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'Kinky Boots' Star Billy Porter Writes Play Based On Own Life

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — He could be the busiest man on Broadway, changing in and out of wigs and gowns eight shows a week in “Kinky Boots” and writing an off-Broadway play that opened last month. 236 more words

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New Jersey Couple Honored With Flag, Purple Heart For Service During World War II

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey couple received a special honor on Thursday, one that was decades in the making.

The husband and wife were celebrated for their heroism in serving in World War II. 344 more words

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Family Relieved After Infant Undergoes Successful, Non-Invasive Heart Procedure

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Parents of an infant facing a life-threatening open heart surgery have found relief through a new, non-invasive procedure.

Michelle Ribisi was in much lighter spirits on Thursday with her 4-month-old daughter Johannah in her arms. 344 more words

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Dow Sees Worst Drop Of The Year, Driven By Declines In Energy Companies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Dow Jones industrial average closed 334 points lower on Thursday than the day before, in what amounted to the worst drop of the year. 189 more words

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Prosecutor: ID Theft Ring Used Stolen Info To Buy Designer Goods From Saks Fifth Avenue

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – An identity theft and fraud ring used shoppers’ stolen information to buy more than $400,000 worth of designer shoes, handbags and accessories from… 461 more words

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Norm Lewis, Broadway's First Black Phantom: I'm Just Happy To Be 'A Part Of That Journey'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Tony nominee Norm Lewis is making history at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre.

Lewis is the 14th actor to star in the title role of “The Phantom of the Opera” on Broadway — and the first African-American. 210 more words

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‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ Builds A Legacy Out Of America’s Darkest Day

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — The 13th annual ‘Stephen Siller Tunnel To Towers Run’ will be held on Sunday. The event started as a grass-roots remembrance and fundraiser named for the FDNY firefighter. 385 more words

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