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  1. City undocumented immigrants no longer in fear after actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Mayim Islam said President Obama's executive action on immigration will change everything for his family. Meanwhile Carlos Mora, 45, waited 18 years for Thursday night.

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  2. Gonzalez: Obama's immigration actions are bittersweet for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | New York Daily News

    City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito at a gathering to watch President Obama's speen on immigration at Make The Road New York in Queens. For Queens College student Francisco Curiel, 22, all those years of protesting and lobbying for immigration reform had come down to this historic yet bittersweet moment.

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  3. Queens teen charged with raping female cab driver, DA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Jackson Heights resident Luis Barrija, 19, who hailed a livery cab in Brooklyn, allegedly told his driver to pull over near 93rd St. in Queens around 4 a.m. He started choking the driver, demanding her money and telling her that he was the leader of "a gang that robs and rapes people," District Attorney Richard Brown said. After she handed over $100, he pulled her into the back seat, told her he had a knife and began raping her while threatening her life, authorities said.

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  4. Crook follows Queens man to rob him of casino winningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | New York Daily News

    The 88-year-old man was followed home after the robber spotted him counting his winnings at Resorts World Casino. A cunning yet patient crook robbed an 88-year-old Queens man of his casino winnings after following him all the way from the betting house to his home - a journey that took 90 minutes and covered more than 10 miles.

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  5. Queens crawl continues momo-mentumRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Foodies will converge on the neighborhood to eat and celebrate the meat- or vegetable-stuffed dumplings, a staple of Nepalese and Himalayan cuisines, which will sell for $1 each.

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  6. Naked body found near railroad in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | New York Daily News

    A worker discovered the corpse at about 12:45 p.m. on Monday under a bridge that carries Roosevelt Ave. over the rail line and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Jackson Heights. The body was so badly decomposed that police could not immediately identify the gender.

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  7. Kiss' Gene SImmons is ready for a killer tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | New York Daily News

    He used to want to rock and roll all night. Now, Kiss bassist Gene Simmons sounds ready to start a political party.

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  8. Wi-Fi service now available at 40 more subway stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Wi-Fi service was added to 40 additional underground subway stations, allowing passengers to use their smartphones while waiting for trains. Subway riders can now get cellphone and Wi-Fi service at another 40 underground stations, bringing the total to 76, officials said Thursday.

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  9. Success switcheroo stirs cry for public sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | New York Daily News

    A charter school network run by longtime de Blasio adversary Eva Moskowitz quietly amended its application to open a new school on the Upper West Side, getting permission to relocate it to upper Manhattan or the Lower East Side. Education advocates and elected officials ripped the late change to Success Academy's plans, which were approved by the SUNY Board of Trustees last week without public input.

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  10. Overcrowded Queens school gets some reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | New York Daily News

    A Queens middle school in one of the city's most packed districts has added permanent space for hundreds of new students in Jackson Heights. The sparkling new annex, which opened earlier this month at Intermediate School 230, includes science labs and an art studio, a library and exercise room.

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  11. Six years for Queens porn pervRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New York Daily News

    A judge sentenced a Jackson Heights man to up to 6 years in prison for touching a young girl and collecting child pornography. Winston Baker, 29, was sentenced Wednesday to up to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to charges that he inappropriately touched a young girl and had a massive child pornography collection.

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  12. City watchdog groups training citizens to film rogue copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Cop Watchers Riko Guzman, Daniel Sanchez and Yul-San Liem train videographers to see that police follow the law during civilian encounters. City watchdog groups are recruiting intrepid citizens in all five boroughs - and arming some of them with handheld video cameras - to catch rogue cops in action.

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  13. Six years for Queens porn pervRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | New York Daily News

    A judge sentenced a Jackson Heights man to up to 6 years in prison for touching a young girl and collecting child pornography. Winston Baker, 29, was sentenced Wednesday to up to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to charges that he inappropriately touched a young girl and had a massive child pornography collection.

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  14. Oct. 1: San Gennaro, Cuomo's debate stand and JeterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Manhattan: In his Sept. 27 Op-Ed "A feast for fraud, past and present," Curtis Sliwa joins an ever-growing list of people with huge egos and mouths to match but pea-sized brains.

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  15. Queens pol says he has a way to make both street vendors and restaurants happyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | New York Daily News

    State Sen. Peralta wants to revive an old government panel to help streamline regulations for the city's street vendors, such as this taco cart on Roosevelt Ave. The city should resurrect and revamp a Mayor Giuliani-era taskforce to quell tensions between the mobile peddlers and brick-and-mortar businesses on Roosevelt Ave., state Sen. Jose Peralta said. "Street vendors are established fixtures in many neighborhoods and critical parts of the fabric of many communities," he wrote in a letter to Mayor de Blasio, asking for the defunct inter-agency Street Vendor Review Panel to be reconvened.

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  16. Hugh Jackman fishes for inspirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Hugh Jackman's pier fishing outside of Melbourne now informs his role as an angling enthusiast on Broadway in "The River." Hugh Jackman and his castmates in Broadway's "The River" are planning a fishing trip on Oct. 1 - one day before rehearsals begin.

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  17. Nassau County bus crashes into Queens pizza shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | New York Daily News

    A Nassau County bus smashed into a Papa John's Pizza after it vaulted the curb in Queens early Saturday, witnesses said. The B54 bus was heading west down Francis Lewis Blvd. in Hollis near 90th Ave. when it suddenly swerved right, jumping the curb and crashing through the pizza joint's entrance around 1:25 a.m., Shah Ahmed, the restaurant's manager said.

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  18. Crossing guard added, but Queens 6-year-old still hurtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Carmen Cuapio, 47 and daughter Chunli Mendoza, 6, were struck by an off-duty police officer making a right turn as they crossed Northern Blvd. en route to P.S. 228 during the last week of school. The Jackson Heights block where an off-duty police officer plowed into a woman and her kindergarten-aged daughter has finally received a crossing guard, but the little girl has yet to return to school.

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  19. Plaza College moves into new space in Forest HillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Plaza College is constructing a special entryway at its new location, 118-35 Queens Blvd. in Forest Hills. The college has moved into its new digs months after a fire tore through its Jackson Heights facility.

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  20. Queens' growing literary scene begins to blossomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Author Matthew Thomas grew up in Jackson Heights, and decided to set much of his first novel "We Are Not Ourselves," in the neighborhood.

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