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  1. Feds charge 300 in nationwide health care fraud sweepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Brandon Sun

    The government says 300 people have been charged this year in health care fraud sweeps across the country. That includes physicians, clinic owners and other health care professionals accused of bilking Medicare.

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  2. Philadelphia is 1st major American city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Brandon Sun

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. The City Council gave final approval to a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages.

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  3. Philadelphia becomes 1st major American city with soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Brandon Sun

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. Only Berkeley, California, had a similar law.

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  4. Victim vignettes: A look at those killed in Orlando shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Brandon Sun

    A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, leaving at least 49 people dead in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Here are stories of some of the victims.

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  5. Man out to see sunrise drifts miles away on piece of plywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 9 | Brandon Sun

    A man getting ready to watch the sunrise on a piece of plywood in a marina was swept out by the Hudson River current and wound up about 2 nautical miles away near Governors Island. The man was sent drifting into the river on an 8-foot-long piece of plywood on Thursday around 4:45 a.m., a little more than half an hour before the sun came up, Fire Department of New York Capt. 4 comments

  6. A guide for out-of-towners on top bagels and schmearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Brandon Sun

    So exactly what makes a New York City bagel good and, more importantly, where can an eager out-of-towner find the best? These 2-year-old entries are rolled by hand, boiled in honey water and baked in wood-fired ovens at three downtown Manhattan locations. They're smaller and flatter than many of the humongous, puffy bagels around today.

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  7. Correction: Priciest Apartment storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Brandon Sun

    In a story May 29 about Manhattan apartments costing $100 million and more, The Associated Press erroneously conflated the names of two skyscrapers being built on 57th Street. The Central Park Tower is being built at 225 W. 57th St. and will be 1,550 feet high.

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  8. The Latest: Police testing bullets in T.I. concert shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Brandon Sun

    This image made from a video shows people inside Irving Plaza, near Manhattan's Union Square in New York after a shooting Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Police say several were injured in a deadly shooting inside the concert venue, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform.

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  9. The Latest: Metro-North plans limited service on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    The Latest on efforts to restore service to three Metro-North rail lines into and out of New York City after a fire halted service and stranded commuters : The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says Metro-North trains will operate on an abbreviated schedule for a second straight day Thursday following a major track fire in East Harlem. Spokesman Nancy Gamerman says the railroad is working to restore full service by Friday, but that commuters should expect delays because speed restrictions could still be implemented.

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  10. Barbra Streisand to launch 9-city summer concert tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Her manager said Monday the entertainer will appear at arenas across the country, performing songs from her six-decade career. Marty Erlichman also said Streisand is releasing a new album later this year and she'll include tracks from it in her summer run.

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  11. Puff Daddy, Lil Kim, Mase reunite for Bad Boy reunion tourRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    In this Sept. 19, 2015, file photo, Puff Daddy, left, performs with Lil Kim at the 2015 iHeartRadio Music Festival in Las Vegas.

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  12. Singer Julius La Rosa, fired on Godfrey show, dies at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Julius La Rosa, a pop singer known for hits including "Eh, Cumpari," whose firing live on the air by Arthur Godfrey in 1953 overshadowed his successes that followed, has died at age 86. His death was confirmed Saturday by his daughter, Maria La Rosa Smith, of Ridgefield, Connecticut, and Joe Charapata of the Rhodes-Charapata Funeral Home in Crivitz. Smith said her father died in his sleep of natural causes Thursday at his home in Crivitz, Wisconsin.

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  13. Police: Man detained outside Taylor Swift's NYC homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    In this Monday, May 2, 2016 file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in New York. A man described by police as emotionally disturbed has been detained outside Swift's home in Manhattan.

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  14. NYC lawmakers set to impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates that 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash - roughly 19,000 bags per minute.

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  15. Cops seek killer of man who washed ashore in 'cement shoes'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    This undated image provided by the New York State Department of Corrections, shows Peter Martinez, whose body wound up on the rocky shore near Kingsborough College in Brooklyn, New York, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, investigators said. His feet were set in a plastic bucket filled with concrete that weighed more than 50 pounds.

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  16. Obama takes one more shot at zinging official WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Even though President Barack Obama and his wife can't wait to get out of the White House, being a lame duck can hurt a guy. "Last week Prince George showed up to our meeting in his bathrobe," Obama cracked at the White House Correspondents' dinner Saturday night. 1 comment

  17. Start of 2nd weekend of Jazz Fest soaked by rainRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    The start of the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was marked with thunderstorms, but the music played on to crowds that were thinned by the bad weather. By the time the headliners hit the stage on Thursday the rain had long ceased and the day ended on a high note, despite the mud and soggy conditions.

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  18. Q&A: 'Mother's Day' director Garry Marshall on ensemble films and Julia RobertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    In telling the stories of fictional families in the romantic comedy "Mother's Day," director Garry Marshall turned to his own relatives for help onscreen and behind the camera. The Bronx-born screen legend enlisted his son, Scott, as a second unit director, while his granddaughter, Sienna, appears in the early moments of the film.

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  19. Seven stories in the news today, April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spars with Keone, 18, at the Gleason's Boxing Gym in Brooklyn, New York, on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Trudeau was there to train with kids from the "Give A Kid A Dream" program that works to provide mentorship to disadvantaged youths through the sport of boxing.

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  20. Chess' 1st African-American grandmaster enters Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Brandon Sun

    Maurice Ashley was 14 when he saw a high school friend playing chess and challenged him to a match. He lost badly, but it sparked a love affair that started him playing nearly non-stop ever since.

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