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  1. UConn signs backcourt duo Bouknight, Gaffney for 2019Read the original story

    33 min ago | Washington Times

    Hurley says the Huskies have received National Letters of Intent from James Bouknight of Brooklyn, New York, and Jalen Gaffney of Columbus, New Jersey.

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  2. Transit riders, drivers brace for influx of Amazon employeesRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Washington Times

    Commuters beware: New York and Washington 's clogged streets and creaky subway systems are about to feel more pain as 50,000 more people descend on the two metro areas when Amazon opens its second headquarters there. Amazon won the rights to a helipad at its Long Island City, Queens, location, allowing some senior executives to get through rush hour in style.

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  3. Amazon ends suspense over HQ by picking New York, DC suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    For more than a year, cities around the country waited in suspense over whether they'd be chosen as Amazon 's second home. The online retail giant held the promise of 50,000 jobs and the possibility of changing their fortunes.

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  4. Defense carries No. 5 Tennessee past Georgia Tech 66-53Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    No. 5 Tennessee celebrated its first top-five ranking in more than a decade by showcasing the stingy defense that helped these Volunteers earn their rare status. Grant Williams scored 22 points as Tennessee beat cold-shooting Georgia Tech 66-53 on Tuesday night, one day after the Vols moved up a spot in the Top 25 to reach the top five for the first time since the 2007-08 season.

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  5. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Amazon plans for N.Y. a extremely concerningaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sent a flurry of tweets late Monday slamming Amazon for its planned split headquarters in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, saying residents are outraged over the billion-dollar company possibly getting "millions of dollars in tax breaks" while the local community is being neglected. "We've been getting calls and outreach from Queens residents all day about this.

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  6. Amazon picks New York, Virginia for HQRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    Amazon announced Tuesday that Arlington , Virginia, and New York City will be the two locations for its second headquarters behind Seattle , ending an 18-month search for the coveted investment and development deal of the online-retail media giant. "We are excited to build new headquarters in New York City and Northern Virginia," Jeff Bezos, founder and CEO of Amazon , said in a statement.

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  7. The Latest: In NYC, Arlington, not everyone Amazon thrilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    Not everyone in New York and Virginia is happy about being chosen to become the spot for new Amazon headquarter locations. Some see the billions in tax breaks as corporate welfare while others are worried about home values and school overcrowding in areas where it's already a problem for many residents.

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  8. Amazon HQ locations: Similar basics but different vibesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    The two communities that learned Tuesday they are about to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers. Set within eyeshot of the nation's capital, Crystal City is a thicket of 1980s-era office towers trying to plug into new economic energy after thousands of federal jobs moved elsewhere.

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  9. Amazon to split second HQ between New York, VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Washington Times

    Amazon will split its second headquarters between Long Island City in New York and Crystal City in northern Virginia, according to a person familiar with the plans. The online retailer is expected to make an official announcement later Tuesday.

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  10. Bishop Noel Jones, Christian leaders honor veterans at Uniondale, New York rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Washington Times

    Thousands packed Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum here Monday for a soulful, music-filled rally honoring American veterans with thumping gospel songs and peace prayers and donations to help military personnel transition from war deployments to productive lives at home. The event, featuring Grammy-award winning performers and speeches by Christian leaders from across the nation, including Bishop Noel Jones of the 20,000-member City of Refuge Church in Los Angeles, saw some $50,000 donated to four leading veterans organizations.

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  11. Wagerers crossing the Delaware (and Hudson) for sports betsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Washington Times

    In the time it takes for a red light to turn green, Leonard Sciascia can get his sports bets made, turn around and head home. The 39-year-old man from New York City's Staten Island runs his own business selling advice on which teams to bet on.

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  12. Amazon HQ favorites: Similar basics, different vibesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Washington Times

    The communities said to be favored to become homes to a pair of big, new East Coast bases for Amazon are both riverfront stretches of major metropolitan areas with ample transportation and space for workers. Set within eyeshot of the nation's capital, Crystal City is a thicket of 1980s-era office towers trying to plug into new economic energy after thousands of federal jobs moved elsewhere.

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  13. Former NYC mayor Bloomberg gives $1M for Anchorage art spaceRead the original story

    Friday Nov 9 | Washington Times

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is awarding a $1 million grant to Anchorage to convert an empty downtown building into a workspace for artists and designers. Bloomberg joined Anchorage Mayor Ethan Berkowitz to announced Wednesday the first winner of the 2018 Public Art Challenge, the Anchorage Daily News reported .

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  14. Gun control groups claim victory in Tuesday's electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Washington Times

    Gun control advocates are claiming victory in the midterm elections, saying the issue helped tip the balance in a number of races across the country. "The big story of the night was that gun safety won," said Brynne Craig, the political director for Everytown for Gun Safety , the group co-founded by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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  15. Inside the Beltway: News media interprets the fate of Jeff SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 7 | Washington Times

    Midterms, what midterms? The big election is in the rear-view mirror. Talk of the blue wave or the red wave has faded.

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  16. Democrat Rose beats Donovan, NYC's only GOP congressmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Washington Times

    Army veteran Max Rose , a moderate Democrat, defeated U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan on Tuesday, unseating the only Republican member of New York City's congressional delegation. Rose , who was wounded in Afghanistan in 2013, beat the odds in defeating Donovan in a district that covers Staten Island and a small part of Brooklyn.

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  17. Alec Baldwin dismisses arrest reports as 'clickbait entertainment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Washington Times

    Alec Baldwin is denying that he punched anyone over a parking spot and says an assault allegation is being reported "for the purposes of clickbait entertainment." The actor was arrested Friday and charged with assault and harassment after allegedly hitting another man in the face during a dispute over a parking spot in New York City.

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  18. Alec Baldwin dismisses arrest reports as a clickbait entertainmentaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Washington Times

    Alec Baldwin is denying that he punched anyone over a parking spot and says an assault allegation is being reported "for the purposes of clickbait entertainment." The actor was arrested Friday and charged with assault and harassment after allegedly hitting another man in the face during a dispute over a parking spot in New York City.

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  19. Alec Baldwin says he didn't punch man in parking disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 3 | Washington Times

    Alec Baldwin is denying that he punched anyone over a parking spot and says an assault allegation is being reported "for the purposes of clickbait entertainment." The actor was arrested Friday and charged with assault and harassment after allegedly hitting another man in the face during a dispute over a parking spot in New York City.

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  20. Revelers kick off NY Halloween parade amid tight securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 31 | Washington Times

    Costumed revelers celebrated Halloween in a jittery New York on Wednesday with the city's police department out in force as precaution a year after the holiday was marred by a deadly truck attack. Thousands of uniformed and plainclothes officers were on hand for the city's big Halloween parade in Greenwich Village, a crowded, jubilant affair in which both marchers and spectators come in costume.

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