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  1. Shake Shack's new West Village location to exclusively offer chicken nuggets, matcha lattes and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Newsday

    Shake Shack's new Chick'n Bites will only be offered at the new West Village location, for now. Photo Credit: Shake Shack That's one of the exclusive items on the menu at the West Village location, opening Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the corner of Varick and Clarkson streets.

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  2. 90-year-old's coaster-riding insight: 'I always go twice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | Newsday

    Raymond Rickman ,center, just turned 90 gets hugs from his great-grandchildren. Today for his birthday he rode the Coney Island Cyclone on Saturday September 15, 2018 in Brooklyn, NY.

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  3. Manafort must surrender his estate in Bridgehampton, other homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | Newsday

    He pleaded guilty Friday to two charges of conspiracy in relation to his lobbying work with pro-Russian groups in Ukraine. Paul Manafort's Bridgehampton house at 174 Jobs Lane, was included in the indictment against him that was unsealed on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017.

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  4. Prostitution ring with reach into Nassau raked in millions, officials saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Newsday

    Seven police officers charged with enterprise corruption, official misconduct and other charges pleaded not guilty and were released on thier own recognizance. The alleged ringleader was scheduled to appear in court Thursday afternoon.

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  5. Love Story: Couple finds happily-ever-after was only a phone call awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    In 1979, at age 19, I started my first full-time secretarial job with Carleton Stuart, an air-conditioning distributor in Long Island City, Queens. Bill Greenman, a stockbroker, often called the office to speak to my boss, a client and a friend.

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  6. NYPD members arrested in prostitution, gambling ring probe, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    Seven NYPD members were arrested Wednesday in connection with a prostitution and gambling investigation dating to 2015, cops said. Photo Credit: Theodore Parisienne Seven members of the NYPD were arrested Wednesday in connection with an investigation into prostitution and gambling operations in Queens and Brooklyn, NYPD officials said.

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  7. Former flight instructor charged with giving illegal lessons, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    A flight instructor who lost his credentials after ditching a plane in a fatal accident in Setauket Harbor in 2016 has been charged in Brooklyn federal court with illegally continuing to give flight lessons. Nelson Gomez, 39, of Howard Beach, was accompanying a student pilot and two friends on a round-trip flight to Massachusetts from Republic Airport when he ditched the plane in freezing waters after crashing just offshore about 1.5 miles from Port Jefferson.

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  8. 2018 Long Island Oyster Festival in Oyster Bay runs Oct. 13-14Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    The two-day event is adding a VIP experience, beer and wine tastings, and fireworks to the popular attractions that have made this the biggest annual event of the year on Long Island. Elaine Wan, of Brooklyn, and Eva Cheung, of Staten Island, enjoy fresh clams during the 33rd Annual Oyster Fest in Oyster Bay on Oct. 16, 2016.

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  9. NYPD officers arrested following prostitution ring probe, officials sayRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    Seven NYPD officers were arrested Wednesday , accused of providing protection to prostitution and gambling businesses in Brooklyn and Queens, officials said. The cops, who as of late Wednesday weren't being identified, were charged with official misconduct and other offenses, said an NYPD spokesman.

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  10. L train shutdown mitigation bills approved by City CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Newsday

    The City Council on Wednesday passed bills geared toward better informing frazzled commuters displaced by the L train shutdown coming next April. One bill requires the creation of an "ombudsperson" position at the city's Department of Transportation to monitor progress of the L's Canarsie Tunnel rehabilitation while also fielding and investigating complaints related to the work and alternative service plans for the roughly 225,000 daily riders who rely on the line to get across the East River.

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  11. Prominent historian's Lincoln collection to be auctionedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Newsday

    A leading Abraham Lincoln scholar's extensive collection of images, documents and artwork pertaining to the nation's 16th president is being auctioned in Manhattan later this month. Harold Holzer's collection will highlight Swann Galleries' Sept.

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  12. Legal Aid fights to exonerate man convicted in Brooklyn murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Newsday

    A case of false identification has stolen 14 years from a man who is serving time for a crime he did not commit, according to the Legal Aid Society. Defense attorneys with the nonprofit, which provides legal services in the city, filed a motion to vacate the murder conviction of James Davis in Kings County Supreme Court on Tuesday.

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  13. New York task force heads to North Carolina for Hurricane Florence reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | Newsday

    A New York-based task force including members of the FDNY and NYPD has been deployed to North Carolina in support of Hurricane Florence relief efforts, the city Office of Emergency Management said. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Tuesday activated the office's Urban Search & Rescue New York Task Force One, a team of 83 people and six canines.

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  14. Brooklyn Book Festival highlights: 5 new reads from participating authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Newsday

    The Brooklyn Book Festival represents the diversity of New York itself, with hundreds of authors from all backgrounds sharing stories via fiction, poetry, literary nonfiction, graphic novels, children's books and beyond. The main event - taking over Brooklyn Borough Hall on Sept.

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  15. Brooklyn Book Festival 2018: Your hour-by-hour guide to the main literary eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Newsday

    The Brooklyn Book Festival's main event returns Sunday, with a literary marketplace and dozens of free panel discussions. Photo Credit: Brooklyn Book Festival From discussions on detainment to feminism in literature, this year's Brooklyn Book Festival is especially timely.

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  16. FDNY headquarters evacuated briefly for suspicious package investigation, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Newsday

    FDNY headquarters in Brooklyn was evacuated due to a suspicious package investigation on Monday, police said. The report was later deemed unfounded.

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  17. Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies offers courses in the oft-unappreciated genreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Newsday

    Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies co-directors Joe Yanick, left, and Jacqueline Castel want to bring credibility and appreciation to the horror genre. Photo Credit: Jeff Bachner You don't need to be an expert in the genre to delve into the new slate of programs launching this week at the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies.

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  18. LI demonstrators urge Gov. Cuomo to toughen stand on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Newsday

    Demonstrators on the Long Beach boardwalk on Saturday urged Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to work more aggressively to combat climate change. "Despite claiming to be a climate leader, Gov. Cuomo has continued to push New York into a fossil fuel future," said Smitha Varghese, a Queens College student who leads the student board of directors for the New York Public Interest Research Group, which works on environmental and other issues.

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  19. Last suspect in Hempstead burglary arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 8 | Newsday

    According to detectives, Devon Leake, 25, and Anthony Dickson, 27, entered a residence on Eagle Avenue on Aug. 3, through a side door while Cody Hernandez, 25, the alleged getaway driver, remained outside in the car. Once inside, Leake and Dickson pointed handguns at a 49-year-old male, forced him to the ground and demanded money, police said.

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  20. 9/11 memorials and ceremonies across New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 5 | Newsday

    The 76 passengers and 11 crew members and hundreds inside the building are instantly killed. 9:03 a.m. Hijackers crash United Airlines Flight 175 into the south tower, killing 51 passengers, 9 crew members and an unknown number of people inside the building.

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