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

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Tribune

    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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  2. AP Source: Mike Tirico leaving ESPN this summer for NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 25 | The Tribune

    Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN and ABC Sports this summer when his contract expires to work for NBC, a person familiar with the move told The Associated Press on Monday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither network had made an announcement about the broadcaster.

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  3. A tribute to Pearl WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Tribune

    There wasn't much space left to stand in the park when we got there. We were lucky to be standing behind a group of kids we had by five, six inches each.

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  4. Former Syracuse star Pearl Washington dies at 52Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 20 | The Tribune

    Dwayne "Pearl" Washington, who went from New York City playground wonder to Big East star for Jim Boeheim at Syracuse, has died. He was 52. Washington died Wednesday of cancer, the university said.

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  5. Trump, on Staten Island, finally gets his NYC homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | The Tribune

    GOP frontrunner and outsider Donald Trump hammered his two remaining opponents, Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich during a campaign rally in Syracuse, N.Y. He also blasted the GOP nominating process as corrupt. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Sunday that while he thinks he will win the delegates needed to get the GOP nomination, the system is still "rigged" and "corrupt.

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  6. Man mulling plea deal in Newtown victim harassment caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 17 | The Tribune

    A man accused of harassing relatives of a teacher killed in the Newtown school massacre is set to return to court to disclose whether he will accept a plea deal or go to trial. Matthew Mills, of Brooklyn, New York, is accused of approaching a sister of slain Sandy Hook Elementary School teacher Victoria Soto in November and angrily claiming the shootings never took place.

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  7. Chess' 1st black grandmaster enters Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 16 | The Tribune

    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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  8. Rap pioneer Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest dies at 45Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Tribune

    In this Nov. 12, 2015 file photo, Malik Isaac Taylor aka Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest poses for a portrait at Sirius XM studios in New York. Phife Dawg, a masterful lyricist whose witty wordplay was a linchpin of the groundbreaking hip-hop group died Tuesday, March 22, 2016 from complications resulting from diabetes.

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  9. NYC police officer shot; 2 suspects in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | The Tribune

    A New York City police officer was shot in the left shoulder Tuesday night and two suspects were taken into custody, a police spokesman said. New York Police Department Sgt.

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  10. Coast Guard boat overturns in NY inlet; crew swims to safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Tribune

    Authorities say a Coast Guard vessel overturned after it was sent to assist a fishing boat that ran aground in an inlet off New York City. The crew of the Coast Guard vessel and those aboard the fishing boat made it safely to shore early Thursday.

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  11. GfK Poll: Support shaky for Sanders 'Medicare for all'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | The Tribune

    At first blush, many Americans like the idea of "Medicare for all," the government-run health system that's a rallying cry for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. But mention some of the trade-offs - from higher taxes to giving up employer coverage - and support starts to shrivel.

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  12. GfK Poll: Big headwinds if ex-NYC mayor seeks White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | The Tribune

    By wide margins, Americans of all ideologies say they have no interest in voting former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg into the White House, suggesting that the billionaire media mogul would have significant headwinds should he mount a third-party bid for president. Just 7 percent of registered voters say they definitely would vote for him, while 29 percent say they'd consider it, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

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  13. Slender towers rise to dizzying heights on NYC skylineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2016 | The Tribune

    In New York City, there's no escaping the pressure to be taller and thinner - not even for the skyscrapers. Changes in building technology and materials in recent years have made it possible to build slender towers that are among the tallest in the world.

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  14. Passenger getting off NYC subway train is dragged to deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Tribune

    Police say a man getting off a New York City subway train has been dragged to his death, and authorities are investigating how it happened. It happened shortly before 7 p.m. Monday as an F train left the Union Turnpike-Kew Gardens station in Queens.

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  15. Snow, sleet and rain to hit Mid-Atlantic, NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | The Tribune

    A grab bag of weather conditions - including snow and sleet - will descend on communities from the mid-Atlantic to the Northeast, but with many people off for Presidents' Day it may be just another day to hunker down. After much of the northeastern United States experienced record cold on Valentine's Day, the National Weather Service said Monday would be snowy in many areas before sleet or freezing rain started and rain finally arrived.

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  16. Teeth-chattering temps move in to northeastern USRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | The Tribune

    Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up this weekend and the brutal weather was blamed for a deadly interstate pileup. The coldest temperatures of the season blew into the region Saturday with gusts that created dangerous wind chills, well below zero.

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  17. Suspect arrested in deadly stabbing of woman, 3 kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | The Tribune

    Police on Saturday arrested a fugitive suspected of stabbing his girlfriend and all three of her small children with a kitchen knife in a brutal attack at a hotel used as homeless housing, ending a four-day manhunt. Michael Sykes was last seen on surveillance footage Wednesday heading to the Staten Island Ferry shortly after the fatal attack, and a call to his mother to say he'd killed his girlfriend and was going to kill himself, police said.

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  18. NYC waters are teeming with plastic particles, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | The Tribune

    In this March 31, 2015 photo provided by NY/NJ Baykeeper, Mitchell Mickley left, and Justin Procopio process samples of water just collected from New York Harbor near the Statue of Liberty. A report by NY/NJ Baykeeper, says the waterways surrounding New York City are a soup of plastic, ranging from discarded takeout containers down to tiny beads that end up in the food supply.

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  19. Review: In 'How to Be Single,' a rom-com quest for me timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | The Tribune

    Momentarily untied from "50 Shades of Grey" and its planned sequels, Dakota Johnson is again looking for love in "How to Be Single," a mild and fittingly discombobulated ode to singlehood that plays like a "Sex and the City" spinoff. We're back in that rom-com bastion - New York: the fairy tale, cobblestoned version - with a quartet of female archetypes who live in questionably affordable Manhattan apartments, and in a story that revolves around one character prone to occasional inner-monologue narration.

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  20. US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | The Tribune

    Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend. Sen. Bill Nelson has called for the National Transportation Safety Board to investigate the voyage that forced frightened passengers into their cabins overnight Sunday as their belongings flew about, waves rose as high as 30 feet, and winds howled outside.

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