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With seven games left, Knicks in do-or-die mode

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 23:15
The tired cliché about the NBA regular season being a marathon no longer applies. With seven games remaining on the schedule and ground to make up on the Atlanta Hawks, the Knicks are in an all-out sprint to salvage their season.
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Lupica: Tiger now on the Master of disaster

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 23:10
Sometimes, even after a year when he won five tournaments on the PGA Tour, you get the idea that Tiger Woods’ body is slowly breaking down on him like he is some kind of aging baseball player. Now it is a bad back that forces him to miss the 2014 Masters, a tournament he last won in 2005.
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Lupica: Nonsensical gun nuts storm Albany to oppose SAFE Act

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 23:06
This time some of the gun nuts in the crowd in Albany strung up a likeness of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, then tried to say afterward that they didn’t want it to look as if Cuomo were hanging there in the Empire State Plaza, oh no, they just wanted him to look like a puppet.
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Men beat gay Michigan woman they saw get married on TV: police

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 23:02
A Michigan woman was brutally attacked Monday by three men who had seen her marrying another woman on a TV news report during the brief time last month a gay marriage ban was lifted in the state.
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Mayor de Blasio wants to be ‘connected’ with residents

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 22:42
Mayor de Blasio revealed Tuesday that he wants to be on a first-name basis with New Yorkers during speech meant to discuss the just-passed state budget. The conversation also veered to more informal topics on de Blasio's personal life
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Gov. Cuomo open to delaying teacher evaluations

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 22:38
Gov. Cuomo said for the first time Tuesday he will consider delaying the use of new curriculum test results when evaluating teachers.
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Dog trains paralyzed football player Eric LeGrand

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 22:23
Former college football player paralyzed from the neck down is training with a lively lab on a mission to walk again.
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Yankees open season with bang: Jeter plunked, CC roughed up in loss to Astros

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 22:19
At least Derek Jeter never has to experience one of CC Sabathia’s Opening Day starts again. Sabathia continued his trend of sloppy season debuts, getting rocked in the first two innings as the Astros cruised to a 6-2 win over the Yankees to kick off the Captain’s final season.
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Michael Strahan heading to 'Good Morning America'

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 22:18
Former Giants sack master Michael Strahan is on the verge of tackling a new job — as co-host of ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Strahan, 42, was hammering out the final details of a contract that would make him a permanent member of the breakfast show’s crew, a source with knowledge of the deal told the Daily News Tuesday.
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Parents pull kids from school to dodge Common Core

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 22:08
Critics of the state’s testing regimen proudly pulled their kids out of exams Tuesday, saying the new more rigorous standards are causing unnecessary stress on students.
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Port Authority attack victim angry at do-nothing witnesses

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 22:05
The manager of the popular Carnegie Deli is blasting onlookers for snapping photos instead of helping him fend off a maniacal mugger who pummeled him on a Midtown street.
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Ex-hospital aide investigated in multiple patient assaults

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 22:05
Two patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles told police they were heavily sedated and unable to cry for help when assaulted by since-fired nursing student, Guillermo Fernando Diaz, 56, the LA Times reports.
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Isles pound Panthers with four-goal onslaught for 4-2 win

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 22:02
Josh Bailey had a goal and assist, and the New York Islanders kept up their strong finish with a 4-2 victory over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.
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Help for asylum seekers

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 21:40
Medical students at Weill Cornell Medical College are getting training and helping immigrant asylum seekers at the same time — after starting the country’s first student-run asylum clinic at a medical school.
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Harvard student slams school’s lack of response to sexual assault

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 21:34
A student at Harvard University — who was the victim of a sexual assault — wrote an open letter to the administration condemning what the author classified as an outdated sexual assault policy, and an unwillingness and inability of the staff to help and protect victims.
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Three men acquitted in kickback corruption case

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 21:16
A disgraced Housing Preservation and Development assistant commissioner, Wendell Walters, was the government’s star witness at the corruption trial, but the federal jury apparently didn’t buy his story.
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Man charged with murder of mom, sister found decomposing in home

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 20:44
Police believe Darius Davon Sorrells, 30, killed his mother and sister and then butchered at least one of their bodies.
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Obama forms beard council

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 20:18
The White House put forth a hairy proposition Tuesday with the announcement of the creation of the President’s Council on Beards, according to an April Fools’ Day post on the White House Blog. Press secretary Jay Carney heads the council as "The Briefing Beard."
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L.I. whiz kid wins Ivy League jackpot

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 20:15
Meet Kwasi Enin, the boy genius from Long Island who’s been accepted into all eight Ivy League schools. His extraordinary achievement was the talk of the education world Tuesday, but the 17-year-old aspiring doctor took all the attention in stride.
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Menachem Stark died without a will

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 20:02
SLAIN Brooklyn landlord Menachem Stark left behind major money woes — but no will, court documents reveal. The widow of the Hasidic businessman, who was kidnapped in Williamsburg on Jan. 2 and found dead on Long Island the next day, was appointed administrator of his estate on Monday, records show.
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