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New Yorkers lag as potential organ donors

A study from Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield shows 22 percent of New York adults in the donor registry, compared with 48 percent nationally.


Related Topix: New York Government

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

Campbell Brown takes on teacher tenure in New York

An advocacy group headed by former television journalist Campbell Brown filed a lawsuit in New York on Monday that seeks to overturn the state's tenure laws and other job protections for teachers.


Related Topix: Education

Tucson Weekly

Adam Kwasman Makes The New Yorker

First the New Yorker has 20 pages of ads and New York events. Then the first feature in every issue is "The Talk of the Town," a series of short pieces about cultural and political issues.


Related Topix: New York Government

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Suspected sex offender killed during arrest

A suspected sex offender recently featured on CNN's "The Hunt" with John Walsh was killed Monday in Manhattan while police were attempting to arrest him on child molestation charges, according to two New York City law enforcement sources.


KOLD-TV Tucson

'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

In this image released by Syfy, Ian Ziering, as Fin Shepard, battles a shark on a New York City street in a scene from "Sharknado 2: The Second One," premiering Wednesday at 9 p.m. .


Related Topix: Beverly Hills, 90210, Television, Soap Opera, Entertainment, Drama, Drama Movies, Ian Ziering, Celebrities, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

The Star Press

New York knows where your license plate goes

Traffic heads east on Interstate 490 near Alexander Street in Rochester. Anytime you are on the road, therea?'s a chance the license plate on your vehicle could be photographed and saved in a police database.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison

Daily Mail

Dinosaurs were killed by 'colossal bad luck': Prehistoric creatures ...

Did the Oklahoma City bomber have another accomplice? One man's mystery death in a jail cell and his brother's 19-YEAR quest for justice that could reopen case of attack that killed 168 Unauthorized morgue workers in New York City have been leering at Philip Seymour Hoffman's autopsy pictures according to whistleblower Barack Obama 'checks out' of ... (more)


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Sun Jul 27, 2014

CBS Local

For Some New Yorkers Mid East Conflict Has Become Personal

The failure to reach even a brief humanitarian lull in the fighting illustrated the difficulties in securing a more permanent truce as the sides remain far apart on their terms.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr, Ramadan, Terrorism

Dallas Morning News

Millionaires' row: New York City

That's because more than 1 in 25 New Yorkers is a millionaire, according to a study released last week.


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


Joan Rivers Defends Israel With New York-New Jersey War Analogy

When asked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict , comedian Joan Rivers didn't hold back with TMZ.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Downtown (New York, NY), Teen Wolf, Entertainment, Television, Tyler Posey, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Couple found dead in hotel embraced in each others' arms: Suicide note in room

A couple found dead in a Staten Island hotel room cradling each other in their arms is believed to be the result of a suicide pact between the two.


Related Topix: Suicide


A distinctive New York monument

Few small towns have bumper to bumper traffic. Fewer still are places where people dressed in clothes from 150 years ago do not even get a second glance.


Related Topix: Moravia, NY

New York Daily News

Sex predators going undetected in city neighborhoods

Spurred by the murder of Megan Kanka, the state's sex-offender warning system went into effect 18 years ago.


Related Topix: Harlem (New York, NY), Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Free Republic

A Constitution is Ratified - The Long Road from Nevis to New York

On July 26, 1788, the New York State Ratifying Convention voted - by a slim margin of 30 to 27 - to ratify the Constitution of the United States, essentially re-joining the nation that was now in the process of being reorganized.


Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

WTEN-TV Albany

New York man gets 15 years for infant's death

A 19-year-old upstate New York man who admitted responsibility for the death of a five-week-old baby has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.


Daily Mail

Anger over government poster that appears to blame rape on the amount of alcohol women drink

A secret ritual, wild alibis and a trail of friendships torn apart by suspicion: The disturbing case of the Florida cops outed as members of the Ku Klux Klan 'No blood, no drugs, no weapons': Mystery surrounds the death of couple found in each others arms in Hilton hotel room after apparent double suicide How popular vacation flights run risk of ... (more)


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, NHS

KHOU-TV Houston

Custody death to mar NYC mayor's return from Italy

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family are wrapping up a whirlwind vacation in his ancestral homeland of Italy, complete with cheering crowds, paparazzi and, yes, even proof Italians do eat pizza with a knife and fork.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Hunter College, City University of New York, Columbia University

Myrtle Beach Online

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T

In a Thursday, May 29, 2014 file photo, singer Aretha Franklin looks up while seated on stage during Harvard University commencement ceremonies, in Cambridge, Mass., where she was presented with an honorary Doctor of Arts degree.


Related Topix: Black Entertainment, Aretha Franklin, Soul, Harvard University, Life, Food, Hamburger, Entertainment


Family of man who died in chokehold arrest seeks federal probe

Eric Garner, right, is pictured in a video clip posted on the New York Daily News website.


Related Topix: New York Daily News, New York Government

Bellingham Herald

Middletown woman's art passed down from mom

"She used to use an ancient technique with the glass and cutting out museum print," Ortiz said.


Related Topix: University of Hartford, Arts, Painting


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