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Beached fin whale

Ailing whale washes ashore at New York City beach

NEW YORK (AP) — An ailing, endangered finback whale has been found washed ashore in a coastal enclave of Queens that was hard hit by Superstorm Sandy. The whale is said to be in very grave condition.

12/26/2012

Bloomberg conference

Suspect being questioned in deadly NYC subway push

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City police are questioning a suspect in the death of a subway rider who was shoved onto the tracks.

12/04/2012

At least 80 flooded houses destroyed by NYC fire

NEW YORK (AP) – A huge fire destroyed between 80 and 100 houses in a flooded neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. More than 190 firefighters have contained the six-alarm blaze fire […]

10/30/2012

Billionaire gives $100 million to Central Park

NEW YORK (AP) – A billionaire hedge fund manager has pledged $100 million to the private organization that maintains Central Park in partnership with New York City. John A. Paulson’s gift to the Central Park […]

10/23/2012

NY teacher scolded for making kids write to inmate

NEW YORK (AP) – A teacher has received a warning letter from the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board for making her fifth graders write Christmas cards to a friend serving time in prison. […]

10/02/2012

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