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NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: November 10th – 16th

Check out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of November 10th- 16th.

11/10/2014

This October 22, 2014 photo shows police and medical personnel moving a wounded Canadian soldier into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Canada. (credit: MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ottawa Shootings Leave Soldier, Gunman Dead

You can expect to see a more visible show of force from the NYPD in the wake of a shooting at Canada’s Parliament building.

10/22/2014

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Department Of Energy Approves Line Sending Canadian Hydroelectric Power To NYC

Federal energy regulators this week gave final approval for construction of a 330-mile electric transmission line, which will carry lower-cost hydroelectric power from Canada to New York City.

09/26/2014

Children wait at the Port Authority Bus Terminal to board buses for multiple states and Canada, as part of the Fresh Air Fund summer camp program. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kids Head Out To Experience Rustic, Pastoral Life In Fresh Air Fund Camp Program

The 138th annual Fresh Air Fund summer program kicked off Monday, providing inner-city kids a chance to have fun away from New York City.

06/30/2014

President Barack Obama gets a beer and a pork chop as he visits the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, on August 13, 2012. (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Down Case Of Beer In Hockey Bet With Canadian Prime Minister

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him. With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck is on the line.

02/21/2014

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Drop That Puck! U.S. Set To Meet Rival Canada In Sochi Semis

With 24 American and Canadian players returning from the Vancouver Olympics’ decisive game, which famously ended with Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal, there’s no shortage of motivation.

02/21/2014

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Family Hopes DNA Test Will Answer Questions After Wrong Body Found In Casket

Lisa Kondvar of Warwick, R.I., and her family discovered someone else’s body in Margaret Porkka’s casket at a New Jersey funeral home last month.

01/15/2014

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1 Dead, 6 Hurt In New Jersey Head-On Crash

A Canadian woman was killed and six others were injured when two vehicles crashed into one another head-on in Allamuchy Township, N.J. Friday night.

12/28/2013

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Mobster Pleads Guilty To Massive International Drug Trafficking Ring

Alessandro Tallone of the Rizzuto organized crime family based in Montreal is one of ten members of that branch of La Cosa Nostra charged with trafficking over $1 billion worth of marijuana, cocaine and ecstasy into the U.S.

05/23/2013

MTA police officers keep watch during the morning commute in Grand Central Terminal on April 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Authorities: Canada Terror Plot Targeted Train To New York

Officials have said the transportation sector, including U.S. railways, remain attractive targets for al-Qaeda.

04/23/2013

David Wright #5 of USA celebrates with Ryan Braun #8, Giancarlo Stanton #27 and teammates in the dugout after scoring against Canada during the eighth inning of the World Baseball Classic First Round Group D game at Chase Field on March 10, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Late Rally Over Canada Gets U.S. Into WBC Second Round

Running out of outs, Adam Jones and the United States suddenly broke loose and saved themselves from a humbling loss. Now, thanks to a fast finish, they’re heading to Miami for the next round of the World Baseball Classic.

03/11/2013

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Feds Bust Up Elaborate International Credit Card Fraud Ring That Stole Millions

The elaborate scheme involved improving fake cardholders’ credit scores, allowing the scammers to borrow more money that they never repaid, investigators said.

02/05/2013

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REWIND: It’s Carly Rae Jepsen’s World

The GRAMMYs’ Song of the Year category honors the very best in songwriting — and for the 55th Annual Awards, that includes the Canadian team who penned Carly Rae Jepsen’s“Call Me Maybe.” What you may […]

01/14/2013

The United States Women's National Team celebrate scoring the winning goal during injury time of extra time during the London 2012 Olympic football semi final match at Old Trafford. (Photo credit: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/GettyImages)

Hartnett: US, Canada Deliver A Soccer Spectacle At Old Trafford

For a stadium that had seen so many epic clashes, yesterday’s Olympic semifinal encounter between the United States’ Women’s National Team and Canada was befitting of stadium nicknamed the “Theatre of Dreams.”

08/07/2012

A love lock placed on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Couples Leaving ‘Love Locks’ On The Brooklyn Bridge

Some couples are adding their own pieces of hardware to the Brooklyn Bridge. A collection of love locks like the ones found in Paris, Budapest, and Seoul are starting to pile up on the New York City landmark.

11/28/2011

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