for Ny Wwi hero continues

Nearly 100 years after he single-handedly fought off a German attack and saved a comrade from capture despite suffering serious wounds, Sgt.


Related Topix: US Politics, John McHugh, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Barack Obama, History in the News, African-American

Bangkok Post

Bangkok gets cheaper for expats

Bangkok has become a markedly cheaper place for expatriates to live in the past year, according to Mercer LLC's annual list of the world's most-expensive cities.


Related Topix: World News, Angola, Japan, China, Asia

Spenborough Guardian

Kirkstall Abbey to light up with Classical Fantasia

The Cistercian ruins of a much loved abbey in Leeds are once again set to host an outdoor classical musical event to remember.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Arts, Opera, Classical, Andrea Bocelli, Award, Recreational Vehicle

Brandon Sun

New York cemetery builds plots so jazz fans can be buried near their favourite musicians

At The Woodlawn Cemetery in New York City, so many jazz enthusiasts want to be buried near the graves of such greats as Miles Davis and Duke Ellington that the cemetery is developing new plots to meet the demand.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Miles Davis, Jazz, Duke Ellington, Celia Cruz, Latin

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

6 dead, 4 children, in shooting at suburban house

Officials are trying to contain what they're calling a substantial leak from a saltwater pipeline on an Indian reservation in North Dakota.


Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Drugs


New York Could Decriminalize Pot For More Than Just White People

A comprehensive new bill would ensure that marijuana in New York state is decriminalized not only for white people, but for all people, a group of progressive lawmakers said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

NY awards $462M to help hospitals keep services

The funds followed a federal agreement in April for New York to reinvest $8 billion in Medicaid savings to support hospital overhauls and expand primary medical care over five years.


Related Topix: New Rochelle, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Rockland County, NY, Wyoming County, NY


Flooding: New Mozzarella Bar Obica Floods Before it Even Opens

Mozzarella-loving New Yorkers will have to wait a bit longer for the twice-weekly Italian-imported mozz at soon-to-open ObicA in the Flatiron.



4 Dead, 70,000 Without Power After Upstate New York Storms

Severe thunderstorms rolled through central New York, killing four people, destroying or damaging numerous homes and knocking out power to more than 70,000 utility customers, officials said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Weather, Madison County, NY

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Lyft gives up pink mustaches to challenge Uber in New York City

Lyft Inc. is taking its ride-sharing service into New York this week and is abandoning its trademark pink mustaches in the process, taking on rival Uber Technologies Inc. in one of the biggest U.S. markets.


Related Topix: Uber, iPhone and iPad App, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Business Journal

Lyft, NYC ready for a fight

Lyft said it would have 500 drivers on the streets of Queens and Brooklyn at 7 p.m. Friday, and throw in free rides of up to $25 for two weeks.


Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom


New York Motor Vehicle Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar Comments Deadly...

New York Car Accident Lawyer Adnan Munawar, of Munawar & Andrews-Santillo, issues a statement after a driver with an allegedly suspended license and heroin problem killed one person and injured a second on Staten Island An out-of-control driver, who purportedly had a suspended license and a heroin problem, has struck and killed one person and ... (more)


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY

Six haunted places in New York

The Big Apple is a place of diverse culture from Broadway to Wall Street. It's also a place that has ghosts, so they say that is.


Related Topix: East Bethany, NY


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