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1 hr ago | The Star Online

New Yorker has many reasons to stay in Malaysia

Helfman with 'The Borneo Incident'cast members and villagers of the Ukum Longhouse in Batang Ai, Sarawak.-filepic WHEN New Yorker Michael Helfman first arrived in Malaysia, the atmosphere along the road flanked with palm trees outside KLIA reminded him of Florida in the United States.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Travel, Asia Travel, Malaysia Travel, Sarawak, Brunei Travel, Brunei Travel, Sarawak, Malaysia Travel,

5 hrs ago | News Times

Remembering Stamford's power lunch

When he first arrived in Stamford in the early 1980s as a young planner tapped to lead the city's urban renewal effort, Jack Condlin was told that the place to eat was Tino's, a luncheonette on the corner of Bedford and Spring streets.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Berkshire Eagle

Leonard Quart: When New York City roared

New York in the "Roaring Twenties" summons up the glamor of prohibition, speakeasies, flappers, movie palaces, new technologies, jazz, crime and the debonair, feckless Mayor James J. Walker presiding.

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Related Topix: Harlem (New York, NY), New York Government, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Opinion

WCAX-TV Burlington

Northern NY warehouse destroyed by fire

A warehouse in Ticonderoga, New York, was destroyed by fire Friday morning, but firefighters stopped the flames from spreading to nearby properties.

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Related Topix: New York Government, US Politics, US News, US Senate, James Jeffords, Vermont, Vermont Government

WRAL.com

Parole denied yet again for Lennon's killer

The decision on Mark David Chapman by a three-member board came after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, New York Government

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Man charged in biting attack at Lollapalooza

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who says that at one time he got in the habit of working late to escape his wife's wrath, has once again taken refuge - this time at the rectory in St. Patrick's Catholic... Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell said Friday that there was nothing inappropriate about accepting gifts and loans from a wealthy vitamin ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Associated Press

The Raw Story

Al Sharpton adapts adversarial style to de Blasio's New York

It was not the first time the Reverend Al Sharpton made his way to City Hall in a fiery mood to scold a mayor about New York City police officers killing an unarmed black man.

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

Harvard Hillside

'Motown the Musical' to take a break from Broadway

This theater image released by Boneau/Bryan-Brown shows, from left, Sydney Morton as Forence Ballard, Valisia LeKae as Diana Ross and Ariana DeBose as Mary Wilson of The Supremes in "Motown: The Musical," performing at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New York.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts

KOAT-TV

Brooklyn Bridge flags expected to be returned

Two American flags that were taken from the Brooklyn Bridge are now in the United States and are expected to be returned to the New York Police Department Friday, a law enforcement official tells CNN.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

HipHopDx

[Interviews] Statik Selektah Calls Out New York Emcees Making Wannabe Trap Records

Exclusive: Statik Selektah revisits selling 10,000 Nas mixtapes in an hour and reveals that Joey Bada$$'s debut will feature a previously unheard J Dilla beat courtesy of Ma Dukes.

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Related Topix: J Dilla, Hip-Hop, Hilltop Hoods

WIVB-TV Buffalo

New York gets $800M in Bank of America settlement

New York state will get $800 million as its share of a national $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Thursday.

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WAPT-TV Jackson

Who's doing what to fight ISIS

Talk is tough against ISIS, the Sunni jihadists rampaging through Syria and northern Iraq, following the group's release of a video showing the beheading American journalist James Foley.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Francois Hollande

ABC News

Bodies of 3 Climbers Retrieved From Mount Rainier

A helicopter equipped with a mechanical claw plucked the bodies of three climbers from a glacier on Mount Rainier, in the same area where six went missing in late May, the National Park Service said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Avalanche, Weather

The Willits News

Vampire Weekend member makes a Broadway play sing

The music playing when you first file into the Cort Theatre to see "This Is Our Youth" is no mere canned, off-the-shelf tune.

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Related Topix: Youth, Alternative, Sound of My Voice, The East, iPhone

The York Daily Record

Va. man named Stoner arrested on pot charges

A Virginia man with the last name Stoner is facing drug charges after police found more than $10,000 worth of marijuana plants at his home.

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Redwood Times

Bring on the screams: 5 MTV Vma boy band moments

In this July 22, 2014 file photo, 5 Seconds of Summer band members, from left, Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Michael Clifford and Calum Hood appear on NBC's "Today" show in New York.

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Related Topix: MTV Video Music Awards, Music!, New Edition, R-N-B

106.7 KISS FM

Narcan Available at Some SUNY Schools

Public safety officers on 12 State University of New York campuses will soon be equipped with the heroin antidote naloxone.

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Health care aide arrested on grand larceny charges

A home health care aide is accused of receiving money from Medicaid for work she didn't do.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Switched

With All Eyes On Ferguson, New York Protesters Say 'We Can't Forget Ramarley Graham'

Constance Malcolm and Franclot Graham are still waiting for their day in court. It's been over two and a half years since NYPD Officer Richard Haste shot and killed their unarmed 18-year-old son, Ramarley Graham, after breaking into Malcolm's Bronx apartment without a warrant .

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Switched

These Inspiring Posters Will Remind New Yorkers Why The People's Climate March Is So Important

The organizers of what may become the largest climate-change march in history have just announced the winners of a poster design contest to promote the event in one of New York City's most visible locations.

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Related Topix: North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Activism, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Alternative Energy

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