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  1. NYC mayor proposes retirement plan, light-rail system in speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Reuters

    Feb 4 New York Mayor Bill de Blasio proposed a retirement plan for private-sector workers and a new light rail system in his State of the City speech on Thursday, while indicating that social inequality was decreasing under his administration. The Democratic mayor of the United States' biggest city has been in office for a little over two years.

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  2. New York mayor to back $2.5 billion light rail in key speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Reuters

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio presents the fiscal year 2017 preliminary budget at City Hall in New York January 21, 2016. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will back a $2.5 billion plan to create a light rail service linking the city's outer boroughs when he gives his annual keynote speech on Thursday The 16-mile track would run from Astoria in Queens, tracing a line along the East River and New York's upper harbor to link up with Sunset Park in Brooklyn.

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  3. Three days on, blizzard dig-out riles residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Reuters

    Many residents in Queens, New York and Washington, DC say they feel neglected as they wait for official help to dig out their snow-filled streets. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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  4. Traffic-free Manhattan transformed into winter playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Reuters

    A bird flies by a pond during a snowstorm at Central Park in the Manhattan borough of New York January 23, 2016. An otherworldly quiet descended over the streets of Manhattan on Saturday as a muffling blanket of snow and a complete ban on private vehicles transformed a city renowned for its bustle and horn-blaring traffic into a tranquil pedestrian mall.

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  5. COLUMN-Why are millennials tapping payday loans and pawn shops?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Reuters

    Jan 7 David, 31, was in a pinch. He was building out a second location for his family's jewelry store in Queens, New York and running out of cash.

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  6. New York fraternity pledge death defendant says hazing condonedRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2015 | Reuters

    The former president of a New York fraternity chapter linked to a pledge's death during a suspected hazing ritual testified on Monday that his fraternity secretly encouraged hazing. Daniel Li, 23, of Queens, New York, who faces third-degree murder charges along with four fellow Baruch College Pi Delta Psi fraternity members, was called as a surprise witness in the death of Chun "Michael" Deng.

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  7. Mother who left baby in New York City church manger will not face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Reuters

    A mother who left her newborn son in a manger at a New York City church will not face criminal charges for giving him up, a prosecutor said on Wednesday. A custodian on Monday found the crying infant with his umbilical cord still attached wrapped in towels and placed in the indoor nativity scene at the Holy Child Jesus Church in Queens, New York police said.

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  8. New York police horses, '10-foot cop' key to city's high alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Reuters

    Pedestrians pet the horse of a New York Police Department officer as he stands in the Times Square district of New York during an increase in security following fatal explosions in Boston, in this April 15, 2013, file photo. New York Police Department officers sit on their horses in Times Square during a warm winter day in New York in this March 6, 2012, file photo.

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  9. Pennsylvania prosecutor: will not fight release of Korean businessmanRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2015 | Reuters

    A Pennsylvania county prosecutor said on Tuesday he would not pursue an appeal of a 2014 federal court ruling that freed a Korean businessman after 24 years behind bars for the arson death of his daughter. Han Tak Lee, 80, of Queens, New York, was freed from prison last year after a federal magistrate ruled the arson evidence used to convict Lee of murder was based on outmoded beliefs about arson.

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  10. N.Y. jurors urged to convict accused mobster for 'Goodfellas' heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Reuters

    Federal prosecutors urged a New York jury on Friday to convict an octogenarian mobster for his role in an infamous 1978 airport heist that helped inspire the movie "Goodfellas." Vincent Asaro, 80, is a third-generation mobster who spent his entire adult life immersed in organized crime as a member of the Bonanno crime family, Assistant U.S. Attorney Alicyn Cooley told jurors in Brooklyn federal court at the end of a three-week trial.

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  11. Biwott and Keitany win in New York Kenyan sweepRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | Reuters

    Stanley Biwott of Kenya runs near the finish of New York City Marathon in the Staten Island borough of New York November 1, 2015. Biwott won with an unofficial time of 2:10:34.

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  12. Water main break closes New York streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Reuters

    Two buildings are reportedly evacuated and streets close due to a massive water main break in the New York City borough of Queens. Rough Cut .

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  13. Last of 37 frat brothers in Pennsylvania hazing death to be arraignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Reuters

    Five members of a fraternity at New York City's Baruch College will appear before a Pennsylvania judge for arraignment on Thursday on charges of third-degree murder in the 2013 hazing death of a pledge. The five, all from the New York borough of Queens, are the last of 37 defendants from the Pi Delta Psi fraternity to be charged in connection with the death of Chun "Michael" Deng, 19, of Oakland Park, N.Y., at a rented house in the Pocono Mountains region of Pennsylvania. 7 comments

  14. Back to the future: A last look at NYC's 1960's-era TWA Flight CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Reuters

    People are seen inside the Trans World Airlines Flight Center at John F. Kennedy Airport in the Queens borough of New York, October 18, 2015. People take photos inside the Trans World Airlines Flight Center at John F. Kennedy Airport in the Queens borough of New York, October 18, 2015.

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  15. Back to the future: A last look at NYC's 1960's-era TWA Flight CenterRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2015 | Reuters

    Oct 18 Thousands of visitors are expected at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday to get a last look at the iconic architecture of the Trans World Airlines Flight Center before the futuristic 1960's building is converted into a hotel. The terminal, built in 1962 as an uplifting symbol of the Jet Age, was designed by renowned Finnish-born architect Eero Saarinen, who also created St. Louis' Gateway Arch.

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  16. Papa John's four NY franchisees to pay $500,000 in back wagesRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2015 | Reuters

    Oct 15 Four franchisees of pizza chain Papa John's International Inc will pay $500,000 in back wages and damages to about 250 workers, following an investigation by the New York attorney general and the U.S. Department of Labor. The investigation was made on three current Papa John's franchisees and one former, which together own nine restaurants in Queens, the Bronx and Brooklyn.

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  17. Rikers Island: prison storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Reuters

    Donte Walker, 21, poses for a photograph at a bus stop outside his residence in Poughkeepsie, New York, October 5, 2014. Gregory Gonzalez, 25, poses for a photograph at a friend's apartment complex in the Bronx borough of New York, October 13, 2014.

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  18. Casino bus crashes into NYC buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Reuters

    Several people were injured when a casino bus crashed into a building in Queens, New York. Rough Cut .

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  19. Rikers Island: prison storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | Reuters

    Donte Walker, 21, poses for a photograph at a bus stop outside his residence in Poughkeepsie, New York, October 5, 2014. Gregory Gonzalez, 25, poses for a photograph at a friend's apartment complex in the Bronx borough of New York, October 13, 2014.

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  20. Ex-New York teacher charged in massive probe of child porn websiteRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Reuters

    A former New York City school teacher is facing criminal charges in what appears to be the first prosecution stemming from an FBI investigation of nearly 215,000 users of a child pornography website that authorities seized earlier this year. Alex Schreiber, 66, was arrested on Tuesday on a federal charge of knowingly possessing child pornography and later released on a $100,000 bond following an appearance in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.

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