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  1. NY subway tiles with Confederate flag look to be alteredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Transit officials have decided to alter subway tiles a... . The mosaic tile design meant to represent Times Square's status as the "Crossroads of the World" is part of the subway station's border, in New York, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. 1 comment

  2. Soldiers from NY, Texas killed in IraqRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Soldiers from New York and Texas were killed in Iraq during counter-terrorism operations on Sunday. Five others suffered non life-threatening injuries.

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  3. Dunkin' Donuts worker allegedly refuses to serve officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 8 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The detectives say the Dunkin' Donuts clerk ignored them, instead asking the next person in line what he would like to order. BROOKLYN, NY An ice cream server at a Dunkin' Donuts store in New York ignored and denied service to two police officers, the president of the detectives' union says. 32 comments

  4. NYC launches $32 million plan to reduce rat populationRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Mayor Bill de Blasio said the plan will target rats in the Grand Concourse area of the Bronx; Chinatown, the East Village and the Lower East Side in Manhattan; and the Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant areas of Brooklyn. By September, the city will start installing solar compactors with rat-resistant openings and replacing wire waste baskets with steel cans.

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  5. NYC cop ambushed, shot to death while sitting in truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A New York City police officer was shot to death early Wednesday, ambushed in a marked police truck and "assassinated in an unprovoked attack" by a man with a revolver who was later killed by officers, police said. Officer Miosotis Familia, a 12-year member of the department, was wrapping up her shift when the man fired one round through the passenger-side window and struck her in the head.

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  6. Joey Chestnut wins 10th title, gobbles a record 72 hot dogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The current world hot dog eating champion, Joey Chestnut speaks to the media after the Nathan's Famous Hotdog eating contest weight in on Monday, July 3, 2017, in Brooklyn, New York. Chestnut weight in at 220.5 and will be def... .

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  7. Nathan's Hot Dog Contest: Sudo downs 41 dogs to take women's crown; men's event pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Miki Sudo, the three-time champion of Nathan's women's hot-dog eating contest, defends her crown on Independence Day at Coney Island. Miki Sudo overcame a slow start to ring up her fourth straight championship in the women's Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest on July 4 at Coney Island, NY.

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  8. Nathan's hotdog 10X champ Chestnut wins again, sets new recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Joey Chestnett, center, downs his 72nd hotdog as runnerup Carmen Chccotti, left, realizes he is beaten in the 2017 Nathan's Famous Hotdog eating contest on July 4. Miki Sudo of Las Vegas won her fourth straight title in the women's division of the Nathan's Famous Hotdog eating contest. Thirty-five thousand fans erupted in jubilation on the corner of Surf and Stillwell at Coney Island, NY, overwhelmed at the historic accomplishment they had witnessed.

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  9. Chomping champs face off at July 4 hot dog eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The current world hot dog eating champion, Joey Chestnut speaks to the media after the Nathan's Famous Hotdog eating contest weight in on Monday, July 3, 2017, in Brooklyn, New York. Chestnut weight in at 220.5 and will be def... .

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  10. Spider-Man: Homecoming' reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Fans of the Spider-Man movie franchise are no stranger to reboots, having watched the character get reset twice in the last 15 years, and now a third time in the upcoming Spider-Man: Homecoming . The character's latest reboot is the most ambitious yet, though, as it's a return to his roots not just in front of the screen, but also behind it; after years abroad, the franchise has finally returned to Marvel's loving arms.

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  11. The Latest: Supervisors suspended after NY subway derailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and res... . This photo provided by Jackie Faherty from her Twitter page shows subway passengers on an A train with the lights out after it halted just shy of the 125th street stop in New York's Harlem neighborhood, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, ... NEW YORK - The Latest on a subway train derailment in New York City that left more than 30 people injured : New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority says two supervisors have been suspended while officials investigate a Harlem derailment that injured more than 30 people.

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  12. MTA: Train derailment caused by 'improperly secured' railRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and res... . This photo provided by Jackie Faherty from her Twitter page shows subway passengers on an A train with the lights out after it halted just shy of the 125th street stop in New York's Harlem neighborhood, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, ... .

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  13. Subway train derails, scaring passengers and injuring dozensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and res... . This photo provided by Jackie Faherty from her Twitter page shows subway passengers on an A train with the lights out after it halted just shy of the 125th street stop in New York's Harlem neighborhood, Tuesday, June 27, 2017, ... .

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  14. NYC subway train derails, scaring passengers and injuring 34Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacuated from trains along the subway line. "We started seeing sparks through the windows.

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  15. Summer vacation: Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A new poll about summer travel finds that the No. 1 thing Americans want to do on vacation is ... nothing.

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  16. Prodigy, half of rap duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    The rapper's publicist said in a statement Tuesday that Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Las Vegas "for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis." Prodigy has battled sickle cell since birth and was in Las Vegas for a performance.

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  17. Woman sues casino that gave her steak dinner instead of $43 million jackpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A slot machine told her she hit a massive jackpot, but the casino claimed it was a machine error and offered her a meal on the house. Now, she's taking this to court.

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  18. Carbon monoxide leak sickens 32 people in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    A carbon monoxide leak in a building three blocks from the World Trade Center sickened 32 people and raised alarm that shuttered several busy blocks in lower Manhattan at the start of the workday Tuesday, authorities said. The problem ultimately was traced to a broken boiler pipe in a grocery store basement, Fire Department Chief of Department James Leonard said.

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  19. Puerto Rican parade tries to move past storm over militantRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    New York City's Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place Sunday amid a furor over one participant, a man who spent 35 years in prison for his involvement with group responsible for bombings that killed and maimed dozens in the 1970s and 1980s. Corporate sponsors dropped out over the decision to grant honorary title of "National Freedom Hero" to Oscar Lopez Rivera, 74, a former member of the Armed Forces of National Liberation, or FALN, a group that wanted independence for Puerto Rico. 3 comments

  20. Met Gala: Inside, it's hard not to step on someone's dressRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | WIS-TV Columbia

    Diane von Furstenberg and Barry Diller attend The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons: Art of the In-Between exhibition on Monda... . This photo shows part of the exhibit from "Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garcons Art on the In-Between" at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York on Monday, May 1, 2017.

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