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  1. Governor Cuomo Announces New DMV Online Service Allowing Customers to Print a Temporary LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    July 29, 2015 - Governor Cuomo announced that New Yorkers now have the opportunity to print a temporary license from the Department of Motor Vehicles website when they renew or replace their driver licenses, learner permits, or non-driver identification card online. This service will provide a quick, convenient way to get a temporary license, without making a trip to the DMV, allowing drivers and residents to be able to prove a new license is on the way.


  2. [Rachel Marsden] - President Trump' is an idea whose time has comeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Korea Herald

    I recently heard a panel of journalists complain on a radio show that Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump won't stop hijacking the news cycle and is effectively preventing them from covering other stories. There were no such complaints during Barack Obama's first presidential campaign, even when it consisted mainly of platitudes concerning "hope and change."


  3. Editorial: August-to-March Madness: a Gop debate bracket proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    The highly anticipated media event that is the Aug. 6 Republican presidential candidate debate has grown even more complicated. Fox News, the sponsor of the first of what could be as many as 12 party-sanctioned debates between now and March 10, has backed off its plans to limit the first debate to "only" the 10 top-polling candidates.


  4. Riverkeeper, Environmental Advocates claim loophole in DEC sewage spill reporting rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    A view of the sewage discharge pipe that empties into the Hudson River, seen here on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. A view of the sewage discharge pipe that empties into the Hudson River, seen here on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. A view of the sewage discharge pipe that empties into the Hudson River, seen here on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. A view of the sewage discharge pipe that empties into the Hudson River, seen here on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. Proposed new rules for a two-year-old state law meant to alert the public about municipal sewage spills have a loophole that could mean hundreds of incidents continue to go unreported, critics said Wednesday.


  5. 2 dead out of 31 cases of Legionnaires' disease reported in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Big News

    Health authorities in New York City are tracking an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease, which has killed two people and sickened dozens of others in the South Bronx, the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said Wednesday. So far 31 cases have been reported since July 10. Most of the cases have been reported from the South Bronx neighborhoods of Highbridge, Morrisania, Hunts Point and Mott Haven, officials said.


  6. Meet the Man Behind New York's Subway AnnouncementsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    That perennial sound bite warning you to "stand clear of the closing doors, please" in the New York subway has, for the past 11 years, engrained itself into the urban soundscape of millions of the city's inhabitants. Its cheeriness may have assuaged or irritated subway riders at times, but what's the story of the actual person behind the faceless voice? The New Yorker scoped out the owner of the voice - a certain Charlie Pellett, a British-born, American bred veteran news anchor at Bloomberg Radio.


  7. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: Out on the streetRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    They are now playing on Wednesday August 5* He's one of the most gravelly voiced musicians you'll ever speak to, but Jon Spencer is in a pretty upbeat mood when he calls from New York City. The vocalist of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is looking forward to returning to New Zealand this week, and 25 years into his career, things have been going well with new album Freedom Tower: No Wave Dance Party 2015 .


  8. Music: Telling it like it isRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The Barby Club will host one of the leading indie acts on the New York scene on Wednesday when Cheval Sombre takes the stage. The group is essentially a one-person band with New York based poet and musician Christopher Porpora.


  9. Court nixes release of New York chokehold death testimonyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago |

    A bystander recorded video of New York police choking a man to death after alleging he'd illegally sold cigarettes. Eric Garner, 43, was tackled and put in chokehold by officer Daniel Pantaleo after several minutes conversing with police.


  10. 9 Delicious Dishes From Far Off Places Most New Yorkers Will Never VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    If you love using your tastebuds to travel , New York City's culinary landscape can offer you a trip around the globe - without actually having to leave its five boroughs. This journey is all about experiencing the melting pot that is the Big Apple.


  11. Gateway rail tunnel, new bus terminal are essential transit needs Port Authority must...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    Federal authorities have called on the Port Authority to begin digging a third rail tunnel under the Hudson River. By Stephen Sweeney Last Wednesday was the worst day of a nightmare week for New Jersey commuters .


  12. Urban Youth Job Fair Hopes to Lift Young Adults, Families Out of PovertyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Your News Now

    City residents took advantage of an opportunity Wednesday at a one-day job fair at the Ryan Community Center. But, it wasn't open to everyone.


  13. New York City's abundant wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | MyFoxNY

    Talk a walk down any city block and many are noticing that New York City is becoming increasingly more jungle than concrete. A fuzzy squirrel digging for nuts may be photo worthy for tourists but they're the norm for New Yorkers.


  14. Ingrid Sischy: Inspirational and pioneering journalist who began on...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies For nearly 20 years Ingrid Sischy was the editor of Interview, the magazine founded by Andy Warhol in 1969 and nicknamed "The Crystal Ball of Pop".


  15. The City and the CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | OC Weekly

    A luminous jumble, Jem Cohen's latest experiment in non-narrative urban portraiture captures, in its beauty and bad moods and consistent epiphanies, many contradictory truths of city life itself. Following up 2013's Museum Hours , a fiction film steeped in the magnificent reality of Austria's Kunsthistorisches Museum, Cohen's Counting is his most ambitious production yet, surveying in 15 chapters fresh particulars of New York, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Istanbul and other marvelous, inconstant places.


  16. Jim Gilmore's entry grows GOP 2016 field to 17Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Politico

    Gilmore filed his paperwork with the Federal Elections Commission, launching his longest of all long-shot presidential bids under the name "Gilmore for America LLC." But the question remains whether he will be allowed to join the Fox News candidate forum at 5 p.m. on Aug. 6 in Cleveland. The network said Tuesday that it was lowering the bar for the forum to include "all declared candidates whose names are consistently being offered to respondents in major national polls, as recognized by Fox News" - removing the previous threshold of 1 percent in the last five national polls.


  17. In Eric Garner case, state appeals court rules against releasing grand jury minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newsday

    People protest the death of Eric Garner on Staten Island on the first anniversary of his death on July 17, 2015. Photo Credit: Anthony Lanzilote A state appeals court Wednesday refused to release minutes from the secret Staten Island grand jury that declined to indict any cops in the death of Eric Garner, ruling that there was no showing of a "compelling and particularized need" for the information.


  18. PEOPLE v. PALENCIARead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | FindLaw

    RADIX, JOSEPH J. MALTESE, and HECTOR D. LASALLE, JJ. Russell Law Group, PLLC, Westbury, N.Y. , for appellant.


  19. Brasch WordsBREAKING CHINA - LEGALLYRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2011 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- The blizzard that drew New York City to a halt last week filled me with yearning, or, shall I say, a heart-rending longing for home.


  20. Afternoon Bulletin: This Heat Wave Isn't Going AnywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    Mayor Bill de Blasio held a press conference earlier today, addressing concerns about the heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service until 8pm Thursday. With temperatures mounted firmly in the mid 90's and the heat index well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the Mayor warned New Yorkers not to give into the urge to blast the AC due to possible outages.