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Thursday April 2, Our World In Pictures

MISSOURI — Visually Impaired Girl Searches for Easter Eggs: Sydney Dean, 4, a student at the Children's Center for the Visually Impaired, holds her find during a beeper Easter Egg hunt on Wednesday at Loose Park in Kansas City, Mo. … Full Article

Hillary Clinton tours NYC child center in Brooklyn

 Hillary Rodham Clinton toured an early childhood development center in New York City on Wednesday, appearing alongside the city's first lady to launch a "Talk to Your Baby" public awareness campaign. … Full Article

Coney Island cop saves drowning teen while on Florida vacation

Even when a cop is off-duty, the officer doesn’t rest. Case in point: Police Officer Albert Mammon of the 60th Precinct in Coney Island who saved a teenager’s life while he was on vacation in Florida in February. … Full Article

NYC moves forward with citywide ferry service plans

The de Blasio administration has moved a step closer to instituting a citywide ferry service that would include stops in Bay Ridge and Sunset Park. … Full Article

Stringer Audit: NY Sandy relief program paid $6.8 million for flawed work

New York City's comptroller says a program that was supposed rebuild homes wrecked by Superstorm Sandy paid $6.8 million to contractors for work that was "flawed or incomplete." … Full Article

After Levin’s daring rescue of abused cat in Brooklyn, praise and outrage

City Councilmember Stephen Levin’s rescue of an abused and terrified cat on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) late Friday has drawn praise for the councilmember and outrage from animal advocates, who want the perpetrator found before he or she strikes again. … Full Article

At St. Francis: Finding a balance with police and communities

St. Francis College hosted two reporters — Harry Siegel and Azi Paybarah — for a talk called “Policing in New York and America” in Brooklyn Heights on Friday. … Full Article

Two honored for advocating for regulation-size playing field in Brooklyn Bridge Park

What does it take to get a world-class, regulation size playing field built on the Brooklyn waterfront? Students at Brooklyn Friends School (BFS) learned on Monday that it takes peaceful cooperation, collaboration and perseverance – core Quaker values. … Full Article
Coney Island And Luna Park Season Opening

Opening Day Nightmare: Coney Island Cyclone gets stuck

The popular Coney Island Cyclone, a roller coaster ride at the beachfront amusement park, failed to give thrill-seekers the adrenaline rush they had hoped for on Sunday.   … Full Article

Lawsuit: Dinosaur Bar-B-Que chain doesn't pay fair wages to tipped workers

SYRACUSE— A lawsuit filed against the popular Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurant chain claims the Syracuse-based business doesn't pay tipped workers fair wages. … Full Article

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