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'Confessing our love and trust in Jesus': Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin share baptism photos

Justin Bieber shares photos of baptism with wife Hailey Baldwin, calling the experience "one of most special moments of my life."

Opinion: Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh snitched on Ohio State coach Ryan Day. Good for him.

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh reportedly interrupted Ohio State coach Ryan Day on a Big Ten coaches' call and accused him of breaking the rules.

Panel rejects Donald Trump's request to add a fourth debate with Joe Biden

The Trump campaign had asked the Commission on Presidential Debates to add a fourth debate or move up the September one due to early voting.

Arizona advocates say COVID-19 is 'powder keg' in state's prison system, demand immediate action to spare inmates

Some advocates say the state's move to test everyone in the Tucson unit only happened because inmates staged a walkout in July over COVID-19 concerns.

Woman who sued New Jersey country club over wine spilled on $30K Hermès handbag continues legal fight

The lawyer for a woman suing Alpine Country Club in New Jersey for damage to her $30K handbag plans to pursue the case again after judge's dismissal.

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East River Tidal Energy Project Nears Final Phase

Verdant Power’s East River tidal energy (RITE) project nears its finish. Three new turbines are ready, assembled on a TriFrame, and they start work this fall. By David Stone Fifteen years ago, […]

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Roosevelt Island After Isaias: Pictures

Roosevelt Island after Isaias, as pictures show, was carpeted with downed trees and branches, but the worst centered on the north end. Photos & Story by David Stone The tropical storm had […]

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Isaias Exposes RIOC Dysfunction

Tropical Storm Isaias exposes RIOC dysfunction as the state agency fumbled and bumbled its leadership role. So bad, it was almost funny. Except for the risks. By David Stone Rocked by the […]

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Promenade Bike Ban for Roosevelt Island

A Promenade bike ban for Roosevelt Island makes sense. Suggested by a reader, a ban would make the area safer and open it up for wider usage. Opinion by David Stone What […]

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Dirty Seawright Campaign Hits New Low

The dirty Seawright campaign for reelection finds a new low, turning to tactics she condemned when attacking opponents in May. By David Stone “We must assure freedom of choice for the voters […]

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