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  • 'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged

     'Affluenza' tries for 'Great Gatsby,' comes up shortchanged
    It might be true that the very rich, as F. Scott Fitzgerald put it, "are different from you and me," but movies about their profligate kids tend toward dime-a-dozen sameness. "Affluenza," director Kevin Asch's look at excess in Great Neck, N.Y., abounds...
  • New York mayor takes it on the chin in city media

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio won his job in a landslide last November, but is finding out that staying so popular is not easy. On Thursday, he was labeled "an ass" on the cover of one city tabloid after being skewered in another...
  • Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York

    Cuomo: Settlement reached to avert rail strike in New York
    A planned strike on the Long Island Rail Road, the nation’s busiest commuter rail line, was averted when the parties agreed on Thursday to a new contract after Gov. Andrew Cuomo personally intervened in the stalled talks. “It is my...
  • NY transit strike averted, tentative contract deal reached

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A threatened strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road was averted on Thursday when the transit authority and labor unions reached a tentative contract deal, bringing relief to thousands of riders who had been dreading a painful...
  • On The Fly: See The Red Sox's 3 Trophies In New Britain

    If you're a Red Sox fan, you might want to go the Rock Cats game Monday night. The 2004, 2007 and 2013 Red Sox World Series trophies will be at New Britain Stadium (gates open at 5:35 p.m., game time is 7:05). Fans will have the chance to take pictures...
  • Broward woman's 'love for a con man' leads to guilty verdict in $50M fraud, lawyer says

    Broward woman's 'love for a con man' leads to guilty verdict in $50M fraud, lawyer says
    It was Mae Rabuffo's "love for a con man," her lawyer said, that led to her being carted off to federal prison Thursday moments after a jury found her guilty of conspiring to commit a $50 million mortgage fraud. The Fort Lauderdale grandmother and her...
  • Jefferson Lab, Newport News still chasing $600 million collider project

    Jefferson Lab, Newport News still chasing $600 million collider project
    State lawmakers may have hurt the chances for a $600 million electron ion collider project at Jefferson Lab in Newport News by stinting on a $4.6 million allocation in the new state budget. Lawmakers removed the funds from the two-year $96 billion...
  • Fourth of July weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.

    Fourth of July weekend: Eat. Drink. Do.
    EAT Sporting America Sportsman's Club 948 N. Western Ave. 872-206-8054 Celebrate Americana at a collaborative backyard barbecue with The Winchester, where admission gets you a half-rack of chef Greg Bastien's St. Louis-style ribs and four side...
  • Legislators Call On Congress To Reverse Plum Island Mandate

    A group of Connecticut and New York lawmakers is calling on Congress to reverse a mandate requiring the sale of the federally controlled Plum Island in Long Island Sound. The island, which rests to the east of Long Island's Orient Point within the New...
  • A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday

    A cool spell inside the Morse Museum on Friday
    On Friday, when the city of Winter Park celebrates its annual 4th of July celebration, the tradition will include music in Central Park, hot dogs, kids activities and a bicycle parade for families to enjoy. There’s one other tradition to keep in...
  • NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation

    NTSB denies request to reopen TWA Flight 800 crash investigation
    The National Transportation Safety Board will not reopen the 1996 crash investigation of Trans World Airlines Flight 800 despite a continuing fight to get the agency to consider whether a missile hit the plane, the agency announced Wednesday. The...