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Romney At Education Nation: Won't Gut Teachers' Power To Strike

Emmeline Zhao | September 25, 2012 | Education
NEW YORK -- Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney said Tuesday he would not stop teachers from being able to strike. President Barack Obama accused Romney of engaging in "teacher bashing." The issue came to a head this month when thousands of teachers went on strike in Chicago, Obama's hometown. Romney...

Sarah Jessica Parker On 'Glee': Is Kurt Working For Carrie 2.0? (VIDEO)

Laura Prudom | September 26, 2012 | TV
This Thursday (Sept. 27 at 9 p.m. ET), Sarah Jessica Parker is heading back to the city with "Glee." The new episode sees the erstwhile Carrie Bradshaw as Isabelle, the editor of Vogue.com in New York, where she'll be mentoring Chris Colfer's Kurt through his internship. Fox...

Sarah Jessica Parker On 'Glee': Is Kurt Working For Carrie 2.0? (VIDEO)

Laura Prudom | November 25, 2012 | Style
This Thursday (Sept. 27 at 9 p.m. ET), Sarah Jessica Parker is heading back to the city with "Glee." The new episode sees the erstwhile Carrie Bradshaw as Isabelle, the editor of Vogue.com in New York, where she'll be mentoring Chris Colfer's Kurt through his internship. Fox...

Anna Gristina Guilty Of Promoting Prostitution: 'Millionaire Madam' Accepts Plea Bargain

Inae Oh | September 25, 2012 | New York
The accused "Millionaire Madam" plead guilty to one count of promoting prostitution in the third degree on Tuesday. The New York Post reports 44-year-old Anna Gristina accepted a plea deal. Had the case gone to trial, the mother of four faced a prison sentence of...

Anti-Obama Ad Featuring False Statements Runs In Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Other Newspapers

Paige Lavender | September 25, 2012 | Politics
A full-page attack ad against President Barack Obama featuring several false statements ran in a number of newspapers on Sunday, including the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. The Tampa Bay Times first posted on the ad, which claims Obama "will move America to force Christian organizations to pay for...

Tim Tebow Offered Museum Of Sex Membership For Life: REPORT

Chris Greenberg | September 25, 2012 | Sports
When asked during a recent interview what he does for fun during a free day in Manhattan, Tim Tebow mentioned attending Broadway shows. "I've seen "Wicked" and "Rock of Ages," and I liked both of them," the Jets' back-up quarterback told ESPN New York. "'Wicked' was...

'Mystery Shopper' Scam Shut Down

Andrea Stone | September 25, 2012 | Money
New York state has shut down two websites accused of running "mystery shopper" scams that duped victims looking to make easy money by working at home. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman ordered offline Idealcorp.net and Survsonl.com, both of which are run by T. Crefideal Corp.,...

Eugene Palmer Wanted For Allegedly Shooting Daughter-In-Law, Tammy Palmer, In New York

David Moye | September 26, 2012 | Crime
Police in New York are conducting a manhunt for an elderly man who allegedly shot his daughter-in-law to death early Monday. Eugene Palmer, 73, of Haverstraw, reportedly admitted to relatives that he shot Tammy Palmer, his 39-year-old daughter-in-law, just minutes after she put her two kids on a...

Kaylee Dedrick, OWS Protester Pepper-Sprayed In 2011, Expecting Baby With Her Rescuer (VIDEO)

Meredith Bennett-Smith | September 26, 2012 | Business
Kaylee Dedrick, a teacher's aide who was penned in by police and then pepper-sprayed at point-blank range during the Occupy Wall Street protests, is expecting a baby with the volunteer medic who helped her. Dedrick and Robert Grodt met one year ago Monday when women, including Dedrick, were...

NYC Hospitals Crack Down On Junk Food; Bloomberg Seeks To Ban Fatty, Sugary Foods

Inae Oh | September 25, 2012 | New York
NEW YORK -- People nervously waiting around in New York City hospitals for loved ones to come out of surgery can't smoke. In a few months from now, they can't have a supersized fast-food soda. And soon, they won't even be able to get a candy bar out of the...

Tina Fey Signs New Universal TV Deal

Chris Harnick | September 25, 2012 | TV
Tina Fey is sticking by the Peacock with a new deal at NBC. According to Variety, Fey has signed a four-year deal with Universal TV to create new shows and possibly star in projects. "She's been a cornerstone of the network for over the past 10 years and...

Family Trapped In East 118th Street Fire Thankful To Be Alive

Christopher Mathias | September 25, 2012 | New York
EAST HARLEM — The 2-month-old infant injured when a raging fire ripped through an East 118th Street building was back with his family Monday — and his grateful mom knew how lucky she was that her baby boy survived. Faye Melendez said the baby, Corey, who blacked out...

'Fit For Office' Workout: Politically-Themed Class Debuts At New York Sports Clubs

Sarah Klein | September 25, 2012 | Healthy Living
Think you could do a better job balancing the budget than the presidential candidates? Now, you can test your skills at a new, free workout open to the public inspired by (and parodying) the election season. The "Fit For Office" workout will run into October...

Michael Grimm Office Vandal Turns Out To Be An Eighth Grader

Nick Wing | September 25, 2012 | Politics
An eighth grader admitted on Tuesday to throwing chunks of cement through the windows of the Staten Island campaign office of Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), the Associated Press reports. NYPD spokesman Paul Browne told the AP that the teenage vandal came forward to a school counselor, admitting that...

Anti-Muslim Subway Ads Deemed 'Racist,' Altered By Street Artist (PHOTOS)

Andres Jauregui | September 25, 2012 | New York
On Monday, anti-Muslim advertisements sponsored by the American Freedom Defense Initiative went up in 10 subway stations in New York, following a federal court decision that determined the ads were protected under the First Amendment. By Tuesday morning, at least seven of the ads had...

Bloomberg Supports Morning-After Pills In New York City Schools

Inae Oh | September 25, 2012 | New York
Mayor Michael Bloomberg has come out in support of a pilot program offering the morning-after pill and other contraceptives without parental consent in New York City schools. On Monday Bloomberg said, "The good news is we’ve brought teenage pregnancy down by, I think, something like 25...

Taxi Fight Breaks Out Between Two Apparent New York Businessmen [VIDEO]

Harry Bradford | September 26, 2012 | Business
Anyone who needs to reinforce the notion that New York City is a ridiculously intense city need only watch two rushed men compete for a cab. Oh, look what we have here: Two apparent lions of the business world have been caught on camera fighting over a...

Keith Patron Charged WIth Hate Crime For West Third Street McDonald's Attack

Inae Oh | September 25, 2012 | New York
By Ben Fractenberg, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer GREENWICH VILLAGE — The alleged hate crime attacker who slashed a 22-year-old transgender woman at the West 3rd Street McDonald's last week is under arrest, police said. Keith Patron, 44, turned himself in at a Bronx precinct Monday, saying he recognized...

New Jersey Replacement Referee Ban To Be Introduced By Legislator

Reuters | November 25, 2012 | Business
By Dave Warner Sept 25 (Reuters) - A New Jersey legislative leader wants to ban NFL replacement referees from his state after a disputed call cost the Green Bay Packers their Monday night game. New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney, an admitted Packers fan, said on Tuesday he will introduce...

Sure-fire Way To Get Kids To Eat Vegetables, From Rocco DiSpirito (VIDEO)

Jessy Whitehead | August 21, 2013 | MarloThomas
You've probably tried just about everything to get your kids to eat their vegetables, but no matter what, it's still a battle. Well, when celebrity chef and author of "Now Eat This! Italian", Rocco DiSpirito, joined me on Mondays with Marlo I just had to ask...
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