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  1. In Sandy turnaround test, NYC says it'll meet goalRead the original story

    Apr 11, 2013 | My Mother Lode

    A city home-repair program has been sprinting to meet a self-imposed deadline to signal a turnaround in Superstorm Sandy recovery, and officials say they're positioned to pass their test of rebuilding both houses and confidence.


  2. Joey Chestnut wins 8th Sparks Nugget rib titleRead the original story

    Thursday | My Mother Lode

    Joey Chestnut, the world-record holder at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Contest in New York, has extended his stranglehold on the eating championship at Nevada's Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-off as well.


  3. US marshals in NYC shootout; suspect woundedRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | My Mother Lode

    An armed fugitive wanted for nearly two decades on drug charges in the South was wounded during a shootout with deputy U.S. marshals who tracked him down in New York City, federal authorities said Wednesday.


  4. Museum intern dies after falling off NYC roofRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | My Mother Lode

    The New York Times says that 23-year-old Cindy Yeh of Brooklyn was an intern at the Museum of Modern Art.


  5. Bloomberg offers grants to help cities innovateRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | My Mother Lode

    American cities looking to be more innovative in how they address local issues can now get a helping hand from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's charitable foundation.


  6. Genesis Prize launches global innovation challengeRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | My Mother Lode

    The Genesis Prize Foundation on Tuesday is officially launching its Genesis Generation Challenge, which would give 10 teams up to $100,000 each.


  7. NY governor garners support at Dominican paradeRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 10 | My Mother Lode

    A tall man dressed all in white marched up a Manhattan avenue, cheered by tens of thousands of people who left no doubt they would re-elect him as their governor.


  8. US companies falling behind as Africa surgesRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | My Mother Lode

    "We are missing the boat" was the sour warning former President Bill Clinton issued Tuesday at an otherwise upbeat U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit here.


  9. Feds: Violence pervasive in NYC youth jailsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 4 | My Mother Lode

    New York City's juvenile jails are extremely violent and unsafe, the result of a deeply ingrained culture of violence in which guards routinely violate constitutional rights of teenage inmates and subject them to "rampant use of unnecessary and excessive force," the federal government said in a scathing report released Monday.


  10. Body paint artist blends models into NYC landmarksRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    She creates remarkable images that seamlessly camouflage her mostly nude models into New York City's skyline, blending them into the details of the Empire State Building, the Manhattan Bridge, Central Park and other famous landmarks.


  11. De Blasio vows to improve NYPD community relationsRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Mayor Bill de Blasio, facing his first significant test in trying to improve relations between police and minority communities, said Monday that he believes the troubles stem from racial tension that defined his predecessor's 12 years in office.


  12. Man pleads guilty in slaying of friend's wifeRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Thirty-year-old Dellando Campbell of Lemoore pleaded guilty to interstate domestic violence resulting in the death of a spouse Monday in federal court in Baltimore.


  13. Nude models, artists take to New York City streetsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Artists in Manhattan painted the bodies of 40 nude models on Saturday, turning the Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park into an outdoor celebration of the human form.


  14. Jersey shore carousel going up for auctionRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    The 82-year-old carousel on the Seaside Heights boardwalk survived Superstorm Sandy and a devastating fire, but it may not survive changing economics.


  15. Texas woman to be sentenced in ricin letters caseRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    A Texas woman faces sentencing for sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.


  16. NY attorney general sues to stop ride sharing LyftRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    New York's attorney general filed a lawsuit Friday to block Lyft, the on-demand ride-sharing app, from operating in New York.


  17. Secondhand smoke as harmful to pets as peopleRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Ten years ago, Shirley Worthington rushed Tigger to the vet when the dog's mouth started bleeding. 4 comments

  18. NYC borough won't prosecute low level pot offensesRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Many of the thousands of people arrested on low-level marijuana possession charges in Brooklyn will likely get the cases dropped before even having to go to court, District Attorney Kenneth Thompson announced Tuesday in a novel move to address the heavy toll of pot arrests in the nation's largest city.


  19. NYPD arrests mother of abandoned babyRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    A woman accused of abandoning her baby at a Manhattan subway station told police on Tuesday that she is homeless and felt she could no longer take care of the little girl.


  20. A violent weekend in NYC: At least 21 people shotRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2014 | My Mother Lode

    Among those injured were a 10-year-old boy and a 25-year-old man. They were shot Saturday on Brooklyn's Coney Island and are in stable condition. 2 comments

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