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  1. Diane CraparottaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Republic

    Mrs. Diane Craparotta, 54, of Seymour, Indiana, formerly of Staten Island, New York, died Friday, July 22, 2016, in Seymour under the caring staff of Hospice of Schneck Medical Center. Funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Voss Chapel.

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  2. Racism on Airbnb inspires new sites Innclusive and NoirbnbRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | The Republic

    Accusations that Airbnb has been ignoring complaints of racism have led several black entrepreneurs to create two new vacation rental websites where they say racism will not be tolerated. The new sites, Innclusive.com and Noirbnb.com, say they are enrolling hosts around the country and the world and hope to open their platforms for bookings toward the end of this summer.

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  3. New, man-made hills on NYC island offer spectacular viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Republic

    Four new hills built on New York City's Governors Island offer sweeping views of the Statute of Liberty and lower Manhattan, unique places to hike and climb, and massive slides that dwarf those found on any playground. Set to open Tuesday, the 10-acre park called The Hills at Governors Island is the newest piece of the redevelopment of the once off-limits former Army and Coasts Guard base in the heart of New York Harbor.

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  4. Divided America: Bridging the gap between police, policedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | The Republic

    On an unusually cool night for summer, Mike Perry and his crew thread the sidewalks running through Staten Island's Stapleton Houses, tracked by police cameras bolted to the apartment blocks and positioned atop poles. Perry's group, five black men and one Latino, all acknowledge past crimes or prison time.

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  5. Divided America: Bridging the gap between police, policedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Republic

    On an unusually cool night for summer, Mike Perry and his crew thread the sidewalks running through the Stapleton Houses, tracked by police cameras bolted to the apartment blocks and positioned atop poles. Perry's group, five black men and one Latino, all acknowledge past crimes or prison time.

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  6. New York experiments with tiny a oemicroa apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | The Republic

    New York City's first "micro" apartment complex is open for business, challenging the limits of minimalist living. What the tiny dwellings lack in square footage, they try to make up for in amenities.

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  7. Defending champion wins womena s hot dog eating competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Republic

    Defending champion Miki Sudo will hold onto her coveted pink championship belt after winning the women's division of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island on Monday. The Las Vegas woman scarfed down 38 1/2 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to claim the championship title - and the $10,000 that comes with it - for the third straight year.

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  8. The Latest: Defending champ wins womena s hot dog contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | The Republic

    The Latest on the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island : Defending champion Miki Sudo has won the women's division of the annual Fourth of July hot dog eating contest at Nathan's Famous in Coney Island. The Las Vegas woman ate 38 1/2 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to hold onto the coveted title Monday.

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  9. Cowboy who rode horse over bridge denies cruelty chargesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | The Republic

    An 80-year-old man who gained fame riding horses around the country saying he's a cowboy helping hungry children has pleaded not guilty to animal cruelty charges in New York City. Police say his two horses suffered from dehydration and bleeding saddle sores.

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  10. Smallest national park? Kosciuszko, forgotten son of libertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | The Republic

    If the hip-hop Broadway smash "Hamilton" can reignite interest in the first U.S. treasury secretary, what will it take to drum up interest in another forgotten hero from America's fight for independence? That question has stumped National Park Service employees who oversee the Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial. It's the smallest and one of the least-visited sites in the system, despite standing just a few blocks from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.

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  11. Trumpa s campaign spends $6 million with Trump companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Republic

    Donald Trump is one of the wealthiest men to ever run for president, but his campaign appears to be flat broke. What's more, fundraising reports show he's used about $6 million in campaign money to pay his own companies and family members.

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

    Jun 16, 2016 | The Republic

    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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  13. The Latest: Trump says hea s happy to go it aloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Republic

    The presumptive GOP nominee told a rally crowd in Atlanta, Georgia on Wednesday afternoon that Republicans can "either stick together or let me just do it by myself." Trump has faced growing backlash from many in his party over various proposals, including his call to temporarily bar foreign Muslims from entering the country.

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

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Republic

    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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  15. Thousands expected at vigils around US for Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Republic

    Vigils, rallies and marches are being held around the country Monday and later this week for the victims of the deadly attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Police in many areas have promised heightened security for the events, which come during Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.

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  16. Historic sites get more visitors thanks to a Hamiltona fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Republic

    Historic sites connected to Alexander Hamilton are getting a lot more visitors than they used to, thanks to a little Broadway show you might have heard about. Fans of the musical "Hamilton," which won 11 Tony Awards Sunday, are hunting down every Hamilton spot they can think of, from his home in Harlem, to his burial site in Lower Manhattan, to Hamilton Park in Weehawken, New Jersey, near the dueling grounds where he was shot by Aaron Burr.

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  17. Alia s cemetery opens to public, and fans pay homage at graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | The Republic

    He carried a dozen roses into Cave Hill Cemetery and headed for a patch of grass in the back corner that seemed too ordinary for the man buried beneath it. Farzam Farrokhi had worried there would be a horde of people Saturday morning elbowing for a place among the first to see Muhammad Ali's grave.

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

    Jun 1, 2016 | The Republic

    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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  19. Sky high: NYC a trophy apartmenta could list for $250 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | The Republic

    That's what New York real estate experts have dubbed a lineup of a half-dozen new superluxury skyscrapers overlooking Central Park that are home to some of the world's most expensive apartments. One penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors of a skyscraper near Carnegie Hall that went for more than $100 million seems almost a bargain compared to what will appear next year in a high-rise being built on Central Park South: a 23,000-square-foot, four-story apartment offered at a $250 million.

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  20. HBO producer among 2 charged in dermatologista s OD deathRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | The Republic

    The producer of an HBO series was among two men arrested Wednesday in the 2015 death of a dermatologist who overdosed on cocaine and alcohol. Marc Henry Johnson and James Holder were arrested by federal agents on conspiracy charges in the death of Dr. Kiersten Cerveny, a spokeswoman for the Drug Enforcement Agency said.

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