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  1. NBA pulls 2017 All-Star Game out of CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The NBA announced Thursday afternoon it is pulling the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte over North Carolina's so-called "bathroom bill." "Since March, when North Carolina enacted HB2 and the issue of legal protections for the LGBT community in Charlotte became prominent, the NBA and the Charlotte Hornets have been working diligently to foster constructive dialogue and try to effect positive change," the NBA's statement read.

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  2. Joey Chestnut breaks record in Nathan's Hot Dog Eating ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The contestants are on stage for the 100th annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.

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  3. Chestnut regains Nathan's hot-dog eating titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Competitive eater Joey Chestnut once again rules the kennel after winning the annual Nathan's Famous hot-dog eating contest in Coney Island, New York, The Wall Street Journal and The Associated Press reported. Chestnut has been top dog in the contest eight times, but lost last year by just two hot dogs to Matt Stonie, the Journal said.

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  4. Man skips toll, rides horse across bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    His stunt caused traffic on the bridge to back up, as rubberneckers slowed to process the unusual sight of a cowboy on a horse in the nation's biggest city. Another problem? You're really not supposed to have horses on bridges.

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  5. CNN's Reality Check Team vets Trump's claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Donald Trump on Wednesday gave a major speech attacking presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the billionaire's statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the speech and selected key statements, rating them true; mostly true; true, but misleading; false; or it's complicated. 19 comments

  6. Democratic senator launches filibuster over gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy launched a filibuster Wednesday on the Senate floor, vowing to stay "for as long as I can" until Congress acts on gun control legislation. The Connecticut Democrat, who represented the district that includes Newtown as a House member, said: "I live every single day with the memory of Sandy Hook" Elementary, where 20 children and six adults were gunned down in 2012.

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  7. Clinton blasts Trump's 'reckless ideas' in Orlando aftermathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Hillary Clinton, seated in front of flags from the five branches of the military and flanked by different fighter jets, said on Wednesday that Donald Trump "does not seem to grasp" how to fight terrorism. Clinton opened her military roundtable at the Virginia Air & Space Center here by questioning the proposals that Trump has announced in response to the terrorist attack in Orlando on Sunday that left 49 people dead.

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  8. Clinton hits Trump for pushing 'conspiracy theories'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Hillary Clinton on Tuesday offered a point-by-point rebuttal to Donald Trump's plan to combat terrorism, accusing the presumptive Republican nominee of peddling lies because "he has to distract us from the fact he has nothing substantive to say." Americans, Clinton argued here, "don't need conspiracy theories and pathological self-congratulations, we need leadership, common sense and concrete plans."

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  9. Gun control group with Bloomberg ties endorses ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Everytown for Gun Safety president John Feinblatt said in a statement: "Gun Sense Voters have a champion in Hillary Clinton. Our litmus test is simple: does a candidate side with the public or with the gun lobby? Hillary Clinton passes that test with flying colors -- pushing back against the NRA's extreme 'guns for everyone, everywhere' agenda, and ushering in a new political calculus that saving lives from gun violence is a winning issue."

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  10. Arrest made in shooting death of Cuomo aideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    After months of searching for suspects, New York police have made an arrest in the shooting death of Carey Gabay, an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was shot to death before a parade last year. Micah Alleyne, 24, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment relating to the September 2015 shooting, police said Friday.

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  11. 'El Chapo' to be extradited to US, Mexico saysRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Reputed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's extradition to the United States has been approved, the Mexican ministry of foreign relations announced Friday. Granados, a member of Guzman's legal team, said that if the appeal is denied, the team isn't ruling out going to the Mexican Supreme Court to ask for a stay on the extradition.

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  12. World's oldest person dies at 116Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world's oldest person, has died in New York, a Guinness World Records spokesman confirmed Friday. She was 116.

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  13. Time Warner, Cox suffer widespread outages in NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A cable cut accidentally by "third party construction" caused a massive outage for TV, phone and Internet customers in the Northeast. The outages affected customers of Time Warner Cable and Cox in the New York City area, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts, DownDetector.com.

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  14. Michael Bloomberg makes big donation to Oregon candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dropped $250,000 into State Rep. Val Hoyle's campaign for Oregon secretary of state in the May 17 primary. A spokesman for Bloomberg said his support was prompted by Hoyle's role in helping pass the state's 2015 gun background-check law.

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  15. Bloomberg to college grads: Keep demagoguery out of the White HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday urged college students to reject "demagogues" in the presidential race -- chastising both Republicans and Democrats, though he didn't mention any candidates by name. "Every generation has had to confront its own demagogues," Bloomberg said at a commencement address at the University of Michigan. 3 comments

  16. Clinton 'very supportive' of Philadelphia soda taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Hillary Clinton said Wednesday she is "very supportive" of a plan by the mayor of Philadelphia to tax soda in order to pay for universal pre-school. Clinton was speaking at a forum in Philadelphia hosted by the Mothers of the Movement, a gun control advocacy organization, and discussed replacing the "school to prison pipeline" with a "cradle to college" pipeline when the soda tax proposal came up.

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  17. Brady, Williams combat youth sports financial crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    They joined some of the industry's most prominent names for a panel Wednesday night looking to draw attention to what was called a "financial crisis" facing youth sports programs in America. According to a study from the non-profit Up2Us, more than $3.5 billion has been slashed from school athletic programs since 2009, and about 27 percent of public high schools won't offer any sports programs at all by 2020.

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  18. Campaign cries foul after New York voters report issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Bernie Sanders' campaign on Tuesday called reports of voting irregularities in New York state "a disgrace" as local officials rushed to condemn the city Board of Elections for stripping more than 125,000 Democratic voters from the rolls. "It is absurd that in Brooklyn, New York -- where I was born, actually -- tens of thousands of people as I understand it, have been purged from the voting rolls," Sanders said during an evening campaign rally at Penn State University.

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  19. Clinton, Trump win big in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton notched huge wins in New York Tuesday night, resoundingly answering questions about their command of the race and moving both front-runners much closer to nominations. For Trump, the win means he could sweep the state's 95 delegates and potentially position himself to win the GOP nomination without going through a contested convention in July. 1 comment

  20. 6 takeaways from Democratic debate in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled over her judgment and his grasp of policy in a tense and at times personal debate in Brooklyn, New York, less than a week before the pivotal New York primary.

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