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  1. Magicians stage effort to restore Houdini's graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This undated file photo shows magician Harry Houdini. A committee with the national Society of American Magicians is working to raise money to restore Houdini's gravesite and permanently care for a monument to him located at Machpelah Cemetery in Queens, N.Y. Photo: File, AP In this 2011 photo provided by Ronald G. Chicken, Dorothy Dietrich and Dick Brookz sit at the grave of legendary magician Harry Houdini at Machpelah Cemetery in the Queens borough of New York.

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  2. No croaking: New frog species groans, coughsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Atlantic Coast leopard frog groans and makes coughing noises rather than croaking sounds. The unfamiliar call attracted the notice of wildlife experts several years ago in Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge in Morris County.

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  3. Authorities: Man had stun guns, machete in luggageRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Safety officials say they've found two stun guns, a machete and other weapons in a man's checked baggage at John F. Kennedy International Airport . The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the baggage belonged to a man heading to Dubai and the items were found by Transportation Safety Administration agents.

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  4. Developers look to create underground NYC parkRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This undated artist's rendering provided by The Lowline shows a deep underground park that could be created in a 116-year-old abandoned trolley terminal below the Lower East Side. For this project-in-the-works, the latest solar technology will illuminate the subterranean space, filtering the sun via a collector at street level.

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  5. Ap Photos: Turkey farmers connect with Nyc buyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, photo, a gang of Broad Breasted Whites roam their paddock before they are harvested for Thanksgiving at Violet Hill Farm, in West Winfield, N.Y. The turkeys' lives are starkly different from their factory farm brethren as the nearly 250 fully-pastured turkeys spend their time roaming a constantly cycling series of green spaces. Photo: John Minchillo, AP In this Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, photo, a turkey is carried before being crated during harvesting for Thanksgiving at Violet Hill Farm, in West Winfield, N.Y. The birds, although handled with relative ease, are apt to wander off when left on their own.

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  6. Developers look to create underground NYC parkRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This undated artist's rendering provided by The Lowline shows a deep underground park that could be created in a 116-year-old abandoned trolley terminal below the Lower East Side. For this project-in-the-works, the latest solar technology will illuminate the subterranean space, filtering the sun via a collector at street level.

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  7. Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contestRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Nov. 22, 2014 photo, Joey Chestnut, center, and the other eaters participate in the World Turkey-Eating Championship at Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. Chestnut won the contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird.

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  8. NYC borough officials boycotting bridge's 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Staten Island's politicians are boycotting the anniversary ceremony Friday because of a proposed toll hike announced earlier this week. The Staten Island Advance reports that the borough's 11 elected officials say they won't attend.

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  9. Staten Island officials boycotting bridge's 50th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Staten Island's politicians are boycotting the anniversary ceremony Friday because of a proposed toll hike announced earlier this week. The Staten Island Advance says the borough's 11 elected officials said they won't attend.

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  10. Multiple fractures for Bono in NY bicycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this March 2, 2014 file photo, Bono arrives at the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. A New York City doctor says U2 singer Bono suffered multiple fractures and had to have two surgeries after his weekend bicycle accident.

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  11. NY chef aiming for gingerbread house world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Some of the gingerbread house creations by Chef Jon Lovitch are displayed in his GingerBread Lane, at the New York Hall of Science, in the Queens borough of New York, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Lovitch, a Manhattan chef who holds the Guinness record for creating the world's largest collection of gingerbread houses, is now going for another record, competing against himself by assembling more than 1,000 new ones.

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  12. Every city with hipsters wants to be a BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A man rides on a bicycle along the Ourcq canal, in Pantin, east of Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Pantin, a once-gritty Paris suburb, is sometimes compared to Brooklyn, New York.

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  13. Chris Noth: - Taylor Swift is representative of super-rich New York'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Chris Noth says that Taylor Swift is the perfect ambassador for New York City because she represents the wealthy elite of Manhattan. The former "Sex and the City" star - who turns 60 on Nov. 11, btw - has long bemoaned the changes to his adopted home town over the years, insisting Manhattan has become a playground for the rich because lower-earners have been pushed out by soaring property prices.

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  14. Things to know about new attorney general nomineeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Loretta Lynch is President Barack Obama 's pick to be the next attorney general. If confirmed, she would be the first black woman to hold the post.

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  15. For sale: 1 million photos of NYC's historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This photo provided by Brown Brothers shows Teddy Roosevelt at his Oyster Bay, N.Y., home in 1912. A Pennsylvania-based stock photography company founded in Manhattan 110 years ago is looking to sell its collection of more than 1 million photographs and negatives, including tens of thousands of black-and-white images of New York City before World War II.

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  16. Mutai seeks 3rd straight NYC Marathon titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Instead, he often chooses to run alone. That's how the Kenyan star ensures he can hold steady, speedy splits without following someone else.

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  17. Union appeal denied in NY stop and frisk caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A federal appeals court panel has denied a request by police unions to continue challenging New York City's stop and frisk ruling. A judge ruled last year that the city sometimes discriminated against minorities with the New York Police Department 's stop, question and frisk policy and ordered changes to departmental training and procedures.

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  18. Take a peek inside Manhattana s luxury...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Grand New York City town houses may seem like a thing of the past now that most Manhattan residents are cramped into small studios. But some of that early 20th century luxury still exists - and some of it is for sale.

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  19. NYC hatchet attack called terrorism, but why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Oct. 23, 2014 image taken from surveillance video provided by the New York City Police Department, Zale Thompson approaches New York City police officers with a hatchet, in the Queens borough of New York. Although NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton called it an act of terrorism, characterizing as such has raised questions about what qualifies as terrorism in an era more than 13 years removed from the Sept.

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  20. Sandy's mental health impact looms largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Oct. 30, 2012 file photo, a couple surveys the remains of the home owned by the woman's parents that burned to the ground during Superstorm Sandy in the Breezy Point section of New York. New York health officials estimate about 700,000 residents are still experiencing mental health problems related to the storm, which hit on Oct. 29, 2012.

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