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New York

New York Will Consider Nonlethal Ways to Reduce Swan Population – New York Times

New York TimesA proposal to eradicate mute swans in New York State by killing them met such a backlash that New York Department of Environmental Conservation announced on Friday that it would consider nonlethal means to control the invasive birds. Swans were …New York swans won’t be slaughteredNew York PostNew York’s mute swans earn stay […]

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Entertainment

Philip Seymour Hoffman had heroin, cocaine, and amphetamines in system … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsDoomed actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an accidental overdose of a host of hardcore drugs, including heroin, cocaine and amphetamines, the city medical examiner determined Friday. Hoffman was found dead Feb. 2 in his West Village apartment with …Philip Seymour Hoffman overdosed on heroin, cocaine and moreLos Angeles TimesNYC Official: Hoffman […]

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washington dc

TSA agent nearly rejects Washington, DC , driver’s license, sparking outrage – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsTo some parts of the country, Washington, D.C., might as well be its own nation. A Washington resident was flabbergasted earlier this month when a Phoenix Transportation Security Administration agent nearly rejected the woman’s city-issued …TSA agent didn’t know where Washington, DC wasNew York PostDC resident: TSA agent questioned if license from […]

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Clueless TSA agent had no idea where Washington, DC was – New York Post

New York PostA geographically-challenged airport security agent nearly turned away a woman with a valid Washington, DC identification card — because she had no clue where the District was, or that it’s just as legit as a state. Ashley Brandt was traveling back …DC resident: TSA agent questioned if license from nation’s capital was valid […]

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New York

Jonathon Niese to resume throwing – ESPN

ESPNPORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — An MRI of New York Mets left-hander Jonathon Niese’s pitching shoulder has come back “clean,” and the southpaw will resume throwing within a couple of days, manager Terry Collins said. Niese had been dispatched to the Hospital …Mets can exhale: Niese’s shoulder deemed ‘perfect’ after MRINew York PostMRI results show […]

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NFL

Seattle fans loving 49ers’ winter of discontent – The Spokesman Review

The Spokesman ReviewReports hold that the Cleveland Browns initiated a conversation regarding a trade for San Francisco head coach Jim Harbaugh, who has led the 49ers to three consecutive NFC championship games and one Super Bowl. The 49ers are said to have rejected …Browns’ run at Harbaugh sheds light on 49ers’ behind-the-scenes power struggleSportingNews.comHarbaugh’s rift […]

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Sports

Knicks coach stands behind Felton, will play versus Heat – Reuters

ReutersGREENBURGH, New York (Reuters) – New York Knicks coach Mike Woodson said on Wednesday that he stood behind point guard Raymond Felton, who was arrested on Tuesday on gun possession charges, and that Felton would remain in the Knicks’ …Raymond Felton says his arrest is not a distraction for KnicksCBSSports.comRaymond Felton back with KnicksESPNRaymond Felton […]

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New York

Real-estate big ‘painted penises in ex’s home’ – New York Post

Real-estate big ‘painted penises in ex’s home’New York PostSean Ludwick is accused of painting penises on his ex-girlfriend’s art pieces. Photo: Steven Hirsch. A real-estate honcho and amateur painter — furious that this ex-girlfriend was dating someone else — allegedly slipped into her Tribeca apartment and … and more …read more Source: New York News […]

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New York

NY Rangers coach calls uncertainty over Ryan Callahan and Dan Girardi a … – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsEven Callahan seemed tense in his first meeting with the New York media following his Monday morning returning from Sochi, Russia, where he represented the United States for a second straight Olympics and got a welcome break from the constant …New York Rangers’ 5 Biggest Needs Ahead of the Trade DeadlineBleacher ReportRangers […]

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New York

Knicks G Felton arrested on three counts of criminal weapon possession – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comThe Knicks brought the point guard back for a second stint in New York in July 2012, opting to let Jeremy Lin leave, and Felton helped the Knicks win the Atlantic Division last year. But he has had a disappointing season, averaging 10.4 points and …NYK’s Felton Arrested on Gun ChargesBleacher ReportKnicks point guard Raymond […]

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New York

Hipster wannabes get facial hair transplants – New York Post

Hipster wannabes get facial hair transplantsNew York PostIt’s shear madness! Brooklyn’s hipster beard craze has grown so popular that men in New York are rushing to doctors for “facial hair transplants” — surgery that helps make beards look thicker and less patchy, sources said. Stubble-challenged guys are … and more …read more Source: New York […]

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Sports

Mizzou’s Michael Sam gets put to the test at NFL Combine – Kansas City Star

Kansas City StarINDIANAPOLIS — Nearly two weeks to the day after he rocketed into public consciousness by announcing he is gay, Missouri defensive end Michael Sam finally got a chance at the NFL Combine on Monday to do what he’s wanted to all along — put football …Elkington makes disparaging tweet about SamWashington PostSteve Elkington’s […]

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New York

Raymond Felton arrested – ESPN

ESPNThe Knicks’ starting point guard was being questioned by New York City police early Tuesday morning, hours after the Knicks’ loss to the Dallas Mavericks, the spokesman said. Felton turned himself in for questioning at the 20th precinct on the Upper …Dallas Mavericks vs. New York Knicks: Live Score and AnalysisBleacher ReportNew York Knick Raymond […]

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News

Republican governors defend Chris Christie – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie remains an effective chairman of the Republican Governors Association, despite the ongoing bridge scandal that has plagued his administration, other Republican governors said Monday. The governors …Chris Christie lays low during National Governors Association meeting in DCNew York Daily NewsWall Street bearish on Chris Christie’s 2016 chancesNew […]

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New York

Nets sign Jason Collins – ESPN

ESPNCollins is reunited with Nets coach Jason Kidd, who played with the defensive-minded big man in New Jersey from 2001-08, making two trips together to the NBA Finals. Collins also played with Nets guard Joe Johnson for three seasons in Atlanta and spent …Jason Collins, First Openly Gay NBA Player, Signs With Nets and Appears […]

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Sports

In extending Brett Gardner, Yankees get a rare bargain – SI.com

SI.comBrett Gardner slashed .273/.344/.416 in a bounce-back season for the Yankees in 2013. (Michael Dwyer/AP). When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million free-agent deal back in December, many observers concluded that it might …Yanks, Gardner agree on $52 million, 4-year dealFOXSports.comFormer College of Charleston star Brett Gardner signs extension with New […]

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New York

Teens defend ‘fail factory’ school in error-filled letters – New York Post

Teens defend ‘fail factory’ school in error-filled lettersNew York Post“Us as New York City Students deserve respect and encouragement,” one letter read. “We are the future of New York City and for some students, The future of the country.” A Murry Bergtraum teacher said, “I am embarrassed that the school will graduate … and more […]

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New York

New York City Chancellor Meets With Charter School Leaders – New York Times

New York TimesThe meeting was something like an early gathering of merging families. Both sides already knew each other, but no one was ready to broach potential conflict, lingering instead in the space of common interest: the well-being of the children. New York …Charter school leaders warming up to Education chancellor FarinaNew York Post all […]

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News

Report: Chris Christie, other NJ celeb, stiff winner of fantasy league – The Star-Ledger

Report: Chris Christie, other NJ celeb, stiff winner of fantasy leagueThe Star-LedgerGov. Chris Christie owes a fellow fantasy football league competitor $500, according to the New York Post’s Page Six. Citing sources, the report says Christie joined a fantasy league associated with the WFAN sports show “Boomer and Carton” and stiffed … …read more Source: […]