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Regional Briefs – August 23, 2017

Democratic NJ State Senator Jim Whelan Dies at 68 TRENTON – Jim Whelan, a Democratic state senator and former mayor of Atlantic City, died Tuesday at the age of 68,…

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Stranger Pushes Woman Onto NYC Subway Tracks

The New York Police Department is searching for a man who pushed a woman onto subway tracks. The woman was attacked on an “F” train platform in the East Village…

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Empty NJ Transit Train Derails at Penn Station

An empty New Jersey Transit train derailed early Wednesday in Manhattan’s Penn Station, causing some delays at the beginning of the morning rush hour. An Amtrak crew was moving a…

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Regional Briefs – August 22, 2017

NY Students’ Math, English Scores Up Slightly in 2017 NEW YORK – Math and English scores for New York students who took standardized tests last spring inched up slightly, The…

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Regional Briefs – August 21, 2017

Rescuers Form Human Chain to Save Struggling Swimmer CAPE MAY, N.J. – Firefighters and lifeguards formed a human chain Friday afternoon to rescue a swimmer struggling off the Jersey shore,…

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Family Vacation Turns Into Tragedy Upstate

A family hike around a New York state gorge turned tragic when a mother and father fell off a 200-foot cliff and were killed, and their four-year-old son seriously hurt.…

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Regional Briefs – August 20, 2017

Hunter Mountain in Catskills Celebrates 100 Years HUNTER, N.Y. – A celebration took place Saturday on top of Hunter Mountain in the Catskills to mark the 100th anniversary of its…

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Return of a Native New Yorker: Whales

On a gray summer afternoon a double-decker ferry cruised around New York’s Rockaway Peninsula as rain drove down in sheets. Undaunted, the passengers, including 8-year-olds from Brooklyn celebrating a birthday,…

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