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  1. New book brings Atlas Obscura site's wonders to printed pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WRAL.com

    A hospital for falcons in the Middle East. A museum in Kansas City, Missouri, for artwork made from hair.

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  2. Probe underway in Manhattan explosion that left 29 injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2016 | WRAL.com

    Mayor Bill de Blasio ruled out any terror connections, but called the blast an "intentional act." "Tonight, New York City experienced a very bad incident," de Blasio said at a news conference near the scene in Chelsea.

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  3. Weird and wonderful moments of fashion weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | WRAL.com

    That seemed to be one of the mantras of New York Fashion Week. Tommy Hilfiger built a carnival on a Manhattan pier, including actual rides, a Ferris Wheel, arcade games, a tattoo parlor, and cotton candy for everyone. 20 comments

  4. Tony-winning stage, screen director Jack Hofsiss dies at 65Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | WRAL.com

    He was 65. Hofsiss died at his home in Manhattan after recently being hospitalized at Mount Sinai Hospital for respiratory distress. "He fell asleep and slipped away from us," McCann said Wednesday.

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  5. ID cards used for a lot more these days in some citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | WRAL.com

    And there's hope they can make immigrants feel more at home amid the unwelcoming rhetoric of this presidential campaign season. Pushed by immigrant advocates and others, the ID cards were first introduced almost a decade ago in New Haven, Connecticut.

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  6. Film academy announces annual Governors Awards recipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | WRAL.com

    The film academy announced Thursday that the four industry veterans will receive Oscar statuettes at the annual Governors Awards ceremony in November. The president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Cheryl Boone Isaacs, described the recipients as "true pioneers and legends in their crafts."

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  7. When mere paint won't do it: Bike lanes around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | WRAL.com

    From Boston to San Francisco and New York to Tokyo, traditional bike lanes running alongside vehicle traffic are being replaced in favor of "protected" lanes or "cycletracks," where physical barriers like concrete curbs, planters or fences separate cyclists from vehicle traffic. "For 50 years, we've just been putting down a stripe of white paint, and that was how you accommodated bikes on busy streets," says Martha Roskowski, director of People for Bikes, a Boulder, Colorado-based advocacy group that's calling for better designed bike lanes.

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  8. APNewsBreak: Amtrak settlements silencing crash victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2016 | WRAL.com

    The railroad reached the first settlements last week, quietly resolving cases brought by two women who suffered head and other injuries in the May 2015 wreck, court records show. Eight people were killed and more than 200 people were hurt when the Washington-to-New York train sped into a sharp curve and tumbled from the tracks.

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  9. Burlington courthouse rape suspect set to answer chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | WRAL.com

    The Burlington Free Press reports 33-year-old Robert Rosario is scheduled to appear at Burlington's Edward J. Costello Courthouse Friday morning to answer to a charge of sexual assault without consent. Prosecutors say Rosario raped a woman in the second-floor women's bathroom of the courthouse last fall.

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  10. NYC runner is found strangled, possibly sexually assaultedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | WRAL.com

    Katrina Vetrano's body was discovered at about 9 p.m. Tuesday in Queens with signs of strangulation and her clothes in disarray, indicating a possible sexual assault, police said. Police were still searching Wednesday for her assailant.

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  11. Review: Jay McInerney on love in the time of CialisRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | WRAL.com

    Jay McInerney's latest book, "Bright, Precious Days," picks up the story of Russell and Corrine Calloway, whose great love affair and marriage was the subject of two earlier novels. Now they're in their 50s, their union intact but not without a few strains.

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  12. NYPD bee squad ready for sting operations on urban swarmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | WRAL.com

    Although the New York Police Department detective's main job is working in a counterterrorism unit, he is also one of two official department beekeepers who dons protective gear and heads to the scene when buzzing swarms of the insects glom onto buildings, streetlights or other pieces of the urban landscape. The NYPD bee brigade responds to dozens of calls each spring and summer, including some recently where officers used vacuums to remove grotesque, wiggling masses of tens of thousands of bees from a lamppost near Grand Central Terminal, the awning of a restaurant and even a chained bicycle near Times Square.

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  13. Family, friends mourn on 1st anniversary of wrong way I-85 crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | WRAL.com

    DeSeante Jones said even though it's been a year since her mother was killed in the crash, it feels as though it happened yesterday. The mother of two says she doesn't celebrate Mother's Day anymore.

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  14. Divided America: Bridging the gap between police, policedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | WRAL.com

    Perry's group, five black men and one Latino, all acknowledge past crimes or prison time. Perry, himself, used to deal drugs around another low-income housing complex, two miles away.

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  15. Musician Paul Simon doesn't let on if he's the retiring typeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WRAL.com

    The first of Simon's two concerts in his native Queens, the conclusion of the singer's North American tour, took on an added resonance when he mused to The New York Times in an interview this week that he may be nearing retirement. Simon turns 75 in October.

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  16. Police: Cowboy who rode across bridge abused his 2 horsesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WRAL.com

    In his white hat, Tod "Doc" Mishler had gained national fame galloping into communities, a God-loving cowboy whose home was a horse. He was arrested three days after riding over the Outerbridge Crossing linking the city's Staten Island borough with New Jersey.

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  17. Smallest national park? Kosciuszko, forgotten son of libertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | WRAL.com

    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. The few who do come are a passionate bunch - usually tourists with Polish heritage or history buffs familiar with Kosciuszko's pivotal role in the American Revolution.

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  18. Horseback rider brings traffic to near halt on bridge to NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | WRAL.com

    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. A video sent to the Advance showed the rider sporting a brown vest and red kerchief and galloping toward Staten Island.

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  19. Thousands expected at vigils around US for Orlando victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WRAL.com

    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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  20. Historic sites get more visitors thanks to 'Hamilton' fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | WRAL.com

    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. Kerissa Bearce, 25, an instructional technology coach from Fort Worth, Texas, visited all those sites and many more when she came to New York to see the show with two friends.

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