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  1. Smallest National Park? Kosciuszko, Forgotten Son of LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | ABC News

    If the hip-hop Broadway smash "Hamilton" can reignite interest in the first U.S. treasury secretary, what will it take to drum up interest in another forgotten hero from America's fight for independence? That question has stumped National Park Service employees who oversee the Thaddeus Kosciuszko National Memorial. It's the smallest and one of the least-visited sites in the system, despite standing just a few blocks from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.

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  2. Paul Simon Says He's Considering RetirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | ABC News

    Paul Simon performs onstage during the 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 29, 2016 in New Orleans, La. Paul Simon is one of the most prolific songwriters and performers of his generation and at 74 he's still making new music.

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  3. Teenage Shooting Victim's Graduation Speech Inspires ClassmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | ABC News

    A paralyzed teenage shooting victim from New York City gave an inspiring speech at her middle school graduation, noting that the "mishap does not define me." Tayloni Mazyck, 14, was caught in the cross-fire of gang violence and shot in the neck and face, leaving her paralyzed when she was 11 years old, according ABC's New York station WABC-TV.

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  4. Horseback Rider Brings Traffic to Near Halt on Bridge to NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | ABC News

    Traffic came to a near halt on a bridge connecting New York City and New Jersey as a man on horseback wearing a cowboy hat led another horse across the span. A spokesman for Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police tells the Staten Island Advance that a police car escorted the man over the Outerbridge Crossing on Monday morning as cars trailed behind. 2 comments

  5. Limo Driver Stops on Brooklyn Bridge to Save Tiny DogRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | ABC News

    Garrick Quinones, 52, of Staten Island, New York, stopped his limousine in early June to save a tiny dog on the Brooklyn Bridge. A limousine came to a halt on the Brooklyn Bridge after the driver noticed a small pup on the loose.

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  6. The Drama of NBA Draft Looks to Begin With No. 3 PickRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | ABC News

    While the first two picks in Thursday's NBA draft are essentially locked in, where the drama should start to unfold is pick No. 3. With Ben Simmons and Brandon Ingram looking to go No.

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  7. Car Packed With Guns Stopped at Holland Tunnel, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | ABC News

    Guns and knives were recovered from a car stopped at the New Jersey side of the Holland Tunnel, June 21, 2016. Three people were taken into custody Tuesday after police found several weapons in their car as they headed into the Holland Tunnel en route to New York City.

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  8. Trump's Campaign Cycles $6 Million Into Trump CompaniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | ABC News

    When Trump flies, he uses his airplane. When he campaigns, he often chooses his properties or his own Trump Tower in New York City, which serves as headquarters.

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  9. Son Collapses in Tears at Funeral of Mother Who Saved Him in OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | ABC News

    Sons, from left, Michael Marquez, Isaiah Henderson and Robert Presley grieve during the funeral of Pulse shooting victim Brenda Lee Marquez McCool at First United Methodist Church in downtown Orlando, June 20, 2016. Brenda Lee Marquez-McCool was dancing with her son Isaiah Henderson at Pulse nightclub when shots rang out over the blaring music.

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  10. 2 Jailed Over Confederate Flag Fight in South CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | ABC News

    Local media outlets report the South Carolina Secessionist Party was putting on its weekly display Saturday of Southern flags when a woman broke two small Confederate flags off a parked truck and ran away with them. James Bessenger, founder of the party, ran after her.

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  11. PHOTO: A father and son walk on the pier overlooking a lake in this undated stock photo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | ABC News

    Dads are celebrating around the U.S. today, but for some it will be their very first Father's Day. ABC News decided to ask five new fathers -- who welcomed their first child within the last 12 months -- to reflect on fatherhood.

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  12. Warren Stops by Clinton's Campaign HeadquartersRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | ABC News

    Hillary Clinton's campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, New York, got a pep talk from a special visitor on Friday: Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren . The populist Democrat talked to campaign aides about a number of issues at stake in the election, including the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul, the President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and the future of the Supreme Court .

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  13. Philadelphia Is 1st Major American City With Soda TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | ABC News

    Philadelphia became the first major American city with a soda tax on Thursday despite a multimillion-dollar campaign by the beverage industry to block it. The City Council gave final approval to a 1.5 cent-per-ounce tax on sugary and diet beverages.

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  14. Reporter's Notebook: A Year of Covering Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | ABC News

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as supporters cheer during a news conference at the Trump National Golf Club Westchester, June 7, 2016, in Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. One year ago today, Donald Trump began his race for the White House. At the same time, ABC News assigned me to cover the Trump campaign and I had just one thought.

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  15. Senate Democrats Stage Talk-a-Thon to Slam Gun Safety InactionRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | ABC News

    Senate Democrats fed up with inaction on gun controls following another mass shooting turned Wednesday to one of the only tools they have left: their voice. Sen. Chris Murphy , of Connecticut, kicked off the protest around 11:20 a.m., with he and several of his fellow Democrats railing against inaction and urging lawmakers to act on stricter gun measures.

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  16. Victim Vignettes: A Look at Those Killed in Orlando Shooting2 minutes agoRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | ABC News

    A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun opened fire inside a crowded gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday, leaving at least 49 people dead in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Here are stories of some of the victims.

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  17. Thousands Expected at Vigils Around US for Orlando VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | ABC News

    Vigils, rallies and marches are being held around the country Monday and later this week for the victims of the deadly attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando. Police in many areas have promised heightened security for the events, which come during Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.

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  18. Historic Sites Get More Visitors Thanks to 'Hamilton' FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | ABC News

    Historic sites connected to Alexander Hamilton are getting a lot more visitors than they used to, thanks to a little Broadway show you might have heard about. Fans of the musical "Hamilton," which won 11 Tony Awards Sunday, are hunting down every Hamilton spot they can think of, from his home in Harlem, to his burial site in Lower Manhattan, to Hamilton Park in Weehawken, New Jersey , near the dueling grounds where he was shot by Aaron Burr.

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  19. Ali's Cemetery Opens to Public, and Fans Pay Homage at GraveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | ABC News

    He carried a dozen roses into Cave Hill Cemetery and headed for a patch of grass in the back corner that seemed too ordinary for the man buried beneath it. Farzam Farrokhi had worried there would be a horde of people Saturday morning elbowing for a place among the first to see Muhammad Ali's grave.

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  20. Cops Probe 2 NYC Church Firebombings in a Week as Hate CrimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | ABC News

    Police say a man tossed a Molotov cocktail on Thursday morning at the First Central Baptist Church on Staten Island, setting the exterior wall of the church and its awning on fire. On Sunday, a Molotov cocktail was thrown through a front window of St. Paul's Memorial Episcopal Church on Staten Island, causing a small blaze.

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