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  1. Governors associations top list of biggest state-race donorsRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Republican Governors Association and its Democratic counterpart were the dominant players in making donations to pay for state-level elections in 2014. The two groups often served as pass-throughs for billionaires, unions and corporations seeking influence in statehouses nationwide.

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  2. Cuomo, de Blasio, defend strict NYC storm regulationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Streets across the nation's largest city were empty, the only movement the changing traffic lights signaling to cars that weren't there. The subway system was shuttered, the city's pulse rendered still.

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  3. Christina Aguilera to perform ahead of NBA All-Star GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Born Christina Maria Aguilera in Staten Island, New York, Aguilera got her big break on "The Mickey Mouse Club." Her singing career started as a pop star in the late 90s with her self-titled album that had Hot 100 singles like "Genie in a Bottle."

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  4. Millions hunker down as Northeast storm totals downgradedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Tens of millions of people along the East Coast hunkered down for a storm that for most failed to live up to predictions that it would be one of the worst they'd ever seen. Forecasters originally said the storm could bring 1 to 3 feet of snow and punishing hurricane-force winds.

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  5. The 10 worst snowstorms in Northeast US in last 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Feb. 18, 2003 file photo, heavy seas crash against the Humarock section of Scituate, Mass, during the noontime high tide on the day after a big winter storm dumped about two feet of snow in the Boston area. FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2003 file photo, a pedestrian makes his way up snow-covered 20th Street NW at K Street NW in the heart of the Washington business district as the most extreme winter weather in recent years hits the nation's capital.

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  6. Police: Man shot his family, killing 3, then killed himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In the quiet of a pre-dawn Saturday on a dead-end street, a father came home and shot his family in their heads, leaving women in three generations dead and a wounded 12-year-old girl calling 911, police said. "What I did, I cannot come back from," Jonathon Walker told his brother by phone soon afterward, police said.

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  7. American who sent $67K to al-Qaida gets 15 years in prisonRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A New Yorker who sent $67,000 to al-Qaida and pledged his support to the terror group was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison by a judge who cited the defendant's remorse and medical problems that make his incarceration more difficult than others'. Wesam El-Hanafi, who was born in Brooklyn, said he'd spent the nearly five years since his arrest reflecting on his actions.

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  8. Israel awards actor Michael Douglas $1 million prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2013 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Actor Michael Douglas has been awarded the $1 million Genesis Prize award, popularly dubbed the "Jewish Nobel Prize," for his efforts to promote Jewish culture. The Genesis Prize Foundation said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will present the award at a ceremony in Jerusalem this summer to the "actor, producer and peace activist."

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  9. APNewsBreak: NYC jail guards use of force a record in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    New York City jail guards reported more use of force against inmates in 2014 than ever before - an average of 11 incidents a day ranging from pepper sprayings to punches - amid heightened scrutiny from federal prosecutors to clean up what they call a "deep-seated culture of violence." Figures obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press via a public records request show correction officers reported using force 4,074 times last year, including 406 incidents alone in September, the month after a scathing federal report that said Rikers Island guards too often resorted to force against teenage inmates.

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  10. NYC mayor happy to not hold a groundhog this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A year after a groundhog slipped from de Blasio's grasp during the annual Staten Island Zoo Groundhog Day ceremony, the zoo is reportedly making a change to prevent the mayor from handling the animal. "I think reform is needed," de Blasio joked Wednesday during an unrelated news conference in Brooklyn.

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  11. Woman sues over use of her school photo on novelty flaskRead the original story

    Jan 7, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness and the phrase, "I'm going to be the most popular girl in rehab." The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Veronica Vigil alleges in her in federal court that Anne Taintor Inc. obtained and used her high school graduation picture from 1970 without her permission. 9 comments

  12. Police: Dispute over allowance led to exec's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    This September 2014 photo provided by the Suffolk County District Attorney's office shows Thomas Gilbert Jr., after his arrest on Sept. 18, 2014, in the town of Southampton, N.Y., on a misdemeanor charge.

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  13. Bess Myerson, the 1st Jewish Miss America, dies at 90Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Sept. 8, 1945 file photo, Bess Myerson, of New York, holds the scepter after being crowned Miss America 1945 at the annual Miss America pageant in Atlantic City, N.J. Myerson, the first Jewish Miss America who parlayed her stunning 1945 victory into national celebrity, died Dec. 14, 2014, at her home in Santa Monica, Calif.

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  14. Woman sues over use of her school photo on novelty flaskRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A New Mexico woman is suing a novelty products maker over a flask that includes her likeness and the phrase, "I'm going to be the most popular girl in rehab." The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Veronica Vigil alleges in her in federal court that Anne Taintor Inc. obtained and used her high school graduation picture from 1970 without her permission. 9 comments

  15. Commissioner urges respect at NYC officer's wakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    As thousands of mourners prepare to attend the wake and funeral of a second New York City police officer killed in an ambush shooting, police Commissioner William Bratton is urging the rank and file to refrain from making political statements. "A hero's funeral is about grieving, not grievance," Bratton says in a memo to be read to all commands at roll calls on Saturday, the day Officer Wenjian Liu will be remembered during a wake.

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  16. Cuomo's death marks the passing of a liberal lionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    With former Gov. Mario Cuomo's death, liberals have lost one of their last, best champions, a proud populist who represented an older breed of Democrat. During his three terms as governor, the former minor league baseball player from Queens championed the working class, reproached Ronald Reagan and flirted - repeatedly - with a run for the White House.

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  17. Cuomo begins 2nd term on day his father diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Former three-term Gov. Mario Cuomo did not attend the inauguration because his ill health forced him to stay home. Cuomo said in his inaugural address that he had gone through his speech with his father, who quipped that it was "good, especially for a second-termer."

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  18. Hammerstein museum plan hits sour note for someRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    A plan to convert Broadway lyricist Oscar Hammerstein's former home into a tourist attraction appears to be falling on deaf ears, but his grandson hopes public officials will soon start singing a different tune. Hammerstein spent 20 years at Highland Farm in suburban Philadelphia, where he co-wrote musical blockbusters such as "The King and I," ''Oklahoma!" ''Carousel" and "South Pacific."

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  19. Prosecutor in Garner case ponders Grimm seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Thursday, May, 29, 2014, file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., joins Republican colleagues at an event calling for reforms in the scandal plagued Veterans Administration, at the Capitol in Washington. A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, in federal court in Brooklyn, where the Staten Island Republican is expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month in a case stemming from an investigation of his campaign financing.

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  20. Boehner: Resignation of NY Rep. Grimm 'honorable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    In this Thursday, May, 29, 2014, file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., joins Republican colleagues at an event calling for reforms in the scandal plagued Veterans Administration, at the Capitol in Washington. A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, in federal court in Brooklyn, where the Staten Island Republican is expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month in a case stemming from an investigation of his campaign financing.

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