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  1. Best of Brooklyn: Students win app-making awardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | News12.com

    Students from the Secondary School of Journalism in Park Slope have won Samsung's national Solve for Tomorrow competition with an app that pairs needy students with free lunch. News 12 reported in January that a group of students from the school was working on an app to help students find free meals.

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  2. Push made to teach black history in NYC schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | News12.com

    Elected officials, civil rights leaders and educators are making a push to teach black history in New York City schools. A rally was held at Weeksville Heritage Center on Buffalo Avenue in support of the black history bill, designated as S5454 in the state Senate.

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  3. Mayor announces 69 new community schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | News12.com

    The city will expand its community schools initiative by 69 locations across the Big Apple, including 30 more in Brooklyn alone, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday, bringing the grand total to 215 by September. He made the announcement alongside the city schools chancellor, Carmen Farina, at I.S. 155 -- one of the existing community schools.

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  4. Man accused of sexually assaulting German tourist arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | News12.com

    The Brooklyn man accused of attacking and sexually assaulting a German tourist in Harlem has been taken into custody in Schenectady.

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  5. Best of Brooklyn: NYPD officer volunteers for medical mission in PeruRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | News12.com

    When Capt. Alison Esposito of the 77th Precinct volunteered for the mission, there was only one main objective -- make kids smile.

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  6. Police: Suspect attempted to rape woman in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2017 | News12.com

    The incident began Friday after the man grabbed the woman's chest on the N train around 4 a.m., police say. Once the train stopped at the Bay Parkway station, police say the woman attempted to get away from the man but he followed her outside, grabbing her and bringing her to the ground.

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  7. Judge deciding whether to extend halt on church demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | News12.com

    A Brooklyn judge is deciding whether to extend an injunction to stop a century-old, vacant Brownsville church from being demolished. Built by Italian immigrants, Our Lady of Loreto Church on Sackman Street has fallen into disrepair since being shuttered eight years ago.

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  8. Pop-up shop features local businesses for Mother's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | News12.com

    A pop-up shop in Bed-Stuy featured dozens of local businesses meant to empower women just in time for Mother's Day. SpreadLuv is a networking event meant to showcase local businesses and services for women, creator Jere Upsher and her husband say .

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  9. BK man wanted for robbery, sexual assault of German tourist in HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | News12.com

    A Brooklyn man has been identified as the person wanted for robbing and sexually assaulting a German tourist in Harlem, police say.

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  10. Best of Brooklyn: NPR's 'Ask Me Another' comedy showRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | News12.com

    The NPR "Ask me Another" comedy game show was held in Gowanus Monday night and featured comedians, musicians and contestants dueling it out on stage.

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  11. Weather Update: Flash Flood Warning issued for BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | News12.com

    Officials are warning that excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and...

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  12. Best of Brooklyn: Williamsburg couple creates cartoon series inspired from viral videoRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | News12.com

    A Williamsburg couple created an animated series from the viral video of a professor being interrupted by his two playing children during a live BBC interview.

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  13. El Chapo back in Brooklyn court in drug-trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | News12.com

    Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman returned to a Brooklyn courtroom as his lawyer fights to relieve restrictive jail conditions. Guzman arrived at the Brooklyn courthouse just before 7 a.m. Friday surrounded by a motorcade of several law enforcement vehicles.

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  14. Joaquin "El Chapo back in Brooklyn court in drug trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | News12.com

    Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman returns to a Brooklyn courtroom as his lawyers fight to relieve restrictive jail conditions.

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  15. Health officials: Opioid epidemic worsening in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | News12.com

    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner Mary Bassett spoke to a packed room of doctors Thursday inside Coney Island Hospital. She's urging doctors to prescribe lower doses of painkillers for less time to ween patients off drugs before they become addicted.

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  16. Brooklyn marks Nat'l Day of PrayerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | News12.com

    President Donald Trump signed an executive order relaxing IRS rules governing religious institutions to mark Thursday's National Day of Prayer -- and here in Brooklyn an interfaith gathering marked the day in a more traditional manner. Religious leaders at an observance outside Borough Hall made little mention of the controversial executive order, which may not have been as aggressive as liberal advocacy groups had feared.

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  17. DOT crews continue to make pothole repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | News12.com

    As the weather warms, the city is still performing pothole throughout the city, including on Kings Highway here in Brooklyn.

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  18. Ex-NBA player among 13 arrested in drug bustRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | News12.com

    According to authorities, at least one concerned resident tipped off investigators over the summer. The probe stretched from Brooklyn, through the Bronx and into upstate New York.

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  19. 13 arrested in major drug takedown in BrooklynRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | News12.com

    Investigators say in just three months, two million glassines of heroin, which was valued at around $20 million, were circulated.

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  20. Haitian group wants Clinton out of Medgar Evers commencementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | News12.com

    A group of Haitians in Brooklyn is upset that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will give the commencement speech at Medgar Evers College in June. They claim her family's Clinton Foundation squandered earthquake relief money in Haiti after a devastating natural disaster in 2010.

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