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3 hrs ago | Mashable

Lyft Hits a Roadblock, Delays New York City Launch

Lyft will not launch on schedule in New York City on Friday night, despite a week of promises from the company to launch in the Big Apple.

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5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

On This Day 210 Years Ago, The US Vice President Killed The Ex-Treasury Secretary

Douglas Hamilton, left, a fifth-great-grandson of Alexander Hamilton and Antonio Burr, right, a descendant of Aaron Burr's cousin, fire their pistols during the re-enactment marking the 200th anniversary of the Hamilton-Burr duel, in Weehawken, N.J., Sunday, July 11, 2004 On July 11, 1804, two leading U.S. politicians overreacted to personal ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | York Press

More than 200 march through York city centre in pay protest

MORE than 200 trade unionists marched through York city centre in protest at pay, pensions and cuts in public services.

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11 hrs ago | The Independent

Searching for style in the Catskills

Upstate New York's mountains are back in vogue following their Sixties heyday. Mark C O'Flaherty joins the cool crowd from Brooklyn to explore "We thought the baby boomers would come, but it turned out to be the Brooklynites."

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15 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

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.

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18 hrs ago | York Press

'Planting day' adds colour to York shopping centre

Monks Cross Shopping Centre joined in partnership with Askham Bryan College and Butterfly Conservation, to work with six primary schools to design planting beds at the shopping park.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

NY1

July 10th In NYC History

Today's New Yorker birthdays include boxing great Jake "Raging Bull" LaMotta, born in 1921; former Mayor David Dinkins, born in 1927; and composer Jerry Herman, born in 1931.

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Examiner.com

The Wyndham New Yorker Hotel - a grande dame with 83 years of history

The New Yorker Hotel opened its doors in 1930 as the largest hotel in New York City.

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Mashable

Lyft Won't Back Down After Threats by New York City Regulators

The San Francisco-based ride-sharing company announced earlier this week that it will commence operations in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens on Friday, despite a failure to meet specific requirements from the Taxi and Limousine Commission.

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ProPublica

State to Pay Millions in Wrongful Conviction Case

A Brooklyn man who spent more than a dozen years in prison for a crime he likely did not commit will receive $3 million from New York State.

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York Press

Locals fight to save York pub - but owners say it shouldn't be protected

RESIDENTS want city leaders to safeguard the future of a York pub, amid fears it could be forced to close.

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York Press

Pamper time for pets at new salon

Canine and feline customers will be getting the VIP treatment at a new salon offering everything from hot tubs to rub downs for pampered pets.

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Wall Street Journal

Cuomo Weighs Israel, Puerto Rico Trips

In his nearly four years in office, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ventured beyond the borders of New York state only a handful of times.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

MyFoxNY

Changing face of New York real estate

New York City has never been known for its affordability, but a new crop of mega-luxury buildings in Manhattan are redefining sky-high prices.

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Switched

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.

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NYPress.com

Needy New Yorkers Get Fancy Food Leftovers

The Summer Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center last week, which displayed dozens of upscale culinary vendors and later donated many of the leftovers to a local food pantry.

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York Press

Women's clothing boutique to open in Low Petergate

A LEADING boutique women's wear chain will open this week in York - 13 months after its predecessor closed its doors.

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York Press

Company director made A 35,000 by selling counterfeit goods

A COMPANY director has escaped a trip to prison for selling pirated vehicle repair gadgets on eBay because he stood up to armed thugs who broke into his home and threatened his son.

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York Press

TEACHERS across York are taking part in a one-day strike tomorrow.

Of the 64 state schools in York, 22 have so far confirmed some or all classes will be affected, and 19 have still to announce, with 29 confirmed as fully open.

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Journalgazette.net

Homage to author only partly fictional

After its publication in the New Yorker in 1948, Shirley Jackson's 'The Lottery' provoked a record number of readers to write letters, many proclaiming their revulsion for the story's premise: a village's annual stoning rite.

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