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Coronavirus updates: Some Florida beaches open despite record daily case count; fireworks canceled as states fear Fourth of July crowds

Backyard gatherings have been of special concern to some health officials heading into the Fourth of July weekend.

Joey Chestnut sets world record, downs 75 hot dogs in Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest

Joey Chestnut eclipsed his own world record, capturing his 13th title in the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest after downing 75 dogs.

Two people critically injured after car plows into protesters on Seattle freeway

Seattle has been the site of prolonged unrest following the May 25 police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, which sparked nationwide protests

Joey Chestnut, Miki Sudo set records in Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest

Joey Chestnut and Miki Sudo both set records in their respective divisions, each earning another title in Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest.

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Unbalanced: RIOC’s July, 2020, Board Meeting

RIOC’s July, 2020, board meeting featured an odd mix of steadiness under pressure, stressed by obvious fissures with the community. By David Stone Pushed back a week after the ouster of Susan […]

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The Roosevelt Island RIOC Tax…?

The Roosevelt Island RIOC Tax…? The what? It’s no surprise you’ve never heard of it, but it’s real, and disguised. And residents cough it up, every year. By David Stone How many […]

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Bad for Us: Queens-Manhattan Bike Bridge

A Queens-Manhattan bike bridge gathered steam last week when former traffic commissioner Sam Schwartz pitched it. But media reports left something out. The Queens Ribbon, if built, makes a mess on Roosevelt […]

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