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Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, depart The Lindo Wing with their newborn son at St Mary's Hospital on July 23, 2013 in London, England. (credit: Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

The Top 13 ‘Talkers’ Of 2013

Of all the stories that made headlines this year, these kept you talking for days. It was difficult to limit this list to 13, but we did our best. We hope you enjoy taking a look back of some of the events that we were glued to over the past 12 months.

12/31/2013

A runner dons a 'Boston Strong' shirt while waving an American flag. (credit: Monica Miller)

The Top 13 News Stories Of 2013

We have a new pope, a new mayor-elect and more time to enjoy those large, sugary drinks. Here are our picks for the 13 biggest news stories from 2013, in order of when they occurred.

12/31/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: When Did Life Get So Cheap?

One man cheated death. Another man died without warning.

12/20/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Metro-North Changes Too Little, Too Late?

The MTA took some commonsense steps to make its Metro North trains and tracks safer — one week too late.

12/13/2013

(Photo Credit: Spiral Theatre Studio)

Spiral Theatre Studio Opens Eco-Friendly Space In Manhattan

New York  (CBSNewYork)  Theatre in New York is going green. The 50 seat Spiral Theatre Studio, which opened in September on West 36th Street in Manhattan, is an eco-friendly theatre founded by actress and director […]

12/08/2013

(Photo Credit: Mayor's Alliance For NYC's Animals/Urban Cat League)

Whiskers In Wonderland Returns With Holiday Pet Adoption Events In Manhattan

New York (CBSNewYork) New York City’s largest pet adoption event of the holiday season returns this weekend with “Whiskers in Wonderland”, presented by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, in partnership with the Petco Foundation. […]

12/07/2013

Stanley Kozien being interviewed after the dedication of the Pearl Harbor monument (Courtesy: New York Mills  Historical Society)

Surviving Pearl Harbor Vets Recall ‘All Hell Breaking Loose’ On Dec. 7, 1941

Saturday marks the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl harbor. Two survivors — one from New York, another from New Jersey — recall the events of Dec. 7, 1941.

12/06/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Help Make A Child’s Christmas Merry

The red Schwinn’s fenders were so shiny they reflected the lights on our Christmas tree. I was 9 years old, and that bicycle represented freedom to me.

12/06/2013

Sister Camille D'Arienzo

Sister Camille D’Arienzo Celebrates 40 Years On-Air With 1010 WINS

This Thursday, I’ll join the many who’ll give thanks for all that gives meaning and joy to our lives. On that day, Nov. 28, I’ll also be celebrating my 40th anniversary as this station’s Catholic commentator.

11/28/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: November 22, 1963

Six seconds in Dallas. A half century later

11/22/2013

President John F. Kennedy, making a speech in 1962.  (credit: Central Press/Getty Images)

Reporter Who Witnessed Kennedy Assassination Calls Conspiracy Theories ‘Nonsensical’

Decades before Maurice “Mickey” Carroll was the Director of the Quinnipiac Poll, he was a reporter for the now-defunct Herald Tribune. He ended up a few feet from Jack Ruby when he shot and killed Lee Harvey Oswald at Dallas Police headquarters.

11/22/2013

(credit: Monica Miller)

Man Arrested In Beating Of Off-Duty Cop In Queens

A major police investigation is under way Sunday morning after a person was taken into custody for an alleged assault on an off-duty police officer in Queens.

11/18/2013

NYPD Squad Car

Bronx Shooting Leaves 2 Men In Serious Condition

Two people were in serious condition following a shooting in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.

11/15/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Modern Day Storm Coverage

The first snowflake of the season touched down the other day and 1010 WINS was ready for it.

11/15/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: The Accidental Assassin

November 24th, 1963. The basement of the Dallas city jail. Enter Lee Harvey Oswald. Enter Jack Ruby. Exit common sense.

11/08/2013

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The concourse will soon be home to retailers, as well. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

WTC Concourse Reopens

A commuter concourse underneath the World Trade Center site that has been closed since the Sept. 11 attacks is set to reopen.

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