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2 hrs ago | York Press

Huntington couple celebrate 60 years of marriage

Donald and Joan Thorpe were married on July 24, 1954, at St Luke's Church in her native Grimethorpe near Barnsley, and set up life together in Yearsley Grove, York, where they still live.

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3 hrs ago | York Press

The future of York's Stonebow House will be debated on Saturday. Matt Clark looks at the options

FEW architectural styles divide opinion like Brutalism, the term coined by Swedish architect Hans Asplund to describe post war buildings where function often wins over form.

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5 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

NY agencies collecting more gender data

A new report Wednesday identified eight agencies, including the Department of Health, collecting or updating their data systems to gather those demographics.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

Bloomberg flying to Israel to protest FAA ban

A combative Michael Bloomberg told CNN on Wednesday the United States erred in banning airline flights to Israel after a Hamas rocket landed near its main airport earlier this week.

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City Journal

De-policing New York

Longtime critics of the New York Police Department are seizing on the death of Eric Garner while in police custody to call for an end to proactive policing.

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The Times of Israel

Met Council's William Rapfogel sentenced, fined

William Rapfogel, the former chief of New York's Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, was sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison for his role in a kickback scheme.

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Goal.com

York City 0-2 Hull City: Aluko & Sagno see off stubborn hosts

Tom Ince, Robert Snodgrass and Jake Livermore all featured, with the former coming close to opening his account, as the League Two side tested their Premier League opponents Sone Aluko and Yannick Sagbo gave Hull City a 2-0 win over York City as the Premier League side continued their warm up for the new season.

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York Press

Thoughts of war were far off in York in June 1914

York in 1914: The tram terminus outside the vicarage on Haxby Road, at around the time of the start of the First World War The Yorkshire Herald, the city's main morning newspaper, had covered the murder of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28 in some detail.

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National Public Radio

New York Death Reignites Decades-Old Debate Over Neck Restraints

The poster on the ground quotes Garner; video of the arrest shows him telling police officers he couldn't breathe, shortly before he lost consciousness.

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News24

.com | Kerry: Some progress in Gaza truce efforts

Vladimir Putin has no soul, US Vice President Joe Biden concluded after meeting with the Russian leader at the Kremlin in 2011, according to an article in the New Yorker.

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Business Journal

New Yorkers: Unhappy, but employed and high-earning

The unhappy crowd: New York City continues to draw new residents. But apparently, people aren't moving here because it makes them happy.

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Time

Cop in 'Chokehold' Death Had Civil Suits Filed Against Him

Richard Watkins attends a vigil for Eric Garner near where he died after he was taken into police custody in Staten Island last Thursday on July 22, 2014 in New York City.

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York Press

Election boundary shake-up on the way for York

Under the plans the total number of city councillors will remain the same - 47 - but over 21 wards instead of the current 22, with each councillor representing an average of 3,500 people.

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NY1

ItCH: A Papal Vision for Hizzoner

Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday played a smart political card while on his Italian vacation - reaching out to the pope.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Forward

Is New York Developer's 'Poor Door' Plan Un-Jewish?

A New York City developer plans to create a so-called "poor door" entrance for affordable housing residents in a luxury condo - an arrangement that critics slammed as fundamentally at odds with Jewish ethics.

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San Francisco Bay View

Eric Garner, father of 6, killed in chokehold by NYPD for selling untaxed cigarettes

"I can't breathe! I can't breathe!" gasped Eric Garner, 43, an asthmatic father of six, as NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo held him in a death grip.

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Reuters

NYC police training to be overhauled after custody death

All New York City police officers are expected to undergo retraining in the wake of a man's death on a city sidewalk shortly after he was placed in a chokehold by officers, Bill Bratton, the police commissioner, said on Tuesday.

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Patterico

New York City Surrenders

New Yorkers of the urban variety were greeted this morning by white flags flying from atop the Brooklyn Bridge.

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York Dispatch

Gas prices falling in York County

The price at the pump had fallen from $3.69 a gallon the previous week to $3.62 last week.

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York Press

Mother's Day robber faces long jail term

Nevison, of Moore Avenue in Osbaldwick , admitted a string of offences including falsely imprisoning the older woman on Sunday, March 30. Police launched a major manhunt for Scott Nevison within hours of him forcing his way into the pensioner's home in the Layerthorpe area when her daughter was with her.

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