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3 hrs ago | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Natural Gas And Upstate New York

If you live in New York City or the suburban counties that surround it, you need not worry that a drilling rig will pull up to explore for natural gas.

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

7 hrs ago | 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.

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

9 hrs ago | TwinCities

With little snark and cheap visual effects, 'Sharknado 2' bites

The film, premiering Wednesday, is of course the follow-up to the SyFy channel's runaway 2013 hit about swirling tornadoes of live sharks attacking Los Angeles.

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

14 hrs ago | Brooklynian

Most Recent Comment

Bike riding is a healthy recreational activity and also a very environmentally friendly and useful way of transportation.

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

18 hrs ago | CBS Local

Political Issues Give Rise To New Party Lines

This year, relatively unknown Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced a plan to tap the votes of angry parents and educators by petitioning for a "Stop Common Core" line on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: US News, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, New York, Iona College, US Politics, Siena College

22 hrs ago | Mashable

Lyft Celebrates NYC Launch by Giving Away Thousands in Free Rides

As Lyft officially hit the streets of New York on Friday , after weeks of negotiations with officials, users of the app received texts and emails advertising the company's first major promotional stunt: Free rides.

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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

New York Daily News

Mayor de Blasio spends Italy vacation in meetings with political leaders

The Italian getaway Mayor de Blasio repeatedly billed as a much-needed 'family vacation' is filled with meetings with political leaders, long ceremonies with speeches and seemingly little down time.

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Related Topix: Europe, Italy, World News, New York, Marcus Aurelius

Rock Hill Herald

Rock Hill's - Zebra Girl' pleads guilty in gunrunning case

Kendall Danielle Jones of Rock Hill is the first Rock Hill defendant to be found guilty in the largest seizure of guns in New York City history.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (New York, NY), New York

Breitbart.com

Report: NYC Mayor de Blasio Wages 'War' on Poor Asian Students

Liberal New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his progressive allies often accuse conservatives of waging a war on women and love to gin up the "income inequality" and "class warfare" rhetoric.

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Related Topix: Chinatown (New York, NY), New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, African-American, Asian-American

Business Journal

Denver's a top 10 city for people to look younger longer

New Yorkers are the most stressed , but invest the most money in ways to counteract signs of aging, according to RealSelf data.

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Related Topix: Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, New York City Travel, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom

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.

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

New York Daily News

Praying for Francis

New York would be mightily blessed were Pope Francis to visit this, a city whose profound currents of faith are often hidden beneath showy secularism.

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Related Topix: New York, Pope Benedict XVI, Opinion

Sheepshead Bites

For Sampson Challenger Sean Henry, Tackling Homelessness Is Personal

State Senate candidate Sean Henry is putting issues of homelessness and poverty at the center of his campaign to unseat Senator John Sampson .

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Related Topix: New York

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Animal

Bus Enthusiast Makes His Own Open Source MTA Countdown Timer

When the MTA launched its geo-locating bus tracker, the API was made public, encouraging developers to build useful apps.

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LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation Updating New York's Accessibility Signage and Logos

July 25, 2014 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today signed legislation that will further advance New York State as an advocate of rights for people with disabilities.

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Related Topix: Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Law, Employment / Labor Law, New York

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

Cuomo Signs Legislation To Update Accessibility Signage

It amends existing law to require the removal of the word "handicapped" from new or replaced state signage, as well as update the accessibility logo.

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Related Topix: New York, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

LongIsland.com

Governor Cuomo Announces New Commander of The New York Guard

Bucaria is a sitting New York State Supreme Court Judge and Long Island resident.

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Related Topix: Prison, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, US National Guard, US Military

Friends of Animals

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NYCLASS and other advocates for animals rallied outside the City Council's stated meeting Thursday, cheering on supportive council members and seeking to influence others.

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Reuters

New arrest videos add to scrutiny of N.Y. police use of choke holds

Relatives of Eric Garner, who died soon after New York police put him in a choke hold, will ask federal prosecutors this week for an investigation as new videos emerged of a second recent case of police apparently using the banned hold on another man.

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Related Topix: New York, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CrimProf Blog

"De-policing New York"

The biggest threat facing minority New Yorkers now is not "over-policing," and certainly not brutal policing.

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Related Topix: New York

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