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How much do top city officials make?

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:00
From pension investment advisor to the mayor, the numbers might surprise you. Thomas Checchi | checchi@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/tchecchi/index.html
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Just like heroin and it's legal: DEA taking closer look at kratom

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 10:00
Kratom users say it allows them to function and relieves chronic pain, but the Drug Enforcement Agency considers it a "drug of concern." Kristin F. Dalton | kdalton@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/KristinDalton/index.html
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Primary Day 2017 election results: A look at how Staten Island voted

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 03:42
Once the polls close at 9 p.m., SILive will update the local results as they become available. James Yates | jyates@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/jpyates/index.html
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Letitia James wins Democratic nomination for public advocate

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 03:25
Public Advocate Letitia James secured the Decomocratic nomination over David Eisenbach in Tuesday's primary. Cassy Sommer | csommer@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/csommer/index.html
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Debi Rose wins Democratic primary in North Shore Council race

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 02:55
Councilwoman Debi Rose has won the Democratic primary, fending off opponent Kamillah Hanks in Tuesday's election. Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/rachelshapiro/index.html
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De Blasio secures Democratic nomination in mayor's race

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 01:55
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis will face each other in the November general election. Anna Sanders | asanders@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/annasanders/index.html
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iPhone X event: 10 top things to know from Apple keynote

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 23:56
The entire front of the iPhone X is composed of a 5.8-inch Super Retina screen. Thomas Erik Bascome | tbascome@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/tbascome/index.html
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Rev. addresses brazen thief who allegedly hit Sunday mass in Oakwood

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 23:39
Police are investigating a report of a stolen collections box from the altar at St. Charles Parish after a recent Sunday mass. Kyle Lawson | Klawson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/klaws/index.html
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Rescuers save distressed kayaker in Pleasant Plains

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 23:34
Emergency responders rescued a man whose kayak was taking on water off the shore of Pleasant Plains Tuesday night. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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Priest and defense lawyer spar over discrepancies in alleged mugger's ID

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 23:30
A defense lawyer and a Roman Catholic priest sparred at trial over the priest's identification of one of the men who allegedly mugged him and punched him, knocking him out. Frank Donnelly | fdonnelly@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/sifdonnelly/index.html
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Vincent Gattullo, retired educator and zoo director, dies

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 23:15
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Vincent Gattullo, executive director of the Staten Island Zoo for two decades and the man credited with turning what was a modest animal preserve into a world-class cultural institution, has died. He was 86. Dr. Gattullo,... Staten Island Advance http://connect.silive.com/user/sisiadvance/index.html
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Mom who dumped newborn in trash pleads to manslaughter

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 23:13
The New Springville woman, who prosecutors said dumped her newborn baby in the trash after giving birth last year, pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in exchange for a promised 12-year prison sentence. Frank Donnelly | fdonnelly@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/sifdonnelly/index.html
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Justices allow Trump administration ban on most refugees

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 22:40
The Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to maintain its restrictive policy on refugees. Associated Press http://connect.silive.com/user/siapnews/index.html
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Is Apple still innovative?

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 22:00
Critics say Apple has peaked. The Tylt http://connect.silive.com/user/TheTylt/index.html
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Voting issues Tuesday? Call attorney general's hotline

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 21:39
The hotline is staffed by attorneys and staff in the office's Civil Rights Bureau. Rachel Shapiro | rshapiro@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/rachelshapiro/index.html
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Pizza delivery car involved in Port Richmond accident

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 20:55
A pizza delivery car crashed into a fence after it was involved in a multi-vehicle accident in Port Richmond Tuesday afternoon. Paul Liotta | pliotta@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/liottap2/index.html
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Elizabeth McCombs, 86, Advance Woman of Achievement told black history through her doll collection

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 20:01
Advance Woman of Achievement Elizabeth McCombs has died. Diane C. Lore | lore@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/dlore/index.html
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Woman stabbed by her emotionally disturbed son having trouble breathing, family says

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 18:39
The son, Elvin Suarez, 28, is charged with attempted murder, police said. Mira Wassef | mwassef@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/mwassef/index.html
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Staten Island Ferry lower-level boarding starts Sept. 18

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 18:29
Lower-level boarding hasn't been allowed on the Staten Island Ferry since 2004. Anna Sanders | asanders@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/annasanders/index.html
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NYPD: St. Charles Church collection boxes robbed

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 17:40
Police are investigating a reported theft at a local parish. Kyle Lawson | Klawson@siadvance.com http://connect.silive.com/user/klaws/index.html
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