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  1. Sarah Wallace accuses WABC/Ch. 7 of paying her less than menRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | New York Daily News

    In papers filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, Wallace, 59, said WABC/Ch. 7 discriminated against her by paying her less than "male reporters with equal or less levels of responsibility, experience, tenure and credentials than" her.

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  2. Police: Construction crooner found dead in apparent suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cybercast News Service

    In this Aug. 5, 2011 file photo provided by Jan Nebozenko, iron worker Gary Russo stands at the microphone during a short break from helping to build the Second Avenue Subway in New York. The karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead, two months after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.

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  3. New York police: Missing ironworker, known for job site songs, found dead in apparent suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    In this Aug. 5, 2011 file photo provided by Jan Nebozenko, iron worker Gary Russo stands at the microphone during a short break from helping to build the Second Avenue Subway in New York. The karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead, two months after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.

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  4. Crooning construction worker, missing since July, found dead in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | CBC News

    The karaoke-loving ironworker Gary Russo, pictured here in August 2011, who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades at a construction site has been found dead, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighbourhood, police said Friday. A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, a month after he disappeared from his Queens neighbourhood, police said Friday.

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  5. NYC Ironworker, missing for months, found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | WTVG-TV Toledo

    A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, two months after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday. Four years after Gary Russo's brush with fame, the "Second Avenue Sinatra" vanished without a trace after leaving his home shortly after midnight on July 28. Russo's family and friends, in a desperate search to find the divorced father of two, plastered fliers with his picture all over his neighborhood.

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  6. Police: Construction Worker Known As 'Second Avenue Sinatra' Found DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | CBS Local

    CBS 2 CBS 2 is part of CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corp. and one of the largest network-owned station groups in the country. Latest Videos Eye On New York Dining Deals Tony's Table Links [] WCBS 880 WCBS Newsradio 880 is one of the tri-state's most trusted sources for news and information.

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  7. 'Second Ave. Sinatra' found dead near Queens homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | SILive.com

    The missing Queens construction worker known as the "Second Avenue Sinatra" has been found dead near his home in an apparent suicide. Gary Russo, 54, became a hardhat celebrity four years ago while working on the Second Avenue Subway construction.

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  8. Iron worker dubbed 'Second Avenue Sinatra' found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | WTOP-FM Washington

    In this Aug. 5, 2011 file photo provided by Jan Nebozenko, iron worker Gary Russo stands at the microphone during a short break from helping to build the Second Avenue Subway in New York. The karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead, two months after he disappeared from his Queens neighborhood, police said Friday, Aug. 28, 2015.

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  9. 'Second Avenue Sinatra' found dead in apparent suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Newsday

    In this Sept. 10, 2011 photo provided by Apryl Nebzenko, iron worker Gary Russo, aka the "Second Avenue Sinatra," performs at the Third Avenue Street Festival in New York.

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  10. 'Second Avenue Sinatra' found dead near homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | New York Daily News

    Garry Russo, 54, was found hanging by the neck from a tree in a thatch of woods off of 165th Ave. in Howard Beach, about one mile from his home, officials said. Russo gained fame singing Sinatra tunes during his lunch breaks while working on the Second Ave. subway line in 2011.

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  11. Aug. 26: Carriage horses, chickens and Jorge PosadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | New York Daily News

    Chattahoochee Hills, Ga.: I am absolutely delighted that Mayor de Blasio has finally come to his senses and realized there is no legal or ethical way he is going to ban Central Park's beloved and well-cared-for carriage horses. However, Liam Neeson is correct that it is time for the New York City Council to put this issue to rest once and for all, by removing this misguided attempt at legislation from consideration.

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  12. Errol Louis: One-term Bill? Not very likelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | New York Daily News

    One-term Bill? Not very likely: De Blasio will only lose in 2017 if he fails to make progress on his central promises to the city The worst-kept secret in New York politics is that pols are quietly huddling with donors, consultants and activists about possibly challenging Mayor de Blasio when he runs for reelection, which raises the question of whether voters are fundamentally unhappy with the way the city is being run. The most frequently mentioned potential opponents include Public Advocate Letitia James, Controller Scott Stringer, Borough Presidents Ruben Diaz Jr. and Eric Adams, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries and charter school educator Eva Moskowitz.

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  13. National: Using the Lessons of Katrina in a Post-Sandy New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Curbed

    To mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina , this week Curbed is exploring how the housing, architecture, and neighborhoods of New Orleans have changed since the storm. Here, a look at the St. Bernard Project, an organization that is using what it learned constructing homes in New Orleans to improve post-disaster rebuilding-and disaster preparedness-elsewhere.

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  14. Construction worker known as 'Second Avenue Sinatra' still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | SILive.com

    A construction worker from Queens known for his impersonation of Frank Sinatra is still missing weeks after relatives reported his disappearance to police, an NYPD spokesman said. Gary Russo, 54, gained notoriety a few years ago for his crooning by a 2nd Avenue subway construction site in Manhattan during his lunch break.

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  15. Charles Park needs regular cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 16 | Queens Crap

    Hi "Crappie, last week I was at Charles Park in Howard Beach and I saw a group of about 10 National Park Service workers with clip boards and cameras looking over the park. I was on the beach doing a cleanup of trash and they called me over to chat and take my picture.

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  16. NYC's construction crooner dubbed 'Second Avenue Sinatra' is missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Neepawa Press

    In this Oct. 30, 2011 photo provided by Apryl Nebozenko, iron worker Gary Russo poses with a microphone as he passes by the Statue of Liberty on the Hudson River in New York. Russo, who became known as the "Second Avenue Sinatra," for serenading passers-by from a New York City subway construction site, has been missing since he left his Queens home shortly after midnight on July 28, 2015.

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  17. NYC's construction crooner dubbed 'Second Avenue Sinatra' is missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    In this Oct. 30, 2011 photo provided by Apryl Nebozenko, iron worker Gary Russo poses with a microphone as he passes by the Statue of Liberty on the Hudson River in New York. Russo, who became known as the "Second Avenue Sinatra," for serenading passers-by from a New York City subway construction site, has been missing since he left his Queens home shortly after midnight on July 28, 2015.

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  18. LightTech Calls On Iluminarc To Harmonize NY Club Deck With Seaside SettingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | Live Design Online

    BROOKLYN, NY Christmas is almost certainly not the first thing that comes to mind for the large number of people who are enjoying summer evenings on the elegantly appointed deck of Howard Beach's Vetro Restaurant and Lounge. Yet it was an unexpected Yuletide meeting that resulted in the rich, warm and continuously changing lighting display that washes this rooftop area and is as much a part of its captivating charm as its warm ocean breezes and stunning seaside vistas.

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  19. Man convicted of raping 8-year-old girl in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | New York Daily News

    A Queens jury Wednesday convicted a 41-year-old man of sexually abusing an eight-year-old, but acquitted him of rape. Earlin Craig, who had been out on bail, broke into tears as the forewoman read the verdict, glancing at his wife sitting behind him.

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  20. Construction crooner dubbed 'Second Avenue Sinatra' missingRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Cybercast News Service

    He was the velvet voice in the hard hat, a karaoke-loving ironworker whose serenades from a subway construction site briefly became a slice-of-life sensation. Four years after his brush with fame, the "Second Avenue Sinatra" is being sought after for a darker reason: He's been missing since he left his house shortly after midnight July 28. Police and relatives have been searching for Gary Russo, whose construction-site stage lent a new twist to the "if I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere" message of "New York, New York," a song he covered.

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