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  1. Beloved NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan sells extra Williamsburg padRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Curbed

    NY1 morning anchor Pat Kiernan is selling an extra apartment he picked up in Williamsburg after he and his family made the one-way commute from their Upper West Side co-op to a Bedford Avenue townhouse . The Kiernans landed at 135 Bedford Avenue, a lovely four-bedroom townhouse near McCarren Park, in 2012, shortly before picking up the nearby duplex condo on North 7th Street.

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  2. Immigration Lawyers Fear the Worst, Face Anxious Clients After Trump Victory 21 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Maggie Dunsmuir, an immigration lawyer in Newark, N.J., started getting emails from clients on Tuesday night, around the time the West Coast polls were closing. These aren't the much-hyped liberals vowing to decamp for Canada. 45 comments

  3. On Election Day, Revisiting Carrie Mae Weems's Endorsement of Hillary ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Hyperallergic

    On Election Day, it may be worth taking a second look at Carrie Mae Weems's "The Power of Your Vote," a video a little over three minutes long intended to galvanize voters. The video features a diverse cast of New Yorkers going about their business on the streets of Jackson Heights, in Queens: a black woman in a cerise-colored blouse, a Sikh with a snow-white beard, a smiling Latina girl perched on the shoulders of an unseen parent or babysitter, a New York City police officer.

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  4. 6 p.m. update: Polls open for less than 2 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    With less than two hours to go before polls close, nearly 60 percent of all voters in Lenoir County have cast their ballot. "You'd think there would be more, but we had early voting and a lot of people came out for that," George Fields, chief judge of the Teacher's Memorial polling place said.

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  5. 2 p.m. update: Polling place broken intoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    All across the country, people are standing in line, getting in the booth and making their voice heard in the 2016 general election, and Lenoir County is no exception. This morning Lenoir County Board of Elections Executive Director, Dana King confirmed that two polling places were broken into last night, Precinct 1, Carver Court Recreation Room and Precinct 8, Holloway Recreation Center.

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  6. New Yorkers head out early to vote in 'election of our lifetimes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Fired up New Yorkers casting their ballots Tuesday said the fate of the country rested on the results of the presidential election. At the Magnet School for Civics in the Community in Jackson Heights, longtime voters said the lines Tuesday morning were the longest they had ever seen.

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  7. Election 2016: Voters take to polls for election dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    After more than a year of campaigning, debating, advertising and beating the American public over the head with rhetoric, it is finally time for the people to make their voices heard. Polling places will open across America this morning for voters looking to cast their ballots in the 2016 general election.

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  8. You Told Us: Should 'Old Times Square' Roosevelt Avenue Be Overhauled?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | DNAInfo.com

    Elected officials held a press conference in Woodside last week pushing for stricter enforcement on the street at night, citing "bad actor" businesses that operate without proper licenses and allow drugs, prostitution and other problems. "We want to ensure that people, families can walk up and down Roosevelt Avenue and feel safe," State Sen. Jose Peralta said during the event.

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  9. Fears of Immigrant Voter Suppression Prompts Watchdogs to Head to PollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    Fears of voter suppression efforts from hate groups have moved watchdogs to monitor polling places Tuesday in city neighborhoods with large immigrant populations, advocates say. The election will be the culmination of nearly two years of presidential campaigning that has often relied on anti-immigrant sentiment, especially from GOP candidate Donald Trump who disparaged Mexicans and pledged to bar Muslims from entering the United States.

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  10. US vote: Some Bangladeshis switch party, others still undecidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | The Daily Star

    Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump shakes hands with Democratic US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the conclusion of their first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York, US, September 26, 2016. Photo: Reuters Hillary Clinton's and Donald Trump's campaigns are pulling out the big guns with just a day left for the election.

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  11. Today is the last day of early voting Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    If you haven't yet cast your ballot in next week's general election, today is your last chance to beat the rush. Four of Lenoir County's six one-stop early voting sites are open from 8:30 a.m. 1 p.m. today for the last day of the early voting period.

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  12. Jackson Heights Pizza Joint Shuttered for Multiple Health ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | DNAinfo.com

    A popular pizza joint was closed by the Department of Health after a year of failing health inspections, records show. Due Fratelli, on 37th Avenue near 77th Street, was ordered by the agency to close after receiving 30 points on its Nov 1 inspection.

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  13. Locals donate to children in need Posted atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Kinston Free Press

    Local officials have teamed up with a local church to help children who have been affected by Hurricane Matthew and the flooding. Lenoir County Commissioners J. Mac Daughety and Reverend Justin Barnett Jackson Heights Free Will Baptist Church visited five schools on the south side of Lenoir County Thursday, to make $1,000 donations to each of the school's PTA.

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  14. EXCLUSIVE: Queens woman's home vandalized in possible hate crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | New York Daily News

    A Queens woman of Indian descent is on edge after someone scrawled the N-word on her door and splashed it with tomato sauce, the Daily News has learned. Ragoo discovered what happened when she left her Jackson Heights apartment Monday morning to go to her job at the Taxi & Limousine Commission, where she works as a community associate.

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  15. Subway train strikes two MTA workers in Brooklyn tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Two MTA workers were hit and badly hurt by a subway train as they worked in a Brooklyn tunnel early Wednesday, authorities said. The workers were preparing a southbound G train track for overnight construction between the Fort Hamilton Parkway and Church Ave. stations in Kensington when the train struck them both shortly after midnight, MTA spokeswoman Amanda Kwan said.

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  16. 3 arrested in series of burglaries that targeted elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | New Jersey Herald

    Three suspects have been arrested on hate crimes charges in a series of burglaries that targeted elderly victims in Queens. Prosecutors said Wednesday the trio used various deceptions to gain entry into the elderly homes, such as pretending to be a victim's granddaughter, a former neighbor or another victim.

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  17. Gun-toting man went on Queens robbing spree on HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | New York Daily News

    Police released a surveillance photo of the man who robbed four delis and a dry cleaner in less than two hours on a spree from Woodside to Jackson Heights the morning of Oct. 31. The string of robberies began at 55 Laundromat on Roosevelt Ave. near 55th St. around 5:00 a.m., when the thief brandished a handgun and demanded cash from a 68-year-old employee, police said. The worker handed over $50.

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  18. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | MyFoxNY

    U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy spent a few hours in Jackson heights, Queens, Tuesday, promoting healthy eating, the importance of getting the flu shot and also was encouraging residents to enroll and get affordable health insurance. U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy spent a few hours in Jackson heights, Queens, Tuesday, promoting healthy eating, the importance of getting the flu shot and also was encouraging residents to enroll and get affordable health insurance.

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  19. Shoplifters with $10K in merchandise arrested on the GWB, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Jersey Journal

    FORT LEE - Four New York residents were arrested Saturday after Port Authority police stopped their car on the George Washington Bridge and found thousands of dollars in stolen merchandise, agency spokesman Joseph Pentangelo said. Police stopped the Honda Pilot around 7:15 p.m. on the bridge's lower level after the driver failed to signal a lane change, Pentangelo said.

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  20. As the city approaches a population milestone, top innovators share...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Crain's New York Business

    The city has not completed projects on the scale of Robert Moses since his tenure. It's time for New York to think big again In his four-plus decades as New York City's "master builder," Robert Moses oversaw the construction of 13 bridges, 416 miles of parkways, 658 playgrounds and 150,000 housing units.

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