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Russell Simmons, Queens students urge nation to 'keep the peace'

Hip hop mogul Russell Simmons took a break Thursday from the noise of civic activism to promote a little peace and quiet. Well, peace anyway. Quiet is a little more difficult to achieve when you’re surrounded by 800 students at ...

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Man shot dead after hit in head, torso in Queens street

A man was shot and killed on a Queens street Thursday night, police said. The gunfire broke out on 95th St. near Jackson Mill Road in Jackson Heights at about 9:50 p.m., cops said. The 20-year-old victim was shot once ...

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Warning signs were there for fatal Flushing, Queens, bus crash

The story about the fatal bus crash in Queens on Sept. 18 suggests that whoever is in charge of licensing the companies whose buses speed along our highways never heard of Yelp. If you travel I-95 to Connecticut, you’re probably ...

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Interpol lights up Queens with spectacular hometown show

Interpol shined Saturday night at Queens’ Forest Hills Stadium. The New York City-based band performed their debut album “Turn on the Bright Lights” from top to bottom to mark its 15th anniversary. Guitarist Daniel Kessler and his tie-clad comrades powered ...

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NYC rap legends take center stage at Meadows festival in Queens

The Meadows Music and Arts Festival enjoyed a feel-good vibe after a weekend of stellar hip-hop at Citi Field. The annual show brought the real-life members of Gorillaz before a screen of their animations. The “Feels Good Inc.” group was ...

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Queens man killed by mystery package bomb was great dancer, cook

For as long as Miriam Wray can remember, her older brother George remained a constant and comforting presence in her life. “I’d call him every morning to see how he was,” reflected Wray, 65, on the day after her brother’s ...

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Two construction workers killed after crane collapses in Queens

(Debbie Egan-Chin/New York Daily News) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2016, 1:00 PM A crane collapsed at a Queens construction site Tuesday and killed two construction workers, officials said. The workers were on a jobsite at 81-10 ...

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5 teens rob Queens Rite Aid, steal more $1,000 worth of items

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 7:39 AM Five teens robbed a Queens Rite Aid of more than $ 1,000 of merchandise, police said Wednesday. The thieves stormed a Rite Aid on Cross Bay Blvd. near 161st Ave. ...

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Car fatally strikes 13-year-old girl, injures another in Queens

NYPD investigate the scene on Cross Bay Blvd and 149th Ave. on Monday.  (Debbie Egan-Chin/New York Daily News) NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, October 24, 2016, 10:44 AM One 13-year-old girl died and another was injured when a car ...

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Kim K held up at gunpoint in Paris; Kanye halts Queens concert

Kim Kardashian was reportedly held at gunpoint in her Paris hotel room Sunday.  (Splash News) BY Amy Rowe Nicole Hensley Leonard Greene NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, October 3, 2016, 5:11 AM Five gunmen tied up and robbed Kim ...

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