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  1. Democratic senator launches filibuster over gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WESH-TV

    Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy launched a filibuster Wednesday on the Senate floor, vowing to stay "for as long as I can" until Congress acts on gun control legislation. The Connecticut Democrat, who represented the district that includes Newtown as a House member, said: "I live every single day with the memory of Sandy Hook" Elementary, where 20 children and six adults were gunned down in 2012.

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  2. Clinton blasts Trump's 'reckless ideas' in Orlando aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | WESH-TV

    Hillary Clinton, seated in front of flags from the five branches of the military and flanked by different fighter jets, said on Wednesday that Donald Trump "does not seem to grasp" how to fight terrorism. Clinton opened her military roundtable at the Virginia Air & Space Center here by questioning the proposals that Trump has announced in response to the terrorist attack in Orlando on Sunday that left 49 people dead.

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  3. Arrest made in shooting death of Cuomo aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 29 | WESH-TV

    After months of searching for suspects, New York police have made an arrest in the shooting death of Carey Gabay, an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was shot to death before a parade last year. Micah Alleyne, 24, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment relating to the September 2015 shooting, police said Friday.

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  4. 'El Chapo' to be extradited to US, Mexico saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Lawyers for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will appeal the decision by Mexico's ministry of foreign relations to extradite the reputed drug lord to the United States, attorney Andres Granados told CNN. Granados said that if the appeal is denied, Guzman's legal team isn't ruling out going to the Mexican Supreme Court to ask for a stay on the extradition.

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  5. World's oldest person dies at 116Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world's oldest person, has died in New York, a Guinness World Records spokesman confirmed Friday. She was 116.

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  6. Time Warner, Cox suffer widespread outages in NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | WESH-TV

    A cable cut accidentally by "third party construction" caused a massive outage for TV, phone and Internet customers in the Northeast. The outages affected customers of Time Warner Cable and Cox in the New York City area, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, DownDetector.com.

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  7. Bloomberg to college grads: Keep demagoguery out of the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday urged college students to reject "demagogues" in the presidential race -- chastising both Republicans and Democrats, though he didn't mention any candidates by name. "Every generation has had to confront its own demagogues," Bloomberg said at a commencement address at the University of Michigan. 3 comments

  8. Clinton 'very supportive' of Philadelphia soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Hillary Clinton said Wednesday she is "very supportive" of a plan by the mayor of Philadelphia to tax soda in order to pay for universal pre-school. Clinton was speaking at a forum in Philadelphia hosted by the Mothers of the Movement, a gun control advocacy organization, and discussed replacing the "school to prison pipeline" with a "cradle to college" pipeline when the soda tax proposal came up.

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  9. Brady, Williams combat youth sports financial crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WESH-TV

    They joined some of the industry's most prominent names for a panel Wednesday night looking to draw attention to what was called a "financial crisis" facing youth sports programs in America. According to a study from the non-profit Up2Us, more than $3.5 billion has been slashed from school athletic programs since 2009, and about 27 percent of public high schools won't offer any sports programs at all by 2020.

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  10. Campaign cries foul after New York voters report issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Bernie Sanders' campaign on Tuesday called reports of voting irregularities in New York state "a disgrace" as local officials rushed to condemn the city Board of Elections for stripping more than 125,000 Democratic voters from the rolls. "It is absurd that in Brooklyn, New York -- where I was born, actually -- tens of thousands of people as I understand it, have been purged from the voting rolls," Sanders said during an evening campaign rally at Penn State University.

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  11. Clinton, Trump win big in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton notched huge wins in New York Tuesday night, resoundingly answering questions about their command of the race and moving both front-runners much closer to nominations. For Trump, the win means he could sweep the state's 95 delegates and potentially position himself to win the GOP nomination without going through a contested convention in July. 1 comment

  12. Sanders campaign manager: Clinton has 'resume for the job'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Bernie Sanders' campaign manager Jeff Weaver said Friday that Hillary Clinton's resume qualifies her to be president but added that a person's job history is not the only factor in picking the next commander in chief. "In a narrow sense, does she have the resume for the job? Yes," Weaver said when asked by CNN's John Berman and Kate Balduan on "This Hour" whether her resume made Clinton qualified.

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  13. Two New York officers wounded after car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2016 | WESH-TV

    FBI terrorism investigators have joined New York police looking into possible extremist ties of a man who shot and wounded two city police officers early Saturday in Brooklyn, law enforcement officials said. The two officers suffered non-life threatening injuries when they were struck about 3:20 a.m. in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, New York Police Commissioner William Bratton said.

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  14. Trump, Sanders not sweating a Bloomberg bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is considering an independent run for president -- but the two candidates he'd be most likely to take on say they aren't worried. On Saturday, the New York Times first reported that Bloomberg is eyeing a run -- particularly if Donald Trump is the Republican nominee and Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic contest.

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  15. Blizzard puts NYC in 'uncharted territory'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Natalie DiVecceli stood outside Manhattan's Mount Sinai Hospital hoping her ride home would show up before the road travel ban in New York City. A paramedic from Queens, DiVecceli said her ambulance had been stuck Saturday morning when the first of the more than 20 inches of snow expected to pound the city began falling.

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  16. Bloomberg seriously considering White House bid, source saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seriously considering a possible independent presidential run and is looking at making a decision sometime in March, a source familiar with Bloomberg's thinking told CNN on Saturday. The source said aides to the three-term mayor are looking at ballot access issues, but the source refused to speak specifically about what Bloomberg, 73, asked to be done.

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  17. This businessman turned $40 into $6 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Daymond John, best known as an investor on ABC's reality series Shark Tank, grew up the only child of a single mother living in Queens, New York. He would often stare out onto the Manhattan skyline at one of the city's primary symbols of success and ambition: The Empire State Building.

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  18. What's the greatest American rock band?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | WESH-TV

    The death of Glenn Frey has put the Eagles back in the spotlight -- as if they'd ever really left. The band is one of the most popular of all time, with two of its albums -- the 1971-75 "Greatest Hits" collection and 1976's "Hotel California" -- ranked among the best-selling albums ever.

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  19. How the Iron Pipeline funnels gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2016 | WESH-TV

    The Iron Pipeline refers to the I-95 corridor connecting New York City, which has strict gun laws, to the Southern states that have relatively lax gun laws. It also refers to Chicago and its proximity to gun-friendly Indiana.

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  20. Bloomberg commissioned poll to test 2016 waters, source saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2016 | WESH-TV

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg commissioned a poll last month to see how he would fare as a third-party candidate against Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the respective Democratic and Republican presidential front-runners, a source close to the former mayor told CNN Saturday night. The source said Bloomberg, a billionaire media executive, commissioned the poll after watching the meteoric rise of political newcomer Trump over the past six months. 5 comments

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