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French Fighter Jets Stage Flyover Over NY Harbor

French Air Force fighter jets have staged a colorful flyover across New York Harbor. The eight Alpha Jets from the Patrouille de France streaked across the sky Saturday, making designs…

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Regional Briefs – March 23, 2017

NJ Bill Caps Public University Speaker Fees at $10,000 TRENTON – New Jersey lawmakers approved legislation on Thursday barring public universities from spending more than $10,000 on commencement speakers, The…

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Regional Briefs – March 22, 2017

Mechanical Problem Leads To Belly Landing at Airport RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – A mechanical issue Tuesday night caused a small plane to land hard on its belly at MacArthur Airport, Newsday…

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Two Sentenced for Human-Smuggling Conspiracy

Two men from India have been sentenced in federal court in New Jersey to prison time for their roles in a human-smuggling conspiracy. Authorities say 42-year-old Nileshkumar Patel and 67-year-old…

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Regional Briefs – March 21, 2017

Cuomo Announces $1.8B Renewal of South Bronx BRONX – Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday a $1.8 billion project to transform the South Bronx by reconstructing the Sheridan Expressway with a…

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Greenfield: End the Ticket Cameras on Ocean Parkway

A Brooklyn lawmaker is calling on the NYPD to add patrols on Ocean Parkway for reckless and speeding drivers instead of speed cameras that arbitrarily ticket drivers. Councilman David Greenfield…

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Cuomo Amps Up War of Words With Congress Over Healthcare

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo claimed Tuesday that the proposed end of expanded Medicaid contributions from the federal government instituted by former President Barack Obama means Republicans in Congress have “declared…

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