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  1. Philadelphia becomes 1st major American city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Newsday

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Only Berkeley, California, had a similar law.

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  2. Muhammad Ali's Islamic funeral held today in his hometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Newsday

    Memorial services for boxing great and humanitarian Muhammad Ali begin on Thursday, June 9, 2016, with an Islamic funeral in Louisville, Ky. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / John Lair Memorial services for boxing great and humanitarian Muhammad Ali begin on Thursday with an Islamic funeral in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky.

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  3. Arabic-speaking student says he was victim of IslamophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Newsday

    Khairuldeen Makhzoomi talks during an interview in his office in Berkeley, Calif., Monday, April 18, 2016. A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month because a fellow passenger was alarmed by an innocent conversation he was having in Arabic.

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  4. The Latest: LAX police say Arabic-speaking man broke no lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Newsday

    The Latest on a University of California, Berkeley, student removed from an airliner after a passenger observed him speaking in Arabic on his phone: : A spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport police says officers have concluded a University of California, Berkeley student broke no laws when he spoke in Arabic on his cellphone while seated on a Southwest Airlines plane. Officer Rob Pedregon of the Los Angeles World Airports Police Department said Monday that officers from his department and agents from the FBI both interviewed Khairuldeen Makhzoomi after he was taken off the April 9 flight.

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  5. Berkeley student claims Southwest Airlines removed him from flight for speaking Arabic, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Newsday

    A University of California, Berkeley student who came to the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee says he was unfairly removed from a flight at Los Angeles International Airport earlier this month because a fellow passenger was alarmed by an innocent conversation he was having in Arabic. Southwest Airlines said in a statement Sunday that the passenger, Khairuldeen Makhzoomi, was taken off the April 9 flight from Los Angeles to Oakland, California, for questioning and the plane took off while that was happening.

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  6. Jared Goff to visit Jets this week, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Newsday

    Quarterback Jared Goff of the California Golden Bears stands in the pocket against the Washington State Cougars during the second quarter at California Memorial Stadium on Oct. 3, 2015 in Berkeley, Calif. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Jason O. Watson Former Cal quarterback Jared Goff is visiting the Jets this week, along with the Saints and Eagles, NFL.com reported Monday.

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  7. Utility understated levels of cancer-causing chemicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | Newsday

    The utility whose leaking natural gas well has driven thousands of Los Angeles residents from their homes acknowledged Thursday that it understated the number of times airborne levels of the cancer-causing chemical benzene have spiked during the crisis. Southern California Gas Co.

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  8. Nicholas Pelc, colorblind Smithtown boy, sees spectrum with EnChroma glassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Newsday

    Nicholas Pelc, 9, of Smithtown examines all the colors of the holiday decorations on his windowsill with the help of his new EnChroma glasses on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. Photo Credit: Danielle Finkelstein Nicholas Pelc, 9, of Smithtown examines all the colors of the holiday decorations on his windowsill with the help of his new EnChroma glasses on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.

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  9. Providing tax credits for electric cars shifts Robin Hood storyline into reverseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Newsday

    North Hempstead officials are to lead an effort to build a corridor of electric vehicle charging stations across eight Long Island towns. Photo Credit: Mario Gonzalez A recent study from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley found that more than 90 percent of the tax subsidies provided by average Americans for electric vehicles benefit only the top quintile of earners.

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  10. Study: Bones in South African cave reveal new human relativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Newsday

    Scientists say they've discovered a new member of the human family tree, revealed by a huge trove of bones in a barely accessible, pitch-dark chamber of a cave in South Africa. The creature shows a surprising mix of human-like and more primitive characteristics -- some experts called it "bizarre" and "weird."

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