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Comcast drops MSG’s Rangers, Knicks games after saying almost no one watches them

Julius Randle #30 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against the Atlanta Hawks during Round 1, Game 5 of the 2021 NBA Playoffs on June 2, 2021 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. Nathaniel S. Butler | National Basketball Association | Getty Images Madison Square Garden Network traded […]

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These people moved to their dream destinations during the pandemic — here’s what life is like 1 year later

For many, 2020 will be remembered as a year they spent at home. Others took a different path. They packed their bags and moved to places that many only dream of visiting. Here’s how they feel about their decision one year on, in their own words. From Boston to Napa Valley, California Name: Ian O’ReillyOccupation: […]

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Google to Buy More Office Space in New York City for $2.1 Billion

Google plans to buy an office building in Manhattan for $2.1 billion (roughly Rs. 15,470 cores), as the Alphabet-owned search engine giant joins fellow technology companies in investing in prime real estate, even as hybrid work models become common. The deal for St. John’s Terminal site in New York City, which Google currently leases, will […]

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Nearly 10,000 passengers tested negative before flying — here’s how many infections slipped through

A study conducted earlier this year shows there may be a way to reduce the number of Covid infections on board commercial airplanes to virtually zero. Results of the study appeared in a peer-reviewed article published on Sept. 1 in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings medical journal. The article — a joint effort by Mayo Clinic, […]

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300 migrating songbirds crash into New York City skyscrapers and die in 24 hours

Around 300 migrating songbirds reportedly died after crashing into skyscrapers in New York City’s glass towers, a mass casualty which was brought into spotlight by a New York City Audubon volunteer who has been documenting the incidents.  The avian death toll this week has been particularly high, but bird strikes on Manhattan skyscrapers are a […]

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Top earning New Yorkers could face 61.2% combined tax rate under House plan, Californians may face 59% rate

The word “taxes” is seen engraved at the headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in Washington, D.C., U.S., May 10, 2021. Andrew Kelly | Reuters Top earners in New York City could face a combined city, state and federal income tax rate of 61.2%, according to plans being proposed by Democrats in the House […]

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Looking to vacation for less? Here are the most, and least, affordable destinations in the U.S.

A tourist boat passes cowboy statues along Oklahoma City’s Bricktown Canal. Western heritage is a big draw in Oklahoma’s capital. Oklahoma City Convention and Visitors Bureau Ready to head out on vacation after the long pandemic-era drought — but not looking to go broke in the process? Online airport parking platform ParkSleepFly has ranked the […]

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How Ida dodged NYC’s flood defenses

“The problem is, we’re seeing these impacts and these changing storms faster, and adaptations are just not keeping pace,” says Lauren McPhillips, a hydrologist at Penn State University who studies urban flooding. New York City has been relatively forward-thinking when it comes to preparing for floods, McPhillips says. For years, the city put in more […]

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