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  1. Facebook announces stricter policy on firearms salesRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, with a new policy that bars private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network. Licensed gun retailers can still advertise their businesses on Facebook, but they aren't allowed to accept orders or transact sales on the site.

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  2. Man sentenced to 20 years for crash that dismembered womanRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Pennsylvania man is facing up to 20 years in prison for a fatal crash in which severed body parts were left on the highway. Jose Santiago on Monday pleaded guilty under a deal with prosecutors in Allentown to charges including homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence.

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  3. Sanders, Clinton dismiss Bloomberg threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    The news this weekend that former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg might get into the presidential race is creating ripples on the campaign trail. With the Iowa caucuses just over a week away, associates of Bloomberg hinted that the billionaire former mayor might run as an Independent -- especially if Republicans choose Donald Trump or Ted Cruz -- and Democrats turn out for Bernie Sanders. 1 comment

  4. The Latest: Sanders: I'd win if Bloomberg runs as 3rd partyRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Here are the latest developments from the 2016 race for president, one week out from the Iowa caucuses. All times local.

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  5. As Bloomberg weighs White House run, Iowa voters ask, 'Who?'Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's latest flirtation with a White House run has set the political world aflutter. Bloomberg's standing with politically savvy Iowans underscores one of his biggest challenges if he were to make a late entrance into the race.

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  6. AP sources: Bloomberg taking steps toward independent bidRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is taking early steps toward an independent campaign for president, seeing a potential path to the White House amid the rise of Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders. The billionaire media executive, who served three terms as mayor, is said to be concerned by Trump's lasting hold on the Republican field and is worried about the impact of Sanders' campaign on Hillary Clinton's bid for the party's nomination.

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  7. NY parks, weeks after rape claim, set to get security fundsRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    New York City parks are poised to receive additional money for security less than two weeks after a young woman reported being gang-raped by teenage boys in a playground. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to increase funding by 30 percent, allowing the city to hire 67 full-time Parks Enforcement Patrol staffers and 50 part-timers.

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  8. Oscar winner Jamie Foxx helps rescue driver from vehicleRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    President Barack Obama will take a victory lap Wednesday in Detroit with a tour of the North American International Auto Show. President Barack Obama will take a victory lap Wednesday in Detroit with a tour of the North American International Auto Show.

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  9. NYC's Bloomberg offers Latin American city-innovation prizesRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Hundreds of Latin American and Caribbean cities are being invited to vie for millions of dollars from former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg Philanthropies is set to announce its latest Mayors Challenge competition.

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  10. Car hits, kills mother; teen daughter in critical conditionRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a Queens mother is dead and her daughter is hurt after they were struck by a car trying to cross a road on Long Island. It happened Tuesday night around 7:30 p.m. on Northern Boulevard in Manhasset .

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  11. A California man whose family says he was 117 has diedRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A California man whose family says he was 117 years old has died. The age would have likely made him the oldest person on earth when he died.

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  12. Mom charged in fatal stabbing of her kids' dad to be heldRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Staten Island woman charged with murder in the fatal stabbing of the father of two of her children has been ordered held without bail. Christina Quinones was arrested Saturday on murder and related charges after police on Saturday found 31-year-old Ruben Jimenez stabbed in the chest inside an apartment in the Todt Hill Houses.

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  13. 20-year-old dead in Staten Island motorcycle accidentRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a 20-year-old man is dead after he was thrown from his motorcycle and hit by a car on Staten Island.

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  14. NYC Woman arrested in fatal stabbing of her kids' fatherRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A Staten Island woman has been arrested in the fatal stabbing of the father of two of her three children. Police responding to a 911 call at 12:45 a.m. Saturday found the victim stabbed in the chest inside an apartment in the Todt Hill Houses.

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  15. The Latest: NYC deal on horse-drawn carriages expected soonRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    New York City officials may announce by Friday a deal that would save Central Park's horse-drawn carriages from a threatened ban. A City Hall official not authorized to speak publicly about the ongoing negotiations told The Associated Press an announcement was likely on a plan that would retire as many as two-thirds of the approximately 200 horses now working in the park from the carriage fleet.

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  16. Police to scrutinize phone video in Brooklyn gang rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Four teenagers were in custody on Monday in connection with the incident, and a fifth w... The gunman responsible for a deadly rampage inside a Louisiana movie theater last summer left a journal thanking the man accused of killing nine black people in a church. The gunman responsible for a deadly rampage inside a Louisiana movie theater last summer left a journal thanking the man accused of killing nine black people in a church.

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  17. Hit-and-run on Manhattan highway leaves man deadRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    It happened early Friday morning as the 29-year-old man was walking on the highway. It's unclear why he was there.

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  18. NY Speaker: working families the priority for 2016Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    New York Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie says raising the minimum wage, investing in education and supporting working families are his top priorities as lawmakers begin their work for 2016. The Bronx Democrat tells the Associated Press Tuesday that other priorities for Democrats this year include support for child care and family leave.

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  19. Ex-Mayor Michael Bloomberg shows up for jury dutyRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg played the ordinary New Yorker as he appeared for jury duty this week in Manhattan Supreme Court. The three-term mayor on Tuesday joined a pool of other potential jurors in the assault trial of 55-year-old Wan Lie.

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  20. Police: Queens teen found dead in bed is NYC's first murderRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Police say a 19-year-old woman found strangled to death in Queens is New York City's first murder of the new year. Police said Joceline Romo was found beaten and strangled in her Woodhaven first-floor apartment shortly before 11 p.m. Friday.

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