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Wyomingites Complain The Least About State Taxes

Millions of Americans are headed to the Post Office, or stuck behind a computer to get their taxes done today.

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Vicious Ice Cream Man Turf War Taking Place in Upstate New York

Joshua Malatino wants to control all the fudgesicle trade that goes down in Gloversville, New York. And he's willing to resort to some pretty shady tactics to maintain market dominance.

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FBI Foils Plot to Bomb Federal Reserve Building in New York

A man drove from Long Island, New York, into Lower Manhattan earlier today in a van he thought was filled with explosives. He parked the van close to the Federal Reserve building, just a few blocks from the World Trade Center, and planned to detonate it using a cell phone from a nearby hotel.

The explosives, however, were fake.

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New York City Store Actually Charging People for Tap Water

It should come as no surprise that the newest startup in the East Village section of New York City is even more ridiculous than those that precede it. The Big Apple is known for its food ‘niche’ stores — The Hummus Place, The Dumpling Man, Rice to Riches, a spot dedicated solely to rice pudding. And Pickles. Oh, and Mayonaise. Who even LIKES mayo that much to warrant an entire business dedicated to its “Empire”?

So when we heard about the latest of these “boutique” stores, we were only too amused to hear what it specializes in: tap water. 

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One Man’s Mission to Get Every Woman in New York Topless [INTERVIEW]

In 1986, several women in Rochester, NY were arrested and convicted for picnicking topless in public. Since then, passionate women have been raising awareness about the right to bare in public places where it’s already permissible for men to do the same.

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Former New York State Worker Dangles from Bridge With Protest Banner [VIDEO]

On Monday morning, Michael A. Davitt, a former New York State employee and known rabblerouser, delayed traffic on the Tappan Zee bridge in Rockland County. As a form of protest, he unfurled a rope ladder from the bridge and sat for hours with a 24-foot banner that accused county officials of a “cover-up.”

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Author Points Out 50 State Stereotypes in Two Minutes [VIDEO]

Every state has its good points and its bad ones, right? Well, author Paul Jury playfully points out the bad ones in a promo video he calls '50 State Stereotypes in Two Minutes.'

Jury, who just wrote a book called 'States of Confusion: My 19,000-Mile Detour to Find Direction,' squeezes out the hate from sea to shining sea in a mere 120 seconds.

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Is Bon Jovi Rock Hall Worthy?

The Boys from Jersey are among the nominees for the hall class of 2011.
The new inductees will be announced online at RockHall.com at 8:30 Mountain time on Wednesday.
The induction ceremony will be held in New York City, on March 14th

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