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Singer Lauryn Hill Faces Federal Tax Charges in NJ

Friday, June 08, 2012

Eight-time Grammy winner Lauryn Hill has been charged with failing to file income tax returns for several years with the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. attorney's office in New Jersey announced Thursday.

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Senate Leader Says Cuomo Pot Proposal Won't Pass

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos says the governor's proposal to reduce the penalty for public possession of a small amount of marijuana won't pass his chamber.

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Ray Bradbury, Author of 'Fahrenheit 451,' Dies

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Ray Bradbury, the science fiction-fantasy master who transformed his childhood dreams and Cold War fears into telepathic Martians, lovesick sea monsters, and, in uncanny detail, the high-tech, book-burning future of "Fahrenheit 451," has died. He was 91. Listen to WNYC host Leonard Lopate interview Bradbury on July 16, 1990.

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Pascrell, Payne Jr. Win Key NJ Primaries

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

New Jersey voted Tuesday in the first primary since redistricting eliminated one of the state's congressional districts. U.S. Rep. Bill Pascrell won a hard-fought battle of incumbents, besting fellow Congressman Steve Rothman in the Democratic primary in the state's newly drawn 9th District.

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Both Sides Say Deal is Near on Stalled 9/11 Museum

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Port Authority Chairman Patrick Foye are both saying they're close to an agreement in the dispute that has stalled the construction of the 9/11 museum at the World Trade Center site.

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MF Global Trustee Threatens Suit Against Corzine

Monday, June 04, 2012

The trustee overseeing the liquidation of the brokerage MF Global says he may sue former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.

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Feds to Rule on Cancer Aid for WTC Dust Exposure

Friday, June 01, 2012

A federal health official is expected to announce soon whether people with cancer will be covered by an aid program for anyone sickened by World Trade Center dust.

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NY Art Handlers and Sotheby's Resolve Contract

Friday, June 01, 2012

Teamsters Local 814 announced Thursday that workers had voted to approve a new agreement that includes pay raises and maintains health and retirement benefits.

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NY Suit over 'Spider-Man' Musical Airs in Court

Friday, June 01, 2012

A judge has warned lawyers at the end of a two-hour hearing that she may narrow the scope of a lawsuit stemming from the Broadway production of "Spider-Man."

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Turkish Pianist Fazil Say Charged with Insulting Islam

Friday, June 01, 2012

A Turkish court has formally charged an internationally known Turkish pianist and composer with insulting Islamic religious values in comments he made on Twitter.

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New Show Gives Close-Up of Women in Wheelchairs

Thursday, May 31, 2012

"Push Girls," a Sundance Channel reality series premiering Monday, takes viewers into the lives of four beautiful wheelchair-bound women.

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9/11 First Responders and Recovery Workers Honored

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

he National September 11 Memorial and Museum has marked the 10th anniversary of the end of cleanup operations at the site with a tribute to recovery workers and first responders.

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Folk Musician Doc Watson Dies in NC Hospital at 89

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Doc Watson, the Grammy-award winning folk musician whose lightning-fast style of flatpicking influenced guitarists around the world for more than a half-century, died Tuesday at a hospital in Winston-Salem, according to a hospital spokeswoman and his manager. He was 89.

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Ex-Rutgers Student Convicted in Webcam Spy Case to Go to Jail

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

A day after apologizing for the first time, a former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate gave up his right to remain free on Wednesday while New Jersey prosecutors appeal his 30-day jail sentence.

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British Classical Radio Host Arrested in Zimbabwe

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Organizers of a classical music festival in Zimbabwe say authorities arrested a prominent British music personality at a concert in the second city of Bulawayo.

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Kaufmann Clarifies Lip Synching Incident

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Jonas Kaufmann says he lip synched his performance of the Champions League theme before last weekend's final in Munich. 

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Devils End Rangers’ Rally to Take Series Lead

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

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Ryan Carter snapped a tie with 4:24 left, and the New Jersey Devils survived for a 5-3 victory over the New York Rangers after blowing a three-goal lead in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday night.

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NJ Budget Officials Forecast Shows Lower Revenue

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The Legislature's chief budget officer says New Jersey has achieved only half of the $1 billion in revenue growth Gov. Chris Christie anticipated for this fiscal year.

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Police Arrest Artist Setting Up 'I Love NY' Work

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

An artist who was setting up an illuminated "I Love New York"-themed public art display in Brooklyn was arrested after the wired contraption was mistaken for an explosive device.

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UK Virtual Orchestra Puts You in Conductor's Stand

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

A London museum is putting the conductor's baton in visitors' hands, allowing guests to direct a virtual orchestra using three-dimensional motion sensors.

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