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  1. Officer behind wheel in fatal wrong-way wreck was drunkRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | New York Post

    Toxicology results show that an off-duty New Jersey officer behind the wheel in a wrong-way crash that killed another officer and a friend on a New York City highway was drunk, a Staten Island prosecutor said Monday. Tests show Linden Officer Pedro Abad 's blood alcohol content was 0.24; the legal limit in New York is 0.08.

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  2. Why celebs love this band that performs covered in their fecesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | New York Post

    Lias Saudi, Saul Adamczewski and Adam J Harmer of The Fat White Family perform on Day 2 of the Leeds Festival at Bramham Park in Leeds, England. Fat White Family stink.

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  3. Bacon, beer, hot sauce: Pig out at these 3 fab food festsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | New York Post

    At least when it comes to the food. Spring is here, and it might be a good time to hit some of the eats-related events around town this weekend.

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  4. 5 places you might not know are bona fide NYC landmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | New York Post

    Mayor Wagner signing the landmarks law in 1965. It now protects 33,000 buildings in the city, including some obscure ones.

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  5. De Blasio aims to reduce waste by 3 million tons by 2030Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | New York Post

    Mayor De Blasio will enact a sweeping new plan to tackle the city's trash problem and drastically restructure home-recycling programs in an effort to reduce waste exports from 3.6 million tons now to just 600,000 tons by 2030. The mayor is set to announce his new Zero Waste program on Wednesday, Earth Day, with an eye to making New York the largest city in the Western Hemisphere to adopt such a plan.

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  6. Gifts for NYa s richRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | New York Post

    The City Council styles itself as more "progressive" than our progressive mayor. So why is Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito pushing a giveaway to the rich - offering cash to the people who own homes in New York City? The reason is worse than political pandering: She probably really thinks she's helping poorer people.

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  7. Couple devastated by Superstorm Sandy wins lotteryRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | New York Post

    A couple devastated by Superstorm Sandy now has hundreds of thousands of reasons to celebrate: they've won the Connecticut state lottery. The 2012 storm washed away Mary Ann Daino's Staten Island, N.Y. home.

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  8. Man a hit 4-year-old with bricka after neighborsa disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | New York Post

    A Staten Island man hit a 4-year-old in the head with a brick when a feud between neighbors spiraled out of control, police sources said. Marcillio Perez, 30, allegedly picked up the brick and threw it across the street at a crowd of neighbors on Stanley Avenue and Jersey Street at 5:50 p.m. Monday, cops said.

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  9. David Cameron caught eating hot dog with knife and forkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | New York Post

    That trans-Atlantic debate can begin now that British Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on camera carving up a sausage and bun, as it were a fine cut of steak. New Yorkers were up in arms after Mayor de Blasio was seen eating a slice with a knife and fork at Goodfellas Pizzeria in Staten Island last year.

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  10. Shonda Rhimes in deal with a Reluctant PsychicaRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | New York Post

    ABC Studios and Shonda Rhimes' production company have picked up the rights to New York psychic Suzan Saxman 's memoir "The Reluctant Psychic" for a potential TV series. Saxman, 53, - who grew up in Staten Island and now lives in Woodstock, NY - claims she has seen the spirits of the dead since she was a child.

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  11. UPS driver loses leg after hea s pinned against truck by swerving carRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | New York Post

    A UPS driver making his regular deliveries on Staten Island was maimed Monday when he was crushed against his truck by a car swerving to avoid a jaywalker, authorities and witnesses said. Tom Ryan, 40, of Bayonne, NJ, cried out after a Toyota hit him at 9 a.m., ripping one of his legs off and leaving the other hanging by a thread, in front of Wil John's Tire Empire on Hylan Boulevard.

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  12. New NY budget allocates cash for beer, onions, and pit bullsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | New York Post

    Budget bills sit on legislators' desks in the Assembly Chamber at the state Capitol on Monday, March 30, 2015, in Albany. The $142 billion spending plan A includes $125,000 in appropriations for the Christmas Tree Farmers Association of New York, which got one of the hundreds of pork-barrel grants handed out.

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  13. Steve Lavin out as St. Johna s coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | New York Post

    After five mostly successful seasons, Steve Lavin is out at St. John's, capping a week of speculation about his job status. St. John's announced the news Friday afternoon, saying the two sides mutually parted ways, and announcing a search for his replacement is under way.

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  14. Hundreds at funeral mourn officer killed in wrong-way crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | New York Post

    Officials salute outside of the Linden Presbyterian Church before the funeral services for Linden Police Officer Frank Viggiano on Thursday. The New Jersey police officer who was killed in last week's deadly wrong-way crash in Staten Island was remembered at his funeral Thursday, which was packed with hundreds of cops from around the region.

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  15. Wrong-way crash cop had prior DUI wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | New York Post

    The New Jersey cop who killed a fellow officer and a friend after partying at a Staten Island strip club had previously had his drivers license suspended for driving under the influence - and even had a sobriety lock on his car for four months, officials said. Pedro Abad, a six year veteran of the Linden Police Department, refused to submit to any tests after he wrecked his car in Rahway, NJ in February of 2013, according to the state's Motor Vehicle Commission records.

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  16. a DWIa death-crash cop smashed his BMW in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | New York Post

    The world celebrates St. Patrick's Day, preliminary elections are held in Israel, critters get caught peacock-ing and more. A ragged Robert Durst was arrested on Sunday in New Orleans, but it wasn't the first time the real estate heir was caught on camera not looking his best.

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  17. Judge Garnetta s mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | New York Post

    Staten Island Supreme Court Justice William Garnett writes that, should he release grand-jury records in the death of Eric Garner , The Post "would merely publish all, or part of, the minutes and might use them as grist for its editorial mill." Let's be clear: However good our "mill" might be, it is no reason to keep the facts from the public in this case of utmost public interest.

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  18. Two killed in wrong-way NYC crash with tractor-trailer: copsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | New York Post

    Two people were killed and three others were injured when a Honda Civic smashed into a tractor trailer in a horrific wrong-way crash in Staten Island, police said. The driver of the Honda was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of the West Shore Expressway, near Arthur Kill Road, just before 5 a.m., Friday, cops said.

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  19. Judge wona t release grand jury testimony from Eric Garner caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | New York Post

    A Staten Island judge ruled that testimony heard by the grand jury that declined to indict a cop in the Eric Garner chokehold death should not be made public. In his ruling, State Supreme Court Justice William Garnett said such a disclosure would threaten the independence of the secret deliberations and he notes that the U.S. Department of Justice is still investigating the proceedings for potential civil rights violations.

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  20. Why parents are suing to end school failureRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | New York Post

    Not working for the kids: UFT chief Mike Mulgrew's job is to protect his weakest members -- those who can't teach. Why are we at NYC Parents Union still suing to force education reform across New York, when Gov. Cuomo is pushing hard toward the same goal? Several people have asked me that, especially since Judge Philip Minardo last week rejected the efforts of the teachers union, the city and state to have our case tossed out.

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