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Trenton Mayor Arrested in Corruption Probe

Monday, September 10, 2012

Federal agents have arrested the mayor of New Jersey's capital city as part of an ongoing corruption investigation.

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Officials: 2.1-Magnitude Earthquake Hit Greenwich

Sunday, September 09, 2012

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that a 2.1-magnitude earthquake that shook parts of Fairfield County on Friday night was centered in Greenwich.

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2 Tornadoes Strike in NYC; No injuries Reported

Sunday, September 09, 2012

VIDEO. Two tornadoes struck the outer edges of New York City on Saturday, hurling debris into the air and knocking out power but causing no serious injuries among startled residents accustomed to thinking of twisters as a Midwestern phenomenon.

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2 Tornadoes Touch Down in NYC

Saturday, September 08, 2012

VIDEO: The National Weather Service says a second, stronger tornado touched down in Brooklyn moments after the first hit a beachside area in Queens — hurling debris in the air, knocking out power and startling residents who once thought of twisters as a Midwestern phenomenon.

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Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Released from Hospital

Friday, September 07, 2012

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been released from the hospital after being treated for anemia. How's he doing? Better.

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Obama 'HOPE' Artist Spared Jail Time

Friday, September 07, 2012

The artist who created President Barack Obama's famous "HOPE" 2008 campaign poster avoided jail time on Friday, but was ordered to do 300 hours of community service for a criminal contempt conviction.

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GOP's Long: Gillibrand Not Standing Up for Women

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Republican Senate challenger Wendy Long says that if Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is truly an advocate for women, she'd support the removal of the Democratic leader of the state Assembly.

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Clinton Boosts Obama in Rousing Convention Speech

Thursday, September 06, 2012

In an impassioned speech that rocked the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton proclaimed Wednesday night, "I know we're coming back" from the worst economic mess in generations and appealed to hard-pressed Americans to stick with Barack Obama for a second term in the White House.

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Former Mayor Ed Koch Hospitalized for Anemia

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been hospitalized for treatment of anemia.

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NJ AG to Host 1st Meeting of Muslim Task Force

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

New Jersey's attorney general is hosting the first meeting of a task force he created in the wake of revelations that the NYPD was conducting surveillance of New Jersey Muslims.

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Taxi Fare Hike Could Start to Go Into Effect

Monday, September 03, 2012

Taxi cab riders could see the first fare increase since 2005 start to go into effect as soon as Tuesday.

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2012 Summer Movie Season Ends With A Whimper

Monday, September 03, 2012

A typically slow Labor Day weekend ended a summer that failed to live up to Hollywood's expectations. The number of movie tickets sold this summer was about 533 million, down 4 percent from 2011 and the lowest since an industry analyst began compiling summer figures 20 years ago.

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Thousands Lack Electricity, Six Days After Isaac

Monday, September 03, 2012

Tens of thousands of people remained without electricity in Louisiana and Mississippi Monday, six days after Hurricane Isaac inundated the Gulf Coast with a deluge that still has some areas under water. The large, slow-moving storm also forced many oil and gas refineries to cease or cut production.

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Violence Erupts Following West Indian Day Parade

Monday, September 03, 2012

For most of the day, it was Brooklyn's version of Main Street USA. People waved flags from their front stoops, drumbeats filled the air and women in brightly colored sequined costumes and feather headdresses danced to reggae music as they marched Monday in the West Indian Day Parade. But after the parade ended, by early evening, at least two men were fatally stabbed in Crown Heights, police said.

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NY Probing Equity Firms, Including Bain: Source

Sunday, September 02, 2012

An official familiar with the probe says New York's attorney general is investigating some of the nation's largest private equity firms, including Bain Capital, founded by Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.

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Romney Makes His Case: Jobs

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House Thursday night with a rousing, remarkably personal speech to the Republican National convention and a prime-time TV audience, proclaiming that America needs "jobs, lots of jobs" and promising to create 12 million of them in perilous economic times.

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Deal Reached in Spiderman Director's Lawsuit

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Director Julie Taymor has reached a deal in New York to settle a lawsuit she brought over the Broadway production of "Spider-Man."

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Power Restored to Co-op City After 2-hour Outage

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Power has been restored to thousands of residents of Co-op City in the Bronx following an overnight outage.

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Ryan: Romney Won't 'Duck Tough Issues' on Economy

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Seizing the campaign spotlight, vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan embraced "the calling of my generation" to help lead the country in tough times Wednesday night and pledged to cheering Republican National Convention delegates and a prime time TV audience that Mitt Romney will make the bold and difficult decisions needed to repair the nation's economy.

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Clijsters Loses at US Open in Last Match of Career

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Four-time Grand Slam champion Kim Clijsters played what she has said will be her last match, losing in the second round of the U.S. Open to Laura Robson.

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