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12/26/2011 01:46 pm ET Updated Feb 25, 2012

New York 2011: The Year's Top Stories

What was a remarkable year in news across the world, was also a remarkable year here in the Big Apple.

Top officials resigned, a grisly murder in Brooklyn captivated the country, there was an earthquake AND a hurricane, NYPD scandals, a somber anniversary, and a protest in a small park downtown.

A few days before the ball drops in Times Square, a look back at 2011 in New York:

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