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Man Shot And Killed by Off-Duty Detective

Monday, January 30, 2012

The NYPD says a man was shot and killed by an off-duty detective in Brooklyn as he tried to rob the officer.

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Finnish conductor Paavo Berglund Dies at 82

Friday, January 27, 2012

Paavo Berglund, one of Finland's most prominent conductors, has died at age 82.

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NJ Prosecutor Charges Homeless 19-Year-Old With Synagogue Bombing

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A New Jersey prosecutor says a homeless, 19-year-old unemployed man charged in the firebombings of two synagogues is an anti-Semite who intended to cause harm. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said Tuesday that investigators believe Anthony Graziano of Lodi knew there were people inside when he threw Molotov cocktails into a Rutherford synagogue building that also houses the rabbi's family.

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Yankee's Posada Retires

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Flanked by his wife and children, with five World Series trophies sitting on a table to his right, Jorge Posada announced his retirement Tuesday.

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Scorsese's 'Hugo' Leads Oscars with 11 Nominations

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Martin Scorsese, Stephen Daldry, Joe Berlinger and Meryl Streep were just some of the filmmakers, actors and writers nominated for Academy Awards on Tuesday.

Listen: Alec Baldwin interviews Oscar-nominated directors Stephen Daldry and Joe Berlinger on Here's the Thing.

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Detroit Symphony to Grace Carnegie Hall Festival

Monday, January 23, 2012

How does the Detroit Symphony Orchestra get to Carnegie Hall? Like everyone else - practice, practice, practice. But the Motor City musicians also added a little imagination.

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Prokofiev and Shostakovich: Public Domain No More

Thursday, January 19, 2012

The Supreme Court has upheld a law giving US copyright protection to millions of works by foreign artists that had been freely available.

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Brooke Astor Auction Pushed Back to Fall

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

A New York auction of jewelry and artwork from the estate of philanthropist Brooke Astor is now scheduled for September.

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Historical Musical Treasures Languish in Storage Vault

Monday, January 16, 2012

A massive cache of musical treasures that’s grown to include a fragile harp-piano, the pioneering Moog synthesizer and a famous theremin languishes in a Michigan storage vault.

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Carnegie Hall to Establish Youth Orchestra

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Carnegie Hall is establishing a youth orchestra called the National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America.

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Christie Remembers Late Assemblyman in Emotional Address

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie remembered a friend instead of delivering his State of the State address as a new legislative session begins on a somber note Tuesday.

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Philip Glass's 'Kepler' to Premiere at Spoleto

Sunday, January 01, 2012

To commemorate Glass' 75th birthday and his long relationship with Spoleto, the festival is staging a full production of "Kepler," about the 17th-century scientist.

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$172K Violin Left on Philly-bound Bus is Recovered

Sunday, December 25, 2011

A rare violin worth $172,000 that was mistakenly left on board a Boston-to-Philadelphia bus by a groggy music student from Taiwan has been found and returned to its grateful owner.

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Prince Philip Hospitalized After Heart Procedure

Friday, December 23, 2011

Queen Elizabeth II's husband has undergone surgery for a blocked coronary artery, British royal officials said Friday.

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Obama Campaign, DNC Returns Corzine Contributions

Friday, December 23, 2011

President Barack Obama's campaign and the Democratic National Committee have returned more than $70,000 in campaign contributions from New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine following the collapse of MF Global, Corzine's financial firm, officials said Friday.

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NJ Office Cleaners Union Authorizes Strike

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Members of a union representing 7,000 office cleaners in New Jersey have voted to authorize a strike if they can't reach an agreement with a group of cleaning companies on a new contract.

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Suspect in Rutgers Case Rejects Plea Deal

Friday, December 09, 2011

The former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man has turned down a plea deal that would have kept him out of prison and sought to prevent his deportation.

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NY Prosecutor Says Composer Scammed for $20M

Thursday, December 08, 2011

A Chappaqua man was indicted last week in a scam targeting Roger Davidson, a pianist and composer from Katonah, NY. The scam stretched over six years.

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Ken Russell, Film Director of Composer Biopics, dies at 84

Monday, November 28, 2011

The iconoclastic British director, whose death aged 84 was announced Monday, made films about Tchaikovsky, Mahler and Liszt.

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Congress Calls on Corzine to Testify on MF Global

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Jon Corzine has been called to testify at a Congressional hearing over the collapse of financial firm MF Global.

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