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  1. The Obama administration made an under-the-radar move that could fuel ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Nader Modanlo was facing five more years in federal prison when he got an extraordinary offer: U.S. President Barack Obama was ready to commute his sentence as part of this month's historic and then still-secret prisoner swap with Iran. He said no.

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  2. What it's like to shop at the grocery store that's quickly becoming a threat to Whole FoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 25 | Silicon Alley Insider

    That's exciting news for many bargain hunters, as Aldi is one of the cheapest stores in the US to buy groceries. It will also make Aldi more competitive with Whole Foods' new lower-cost chain, 365 by Whole Foods Market, that's launching this year.

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  3. Hedge fund closures are going to hit 'an all-time high'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Don Steinbrugge, a managing partner of the Richmond, Virginia-based Agecroft Partners , a marketing and consulting firm for the hedge fund industry, expects more hedge funds to shut down in 2016. Steinbrugge put together his firm's sixth annual list of trends in the hedge fund industry.

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  4. The 3 reasons so many hedge funds got wiped out in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    As a group, hedge funds have posted dismal returns. The average hedge fund is down 3.72% this year, according to Hedge Fund Research .

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  5. This European grocery store with a cult following should terrify Walmart, Kroger, and Trader Joe'sRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The chain's prices on fresh produce and packaged goods are roughly 30% lower than Walmart's, according to a recent price check .

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  6. Bus overturns: 1 seriously hurt, dozens of minor injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A charter bus carrying college students to three Virginia campuses overturned, leaving one person seriously injured and 35 others aboard with minor injuries near the close of the holiday weekend. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller told The Associated Press there were no reported fatalities after the bus overturned Sunday evening on an exit ramp of the Powhite Parkway in North Chesterfield County just south of Richmond, the state capital.

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  7. Film shows interracial pair's battle for the right to marryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    In this Sept. 29, 2015 photo provided by Big Beach Films, Joel Edgerton, right, and Ruth Negga, as Richard and Mildred Loving, stand on the set of the movie "Loving," being shot in the Richmond Va.

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  8. The man who got spit on at a Donald Trump rally said he never felt such hatred in AmericaRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Sanchez, 30, is from Honduras. He lives in the U.S. on a work permit, and has been here for 14 years.

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  9. 'Physical altercation' breaks out between Donald Trump protesters and supporters at rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Real-estate tycoon Donald Trump's Wednesday campaign rally was disrupted by an an apparent fight breaking out between supporters and hecklers of the candidate. CNN's Sara Murray reported that roughly a dozen protesters started chanting at Trump's Richmond, Virginia, event when the Republican front-runner started talking about his plans to build a giant wall along the US-Mexican border.

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  10. Lance Armstrong officially doesn't matter anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Armstrong, who ruined cycling for America, still haunts the sport like a ghost, but even his dark shadow appears to finally be fading. He still haunts the sport he ruined, but the influence of Lance Armstrong - who in the 2000s was one of the most famous and most recognizable athletes on the planet - may finally be a thing of the past.

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  11. Here's the planet's best cyclist in his brand-new world champion's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Here's the planet's best cyclist in his brand-new world champion's kit with his $11,000 custom-painted bike It's been just over a week since Peter Sagan won the elite men's road race at UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Virginia, and now photos of the Slovak's new custom-painted bike and rainbow apparel have been revealed by his sponsors. The world champ is looking overjoyed in his fresh stripes, and his colorful Specialized S-Works Tarmac is getting plenty of oohs and ahhs.

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  12. Republican Gov. John Kasich says he's a 'troublemaker'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The Ohio governor, who is struggling to say in the nomination race, has described himself on Monday at the University of Richmond as a "troublemaker" who's been at the center of battles to balance the government budgets for decades. He says troublemakers must also actually accomplish something, otherwise they're just "a clanging bell in life."

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  13. I got an inside look at how the world's best bicycle racers are drug tested, and here's what I sawRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Cycling's new world champion, Peter Sagan of Slovakia, heading into a waiting room before being drug tested in Richmond, Virginia, on September 27. After Peter Sagan became cycling's new road world champion on Sunday, he took time to celebrate in the streets of Richmond, Virginia, before heading on stage for a podium ceremony and speaking at a press conference. A couple of hours after Sagan donned the coveted rainbow jersey, a chaperone escorted the 25-year-old Slovak down a long corridor, behind black curtains, and into a large, nearly empty room in which he found a table with a bunch of medical supplies on it and, off to one side, a refrigerator locked with a long chain wrapped around it.

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  14. This is the $9,000 bike that cycling's hottest rider just used to win the world championshipRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On Sunday, 25-year-old Slovakian Peter Sagan won the elite men's race at the UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Virginia, after putting in a massive attack in the finale of the 160-mile contest.

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  15. 2 cyclists who crashed at 40 mph at the world championships continued racing with gnarly road rashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    On Sunday's opening day of the week-long UCI Road World Championships in Richmond, Virginia, riders from the Tinkoff-Saxo squad were racing in the team time trial at 40 mph when two of them touched wheels and crashed hard.

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  16. US cycling fans are about to get the most live TV coverage of the world championships everRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    While American sports fans have football and baseball on the brain, it's an extraordinary time to be a fan of bicycle racing in the US. After years of planning and anticipation, one of the biggest and best weeks in world cycling is set to take place in Richmond, Virginia, September 20-27 - and an unprecedented 26 hours of the racing will be broadcast on live television.

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  17. Gordon feeling the heat headed into final Chase qualifierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Based on his history, that's exactly where he expects to run in the final race of the regular season. Gordon said Friday he has a tendency of hovering in the running order exactly where he needs to finish.

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  18. Here Come Cycling's Road World Championships: One of the biggest and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The week of September 20-27 will see over 1,000 of the world's fittest athletes race for gold at the UCI Road World Championships , with historic Richmond, Virginia, playing host . This edition of road worlds, an event that leaves Europe only occasionally, offers a huge opportunity for US riders and fans.

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  19. AutoNation says it won't sell cars that need safety repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The announcement comes after a record-setting run of safety recalls in the United States over the past two years. Consumer groups and members of Congress have stepped up calls for legislation to forbid auto dealers from selling new or used vehicles that have been recalled for safety defects, but have not been fixed.

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  20. Muddled U.S. jobs report leaves Fed in a 'jam' watching marketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    The latest U.S. jobs report was not definitively good or bad enough to help the Federal Reserve decide whether to raise interest rates later this month, leaving the decision hanging on volatility in financial markets over the next couple of weeks. The economy added 173,000 jobs in August, quite a bit fewer than expected.

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