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  1. In NYC, debate over saving small shops amid chains' riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Republic

    Looking for a "Seinfeld"-style coffee shop? It's sharing the city with 280 Starbucks and more than 530 Dunkin Donuts. A good neighborhood deli? It's competing with some 460 Subways.


  2. Bull Dogs star enjoys Big AppleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Republic

    Although Ali Patberg played only 10 of the first 36 minutes in Friday afternoon's inaugural girls Jordan Brand Classic, she certainly made her presence felt in the final 3:30. The Columbus North senior entered the game at the final media timeout and shortly after converted a 3-point play to help bring the East team closer.


  3. Bloomberg trading terminals suffer 2 hour outage globallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Republic

    Bloomberg's trading terminals, which are used by most of the world's biggest financial firms, went down for two and a half hours on Friday due to apparent technical problems, a development that prompted the British government to postpone a planned 3 billion-pound debt issue. Users say the outage started as trading was getting in full swing in London around 8 a.m., one of the world's largest financial centers, particularly in foreign exchange and bond markets.


  4. An all-white garden in NYC, inspired by a historic designRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Republic

    First come the snowdrops, peeking through the snow, then as things warm up, hellebores and crocuses, followed by geraniums, peonies, anemones, camellias and many more. But there's one thing all the flowers in this particular garden have in common: They're all white.


  5. Jacob Lawrence's Migration series on view at MoMARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Republic

    One hundred years ago, African-Americans began a mass exodus from the rural South, heading north in search of economic opportunity and social equality. The Museum of Modern Art is paying tribute to that movement in a rare exhibition of a series chronicling the phenomenon from artist Jacob Lawrence, himself the son of migrants.


  6. Longtime Associated Press photo editor Madge Stager diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The Republic

    Madge Stager, a former New York-based photo editor for The Associated Press who helped direct coverage of the biggest stories around the world over four decades, has died. She was 61. Stager, who retired in 2009 after 37 years with the AP, died at New York University Hospital on Saturday of pneumonia and complications from the flu, said her husband, Chris Stager.


  7. Tennessee governor not among army of speakers at NRA eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | The Republic

    When more than 70,000 gun enthusiasts descend on Nashville for the National Rifle Association's annual meeting this week, they won't be hearing from one prominent Tennessean: Republican Gov. Bill Haslam . A Haslam spokesman confirms that the governor won't be welcoming the crowd to the new Music City Center on Friday.


  8. Clinton campaign headquarters expected in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Republic

    Hillary Rodham Clinton has signed a lease in a Brooklyn, New York, building for what is expected to house her presidential campaign headquarters. A person familiar with the plans says Clinton has signed the lease for two floors in an office in New York's Brooklyn Heights neighborhood.


  9. William Scarbrough, ColumbusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Republic

    William Scarbrough, professor emeritus of Syracuse University's School of Architecture, died after a short illness on April 1, 2015, at his home, at the age of 82. Scarbrough, born in Brooklyn, NY, earned his degree in architecture at Syracuse University and was a varsity member of the 1951 Division 1 NCAA championship cross country team. He married Carole Loeffler in 1953.


  10. NYC blast probe highlights problem of stealing gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | The Republic

    It was a run-of-the-mill complaint - a smell of gas - with a troubling explanation: Someone had improperly tapped into a Manhattan building's gas line, and it was leaking. The issue was quickly resolved.


  11. NY mayor: Someone may have 'inappropriately' tapped gas lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Republic

    Someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before an explosion that leveled three apartment buildings and injured nearly two dozen people, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday as firefighters soaked the still-smoldering buildings and police searched for at least two missing people. "There is a possibility here that the gas line was inappropriately accessed internally" by people in one of the destroyed buildings, but officials need to get access to its basement to explore it further, de Blasio said.


  12. Selfie spot for 'Mad Men' fans: new Don Draper bench in NYCRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Republic

    "Mad Men" fans can now take a selfie with Don Draper, thanks to a bench unveiled Monday featuring the fictional adman's silhouette. Jon Hamm, the actor who plays Draper, posed for photos on the bench outside the Time & Life Building at 1271 Avenue of the Americas in midtown Manhattan.


  13. US Attorney Preet Bharara faces setbacks amid NY success runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Republic

    It was bad enough that New York's most famous prosecutor, Preet Bharara, lost in the sweepstakes to become the next U.S. attorney general nominee to a fellow federal prosecutor from his own city. But Bharara and his team in the Manhattan U.S. attorney's office have also suffered some major setbacks in recent months of a kind not seen since he arrived on the job nearly six years ago.


  14. Off-duty officer posted booze photo before fatal accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Republic

    Police are investigating whether alcohol use explains how a car carrying three off-duty New Jersey police officers from a visit to a strip club drove the wrong way down a New York City highway and crashed head-on into a tractor-trailer, killing an officer and a civilian and critically injuring two other policemen. Hours before the crash, the officer driving the car posted a photo on his Instagram page of three shot glasses filled with what he identified as "Jack Daniels Fire on the house."


  15. 1 off-duty New Jersey cop dead, 2 critical after NYC crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Republic

    A car carrying three off-duty New Jersey police officers crashed into a truck early Friday while driving the wrong way on a New York City highway, killing one officer and another person and leaving two other officers critically injured, officials said. The three officers worked in the Linden Police Department, Linden Mayor Derek Armstead told local media outlets.


  16. $9 billion plan for nation's busiest bus terminal rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Republic

    A plan to transform the nation's busiest bus terminal from a crumbling eyesore in the heart of New York City into a gleaming new facility stalled on Thursday as transit officials rejected the approximately $9 billion price tag and demanded cheaper options. Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which runs area transit hubs, revolted against the Manhattan bus terminal proposal presented by agency officials, saying they need to go back to the drawing board and consider other options, including building the new terminal in New Jersey and creating a rail link to Manhattan or finding a cheaper place in the city for construction.


  17. NYC's plan for prayer break in pre-K classes raises concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Republic

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's ambitious plan to expand public pre-kindergarten for all 4 year-olds depends in part on the participation of Jewish, Christian and Muslim schools, under a proposal that would permit religious instruction and prayers during midday breaks. But civil liberties groups are already objecting to the plan, which would take effect next fall, saying allowing a prayer break in a publicly funded classroom may violate the constitutional separation of church and state.


  18. Slain Philadelphia officer 'redefined what valor means'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | The Republic

    In his final, courageous moments, Officer Robert Wilson III took on two armed robbers and gave his life to save those around him - an act so noble that Philadelphia's police department will rename its valor medal in his honor, police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said. Ramsey recounted Wilson's heroism during the slain officer's funeral on Saturday, telling thousands of mourners it was the greatest act of bravery he has seen in his 46-year law enforcement career.


  19. Nut rage flight attendant sues Korean Air, former execRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Republic

    A flight attendant who says she was living her dream by working for Korean Air is now suing the airline and its infamous nut rage executive, claiming the bizarre onboard tantrum ruined her career. Kim Do Hee, the flight attendant, is seeking compensation through a trial in New York city after she was verbally and physically attacked by Korean Air heiress Cho Hyun-ah, according to a statement on Wednesday by two American law firms, the Weinstein Law Firm and Kobre & Kim.


  20. Nut rage flight attendant sues Korean Air and vice presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Republic

    A flight attendant who was harassed by a former Korean Air Lines Co. vice president in what became known as the nut rage case filed a civil lawsuit against the airline and the executive.


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