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  1. Man dies after being hit by lightning in Poughkeepsie park, hospital VP saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 13 | Newsday

    A man has died after being hit by a lightning strike that also injured four other people gathered around a park bench in New York's Hudson Valley. The 50-year-old man died around 1 a.m. Saturday at Vassar Brothers Medical Center.

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  2. Sydney Schanberg, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, dies at 82Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Newsday

    Sydney H. Schanberg, the Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for The New York Times and former New York Newsday columnist, whose coverage in Cambodia in 1975 inspired the film "The Killing Fields," died July 9, 2016, at the age of 82. Here Schanberg is seen in 1973 crossing the Mekong from Vietnam to Cambodia. Photo Credit: Sarah Webb Barrell Sydney H. Schanberg, the Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for The New York Times and former New York Newsday columnist, whose coverage in Cambodia in 1975 inspired the film "The Killing Fields," has died.

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  3. 2016 Fourth of July weekend at Jones BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Newsday

    Alshley Cleary, 20, of Poughkeepsie, NY, Emma Warner, 17, of Wappinggers Falls, NY, Mike O'Neal, 22, of Monroe, NY and Heather Nikishee, 17 of Poughkeepsie, NY, enjoy Jones Beach, July 1, 2016. From sunbathers and families catching the waves to festive holiday fun, check out photos from the Fourth of July weekend at Jones Beach, July 1-4, 2016.... Ethan Barton, 15, of Evansville, Indiana, has fun in the surf at Jones Beach, July 1, 2016.

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  4. Coincidence leads to Arlington burial for WWII Marine from NYRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | Newsday

    When Jim Johnson's quest to find out more about his namesake uncle killed in World War II led him to Mark Noah, the two men discovered they lived on the same island in the Florida Keys and even frequented the same bar. On Tuesday, eight years after they first met, Johnson and Noah will attend the burial ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery for Pfc.

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  5. Man who shouted 'jihad' on flight sentenced to 9 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Newsday

    A New York man who forced a United Airlines flight to return to Dulles Airport last year after shouting "jihad" and rushing the cockpit has been sentenced to nine months in prison. Thirty-six-year-old David Patrick Diaz of Poughkeepsie, New York, pleaded guilty to interfering with a flight crew earlier this year.

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  6. Holiday shopping 2015: Consumers buying less expensive giftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Newsday

    Jana Montero, who has in the past bought loved ones iPods and tablets for Christmas, has changed her attitude about gift giving: This holiday season, she's grabbing candle sets and serving dishes that cost under $30 to give to family and friends. Montero, who lives in New York and is saving to buy a home with her husband, said: "We want to make sure we're conscious of what we're spending."

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