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  1. Hy-Vee supporting Des Moines team headed to Little League World SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | WOI

    Iowa is headed to the Little League World Series, and Hy-Vee is doing their part to support the team. Grandview Little League of Des Moines will take on Staten Island, N.Y. at 2 p.m. Thursday in South Williamsport, Penn.

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  2. 28 buildings evacuated in NYC steam pipe explosionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | WOI

    A nearly century-old steam pipe exploded beneath Fifth Avenue in Manhattan early Thursday, hurling chunks of asphalt, sending a geyser of white vapor 10 stories into the air and forcing the evacuation of 28 buildings. Five people, including three civilians, suffered minor injuries from the 6:40 a.m. blast and officials warned people who may have gotten material on them to bag their clothes and shower immediately as a precaution because of the possibility of cancer-causing asbestos.

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  3. Defending champ Joey Chestnut sets record with 74 hot dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | WOI

    Joey "Jaws" Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for the 11th time. Miki Sudo held on to her title as the top women's competitor at the annual Brooklyn eat-off, chomping 37 franks and buns to take home the top prize for an unprecedented fifth consecutive year.

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  4. Chestnut eats 74 hot dogs to set recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | WOI

    The Latest on the annual Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest. : Defending champion Joey "Jaws" Chestnut chomped down a record 74 franks and buns to take home his 11th title at the annual Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest.

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  5. Get ready to gobble! Eating titans take on hot dog contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2018 | WOI

    Chowdown champions will face off Wednesday at Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest, where the men's record stands at 72 frankfurters and buns in 10 minutes. Ten-time winner Joey "Jaws" Chestnut will confront 20 other men on New York's Coney Island boardwalk.

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  6. San Francisco mulls ban on flavored vaping liquids, mentholsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2018 | WOI

    A major tobacco company is pumping millions of dollars into a campaign to persuade San Francisco voters to reject a ban on selling flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes, certain chewing tobaccos and vaping liquids with flavors like cotton candy, mango and cool cucumber. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

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  7. Deal could restart stalled NYC Ferris wheel tourism projectRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | WOI

    It was a soaring idea, intended to put the city's least-populous, least-visited borough on the tourism map. But six years after it was announced, a plan to build one of the world's largest Ferris wheels on Staten Island is still stuck on the ground.

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  8. NYC's historic Trinity Church to partially close for 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | WOI

    New York City's Trinity Church, a tourist attraction loved for its ties to colonial America and links to a Broadway hit, will be largely closed to visitors during a two-year renovation intended to brighten the church and improve disabled access. The neo-Gothic church surrounded by soaring skyscrapers embarks Monday on a $98 million renovation that will put its nave, with its 66-foot vaulted ceiling, off limits.

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  9. It's true! Broadway is traffic-free for 2 Manhattan milesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | WOI

    On Saturday, 30 blocks of the Great White Way was open only to pedestrians and bicycles from Times Square down to Union Square. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., city officials invited pedestrians and bikers to join the fun and games marking global Earth Day, which falls on Sunday.

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  10. Storm moves up East Coast dumping snow, knocking out powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | WOI

    The second major storm in less than a week moved up the East Coast early Thursday, dumping heavy snow and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses from Pennsylvania to New England. Some places saw more than 2 feet of snow by late Wednesday.

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  11. Etsy.com stops letting Alaska Native artists sell ivory workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | WOI

    A policy intended to deter the illegal trade of ivory and items made with the parts of endangered or threatened animals led the online sales website Etsy to remove such artwork sold by Alaska Native artists, who can legally use ivory in their pieces. U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan asked the chief executive officer of Etsy.com to reconsider its policy to allow Alaska Natives to keep selling products made from materials such as walrus tusks or from petrified wooly mammoth remains found in the nation's most remote state.

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  12. Senator to Etsy: Let Alaska Native artists sell ivory workRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | WOI

    A policy intended to protect against the illegal trade of ivory has prompted an online sales website to cancel accounts held by Alaska Native artists, who can legally use ivory in their artwork. U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan asked the chief executive officer of Etsy to reconsider its policy to allow Alaska Natives to continue to sell products made from walrus tusks or from petrified wooly mammoth remains found in the nation's most remote state.

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  13. Kushners drop much-criticized effort to raise Chinese cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | WOI

    The family real estate company once run by Jared Kushner is no longer seeking $150 million from Chinese investors for a New Jersey building project after months of criticism that the company was playing up its White House ties to raise the money. A person familiar with the fundraising effort said this week that the company has stopped trying to raise money from wealthy Chinese to help pay for One Journal Square, a planned 66-story residential, retail and office complex in Jersey City, New Jersey, just across the Hudson River from lower Manhattan.

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  14. Police union files suit over release of body camera footageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | WOI

    A union representing New York City police officers sued the department Tuesday, saying its release of body camera footage without a court order violates a state law that makes officer disciplinary records confidential. The Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, which represents about 24,000 uniformed officers, said the public release of footage, which began last summer on a limited basis, also violates the privacy of everyday citizens caught on camera.

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  15. John Legend cast as Jesus Christ in upcoming NBC live musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | WOI

    The 10-time Grammy award winner has been cast as Jesus Christ in NBC's upcoming live musical, "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!" "I'm thrilled to join the cast of this production of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!," Legend said in a statement. "It's such a powerful, meaningful musical and I'm humbled to be part of this performance."

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  16. New York Port Authority explosion: What we knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | WOI

    Monday's attempted terror attack injured five New York commuters but its perpetrator, ultimately, appears to have failed in his aims. Investigators are piecing together the weeks, days and moments leading up to the attack, in which a 27-year-old Bangladeshi man detonated a home-made device in a pedestrian subway tunnel in the heart of New York on a busy Monday morning.

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  17. Crescent-shaped eye damage found in woman who viewed eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | WOI

    On August 21, 26-year-old Nia Payne was hoping to view the solar eclipse in Staten Island, New York. What she didn't expect was to end up in the emergency room with a crescent shape blocking the center of her vision.

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  18. Authorities increase security for New York marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WOI

    NYPD officers stand guard during the annual Halloween parade after a man driving a rental truck struck and killed eight people on a jogging and bike path in Lower Manhattan on October 31, 2017. - Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies are ramping up security for the TCS New York City Marathon that is set to go on as planned Sunday in the wake of the worst terrorist attack to hit the city since September 11, 2001.

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  19. Terror struck a transformed Lower ManhattanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | WOI

    Glittering condos have gone up, wealthy young families have moved in, and a new World Trade Center towers over a changed landscape. The corner of Manhattan where a man killed eight people in a pickup-truck rampage on Tuesday has been transformed in the past two decades, and particularly since the September 11 attack 16 years ago.

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  20. Manhattan truck crash leaves 6 dead, police sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | WOI

    Multiple law enforcement sources say the New York incident is being investigated as terrorism. Separately, four law enforcement sources said witnesses reported the suspect was yelling Allahu Akbar.

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