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  1. WWII dog tags found on beach in '66 returned to familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Northern Michigan News

    It took 50 years for a Long Island woman to finally complete her quest to return a World War II veteran's lost dog tags she found on a New York City beach. Laurie Lubin, of Bellmore, began her search by poring over phone books in the 1960s and continued into the internet era.

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  2. Thursday's Sports in BriefRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 21 | Northern Michigan News

    San Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft, clean single by Corey Seager, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0. Moore's try ended on his 133rd and final pitch - he missed most of the last two seasons after Tommy John surgery.

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  3. When mere paint won't do it: Bike lanes around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Northern Michigan News

    From Boston to San Francisco and New York to Tokyo, traditional bike lanes running alongside vehicle traffic are being replaced in favor of "protected" lanes or "cycletracks," where physical barriers like concrete curbs, planters or fences separate cyclists from vehicle traffic. "For 50 years, we've just been putting down a stripe of white paint, and that was how you accommodated bikes on busy streets," says Martha Roskowski, director of People for Bikes, a Boulder, Colorado-based advocacy group that's calling for better designed bike lanes.

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  4. Clinton campaign halfway to $1 billion fundraising goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | Northern Michigan News

    Hillary Clinton's campaign is halfway to its goal of raising a billion dollars for the 2016 race, according to her finance director. Dennis Cheng announced the achievement on Thursday in a meeting with staff at the campaign's headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, according to a campaign aide who was present for the meeting but wasn't authorized to discuss internal campaign strategy and spoke on condition of anonymity. 3 comments

  5. APNewsBreak: Amtrak settlements silencing crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Northern Michigan News

    Amtrak has started settling lawsuits with victims of last year's deadly derailment in Philadelphia, and lawyers involved in the process say a strict confidentiality provision prevents them and their clients from talking about how they're doing or how much money they've received. The railroad reached the first settlements last week, quietly resolving cases brought by two women who suffered head and other injuries in the May 2015 wreck, court records show.

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  6. Feds: NYC bank burglars stole $5 million in cash, diamondsRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Bank burglars reminded New York's top police official of a Hollywood movie as they pulled off two nighttime heists, snatching about $5 million in cash, diamonds, jewelry, coins and baseball cards from safe deposit boxes before they were caught, authorities said Tuesday as they announced the arrest of three men. New York Police Department Commissioner William J. Bratton credited "painstaking persistence" by investigators left with few clues as they probed a string of recent bank burglaries.

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  7. New push aims to fix misspelling of NYC's Verrazano BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    It's an error that has loomed over New York Harbor for more than 50 years: The name of the majestic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is spelled wrong. Despite a new petition drive to make it right - the bridge is named for 16th-century Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano - the state authority that controls the span has stubbornly held to the one Z position it's taken for years: We know it's wrong, but we're not changing it.

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  8. Plans call turning Detroit building into artists' colonyRead the original story

    May 3, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Galapagos Art Space founder Robert Elmes tells the Detroit Free Press the building will be known as CommonWealth or NestEgg. He says artists and other tenants who rent building space will be eligible to receive a distribution of the increase in the building's value in 10 years.

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  9. Alabama dismisses JUCO transfer Charles Baldwin from teamRead the original story

    May 8, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Baldwin transferred from ASA College in Brooklyn, New York. The offensive tackle was rated the No.

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  10. Hundreds march across New York bridge for stricter gun lawsRead the original story

    May 4, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Saturday's fourth annual march across the Brooklyn Bridge was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America. The march started at Cadman Plaza in Brooklyn and went to City Hall in lower Manhattan.

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  11. A tribute to Pearl WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    There wasn't much space left to stand in the park when we got there. We were lucky to be standing behind a group of kids we had by five, six inches each.

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  12. Former Syracuse star Pearl Washington dies at 52Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Dwayne "Pearl" Washington, who went from New York City playground wonder to Big East star for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, has died. He was 52. Washington died Wednesday of cancer, the university said.

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  13. Man mulling plea deal in Newtown victim harassment caseRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    A man accused of harassing relatives of a teacher killed in the Newtown school massacre is set to return to court to disclose whether he will accept a plea deal or go to trial. Matthew Mills, of Brooklyn, New York, is accused of approaching a sister of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Victoria Soto in November and angrily claiming the shootings never took place.

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  14. Trump, on Staten Island, finally gets his NYC homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Donald Trump's political home in his native New York City is several miles - and a ferry ride - from Trump Tower. Staten Island, New York's self-proclaimed "forgotten borough," is a hidden bastion of Republicanism in of the nation's most liberal cities, separated from the rest of the city both geographically and politically.

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  15. Clinton pitches minimum-wage boost while fundraising in L.A.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Hillary Clinton detoured Saturday from a weekend of big-dollar fundraising in California to pitch her plans to raise the federal minimum wage and refresh her criticism of rival Bernie Sanders in advance of Tuesday's New York primary. The former first lady told a cheering crowd at a Los Angeles rally Saturday afternoon that if elected, she would push Congress to lift the $7.25-an-hour federal base wage.

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  16. Chess' 1st black grandmaster enters Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Maurice Ashley was 14 when he saw a high school friend playing chess and challenged him to a match. He lost badly, but it sparked a love affair that started him playing nearly non-stop ever since.

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  17. Villanova-Iowa bound to end a Sweet 16 drought, but just 1Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    It's not the only thing being talked about around the Villanova basketball team but it sure takes up a lot of the discussion. The Wildcats have another chance to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament.

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  18. Paper: Federal civil rights cases against officers are rareRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    Federal prosecutors declined to pursue civil rights allegations against law enforcement officers 96 percent of the time since 1995, a newspaper found, with most experts blaming the low prosecution rate on the difficulty of winning such cases. The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review said the 12,703 potential civil rights violations turned down nationwide out of 13,233 total complaints from 1995-2015 include high-profile incidents in Chicago, New York and Ferguson, Missouri, but also thousands of incidents the public knows little about.

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  19. Review: 'Two-Family House' is tale of secrets keptRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    It's hard to believe "The Two-Family House" is Lynda Cohen Loigman's debut novel. A richly textured, complex, yet entirely believable story, it draws us inexorably into the lives of two brothers and their families in 1950s Brooklyn, New York. 1 comment

  20. GfK Poll: Support shaky for Sanders 'Medicare for all'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | Northern Michigan News

    At first blush, many Americans like the idea of "Medicare for all," the government-run health system that's a rallying cry for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. But mention some of the trade-offs - from higher taxes to giving up employer coverage - and support starts to shrivel.

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