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Tim Tebow Was A Mistake, But Will Get Another Opportunity Tim Tebow Was A Mistake, But Will Get Another Opportunity

Tim Tebow was the subject of a conversation held by former New York Jets general manager Mike Tannebaum during a radio interview recently, and Tannebaum admitted that while the popular Christian athlete has a lot of heart, trading for him …

Chesley Sullenberger’s Heroics Helped Bring New Lives Into The World Chesley Sullenberger’s Heroics Helped Bring New Lives Into The World

Capt. Chesley Sullenberger is celebrating the 5th anniversary of the ‘Hudson Miracle” on Wednesday. In 2009 he saved 155 people by bringing US Airways Flight 1549 to an astounding landing on the Hudson River. The crash was caused after a …

Monster Energy Drinks Investigated By Attorneys Monster Energy Drinks Investigated By Attorneys

Your company may want to stop pushing the envelope of your product if it has a history for being a potential causation of five deaths from reports by the Food and Drug Administration. Monster Beverage Corporation, the makers of the …

Monster Drinks Investigated For Targeting Children Monster Drinks Investigated For Targeting Children
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Monster Beverage Corp. is coming under attack in an investigation by a New York state attorney general and a San Francisco city attorney general. Amidst all the death reports cause by energy drinks, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has confirmed that …

New York Lawmaker Pushes for Google Glass Ban for Drivers New York Lawmaker Pushes for Google Glass Ban for Drivers
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If Brooklyn Assemblyman Félix Ortiz has is way, New York highways will be a Google Glass-free zone. The Democrat has introduced legislation to ban the use of Google Glass for those operating a motor vehicle. It would be a expansion …

Knicks’ J.R. Smith Back In For Saturday’s Win Knicks’ J.R. Smith Back In For Saturday’s Win

J.R. Smith, New York’s star shooting guard, finally saw some game-time Saturday in the Knicks’ win over Philadelphia, the first since he had been benched for both Thursday night’s entire game, and the first quarter of Saturday’s for “pretending to …

Donald Trump Considering Running for NY Governor Donald Trump Considering Running for NY Governor
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“You’re fired” are the words billionaire developer Donald Trump may be able to say to current New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo, if he runs for the position himself. Trump revealed on Friday, January 10, that he would run for …

Melissa Mark-Viverito Is New Speaker Of The NYC Council Melissa Mark-Viverito Is New Speaker Of The NYC Council
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Melissa Mark-Viverito was unanimously elected Wednesday as the new speaker of the New York City Council. She replaces Christine Quinn to become first Latin American to hold citywide office. “I hope that as young Latinas and Latinos are witnessing this moment, they …

New York To Allow Limited Use Of Medical Marijuana New York To Allow Limited Use Of Medical Marijuana
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New York may soon be joining a group of states, most recently Colorado, that have loosened their laws regarding the use of medical and recreational marijuana. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York plans to announce, this week, an executive …

New York State Will Loosen Marijuana Laws New York State Will Loosen Marijuana Laws
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today that he is planning an executive action that would allow limited use of marijuana legally in the state. Cuomo, who had long resisted legalizing medical marijuana, seems to be coming around as other …

How Is Winter Storm Hercules Affecting You? How Is Winter Storm Hercules Affecting You?

With winter upon us, it is inevitable that the season will bring storms, ice, snow, and all-around chaos at some point during its allotted months. And 2013 is no exception. Mother Nature has mixed up a large helping of significant …

New York Gun Control Laws Upheld In Court New York Gun Control Laws Upheld In Court
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A federal judge has upheld most of New York’s gun control laws. Judge William M. Skretny said in today’s ruling that the restrictions on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines was in line with the “state’s important interest in public safety,” …

Lotto Winner Finds Ticket Among Leaves Lotto Winner Finds Ticket Among Leaves

You may have heard the old saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure”. Well, it’s a phrase that came to life when Rosales Martinez, age 27, found a winning lottery ticket in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Martinez came …

Mayor of New York’s Daughter – Doing Drugs? Mayor of New York’s Daughter – Doing Drugs?
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The New York Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s 19 year old daughter, Chiara de Blasio, has explained to the world in a YouTube video released today, Christmas Eve, about her struggles with drugs, alcohol and depression most of her life. Rumors …

E-Cigarettes Have Been Banned In New York E-Cigarettes Have Been Banned In New York
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On Thursday, the New York City Council voted nearly unanimously to ban the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) in public places. The ban includes restaurants, bars, parks, and other public areas. E-cigarettes were developed to be an alternative to smoking …

New York City’s Smoking Ban to Include e-cigarettes New York City’s Smoking Ban to Include e-cigarettes
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Since 2002, New York City has banned smoking in bars, restaurants, places of employment, government buildings, parks, and other public places. Now, over a decade after that law was enacted, the NYC Council has decided to add e-cigarettes to the …

Trooper Cunniff Dies After Thruway Car Accident Trooper Cunniff Dies After Thruway Car Accident

New York state trooper David W. Cunniff passed away Tuesday after sustaining injuries from an interstate crash that happened late Monday night. Cunniff, 35, was rear ended by a tractor-trailer on exit 27 of I-90 after pulling over a vehicle …

Teen Parents Allow 2-Year-Old Son To Smoke Pot Teen Parents Allow 2-Year-Old Son To Smoke Pot
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What is it that drives some people to experiment on defenseless people or animals? How about their own children? An abundant curiosity paired with immense carelessness? In Mayville, New York, two teenage parents and a grandfather decided it was worth …

Cancer Scam: Woman Uses Donations To Buy Heroin Cancer Scam: Woman Uses Donations To Buy Heroin
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The holiday season tends to have a way of making people feel more open and generous. Whether donations are going to the little red buckets beside bell-ringing Santas, church fundraisers for Christmas dinners, or to Toys for Tots programs, people …

New York City: Christopher Walken Isn’t Walkin’ New York City: Christopher Walken Isn’t Walkin’

An epic selfie revealed a memorable experience for two New York residents on November 19. When “Sergio P.” and “Ash K.” noticed that Academy-Award winning actor Christopher Walken was unable to flag a taxi cab on Columbus Avenue, they offered …

Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Amazon Online Sales Tax Lawsuit Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Amazon Online Sales Tax Lawsuit
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Online sales tax – is it constitutional? That’s the question Amazon wanted an answer to when it petitioned the Supreme Court to hear its argument against New York state regarding the state’s right to collect sales tax from purchases made …