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  1. Q&A: Joe Bastianich eats up money lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Reuters

    The restaurant business is a notoriously difficult place to thrive, with almost all ventures going bust within a few years. Success is certainly possible, but you have to be a financial virtuoso, coaxing nickels and dimes out of every possible nook and cranny.

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  2. Son of the circus thrives as crude-oil traffic copRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Reuters

    The rows of traders who line the massive trading floor at Mercuria Energy Group's Houston headquarters rely on a string of modern conveniences to execute deals across the globe. But when they're under the gun to deliver oil fast, they call one person: Tim Holan.

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  3. Suspected gunman arrested in 2015 murder of New York governor's aideRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Reuters

    A suspected gunman is under arrest in the murder of Carey Gabay, an aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo who was shot before the 2015 West Indian Day parade in Brooklyn, New York City police said on Friday. Micah Alleyne, 24, of Queens, New York, was arrested on Thursday and charged with murder, criminal possession of a firearm and reckless endangerment related to the death of Gabay, 43, who was struck by a bullet in the head on Sept.

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  4. RPT-Biotech Regeneron replaces Intel as sponsor of Science Talent SearchRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Reuters

    May 25 Biotechnology company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Thursday became the title sponsor of the most prestigious U.S. science competition for high school students, taking the baton from chipmaker Intel Corp . Regeneron pledged $100 million to support the Science Talent Search and related programs through 2026, and doubled awards for the top 300 scientists and their schools, to $2,000 each.

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  5. Biotech Regeneron replaces Intel as sponsor of Science Talent SearchRead the original story

    May 25, 2016 | Reuters

    Biotechnology company Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc on Thursday became the title sponsor of the most prestigious U.S. science competition for high school students, taking the baton from chipmaker Intel Corp. Regeneron pledged $100 million to support the Science Talent Search and related programs through 2026, and doubled awards for the top 300 scientists and their schools, to $2,000 each. Regeneron's two top executives competed in the annual event during the 1970s and went on to build one of the world's biggest biotech companies, with cutting-edge drugs for fighting macular degeneration, cancer and cholesterol.

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  6. U.S. traffic deaths climb, while New York streets are saferRead the original story

    May 12, 2016 | Reuters

    York City initiative that made 2015 the safest year on record for traffic accidents even as the number of roadway deaths nationwide shows a steep increase. Engineers are redesigning a stretch of Queens Boulevard, which earned its notorious nickname due to the 185 people killed on the road over 25 years.

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  7. In the Bronx, New York, minor prosecutions can drag on for years: lawsuitRead the original story

    May 10, 2016 | Reuters

    People arrested in the Bronx borough of New York City for low-level offenses such as shoplifting or marijuana possession can wait years for a trial, public defenders and other lawyers complained in a federal lawsuit filed on Tuesday against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's top judges. The wait is so long, many people plead guilty just to avoid returning to court again and again, according to the complaint, which says the delays violate a defendant's right to a speedy trial under the U.S. Constitution.

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  8. U.S. Muslim women strike back against hate crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Reuters

    With women now thought to be the targets in 80 percent of anti-Muslim hate crimes reported in the U.S., one group is helping Muslim-American women in hijab protect themselves against their attackers, with their bare hands. Mana Rabiee reports.

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  9. As anti-Islam tone rises in U.S., Muslim women learn self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Reuters

    Egyptian-American community activist Rana Abdelhamid demonstrates how to hold one's fist for an attack punch during a self-defense workshop designed for Muslim women in Washington, DC, March 4, 2016 in this handout photo provided by Rawan Elbaba. Picture taken March 4, 2016.... Egyptian-American community activist Rana Abdelhamid demonstrates a move to student Kristin Garrity Sekerci during a self-defense workshop designed for Muslim women in Washington, DC, March 4, 2016 in this handout photo provided by Rawan Elbaba.

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  10. U.S. Muslim women strike back against hate crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | Reuters

    With women now thought to be the targets in 80 percent of anti-Muslim hate crimes reported in the U.S., one group is helping Muslim-American women in hijab protect themselves against their attackers, with their bare hands. Mana Rabiee reports.

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  11. U.S. women push back against stigma, cost of menstruationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Reuters

    Commuters stand underneath advertisements for Thinx brand 'period proof underwear' as they ride the subway in New York March 3, 2016. Emma Joy , 16, and her sister Quinn, 12, pack feminine products for delivery at their home in South Orange, New Jersey March 6, 2016.

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  12. New York man's award for wrongful rape conviction cut to $12 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Reuters

    A federal judge on Friday reduced to $12 million from $18 million the maximum that New York City must pay a man who spent more than two decades in prison before being cleared of a rape he did not commit. U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin in Manhattan agreed with the city that the $18 million jury award in October 2010 to Alan Newton "shocks the judicial conscience."

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  13. Dramatic coast guard rescue off Queens, NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Reuters

    Coast guard rescue teams pluck crew members off a fishing boat that ran aground off Queens, New York following violent storms that hit much of the U.S. East Coast. Rough Cut NATURAL ROUGH CUT Coast guard rescue teams plucked seven crew members off a fishing boat on Thursday after it ran aground off of Queens, New York.

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  14. Rough waters strand fishing vessel, capsize rescue boat off New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Reuters

    Rough seas and dense fog stranded a 76-foot commercial fishing vessel off New York's Rockaway Beach, about 13 miles southeast of downtown Manhattan, and capsized a U.S. Coast Guard boat that rushed to help on Thursday, but no one was injured, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said. All seven crew members of the Carolina Queen 3 were rescued in baskets dangling from two helicopters, assisted by a rescue swimmer in the water, said U.S. Coast Guard Operations Specialist First Class Morgan Gallapis.

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  15. New York City to get streetcar line after more than 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2016 | Reuters

    A man skips rocks along the East River in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, in this file photo taken July 22, 2012. New York City has plans to build its first streetcar line in more than 50 years, and it will run along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront where public transportation is not easily accessible.

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

    Feb 4, 2016 | 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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  17. New York mayor to back $2.5 billion light rail in key speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | 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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  18. Three days on, blizzard dig-out riles residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 | 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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  19. Traffic-free Manhattan transformed into winter playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | 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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  20. 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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