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  1. New Yorkers head to Washington to protest Trump's plans to end DACARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Your News Now

    NY1 VIDEO: President Trump is expected to make a formal announcement Tuesday about ending the program for undocumented immigrants known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals - or DACA. The Obama-era measure offers protections to nearly 800,000 "dreamers," all of whom came to the United States as young children.

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  2. Hiram Monserrate just might claw his way back into officeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 29 | New York Post

    He slashed his girlfriend's face with a glass shard - and is believed to have driven her past the hospital down the block to another one 14 miles away so he wouldn't be recognized. He was accused of misusing city taxpayer funds to fuel his political ambitions - and spent two years in prison for it.

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  3. MILESTONES: August 28, birthdays for Shania Twain, LeAnn Rimes, Armie HammerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    NOTABLE PEOPLE born on this day include former baseball player RON GUIDRY, who was born in 1950; sportscaster and Olympic figure skater SCOTT HAMILTON, who was born in 1958; actor ARMIE HAMMER, who was born in 1986; former Canadian Prime Minister PAUL MARTIN, who was born in 1938; former baseball manager and former player LOU PINIELLA, who was born in 1943; actor JASON PRIESTLEY, who was born in 1969; baseball player CARLOS QUENTIN, who was born in 1982; singer LeANN RIMES, who was born in 1982; actress EMMA SAMMS, who was born in 1960; actor DAVID SOUL, who was born in 1946; actor DANIEL STERN, who was born in 1957; country singer SHANIA TWAIN, who was born in 1965; and actress QUVENZHANA< WALLIS, who was born in 2003.

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  4. The Hunt: A Queens Apartment With Room for 18 GuitarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | The New York Times

    For 25 years, Ivan Bodley lived happily - and cheaply - in a railroad apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn . Instead of a lease, he had a handshake agreement with his landlady and later, after she died, with her children.

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  5. NYPD officer rescues kitten trapped in Queens storm drainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | New York Daily News

    NYPD Emergency Services Unit Detective Brian Hirsch and his partner Police Officer Matthew Gale pried open a storm grate and found the small kitten stuck about 20 feet down. An NYPD Emergency Services Unit detective spent his Wednesday morning hip deep in sewage to free a small kitten stuck in a Queens storm drain.

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  6. Tillerson Should Step In to Deport Former Nazi Living in Queens, Pols SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | DNAInfo.com

    New York congressmen called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to "personally intervene" to deport a convicted Nazi prison guard living in Queens. U.S. Representatives including Joe Crowley , Jerold Nadle r and Dan Donavan signed a letter demanding Jakiw Palij, 94, be booted from his Jackson Heights home so neighbors are not forced to live beside "a painful reminder for Americans who fought against the Nazis or lost loved ones in the Holocaust."

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  7. Tour Corona's 111th Street With the People Who Fought 3 Years to Make It SaferRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | StreetsBlog.org

    Last week, Corona residents celebrated the completion of a road diet and protected bike lane along the border of Flushing Meadows Corona Park. For people who live west of Flushing Meadows Corona Park, the only way to walk or bike there is to cross 111th Street.

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  8. Bipartisan group urges Tillerson to deport Nazi living in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | New York Daily News

    A bipartisan group of 21 members of New York's congressional delegation signed a letter released Wednesday urging Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to deport a Nazi war criminal who is living in Queens. Upon a request by the Department of Justice, a federal judge in 2004 stripped his U.S. citizenship, noting he lied on his paperwork.

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  9. 2-Year Carsharing Pilot Program to Launch in Fall, City SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 23 | DNAInfo.com

    Before the year is over, the city will remove 300 on-street parking spots in select neighborhoods and give them over to private carsharing companies as part of a test to see if they can convince more New Yorkers to permanently part with their private vehicles. The two-year program will swap 300 on-street parking spots - and another 300 spaces in certain city lots - in Park Slope, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Red Hook, Williamsburg, East Williamsburg, Hamilton Heights, East Harlem, Morningside Heights, Jamaica, Jackson Heights, Ridgewood, the Eastern Rockaways and Soundview.

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  10. The top 10 documentaries to see at TIFF 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | BlogTO

    Non-fiction storytelling is taking podcasts and Netflix series by storm, but for cinephiles there will always be our long-running love for feature-length documentaries. This year's TIFF crop once again offers stories that will entice documentary and non-fiction lovers alike.

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  11. Aug. 22: Antifa, Confederate statues and Jerry LewisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | New York Daily News

    Manhattan: I agree totally with "The Antifa threat" . The insidious thing is that the left has its history of violence as well.

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  12. CityViews: NYC Public School Uniform Policies are a Symptom of SegregationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 21 | City Limits

    Mayor Bill de Blasio visits Pre-K class at P.S. 239 - Police Officer Ramon Suarez School in Queens in 2014. Attention has recently been given to the fact that New York City is racially and economically segregated, which affects everything from housing to gerrymandering to our public schools.

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  13. Arepa Lady Has 6 Months Left in Shop After Demolition Permits ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | DNAInfo.com

    "The permits to tear down our building were approved," they wrote in the tweet sent Tuesday evening. "Arepa lady has 6 months left."

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  14. NYC will roll out carsharing pilot program this fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Curbed

    This fall, the city's Department of Transportation will launch a two-year citywide pilot program that will promote car sharing by designating about 300 street parking spaces for exclusive use by participating carshare companies . The city hopes that the pilot will help reduce car ownership across the city, alleviate congestion, and result in less air pollution.

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  15. Queens' Arepa Lady to Close as Building Razed for Mixed-Use ApartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Eater

    The development of a mixed-used apartment building will force Queens street food favorite Arepa Lady to shutter her brick-and-mortar store at 77-02A Roosevelt Avenue. The restaurant shared on Twitter that permits were approved to raze the building, meaning there's just six months left for the areperia at that location.

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  16. The Sainted Arepa Lady Has Retired for NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Grub Street

    The Arepa Lady started as a street cart in Jackson Heights, becoming a destination for Colombian food in the '90s before opening its first storefront in 2014. Over time, she became something of a legend in New York food-geek circles.

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  17. Environmental Musical RACHEL Comes to NY Summerfest TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    This timely environmental drama was written by native New Jersey brother-and-sister writing team Jessie Field and Jared Field . Rachel was a participant in NYMF's 2014 Developmental Reading Series and a winner of four awards at the 2015 Fresh Fruit Festival.

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  18. Senator wants banks to post signs warning on illegal ATM skimmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | New York Daily News

    The Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO said in March that the number of compromised cards nationally rose 70% in 2016, and the number of hacked card readers grew by 30%. A state senator has proposed that banks and other businesses with ATMs be required to have signs in place to warn the public about illegal skimmers.

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  19. Aug. 12: Mayor de Blasio, the draft and 'Home Run Derbys'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | New York Daily News

    He was totally disrespectful to the family of an assassinated police officer, one of 35,000 who risk life and limb every minute of each day. He ran off to Europe, traveling 77 weekdays outside of the city.

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  20. Police and Protesters Mobilize for Trump's Return to His Own HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | The New York Times

    President Trump is set to return to his own home Sunday for the first time since taking office, to sleep in his own bed at his triplex apartment atop Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue. On the agenda for Mr. Trump will be meetings high above the tower's pink marble lobby.

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