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Slideshow: Top news stories of 2009

Posted on 11. Dec, 2009 by .

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The Associated Press had the very cool idea of allowing Facebook users to weigh in on its annual “Top Stories” list this year. When AP-member editors release their top ten picks for the year’s most important stories in a couple of weeks, the public’s list will be released, too. The differences will be interesting. “Important” […]

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Trouble in Toyland

Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by .

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The deadline is quickly approaching for Santa’s elves to package gifts, but according to one consumer advocacy group, there’s trouble in toyland. Twenty-four toys – from Thomas the Tank Engine to a Fisher Price singing puppy – made the naughty list by the New York Public Interest Research Group, which says the toys can choke, […]

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Restored Mural Brightens Harlem Corner

Posted on 21. Oct, 2009 by .

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A team of New York City artists spent 36 days resurrecting a Harlem mural that they say is the city’s last wall painting by the late Eva Cockroft. Cockroft was a prominent artist and activist during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. The image is her four-story adaptation of Georges-Pierre Seurat’s famous piece “A Sunday Afternoon […]

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Rockettes kick into high gear!

Posted on 09. Oct, 2009 by .

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The renowned Radio City Rockettes were working their way up to full throttle on Thursday as they rehearsed for the 2009 Radio Christmas Spectacular. The show will run from Nov. 13 to Dec. 30. If you want to catch some of their high kicks and super-coordinated dancing, it might be a good idea to mark […]

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