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INDIA – Leopard Stuck in a Well: A full grown female leopard looks up from inside a deep well that it fell into near a residential area on a hill on the outskirts of Gauhati, India … Full Article

Tuesday October 17, Our World in Pictures

SOUTH KOREA — Air Force Performs: South Korean Air Force's Black Eagles aerobatic team performs during press day of the 2017 Seoul International Aerospace and Defense Exhibition at Seoul Airport in Seongnam on Monday. South Korean and U.S. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pierhouse case goes to Appellate Court on Friday

The enormous Pierhouse residential/ hotel complex in Brooklyn Bridge Park is pretty much complete, but that isn’t stopping a lawsuit seeking to trim its height from being heard in Appellate Court. The lawsuit will be argued on Friday, October 20, at 10:30 a.m. … Full Article

De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

Mayor Bill De Blasio and City Councilmember Vincent Gentile signed the first-ever regulation on hookah smoking in NYC into law on Tuesday by adding non-tobacco hookah to the Smoke Free Air Act. … Full Article

Riders like renovated Bay Ridge Ave. subway station

Days after MTA reopened the Bay Ridge Avenue subway station with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and classical music serenading straphangers, riders began the new workweek enjoying their new surroundings. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today October 17: City to Stomp Out Rats at 33 Bushwick, Bed-Stuy Schools

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 60°, Night 50°, Sunny
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Brooklyn leaders' plea to MTA: Bring back B71 bus, vital to jobs and seniors

City officials, organizations and area residents rallied in Carroll Gardens on Friday to bring back the cross-Gowanus B71 bus route. Locals are pushing to expand the route with a new link through Red Hook into Lower Manhattan, a concept they’ve dubbed the “B71+.” … Full Article

Maloney: Census Bureau cuts will come back to haunt us

U.S. Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (Greenpoint, parts of Queens and Manhattan) joined other officials and civil rights groups on Wednesday to push legislation to fix the current underfunding of the Census Bureau. … Full Article

New allegations leveled at striking Charter-Spectrum workers

The battle between striking Spectrum/Time-Warner employees and parent company Charter Communications is in its seventh month and with no end in sight. And now, new allegations are being leveled against the striking workers by Charter Communications. … Full Article

Navy commander takes on second career as doctor in Brooklyn

After a 24-year career in the Navy spanning both Gulf Wars, Commander Edwin Keeshan just began his second career — as a primary care doctor in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Third Avenue Fest turns Bay Ridge into small town

Bay Ridge residents often like to brag that their cozy neighborhood is just like a small town in the big city. So why not hold a small town festival to bring everyone together? … Full Article

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