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

    Jun 13, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Historic sites connected to Alexander Hamilton are getting a lot more visitors than they used to, thanks to a little Broadway show you might have heard about. 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 .

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  2. Edsel and Eleanor Ford sculpture is new addition to estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The life-sized sculpture of the pair walking arm-in-arm is being unveiled Monday at Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in the Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe Shores. The sculpture was designed by Brooklyn, New York-based StudioEIS .

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  3. Sanders under pressure to quit as Democrats look to uniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    JUNE 7: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives onstage during a primary night rally at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 7, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Clinton has secured enough delegates and commitments from superdelegates to become the Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee.

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  4. Man out to see sunrise drifts miles away on piece of plywoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A man getting ready to watch the sunrise on a piece of plywood in a marina was swept out by the Hudson River current and wound up about 2 nautical miles away near Governors Island. The man was sent drifting into the river on an 8-foot-long piece of plywood on Thursday around 4:45 a.m., a little more than half an hour before the sun came up, Fire Department of New York Capt. 4 comments

  5. New push aims to fix misspelling of NYC's Verrazano BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    It's an error that has loomed over New York Harbor for more than 50 years: The name of the majestic Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is spelled wrong. Despite a new petition drive to make it right - the bridge is named for 16th-century Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazzano - the state authority that controls the span has stubbornly held to the one Z position it's taken for years: We know it's wrong, but we're not changing it.

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  6. Judges say NYPD justified in Muslim spying records requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An appellate court ruled Thursday that the New York Police Department was justified in using a Cold War-era federal legal doctrine to neither confirm nor deny the existence of records related to investigators' surveillance of two Muslim men that were requested under state open records law. An attorney for the men, a Rutgers University student and a well-known Harlem imam, had argued that when the police department invoked the Glomar doctrine in responding to Freedom of Information Law, it had extensively claimed an expansive privilege under a blanket exemption that should not apply to the state open records law.

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  7. Sky high: NYC 'trophy apartment' could list for $250 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A luxury 90-floor apartment skyscraper called "One57," left, rises above all other buildings overlooking Central Park, while a crane sits atop ongoing construction for a new condominium skyscraper at 220 Central Park South, Thursday May 26, 2016, in New York. A penthouse in One57 went for $100.5 million in 2014, but an apartment in the new condominium is expected to sell for $250 million.

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  8. Verizon, unions reach deal in principle for 4-year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this April 13, 2016 file photo, Verizon workers picket outside one of the company's facilities in Boston. Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle, Friday, May 17, for a four-year contract.

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  9. 'Little Syria' exhibit heading 'home' to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An exhibition about one of the earliest Arab American settlements heads to places near the old New York neighborhood where it first laid roots, as well as the spot where many immigrants first set foot in the U.S. "Little Syria, N.Y.: An Immigrant Community's Life and Legacy," created by the Arab American National Museum , opens Wednesday at the New York City Department of Records. It documents the once-thriving Lower Manhattan neighborhood that was home to many Arabs, including author and poet Khalil Gibran , and some of America's first Arabic language newspapers during the immigration wave of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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  10. The Latest: Limited Metro-North service continues after fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Metro-North train passes over the site of fire underneath the tracks in New York, Wednesday, May 18, 2016. Commuters into and out of New York's famed Grand Central Terminal faced crippling delays Wednesday, a day after a raging fire broke out beneath elevated train tracks in the city, officials said.

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  11. The Latest: Limited service restored on Metro-North linesRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this photo provided by Ben Parkin, firefighter battle a fire runder the Metro-North railroad tracks in New York, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Train service into and out of Grand Central is being delayed due to the fire.

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  12. Fire halts rail service, rough morning commute expectedRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this photo provided by Ben Parkin, firefighter battle a fire runder the Metro-North railroad tracks in New York, Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Train service into and out of Grand Central is being delayed due to the fire.

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  13. Nearly 170 NY houses of worship open for tours this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This July 20, 2014, file photo shows the vaulted ceiling inside New York's Riverside Church. It is one of the religious institutions across New York state showcasing their art, architecture and history during the New York Landmark Conservancy's annual "Sacred Sites Open House Weekend" from May 21-22, 2016.

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  14. Police: Man detained outside Taylor Swift's NYC homeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Monday, May 2, 2016 file photo, Taylor Swift arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" in New York. A man described by police as emotionally disturbed has been detained outside Swift's home in Manhattan.

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  15. Heroic Titanic seaman to get grave stone decades after deathRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A seaman whose quick actions aboard a lifeboat are credited with saving passengers during the Titanic's sinking will finally receive a headstone on his grave, nearly 75 years after his death. Titanic enthusiasts from around the world are expected to join members of Robert Hopkins' family at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Saturday as a black granite headstone bearing his name is unveiled and blessed.

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  16. Interactive digital walls offer art and info in hotel lobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This undated image provided by Renaissance Hotels shows a hallway at the Renaissance NY Midtown hotel in New York with an interactive digital tapestry on the wall. The digital tapestry has 50 different displays that interact with human movement as people pass by, changing colors, designs and sounds.

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  17. Hundreds march across New York bridge for stricter gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Hundreds of people carrying photos of loved ones killed by gun violence marched across the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday to rally for stricter gun laws and chanted demands for action. The fourth annual march, held on the eve of Mother's Day, was organized by the group Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.

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  18. NYC lawmakers set to impose 5-cent charge for plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Every minute of every day, usually without thinking, thousands of New Yorkers reach across the counter at shops and supermarkets and accept a disposable plastic bag. The city's sanitation department estimates that 10 billion bags a year are tossed in the trash - roughly 19,000 bags per minute.

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  19. Obama to name Stonewall 1st national monument for gay rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This May 29, 2014 file photo shows The Stonewall Inn, in New York's Greenwich Village. President Barack Obama is preparing to designate the Stonewall Inn in New York the first national monument dedicated to gay rights.

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  20. Tracking the flow of guns used in crime is inexact scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this April 18, 2016 photo, Jay Wallace, founder of Adventure Outdoors, poses for a portrait in Smyrna, Ga. Wallace was among a group of gun dealers once sued by then-New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg over allegations of allowing illegal sales of firearms. 1 comment

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