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

    Thursday Apr 21 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    There was a gleam that shone through the sorrowful tears in Jim Boeheim's eyes as he recalled the first time he saw Pearl Washington play. It was Washington's sophomore year in high school in New York in the early 1980s, and for the 71-year-old Syracuse coach it will always seem fresh.

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

    Wednesday Apr 20 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

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

    Sunday Apr 17 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    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 one of the nation's most liberal cities, separated from the rest of the city both geographically and politically.

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

    Saturday Apr 16 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to people in the overflow area during a campaign event at the Los Angeles Southwest College on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Los Angeles. Supporters in the overflow area cheer as they watch Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton walk toward them during a campaign event at the Los Angeles Southwest College on Saturday, April 16, 2016, in Los Angeles.

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

    Feb 25, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

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

    Feb 16, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Jan. 5, 2016 photo provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, to give the Oscar statuette seen here in Brooklyn, N.Y., their striking appearance, all surfaces have to be perfect. Gold plating is only one micron thick and would not cover even the smallest indent; therefore to accomplish a perfect surface, the castings are plated first with copper, then nickel, and polished to a high luster.

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

    Feb 16, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    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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  8. More than 140 firefighters battle blaze in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    More than 140 firefighters are working Sunday to put out an intense fire at a three-story building in Brooklyn, New York. #Firefighters are currently battling a 3 alarm fire at 49 Diamond St in Bk.

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  9. Suspect arrested in deadly stabbing of woman, 3 kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Police on Saturday arrested a fugitive suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and all three of her small children with a kitchen knife in a brutal attack at a hotel used as homeless housing, ending a four-day manhunt. Michael Sykes was last seen on surveillance footage Wednesday heading to the Staten Island Ferry shortly after the fatal attack, and a call to his mother to say he'd killed his girlfriend and was going to kill himself, police said.

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

    Feb 3, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    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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  11. Bernie Sanders biographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Bernie Sanders is a second-term senator from Vermont. He won re-election in 2012 by a large margin, 71 percent of the vote.

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  12. Def Leppard postpones tour due to illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    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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  13. Heartbreaking: Dogs cry as owner leaves them outside in blizzardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A shocking video of two dogs whimpering and howling after they were left outside by their owner during the massive weekend blizzard in Brooklyn, New York has gone viral. Neighbor Evelyn Tully Costa recorded the video of the two short-haired pitbulls crying out from inside what appears to be a shed with the entrance surrounded by snow.

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  14. Irishman sentenced to prison for rhinoceros horn traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    An Irishman has been sentenced to one year in federal prison after pleading guilty in Texas to illegal trafficking in rhinoceros horns. Patrick Sheridan was arrested in January 2015 in Holyhead, Wales, on an indictment returned in May 2014 by a federal grand jury in Waco.

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  15. Keith Urban plans out 2016 tour while finishing albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Country star Keith Urban hasn't finished his forthcoming album, "RipCORD," but he's already planning a new arena and amphitheater tour in 2016. The first leg of the RipCORD World Tour will start June 2 in Kansas City, Missouri, and run through Nov. 19 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Urban announced Monday.

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  16. Star Wars ice cream is now a thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The force is yummy with this one. Ample Hills Creamery in Brooklyn, New York, wants to help "Star Wars" fans celebrate the upcoming release of "The Force Awakens" with two new ice cream flavors sure to make even the toughest Jedi cheat on his or her diet.

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  17. Man's beard becomes a birdcageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    We are in the midst of "No-Shave November," a time when many ditch the razors to raise awareness for men's health. One man has let his beard grow so long he was able to turn it into a fully functioning "birdcage."

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  18. With rents skyrocketing, Portland's creatives pushed outRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Portland has been a magnet for young, creative adults for over a decade, beckoning droves with its quirkiness, liberal appeal and quality of life. But the city's popularity has had another effect: Those who helped make it cool can't afford to live here anymore.

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  19. NY officer who helped at ground zero dies 14 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Family members, fellow officers and friends said farewell to a New York City police lieutenant who died of cancer 14 years after she worked at ground zero following the September 11 attacks. Funeral services were held Sunday for Lt.

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  20. Sanders spends $2M on 1st ad campaign in Iowa, New HampshireRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is spending $2 million on his first television ad campaign in Iowa and New Hampshire, casting himself as a longtime fighter against injustice and inequality. The ad traces Sanders' humble upbringing in Brooklyn, New York, and notes that he attended Dr. Martin Luther King's March on Washington in 1963.

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