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Former R.I. Gov. Lincoln Chafee Drops out of Presidential Race

Friday, October 23, 2015

The announcement comes after Chafee delivered a widely panned debate performance earlier this month. He has also struggled to raise money and generate enthusiasm.

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Mets Sweep Cubs to Reach World Series

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Daniel Murphy homered for a record sixth consecutive postseason game, and the Mets brushed aside the Cubs 8-3 Wednesday night.

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South Korean Seong-Jin Cho Wins Chopin Piano Competition

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Seong-Jin Cho of South Korea has won the career-paving 17th International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. See the pivotal performance.
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Mets Beat Cubs for 2-0 NLCS Lead

Monday, October 19, 2015

 The Mets breezed past Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta, 4-1 Sunday night for a 2-0 lead in a surprisingly one-sided NL Championship Series.

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Mets Win, Will Face the Cubs for the National League Pennant

Friday, October 16, 2015

Faced with a winner-take-all scenario against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday night, the Mets came through with a gritty 3-2 victory. A best-of-seven NLCS starts in Queens on Saturday.

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Mets Beat Dodgers to Take 2-1 Lead in NLDS

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Curtis Granderson drove in five runs with two doubles off the wall, Travis d'Arnaud and Yoenis Cespedes homered, and New York's dangerous bats busted loose for a 13-7 victory.

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Gov. Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio Reach Agreement on $26 Billion MTA Capital Program

Saturday, October 10, 2015

"Historic investment" should prevent further delays to major projects.

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New York Attorney General Opens Probe Into Fantasy Sports Websites

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Action was prompted by reports a DraftKings employee may have had access to valuable company data before winning second place in a FanDuel contest.

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N. Korea to Release Detained South Korean Student

Monday, October 05, 2015

 North Korea told South Korea that it will repatriate Won Moon Joo, 21, at the border village of Panmunjom on Monday, Seoul's Unification Ministry said in a statement.

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U.S. Hiring Slowed in September as Global Economy Weakened

Friday, October 02, 2015

The Labor Department said Friday that employers added just 142,000 jobs in September, depressed by job cuts in manufacturing and oil drilling.

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Hurricane Threat Decreases, But City Is Ready

Friday, October 02, 2015

Joaquin is likely to miss New York City, but Mayor de Blasio says an unrelated storm system is expected to cause heavy rain in the coming days.

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Tangled Web Surrounds United's Aborted Atlantic City Routes

Monday, September 28, 2015

United canceled routes to Atlantic City, but officials appointed by Gov. Chris Christie decided not to enforce a contract provision requiring the airline to repay lucrative incentives.

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Donald Trump to Unveil Tax Plan Monday

Monday, September 28, 2015

The billionaire businessman is set to outline his much-hyped plan at a news conference Monday in New York.

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House Speaker John Boehner to Resign in October

Friday, September 25, 2015

One lawmaker said that Boehner "just does not want to become the issue." Boehner, who took over the speakership in 2011, has served 13 terms in the House of Representatives.

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Yankees Hall of Famer Yogi Berra Dies at 90

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

WNYC reporter Jim O'Grady, a lifelong baseball fan and word maven himself, has this remembrance of the quotable catcher.

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James Blake and Mayor de Blasio Call Meeting Over NYPD Conduct 'Productive'

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

The former tennis star, who met Monday with Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bratton, said he hopes his mistaken arrest can be a catalyst for change.

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Europe's Altice to Buy Cablevision for $17.7 Billion

Thursday, September 17, 2015

The European telecommunications and cable company Altice has agreed to buy the New York cable operator Cablevision as it expands into the U.S. market.

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Carey Gabay, Aide to Governor Cuomo, Dies

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Gabay was shot during West Indian Day parade celebrations in Brooklyn.

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Morning Delays on LIRR Following Freight Derailment

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Trains are operating on one of two tracks between Westbury and Hicksville. About a third of LIRR trains are being canceled this morning.

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Why New Jersey’s Lottery Ticket Isn’t Winning

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Governor Christie promised a bigger cash haul for NJ's cash strapped government when he privatized the state's lottery system. Instead, it posted its worst return in 40 years.

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