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  1. Dead Whale Washes Ashore at End of LaGuardia Airport RunwayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 12 | ABC News

    A dead minke whale washed ashore at the end of LaGuardia Airport in Queens, N.Y., on January 13, 2016. The 15-foot minke whale washed ashore in Flushing Bay and was discovered on an embankment leading up to one of the runways, WABC-TV reported.

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  2. Nearly Century-Old Streetcar Tickets Found in FirehouseRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 3 | ABC News

    A New York City firefighter has made an unusual discovery, unearthing two nearly 100-year-old tickets for the city's long-defunct streetcar line at a firehouse in Manhattan. WNBC-TV reports the unidentified firefighter was searching for materials in the basement of Engine 7/Ladder 1 in the Tribeca area when he found an old tin cup containing two paper tickets dated Friday, Sept.

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  3. Manhunt in NYC for Escaped Prisoner Still Wearing ShacklesRead the original story

    Friday Dec 30 | ABC News

    A manhunt is underway in New York City after a prisoner -- still wearing a leg shackles -- escaped a downtown Manhattan hospital Thursday afternoon while in police custody. The NYPD said in a statement that Daniel Ortiz, 31, escaped from the Lenox Hill HealthPlex in Greenwich Village around 3:30 p.m. Police released a photo of Ortiz, and the following description: "Light complexion, approximately 5'6?, 130 lbs., brown eyes, brown curly hair, lastseen wearing a dark colored pea coat, dark blue jeans, chocolate boots, no shirt, leg shackles, attached to one side, and tucked inside of his boot and possibly bleeding from the wrist.

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  4. Alabama's Gold, Washington's Rondeau Give Teams Their VoiceRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 27 | ABC News

    For nearly 30 years Eli Gold has been the radio play-by-play man for Alabama football. For even longer than that, Bob Rondeau has been describing Washington football games on the radio.

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  5. Trump's Pick for Ambassador to Israel Has All Sides on EdgeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 26 | ABC News

    If President-elect Donald Trump wanted to show he planned to obliterate President Barack Obama's approach to Israel, he may have found his man to deliver that message in David Friedman, his pick for U.S. ambassador. The bankruptcy lawyer and son of an Orthodox rabbi is everything Obama is not: a fervent supporter of Israeli settlements, opponent of Palestinian statehood and unrelenting defender of Israel's government.

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  6. Lin-Manuel Miranda Reflects on Breaking Stereotypes, His Rise to FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 21 | ABC News

    Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the award-winning musical "Hamilton," redefined the Broadway landscape in 2016 by breaking casting and cultural stereotypes. "I really think a large part of me writing musicals was sort of trying to create the parts I'd like to see for myself," Miranda told ABC News' Robin Roberts in an interview airing on the ABC News special, "Game Changers," tonight at 10 p.m. ET .

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  7. PHOTO: Tupac Shakur at the Soul Train Music Awards, March 29, 1996.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 | ABC News

    They include three enduring bands from the classic-rock world, one of the most popular groups of the grunge-rock era, a legendary folk singer and peace activist, and an influential rapper whose life was cut short by violence. Next year's honorees in the performers category are Yes, Electric Light Orchestra , Journey, Pearl Jam , Joan Baez and Tupac Shakur .

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  8. Vincent Viola: Billionaire Businessman, Hockey Team OwnerRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | ABC News

    Vincent Viola is a Brooklyn native, West Point graduate and billionaire businessman who paid $250 million for an NHL hockey team. And if the Senate agrees, he'll become the next Army secretary.

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  9. The Latest: Trump Picks Viola for Army SecretaryRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | ABC News

    President-elect Donald J. Trump has picked Vincent Viola as secretary of the Army. Viola is the founder of several businesses, including Virtu Financial, an electronic trading firm.

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  10. 360 Video: Ride a Model Train Through Miniature New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | ABC News

    The New York Botanical Garden is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its holiday train show in which model trains chug through exotic foliage alongside more than 150 miniature replicas of famous New York landmarks. Each miniature landmark is handmade with only organic plant materials like twigs, pine cones, leaves and even resin, which is used to create the appearance of glass windows.

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  11. Five-star OT Isaiah Wilson announces he's going to GeorgiaRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | ABC News

    Dressed as a holiday elf, the 6-foot-7, 351-pound offensive tackle from Brooklyn Poly Prep Country Day School announced his decision at a ceremony held at his school. The announcement was also streamed on Facebook Live.

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  12. LeBron James 'Humbled' by SI Sportsperson of the Year AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | ABC News

    LeBron James was honored Monday night in Brooklyn, New York at the annual Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year awards show, which celebrated his commitment to his team, his sport and the city of Cleveland. James was featured on the cover last week when he was named 2016 Sportsperson of the Year, which marked his 26th SI cover and second sportsperson of the year award.

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  13. Hilarious Freak-Out When Granddaughter Walks Alone at NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | ABC News

    In fact, Helen and Al Giugliano are hilariously irate as Gabriella Rutigliano treks to class as she's studying nursing at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut. It doesn't help, however, as Al Giugliano, 90, continues to ask his granddaughter, "Why don't you walk with somebody?" As her older sister Gina tells her grandparents, "She's fine!" her grandmother yells back, "She's not you! She's a baby!" "Before she went to school, she was always taking care of them," Gina explained.

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  14. Now Trump's U.S. Business Interests Could Pose Conflict Challenge for Incoming AppointeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | ABC News

    President Elect Donald Trump 's choice for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson -- will now oversee one of the largest federally-subsidized affordable housing projects in the country - and it is part owned by his new boss. The development is called Starrett City - a massive low-income mini-city in Brooklyn that has generated millions in rental income for Trump, who inherited an ownership stake in the project from his father Fred Trump.

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  15. A Look at Key Figures in the Will Smith CaseRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2016 | ABC News

    Trial begins Monday for Cardell Hayes, 29, who has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the April shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith. A look at some of the key figures in the case: - The dead man: Will Smith, 34. A native of Queens, New York, Smith played for Ohio State's 2002 national championship team.

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  16. Terror Arrest amid Holiday FearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2016 | ABC News

    With preparations underway for heavy security around this year's Thanksgiving Day parade, a man residing in Brooklyn, New York was arrested on Monday and charged with attempting to provide material support to the so-called Islamic State after he expressed support for a terror plot in Times Square. The arrest comes as authorities send a clear message to would-be perpetrators to not even think about attacking this year's Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by stepping-up public security, after ISIS propaganda used a photo of the annual event in calling on supporters to attack large outdoor gatherings.

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  17. Scorecard: Fans got exciting fight in Andre Ward win over Sergey KovalevRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | ABC News

    Andre Ward W12 Sergey Kovalev - Fight recap Wins unified light heavyweight title Scores: 114-113 Records: Ward ; Kovalev Rafael's remarks: In the most significant match of the year -- an HBO PPV showdown between undefeated top 5 pound-for-pound fighters -- fans got the exciting fight they deserved but the decision was controversial as former unified super middleweight world champion Ward, 32, of Oakland, eked out a questionable nod to take three world title belts off Kovalev, 33, the heavy handed Russian who was making his ninth defense.

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  18. Nancy Millar got to meet some of the organ recipients her son David Rodebaugh helped.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | ABC News

    Nancy Millar paced nervously as she prepared to meet a man she had never seen before, but whose face she would already knew. The man was Pat Hardison, who underwent a groundbreaking face transplant last year, which was only made possible because of Millar's decision to donate her son David Rodebaugh's face and organs.

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  19. Man Linked to Famed NYC Jeweler Suspected of MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | ABC News

    James Rackover, 25, of Manhattan, and Lawrence Dilione, 28, of New Jersey, were arraigned in court Thursday on charges of concealment of a human corpse, tampering with physical evidence and hindering prosecution in the first degree. Rackover was also arraigned on the additional charge of aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, according to the New York City Police Department .

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  20. Man Arrested for 300 Toll Violations Worth $20KRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2016 | ABC News

    Authorities say a New Jersey man was arrested after racking up over 300 toll violations and failing to pay more than $20,000 in tolls and fees. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said in a statement that James Clicerio, of Old Bridge, New Jersey, was arrested on Thursday after failing to pay a toll at the Outerbridge Crossing connecting Staten Island and Pert Amboy.

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