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5 Dream Free-Agent Pickups for New York Yankees
You can't always get what you want, but the New York Yankees will do their darnedest this offseason to lock up some of their dream free-agent targets before other teams can get their hands on them. General manager Brian Cashman has some work to do.
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Eight million rats in New York? Not even close, a new study says
Are there really 8 million rats living among the 8 million humans of New York City? If you find that particular urban myth hard to believe, it seems you may be right. A study published in Significance, a publication of the Royal Statistical Society …
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Yankees rumors: New York not interested in pursuing Pablo Sandoval, Max
Mark Feinsand from the New York Daily News heard from a source that the Yankees don't intend to pursue free agents Pablo Sandoval, Max Scherzer, or Jon Lester this offseason. The good news is that the source claims the team is focused on bringing back …
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How A-Rod and Sandoval muddle Yankees' Headley situation
And Headley, who admitted he never envisioned playing in New York, enjoyed The Bronx experience. Yet, there are questions to be answered on each side of the situation. Where Hal Steinbrenner will set general manager Brian Cashman's budget is high on …
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Why New York Co-Ops Are (Finally) Opening Their Doors to Hollywood Names
The loudest New York estate headlines lately center on identity-shielding LLCs buying up new apartment towers no one really will live in. But while Russian and Chinese oligarchs park their money in skinny skyscrapers like midtown's One57 and 432 Park …
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'The View' joins ABC News
Now, it willl join ABC News' nonfiction unit, which oversees programming like "NY Med" and "Surgeon Oz" on OWN. In addition, ABC News executives Tom Cibrowski, Barbara Fedida and David Sloan will work with the team at "The View" to help transform the …
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10 Cool Startups To Work For In New York City
Silicon Valley may be known as the core of America's startup scene, but Silicon Alley can certainly hold its own. New York City is home to more than its fair share of cool startups and small businesses. That's why Hired.com, which specializes in …
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1980: NYC's Village Halloween Parade
The New York Village Halloween parade is America's only nighttime parade. The parade route stretches for more than a mile, up Manhattan's Sixth Avenue. In addition to elaborate costumes, the event features giant puppets manipulated by several …
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Giants Losing Talent Acquisition Battle To Eagles, Cowboys
In the NFL these days, if you are not getting better, then you are getting worse. And based upon the results of the past two weekends, the New York Giants (3-4) are once again in decline. The most ardent fan of Big Blue would like to blame injuries or …
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Cuomo Settles Lawsuit To Guarantee 'More Humane Justice System' For New
NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 16: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at a meeting with city representatives on New York's planned response to an Ebola case on October 16, 2014 in New York City. While there have been no cases of Ebola in New …
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Cuomo, With Biden, Announces Contests to Upgrade Airports in New York City
Andrew M. Cuomo appeared near La Guardia Airport on Monday to announce that one of his next big ideas was to fix New York City's airports, his co-pilot was none other than La Guardia's chief critic, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. After all, it was Mr.
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New York Fed Faulted in 'London Whale' Case
WASHINGTON—The Federal Reserve Bank of New York failed to examine J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s investment unit ahead of the bank's 2012 “London whale” trading debacle, despite a recommendation from other Fed supervisors that it look at the unit …
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Why You Shouldn't Mourn the Passing of the New York Times Chess Column
“This is the final chess column to run in The New York Times.” That succinct sentence was appended below Dylan Loeb McClain's column this past Sunday, which dutifully summarized the results of a major tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan. McClain's final two …
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Cuomo Signs Bill Making Yogurt Official New York State Snack
ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – All kidding aside, New York now has an official state snack, and it is yogurt. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law Wednesday that gives the dairy product official distinction as the state snack. “This designation is …
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At New York Comic Con, Growing Pains Come With the Crowds
The organizer of New York Comic Con says it has found a way to pack more people into an already packed show. The event, which celebrates the crossroads of comic books and pop culture, draws such huge crowds that the 151,000 tickets sold out in hours …
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Miles of Steam Pipes Snake Beneath New York
This episode of “Living City,” a video series about New York's infrastructure, looks at the history of the city's steam system and explores how a technology that eliminated chimneys from the skyline in the early 20th century is helping reduce carbon …
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New York Today: Glimpse the Hidden City
You can thank the 12th annual Open House New York Weekend for more than 300 behind-the-facade visits. Gregory Wessner, the executive director of Open House New York, said the visits are intended to reveal “how important architecture and urban design …
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Hilton selling the Waldorf Astoria New York for .95 billion
According to the Associated Press, Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co. for $ 1.95 billion. Hilton will continue to manage the storied hotel for the next 100 years as part of an …
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New York City Council Passes Bill Lowering the Speed Limit on Most Streets
It has taken 50 years, but New York City is reducing the maximum speed on most of its streets to the limit that existed when Checker cabs were in vogue. On Tuesday, the City Council approved a bill that would reduce the maximum speed for cars, trucks …
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17 Charter Schools Approved for New York City, Expanding a Polarizing Network
The state approved 17 new charter schools for New York City on Wednesday, substantially increasing the size of one of the city's largest and most polarizing charter networks, Success Academy, and setting up a battle over where the schools will be located.
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Century-Old Time Capsule Unsealed in New York
A century-old time capsule, filled mostly with documents by long-gone Wall Street businessmen celebrating New York as a commercial hub, was unsealed Wednesday. Spectators at the New-York Historical Society gathered around the mysterious bronze box …
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New York Dominates 2014 List of America's Most Expensive ZIP Codes
I'm a staff writer at Forbes covering real estate: from ultra-luxury homes to foreclosures to the people making the deals happen. Until recently, I was a member of our Forbes wealth team, crunching numbers for our Forbes 400 and World's Billionaires lists.
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New York Hospitals Prep for Ebola
Public and private hospitals around New York are quietly conducting Ebola drills, sending fake patients to test emergency-room staff in the proper methods to identify and safely isolate a person suspected of having the virus. Key to the protocol is one …
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