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  • Review: 'A Feathered River Across the Sky' by Joel Greenberg

    Review: 'A Feathered River Across the Sky' by Joel Greenberg
    On Sept. 1, 1914, Martha, the last known passenger pigeon, died in her cage at the Cincinnati Zoo. Her passing marked the end of a species that once was so ubiquitous that enormous flocks, one estimated at more than 3 billion birds, were said to have blocked out the sun.
  • Robert Redford sues New York over Sundance Channel tax bill

    Robert Redford sues New York over Sundance Channel tax bill
    The actor and director Robert Redford has sued New York state to stop it from trying to collect $1.57 million in personal income taxes over his 2005 sale of a stake in the Sundance Channel. In a complaint filed on July 31 against the New York State...

    N.Y. archivist heads to prison

    N.Y. archivist heads to prison
    An archivist convicted of selling stolen New York artifacts such as an original Currier & Ives lithograph on EBay was sentenced in Albany Thursday to two to six years in prison. He also paid $129,500 in restitution and handed over his personal...

    2 Dead, 28 Sick in Possible E. coli Outbreak

    2 Dead, 28 Sick in Possible E. coli Outbreak
    Two deaths and more than two dozen illnesses may be linked to fresh ground beef that has been recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination, health officials said Monday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said twenty-eight people may have...

    NY Senate Falls Short Of Voting On Same-Sex Marriage Bill

    NY Senate Falls Short Of Voting On Same-Sex Marriage Bill
    It turns out that New York's Senate will not vote on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage, despite prior plans to do so. The bill was expected to be up for a vote during the state Senate's special joint session Tuesday Speaking after the...