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  • Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Debuts New Route, New Balloons

    Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Debuts New Route, New Balloons
    Giant balloons, floats, marching bands and clowns with confetti brought smiles to thousands of revelers in Manhattan today. Thousands lined the streets for the 83rd annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Katie Stam, Miss America 2009, waved to crowds...
  • Born to run? No, but this former 'Butterball' does now

    Born to run? No, but this former 'Butterball' does now
    Last night at dinner, my 6-foot-tall husband looked down at my plate and said, "You eat more than I do." It's true, and it's odd, considering I'm nearly a foot shorter than he. In my 20s, my dad referred to me lovingly as "Butterball." Headed for size...
  • Stolen Wallet Found After 27 Years

    Stolen Wallet Found After 27 Years
    They say money doesn't grow on trees - but apparently stolen wallets do. According to authorities, a tree in Central Park was holding a key piece of evidence to a robbery that occurred nearly 27 years ago. In October 1982, Upper East Side resident...
  • Wallet stolen in 1982 found in NYC tree; $20 gone

    Money doesn't grow on trees, but a tree-care supervisor in New York City's Central Park found an old wallet inside a dead one. The blue leather wallet had been stolen by a pickpocket 27 years ago. It was found in the hollow of a dying cherry tree. It was...
  • Former Giant Amani Toomer speaks to PIX11

    Former Giant wide receiver stopped by the WPIX studios to talk about his newest feat: the 2010 ING New York City Marathon. Plus he dishes on Brandon Jacobs' latest issues, should head coach Tom Coughlin be worried about his job and should Plaxico...
  • MTA Upgrades Disrupts Subways, LIRR

    MTA Upgrades Disrupts Subways, LIRR
    Subway riders are having their patience tested even more than usual this weekend with the MTA in the midst of its long-term, systemwide rebuilding effort. Every line is being affected, except for the "L" line, the 42nd street Shuttle and the Staten...
  • Chilean Miner To Run In NYC Marathon

    Chilean Miner To Run In NYC Marathon
    The Chilean miner who jogged in the tunnels while trapped underground not only will attend Sunday's New York City Marathon - he wants to run it. Marathon officials had invited Edison Pena to watch the race after hearing his story when the miners were...
  • Chilean Miner Arrives To Big Apple To Run NYC Marathon

    Chilean Miner Arrives To Big Apple To Run NYC Marathon
    Edison Pena outran destiny. Racing 26.2 miles seems like nothing after that. So the Chilean miner who jogged through the tunnels while trapped underground didn't want to just watch from the sidelines at the New York City Marathon. He plans to run - and...
  • Extremely Limited LIRR Service This Weekend

    Extremely Limited LIRR Service This Weekend
    Long Island Rail Road riders should brace themselves for another weekend of limited service. The LIRR says there will be "extremely limited service" Saturday and Sunday. It will be running a third of its usual trains in and out of Penn Station. Buses...
  • An Ethiopian, Kenyan Run Off With NYC Marathon Titles

    An Ethiopian, Kenyan Run Off With NYC Marathon Titles
    Gebre Gebremariam saw his country's greatest marathoner pull up in pain on the Queensboro Bridge, at the 16th mile. He urged Haile Gebrselassie to keep going, but what the world-record holder felt in his right knee told him his career was over, and it was...
  • Chilean Miner Finishes NYC Marathon, Showing Courage That Helped Him Survive Cave-In Ordeal

    Chilean Miner Finishes NYC Marathon, Showing Courage That Helped Him Survive Cave-In Ordeal
    A Chilean miner ran, walked and hobbled his way to the finish line of the New York City Marathon on Sunday, showing the passionate grit that helped him survive more than two months trapped underground. Edison Pena crossed the Central Park finish line...