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  1. Hundreds gather to honor Pearl Washington in 'celebration of our dear brother'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Post-Standard

    Brooklyn, N.Y. - Pearl Washington spoke to us Friday morning from the pulpit of the Christian Cultural Center. Up on a screen projected in front of a large congregation of people who loved him, the Syracuse basketball legend appeared, with the son who bears his name, in an audition for the reality TV show "The Amazing Race."

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  2. Basketball royalty turns out for Syracuse legend Pearl Washington's funeralRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Post-Standard

    It wasn't just the crowd of almost 2,500 that filled the Christian Cultural Center here in Brooklyn, but the basketball who's who among that crowd that stood out. Several of Washington's former Syracuse teammates were in attendance, but so were Syracuse players who came both before and after the legendary Orangeman.

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  3. Jim Boeheim at Pearl Washington's funeral: 'He made our program, he made me'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Post-Standard

    The Brooklyn native who went onto stardom at Syracuse University was praised not just for his wizardry on the court, but his humbleness off of it. The services included speakers with Washington's former SU teammates, Rafael Addison and Wendell Alexis, his son, Dwayne Jr., and his former Boys & Girls High School teammate Elmer Anderson.

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  4. Les Waas dead: Songwriter for iconic Mister Softee ice cream jingle was 94Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Post-Standard

    A Mister Softee ice cream truck makes its way through the streets of Brooklyn, New York, Monday June 18, 2007. (Bebeto Matthews You may not recognize his name, but you've probably had his music stuck in your head at some point.

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  5. See where legend of Pearl Washington began: 'It was a show'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | The Post-Standard

    He looked around at the banners on the walls and the painting of the school's iconic Kangaroo mascot on the balcony. "I remember it like it was yesterday,'' Anderson said Thursday.

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  6. Pearl Washington on what Debra Busacco meant to him: 'Without her, there would be no Pearl'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Post-Standard

    Dwayne Washington wanted to surprise Debra Busacco that Christmas afternoon in 2011. He persuaded her to accompany him to the New York Knicks game in Madison Square Garden and secured the help of a friend in the Knicks organization to execute his plan.

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  7. Plan would turn vacant downtown Syracuse building into apartments, officesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | The Post-Standard

    The long-vacant former NYNEX building near Syracuse City Hall would be redeveloped into a mix of commercial space and apartments under plans filed by its owner. Carnegie Management Inc., which is owned by real estate investor Isaac Jacobs, of Brooklyn, has applied to the city for site plan approval to renovate the 10-story office building at 300 E. Washington St. The project would consist of 120,000 square feet of commercial space on the building's first three floors, 132 apartments on its upper floors and a complete replacement of the building's exterior facade, according to the plans.

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  8. Proposed underwater power line would connect Upstate to NYC via Erie Canal, HudsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | The Post-Standard

    Developers will begin seeking regulatory approvals today to build a 260-mile underwater transmission line along the Erie Canal and Hudson River to carry electricity from Upstate nuclear plants, wind farms and other generators to New York City. The project would cost nearly $1.5 billion.

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  9. Service times set for Syracuse basketball great Pearl WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 24 | The Post-Standard

    Friends, family and admirers will be able to celebrate the life of Syracuse basketball great Pearl Washington later this week in his native Brooklyn. A viewing will be held from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thurs., April 28, at the Cornerstone Baptist Church at 574 Madison Ave in Brooklyn.

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  10. Syracuse's Jim Boeheim on Pearl Washington: 'He was one of a kind'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Post-Standard

    "He was one of a kind,'' Boeheim said of Washington. "They don't come along like him very often.

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  11. Democrat wins special election to fill Assembly seat vacated by Sheldon SilverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Post-Standard

    Voters in New York City picked three new members of the state Assembly on Tuesday, including a replacement for Sheldon Silver, the longtime Democratic speaker ousted last year following a corruption conviction. The highest-profile legislative contest of the night, however, remained unsettled late Tuesday as vote counting continued in a state Senate battle on Long Island.

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  12. Syracuse to map every pothole with truck-mounted camera, $35 computerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | The Post-Standard

    City officials are working with a nonprofit start-up company from New York City to create a database of every pothole and rough patch of road in the city, in hopes of repairing streets more efficiently. Syracuse will be the first U.S. city to be thoroughly mapped using inexpensive truck-mounted cameras and computers developed by ARGO Labs , a nonprofit venture, said Varun Adibhatla, project director.

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  13. Kitty Genovese killer Winston Moseley dies in prison at Clinton Correctional FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | The Post-Standard

    Kitty Genovese, pictured at left in an undated photo, was murdered on March 13, 1964, near the entrance of 82-70 Austin Street in the Queens borough of New York. Her killer, Winston Mosely, died in prison 52 years later at Clinton Correctional Facility, right.

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  14. Video: Jon Stewart visits bull he rescued in NYC at Watkins Glen Farm sanctuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 4 | The Post-Standard

    Jon Stewart feeds an escaped Angus bull, nicknamed "Frank Lee" after an Alcatraz escapee, before delivering the animal to the Farm Sanctuary in Watkins Glen, NY. Video courtesy of Farm Sanctuary Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart paid a special visit to the Watkins Glen Farm Sanctuary to see the bull he helped rescue after it got loose in New York City last week.

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  15. Assembly easily passes hike in minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    The New York Assembly followed the Senate on Friday and passed budget legislation that will gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15, matching the top hourly pay approved by California lawmakers Thursday. The Democrat-controlled Assembly voted 97-38 for the bill containing the wage hikes and establishing paid family leave for New York workers.

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  16. Reactions to NY's $15 minimum wage deal couldn't be more differentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    The reaction to New York's state budget deal, which includes a $15 an hour minimum wage and paid family leave, as well as a middle class income tax cut, couldn't have been any more extreme, ranging from anger to euphoria. Greg Biryla, executive director of Unshackle Upstate, a business group "Rather than taking the opportunity to make New York more business friendly or grow its economy, this budget agreement imposes additional burdens and challenges for employers A A A' especially those in Upstate communities.

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  17. Police bust South American theft ring in CanandaiguaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Police in Canandaigua busted an organized theft ring that snagged thousands in merchandise from area stores, according to the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. Three people, all from Chile, were arrested in Queens with the help of the New York City Police Department, the D&C said .

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  18. Flight attendant accused of trying to smuggle 70 pounds of cocaine arrested in NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    A JetBlue flight attendant accused of using her credentials to attempt to get 70 pounds of cocaine through airport security in Los Angeles before flinging off her heels and fleeing, has been arrested in New York, authorities said. Marsha Gay Reynolds surrendered Wednesday to federal authorities at John F. Kennedy International Airport, though it wasn't immediately clear how she reached New York, federal officials said. 1 comment

  19. Syracuse University runner found deceased in hotel had heart conditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    A Syracuse University runner who was found dead last year in a New York City hotel while on spring break suffered from a heart condition. Sabrina Cammock, 21, was found around 9:20 a.m. on March 7, 2015 in a room she was sharing with friends at the Edison Hotel, at 228 W. 47th St. Cammock and her friends had gone out the night before and then come back and gone to sleep.

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  20. Hot dog! Taste of Syracuse 2016 to host a round in world's most famous eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Post-Standard

    Yes, you could say that's the case every year. But this year brings something special: The Taste of Syracuse is hosting a preliminary round the world's most famous eating contest.

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