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  1. Tiny St. Francis Stumbles, Misses 1st Trip to the Big DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | ABC News

    The third time could have been the charm for St. Francis College, the tiny Brooklyn, New York, school that was bidding for its first taste of March Madness . But even with a raucous crowd cheering them on in the little gym on the five-building campus, the Terriers fell 66-63 to Robert Morris College from suburban Pittsburgh in the Northeast Conference tournament championship game.

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  2. NYC Mayor to Tout Housing Plan to Business LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | ABC News

    Mayor Bill de Blasio will bring his message of combating income inequality - and, in particular, his ambitious affordable housing plan - to a group of influential New York City business leaders whose support could prove vital. De Blaiso will deliver a significant speech Thursday morning to the Association for a Better New York, a coalition of city elites who thrived for 12 years under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's leadership but who have been concerned that under his successor's stewardship crime could increase and the economy falter.

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  3. NYC Public Schools to Close on 2 Muslim HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | ABC News

    The nation's largest public school system will observe the two most important Muslim holidays starting next fall, a policy change hailed Wednesday by Islamic leaders in New York City. Under the new policy, the city's 1.1 million-pupil public school system will close on Sept.

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  4. Creative Decorating With Houseplants, From Floor to CeilingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | ABC News

    In homes where space and time are precious, the future of the humble houseplant may depend on whether it can earn its keep. Houseplants that endure tend to be either undemanding succulents, edible herbs, or plants that add enough to a room's ambiance that they're worth some extra effort.

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  5. What the FBI Is Saying About the Fight Against ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | ABC News

    The FBI 's top counterterrorism official offered a blunt assessment today of U.S. efforts to stop ISIS from spreading its merciless message online: "We are losing the battle." The terrorist group wreaking havoc in Syria and Iraq as it blasts videos of beheadings to the world "has proven dangerously competent like no other group before it at employing [online] tools for its nefarious strategy," the head of the FBI's counterterrorism division, Assistant Director Michael Steinbach, told lawmakers today.

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  6. Review: Bam! Musical 'Brooklynite' a Giddy, Clever ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | ABC News

    The last time superheroes were singing on a New York stage, things didn't go too well. Don't let that stop you from going to "Brooklynite."

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  7. 3 NYC Men Arrested in Plot to Join ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | ABC News

    A flag of the Islamic State is seen on the other side of a bridge at the front line of fighting between Kurdish Peshmerga fighters and Islamist militants in Rashad, on the road between Kirkuk and Tikrit, Sept. 11, 2014.

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  8. Cops Uncover Maraschino Cherry Tycoon's Secret Drug LairRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | ABC News

    A team of city and state environmental regulators along with prosecutors from the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office had been at Dell's Maraschino Cherries for several hours investigating a complaint of illegal chemical dumping in the waters of Red Hook, Feb. 24, 2015, prosecutors said. In a scene reminiscent of the show "Breaking Bad," New York City investigators raided the business of one of the nation's largest processors of maraschino cherries -- only to find that his Brooklyn factory also served as a marijuana growing operation, authorities said.

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  9. NYC, Orthodox Jews in Talks Over Ritual After Herpes CasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | ABC News

    With a swift swipe of his scalpel, Rabbi A. Romi Cohn circumcises the baby boy, then leans down and sucks the blood from the wound as prayers in Hebrew fill the Brooklyn synagogue. The Orthodox Jewish tradition known as oral suction circumcision reaches back to biblical times but it has created a modern-day dilemma for New York City health officials, who have linked it to 17 cases of infant herpes since 2000.

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  10. Alexander Hamilton: The Show, the Book and the PlacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | ABC News

    It's a fine time for history geeks with a thing for Alexander Hamilton. A hip-hop-and-history musical called "Hamilton" - inspired by an 800-page biography - just opened off-Broadway and is sold out for months.

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  11. Aguilera Kicks off NBA All-Star Game With Nas, RockettesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | ABC News

    The pop singer kicked off the NBA All-Star Game on Sunday with a New York-themed performance at Madison Square Garden. The big-voiced star sang classics including Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York," Stevie Wonder's "Livin' In the City" and Jay Z's "Empire State of Mind."

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  12. NY Breaks Ground on Coney Island Beach-Protection ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | ABC News

    Sen. Charles Schumer says the Army Corps of Engineers project will replenish and repair beachfront areas damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. The work is being funded by federal Sandy relief dollars.

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  13. Democrats Settle on Philadelphia as Site of 2016 ConventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | ABC News

    In this June 2, 2011 file photo, the skyline of downtown Philadelphia is seen from Camden, N.J. Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention. It's a patriotic backdrop for the nomination of the party's next... View Full Caption FILE - In this June 2, 2011 file photo, the skyline of downtown Philadelphia is seen from Camden, N.J. Democrats have picked Philadelphia as the site of their 2016 national convention.

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  14. How Do We Find Each Other? Lots of Ways _ Friends Can HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | ABC News

    In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 photo, Michelle and Robert Philippi laugh as they stand together for a photograph in Boise, Idaho. One day, her mother came home from community college and said, "That guy in that class, he's so obnoxious, he's so loud _ and here's his phone number.

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  15. PHOTO: Rick and Michael Mast at their Brooklyn, NY chocolate factory, Mast Brothers Chocolate.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | ABC News

    In a possible attempt to one-up Willy Wonka, a Belgian chocolatier wants chocolate lovers to indulge not with their tongues but with their noses. The chocolate shooter is a cocoa powder catapult that launches two small bumps of cocoa powder into the user's nostrils.

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  16. NYC Looks to Expand Ferry Service to Its Far-Flung PortsRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | ABC News

    The skyscrapers of Manhattan look almost close enough to touch from parts of the waterfront of Brooklyn's industrial Red Hook neighborhood. But a distance of mere miles can take an hour or more in travel time for residents in the remote area, who have limited access to bus routes and no subway stations in the immediate vicinity.

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  17. Astor on the Park - Upper West Side, Manhattan, New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | ABC News

    The hotel experts at Oyster.com have seen it all, including the smallest hotel rooms in the Big Apple. No-frills rooms here are compact and a bit stuffy, and TVs offer a slim selection of channels, many of which are Spanish-speaking only.

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  18. Report: NYC's Overhaul of 911 System Delayed and Over BudgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | ABC News

    New York City's decade-long, multi-billion dollar effort to overhaul its 911 system is $700 million over budget and years behind schedule due to a series of mistakes made by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration, according to a Department of Investigation report. The probe - which was ordered by Bloomberg's successor, Bill de Blasio , and released on Friday - found "persistent mismanagement" between 2004 and 2013 led to the cost overruns, delays and a project that remains unfinished.

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  19. Riders, Sad and Fearful, Return to Line Where Train CrashedRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | ABC News

    Julie Garla took the 5:29 p.m. train out of Grand Central Terminal on Tuesday. Her husband took the 6:13.

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  20. PHOTO: These NYC Barbershops a Cut AboveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | ABC News

    Photographer Franck Bohbot explores the diversity of New York City's barbershops in his series "Cuts." Bohbot says the title of this series resonates both in hairstyling terms and filmic vernacular.

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