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  1. Longshoremen set to return to ports in New York, New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | The Wichita Eagle

    This Monday, June 30, 2008 file photo shows a cargo ship near Port Newark in Newark, N.J. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, more than 1,000 longshoremen walked off the job at ports in New York and New Jersey, putting ship unloading at a standstill. It wasn't immediately known what prompted the action.

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  2. Topless women of Times Square say they can't be restrictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this July 28, 2015, file photo, a tourist poses for a photo with two women clad in thongs and body paint in New York's Times Square. Topless women posing for photos in Times Square are causing headaches for politicians and law enforcement who wish to regulate their presence but have no clear idea how.

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  3. Ohio panel clears charter overhaul lauded as major stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Supporters said a sweeping charter-school reform bill moving through the Ohio General Assembly is expected to show the state and the nation that policymakers are serious about improving the education option long touted as an alternative to traditional public education. Compromise legislation laying out a host of new performance, accountability and reporting requirements unanimously cleared a bipartisan conference committee on Tuesday.

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  4. Tangled web surrounds United's aborted Atlantic City routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Nov. 14, 2013 photo, Gov. Chris Christie, center right, walks with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Chairman David Samson at Newark Liberty International Airport, in Newark, N.J., after they, Senate President Steve Sweeney and United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek announced that United will begin service to Atlantic City International Airport starting in April 2014. United agreed to fly to the struggling Atlantic City airport at a time when the airline was trying to please the New Jersey politicians who also control the much larger Newark airport.

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  5. 10 Things to Know for TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 file photo, a shopkeeper and other Yemeni men chew qat, Yemen's favorite drug, outside a clothing store in Marib, Yemen.

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  6. A look at the key players in Zuckerberg's Newark donationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015 file photo, Newark public schools superintendent Christopher Cerf stands at at First Avenue Elementary School as he announces that district teachers would each receive $100 to spend as they wish on supplies and principals would get $7,500 for needs not covered in their budgets in Newark, N.J. The $750,000 for the program comes from the Foundation for Newark's Future, which was set up to distribute the $100 million donated five years ago by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to improve education in Newark, a gift that has made the city a laboratory for educational changes.

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  7. 5 years after Facebook pledge, Newark schools struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010 file photo, Mark Zuckerberg, left, founder and CEO of Facebook and N.J. Gov. Chris Christie listen as Newark Mayor Cory Booker talks about Zuckerberg's donation of $100 million to help Newark public schools during a press conference in Newark, N.J. Zuckerberg appeared on Oprah Winfrey's show five years ago with a Democratic mayor and Republican governor to announce a $100 million donation to try to remake the education system in Newark, it was presented as an effort to make a struggling city into a national model for turning around urban schools systems.

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  8. Lawmaker: Port Authority reforms would prevent favor tradingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 file photo, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney, left, and Gov. Chris Christie, right, listen to United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek at Newark Liberty International Airport, in Newark, N.J. Smisek, the chairman and CEO of United Airlines is stepping down in connection with an investigation into dealings with the agency that operates New York-area airports. United Continental Holdings Inc. said Tuesday, Sept.

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  9. New United Airlines CEO faces long list of challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The new CEO of United Airlines faces a daunting list of problems he must fix, including late flights and technology that too often suffers embarrassing outages. But if Oscar Munoz listens to people who fly his airline - and some who have stopped - he'll start his tenure by addressing a longtime problem for the world's second-biggest airline: poor customer service.

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  10. Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    Pedestrians walk past train tank cars with signs indicating petroleum crude oil standing idle on the tracks in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. While railroads have long carried hazardous materials through congested urban areas, cities are now scrambling to formulate emergency plans and to train firefighters amid the latest safety threat: a fiftyfold increase in crude shipments that critics say has put millions of people living or working near the tracks at heightened risk of derailment, fire and explosion.

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  11. NY's Cuomo reluctant to dig deep for new Hudson rail tunnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this April 12, 2014 file photo, New Jersey commuters rush toward a PATH train to New York, in Newark, N.J. There are several reasons New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is wary about taking on the construction of a new Hudson River rail tunnel, estimated to cost $14 billion or more. One is the price tag.

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  12. Hacking ring accused of making $100M on stolen news releasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    A poster board detailing an insider trading scam involving hacking is displayed at the start of a news conference in Newark, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. An international group of hackers and stock traders made $30 million by breaking into the computers of newswire services that put out corporate press releases and trading on the information before it was made public, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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  13. Rapper DMX sentenced to 6 months in New York jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    In this Sept. 23, 2009, file photo, DMX arrives at the 2009 VH1 Hip Hop Honors at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, in New York.

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  14. Episcopal Church elects first black presiding bishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2015 | The Wichita Eagle

    The Episcopal Church elected its first African-American presiding bishop, choosing Bishop Michael Curry of North Carolina during the denomination's national assembly Saturday. Curry was elected in a vote by bishops at the Episcopal General Convention, the top legislative body of the church.

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