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JFK, Newark Liberty Airports To Increase Ebola Screening

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The government plans to begin taking the temperatures of travelers from West Africa who arrive at five U.S. airports as part of a stepped-up response to the Ebola epidemic.

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First Ebola Patient Diagnosed in the US Has Died

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A spokesman for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning.

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Lawmaker: Bratton Should Lead Secret Service

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

California Congresswoman Janice Hahn said Monday that Bratton would be the "perfect pick" to take over the troubled agency.

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New York Cancels Phone Booth Transmitter Program

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Officials are scuttling a project that would have installed in payphone booths thousands of transmitters that could track people's movements.

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Michael Brown Protest Halts St. Louis Symphony Concert

Saturday, October 04, 2014

After the lights dimmed for the St. Louis Symphony’s performance of the Brahms Requiem Saturday night, the first solo voice that rang out was not that of the chorus.
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Queens Assemblyman Arrested

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

William Scarborough is accused of spending campaign funds on personal expenses.

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NY Senators Ask Feds To Allow Marijuana Imports

Monday, September 29, 2014

Acting Health Commissioner Howard Zucker said there's evidence marijuana may help 60,000 epileptic New Yorkers who aren't responding to conventional treatments.

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Jeter Wins it For Yankees in Home Farewell

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning

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Former al-Qaida Spokesman Gets Life in Prison

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Kuwaiti imam Sulaiman Abu Ghaith became the voice of al-Qaida recruitment videotapes after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Jury Finds Arab Bank Liable For Supporting Terrorism

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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The decision is expected to have implications for similar legal efforts against banks,

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NYC Unveils Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

Sunday, September 21, 2014

In tandem with Sunday's climate march, the de Blasio Administration announced an ambitious effort to curtail the city's carbon footprint.

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Bridge Panel Gets Christie Aide's Phone Records

Thursday, September 11, 2014

AT&T has turned over phone records of a top aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to the legislative panel investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures.

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Changes Surround 9/11 Anniversary Commemoration

Thursday, September 11, 2014

For the first time, the National September 11 Museum will be open on the anniversary, and a nearly completed One World Trade Center has risen 1,776 feet above ground zero.

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New York Casino Applicants to Make Public Pitches

Monday, September 08, 2014

Developers seeking state permission to open casinos in upstate New York are set to present their plans before a state board.

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Gay Group to March in NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Organizers of the world's largest St. Patrick's Day Parade say they will allow a gay group to march under its own banner for the first time.

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Mayor Signs Bill Tracking Solitary in NYC Jails

Friday, August 29, 2014

The mayor has signed a bill requiring New York City correction officials to track and publish information on the use of solitary confinement.

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Suspects in Murder of New York Violinist Held Without Bail

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Two men accused of killing New York concert violinist Mary Whitaker during a robbery in her rural home are due in federal court.
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Time Warner Cable Says Maintenance Problem Caused Nationwide Outage

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A problem that occurred during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of TWC Internet service for hours on Wednesday morning.

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Maryland Ban on Grain Alcohol Hurts Violin Makers

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Binge drinkers and frat boys aren't the only ones despairing over Maryland's new ban on grain alcohol: Violin makers who used the liquor to make varnish are also affected.
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Comptroller: $356M in Medicaid Funds Left Behind by Education Dept.

Friday, August 22, 2014

The New York City Comptroller says the city failed to secure $356 million in federal Medicaid payments.

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