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

    Sunday Aug 21 | Cybercast News Service

    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

  2. New, man-made hills on NYC island offer spectacular viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    Four new hills built on New York City's Governors Island offer sweeping views of the Statute of Liberty and lower Manhattan, unique places to hike and climb, and massive slides that dwarf those found on any playground. Set to open Tuesday, the 10-acre park called The Hills at Governors Island is the newest piece of the redevelopment of the once off-limits former Army and Coasts Guard base in the heart of New York Harbor.

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  3. Barbra Streisand to launch 9-city summer concert tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    Her manager said Monday the entertainer will appear at arenas across the country, performing songs from her six-decade career. Marty Erlichman also said Streisand is releasing a new album later this year and she'll include tracks from it in her summer run.

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  4. Former Syracuse star Pearl Washington dies at 52Read the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

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

    Apr 17, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

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

    Apr 17, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

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

    Apr 16, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    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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  8. The Latest: Sanders addresses American struggle in native NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    Bernie Sanders used his visit to his native Brooklyn, New York, to take a walk down memory lane - a walk he used to address one of his primary political messages. In a campaign rally in the borough's Greenpoint neighborhood, where he addressed a cheering crowd to the backdrop of the Manhattan skyline, Sanders reminisced about his old rent control apartment and noted the struggle of Americans now trying to make rent month-after-month.

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  9. Clinton, Sanders agree to New York debate ahead of primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have agreed to a Democratic presidential debate next week in New York, ensuring a high-stakes televised showdown ahead of the state's influential primary. The two campaigns confirmed Monday the candidates would appear at the debate April 14 in Brooklyn, New York, putting the Democratic rivals onstage together before New York's April 19 primary.

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  10. The Latest: Wintry blast hits the Northeast with snow, windsRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    An early spring cold front is bringing snow and gusty winds to the Northeast after the region had one of its mildest winters on record. The National Weather Service says several inches of snow could fall Monday from Buffalo, New York, to Boston.

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  11. Puff Daddy to celebrate Notorious B.I.G with NYC concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    In this March 8, 1997 file photo, Notorious B.I.G., whose real name is Christopher Wallace, left, gestures as he and producer Sean "Diddy" Combs leave a party in Los Angeles.

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  12. Yanks' Teixeira doesn't mind being accused of actingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    In this Oct. 14, 2015, photo provided by Showtime, New York Yankees baseball player Mark Teixeira, left, and actor Damian Lewis pose on the set of "Billions" in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Teixeira doesn't mind if someone accuses him of acting.

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  13. The Latest: Shot NYC police officer in stable conditionRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    New York Police Department spokesman Carlos Nieves says on Twitter the officer was shot in the left shoulder and was "conscious, alert and talking." The shooting happened Tuesday evening in the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.

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  14. Original 1929 Oscar cast to make statuettes awarded in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    In this Jan. 5, 2016 photo, during production an Oscar statuette is plated with 24 karat gold, given a final buff, and then mounted on its base in Brooklyn, N.Y. Since no one knows who the recipients are at this time, Polich Tallix staff will be on hand at the presentation ceremony to put nameplates on the bases after the Oscar statuettes have been presented. The film academy announced Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016, that a New York foundry is restoring features of the original design to the Oscar statuettes for 2016 using digital scans and 3-D printers.

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  15. Cause of deadly New York crane collapse under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    It may take weeks to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars, city officials said Saturday. Investigators are reviewing surveillance footage from nearby buildings and poring over the twisted, crumpled steel of the 565-foot-long crane, which came thundering down onto a historic Manhattan street 10 blocks north of the World Trade Center during Friday morning's commute.

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  16. Big bucks, shadowy companies: Election mystery money returnsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    At least $4 million of it is flowing to outside groups helping White House hopefuls, making it difficult to trace who's behind the big bucks. Both parties benefit from money routed through obscure corporations, or from nonprofits that don't have to disclose their donors.

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  17. Climate change and pets: More fleas, more heartwormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    Fleas and ticks are getting smaller, but there are more of them, they eat more often, and they're causing problems in what used to be the colder months. Heartworm is spread by mosquitoes, but those mosquitoes - which used to be found only in certain regions - are now carrying the disease all over the United States.

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  18. Def Leppard postpones tour due to illnessRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    A statement on the group's website said a concert scheduled for Tuesday in San Antonio and all concerts going forward through Feb. 17 will be rescheduled. That includes shows scheduled in Atlantic City, New Jersey, and Brooklyn, New York.

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  19. Black Keys among guests at Rock Hall induction ceremonyRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    Special guests at this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will include The Black Keys, Rob Thomas and Metallica's Lars Ulrich. N.W.A., Chicago, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick and Steve Miller are the Rock Hall's 2016 class and will be inducted on April 8 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

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  20. A California man whose family says he was 117 has diedRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    A California man whose family said he was 117 years old has died. The age would have likely made him the oldest person on earth when he died.

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