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  1. Kushner-linked firm targets richer areas in program for poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 12 | Stars and Stripes

    A real estate investment firm co-founded by President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, is betting big on the administration's Opportunity Zone tax breaks but isn't that interested in steering its investors to the poorest, most-downtrodden areas that the program seeks to revitalize. New York-based Cadre, in which Kushner still holds at least a $25 million passive stake, made it clear to potential investors in recent marketing materials that it doesn't plan to look for development deals in most of those zones because of their "unfavorable growth prospects."

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  2. Weinstein faces sex charges amid #MeToo reckoningRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    His face pulled in a strained smile and his hands locked behind his back, the once-powerful Hollywood figure emerged from a police station Friday facing rape and criminal sex act charges, a searing reckoning for the man who became a symbol of a worldwide outcry over sexual misconduct. "This defendant used his position, money and power to lure young women into situations where he was able to violate them sexually," Manhattan Assistant Attorney Joan Illuzzi-Orbon said later, in words that brought raised eyebrows from the otherwise stony-faced Weinstein.

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  3. Culture vulture, foodie gets her fix in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    New York is a city I've always had something of a love/hate relationship with. First the hate: the noise level, which most Manhattanites seem not to notice, has me ready to chew off my own ears after a day or two -- the incessant drilling of jackhammers; cabbies sitting on their horns even when it's obvious they are going nowhere fast, and angry babel from multilinguals resulting from seemingly inane disagreements.

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  4. Northeast wakes up to deep snow, power outagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Stars and Stripes

    The Northeast is digging out after the second powerful nor'easter in less than a week left some areas with more than 2 feet of snow, hundreds of thousands without power, schools closed and travel a mess. Some places saw more than 2 feet of snow by late Wednesday and many communities woke up Thursday to a foot or more of snow covering their cars.

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  5. Macy's parade begins with balloons, bands and securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade stepped off Thursday with soaring balloons and high-stepping bands as police went all-out to secure it in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots. With new faces and old favorites in the lineup, the extravaganza began wending through 2 1 2 miles of Manhattan on a chilly morning.

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  6. In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Police officers stand near the site where a large balloon of Olaf, from the animated film, "Frozen", is being inflated for the Thanksgiving Day parade in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017. Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and a deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan.

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