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  1. Axe-throwing is a thing at this Brooklyn venueRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Axe-throwing classes have become a hit in New York and other parts of the country. Yes, people learn how to throw axes in a controlled, enclosed environment.

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  2. Swanky rooftop bars are new hotel crazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The newly opened Boro Roof is located on the 14th floor of the Boro Hotel in Long Island City in the New York City borough of Queens. It offers panoramic views of Manhattan and Queens.

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  3. These hotel rooftop bars have raised the barRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The newly opened Boro Roof is located on the 14th floor of the Boro Hotel in Long Island City in the New York City borough of Queens. It offers panoramic views of Manhattan and Queens.

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  4. Celebrating 115 years of air conditioning thanks to Willis Carrier and his 1902 inventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    In July of 1902, Willis Carrier designed a machine to help a printing plant operate more efficiently. A happy outcome from that invention, we can keep cool in the summer.

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  5. Father's Day detention: Immigrant's family pleads for releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Villavicencio was detained June 1 while delivering a pizza to Fort Hamilton Army base in Brooklyn, N.Y. Immigration and Customs Enforcement now seeks to deport him to his native Ecuador. But U.S. District Court Judge Alison Nathan issued an emergency order June 9 preventing his removal.

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  6. Germs at the airport, and the teams that fight themRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The summer travel season officially kicks off this weekend, with more than 3 million Americans expected to travel by air over the Memorial Day holiday, a 6.8% increase over last year, according to AAA . The Transportation Security Administration is bracing for another record-breaking summer season as well, with 243 million passengers and crew projected to pass through security checkpoints nationwide between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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  7. 5 things you need to know FridayRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Members of the U.S. paralytic team during the welcoming ceremony at the PyeongChang Olympic Village ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Games. The 2018 Paralympic Winter Games begin Friday with the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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  8. Who is an - African American'? Definition evolves as USA doesRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    There was a time when being black in America meant you were most likely descended from one or more enslaved Africans who had survived the trans-Atlantic slave trade. However, as the number of African and Caribbean blacks immigrating to the USA has increased, so have the chances that someone who identifies as black or African-American is a first- or second-generation immigrant.

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  9. Made in NYC: Flavors only found in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Lauded as one of the best restaurants in Brooklyn, if not all of New York City, Williamsburg's Lilia is chef Missy Robbin's love note to pasta, which is handmade in house and served perfectly al dente in a small variety of beloved shapes. Lauded as one of the best restaurants in Brooklyn, if not all of New York City, Williamsburg's Lilia is chef Missy Robbin's love note to pasta, which is handmade in house and served perfectly al dente in a small variety of beloved shapes.

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  10. Erica Garner, outspoken activist after her dad was police chokehold victim, diesRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Erica Garner, who became an outspoken critic of police brutality following the death of her father during a police chokehold, died Saturday in Brooklyn, N.Y., while in a coma following a massive heart attack, according to her official Twitter account and multiple media reports. Garner, 27, became an activist after her father, Eric Garner, died on Staten Island, N.Y., in 2014 as police were trying to arrest him on suspicion of selling single cigarettes from packs without tax stamps.

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  11. Erica Garner, outspoken activist after her dad was police chokehold victim, diesRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Erica Garner, who became an outspoken critic of police brutality following the death of her father during a police chokehold, died Saturday in Brooklyn, N.Y., while in a coma following a massive heart attack, according to her official Twitter account and multiple media reports. Garner, 27, became an activist after her father, Eric Garner, died on Staten Island, N.Y., in 2014 as police were trying to arrest him on suspicion of selling single cigarettes from packs without tax stamps.

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  12. New York subway blast suspect in Facebook post before detonating...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Akayed Ullah of Brooklyn, N.Y., had a New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission for-hire vehicle driver's license from March 2012 through March 2015. He did not renew his license in 2015.

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  13. Suspect in Times Square blast timed assault for maximum impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The suspect in an attempted terror attack near Times Square told investigators that he timed the assault to coincide with the Christmas season for the greatest possible impact - lashing out in the name of the Islamic State, a law enforcement official said Monday. The official, who is not authorized to comment publicly while the investigation is ongoing, said Akayed Ullah, a Bangladesh native in the U.S. since 2011, has been cooperating with authorities from the New York City Police Department and the FBI is interrogating him extensively.

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  14. Latest NYC terror attack shows how tough it is to stop a lone wolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Though authorities have become more adept at identifying and preventing potential terrorist attacks in the years since 2001, lone individuals continue to be one of the most vexing security threats. A 27-year-old Brooklyn man's attempted suicide bombing Monday morning near the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan illustrates the problem.

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  15. Suspect in Times Square blast described as disgruntled, ISIS-inspiredRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Investigators sought a motive Monday for a bungled rush-hour terror attack near Times Square as details emerged on the suspect, a Bangladesh native living in the U.S. since 2011. Akayed Ullah, 27, was wearing an improvised, low-tech explosive device he detonated in a crowded pedestrian tunnel at about 7:20 a.m. ET, Police Commissioner James O'Neill said.

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  16. Suspect in Times Square blast described as disgruntled former driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Hundreds of commuters were evacuated from subway trains and dozens of emergency vehicles swarmed Times Square on Monday after an apparently botched terror attack triggered chaos at a busy transit hub during the morning rush. The suspect, described as a disgruntled former car service driver, and at least three other people were wounded, authorities said.

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  17. Akayed Ullah: What we know about the NYC explosion suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    A 27-year-old Brooklyn, N.Y., resident is being held after he allegedly detonated a device in a bustling subway passage beneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan. Akayed Ullah is believed to be from Bangladesh and appears to have lived in Brooklyn for as long as the past 18 years.

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  18. Defunct airports take flight with creative new usesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    As cities grow and the role of aviation in society expands, so too does the need for larger and larger airports. And airports in different places.

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  19. 13 holiday model train displays that delight this seasonRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Midtown Manhattan is the spotlight of the 26th Annual Holiday Train Show within the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at The New York Botanical Garden. Midtown Manhattan is the spotlight of the 26th Annual Holiday Train Show within the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory at The New York Botanical Garden.

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  20. Nicole Kidman, Gigi Hadid celebrate 'Glamour' Women of the Year 2017Read the original story

    Nov 13, 2017 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    NOVEMBER 13: Sofia Coppola, Nicole Kidman, and Gigi Hadid pose backstage at Glamour's 2017 Women of The Year Awards at Kings Theatre on November 13, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York. ORG XMIT: 775073991 ORIG FILE ID: 873836602 BROOKLYN, NY - NOVEMBER 13: Sofia Coppola, Nicole Kidman, and Gigi Hadid pose backstage at Glamour's 2017 Women of The Year Awards at Kings Theatre on November 13, 2017 in Brooklyn, New York.

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