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Hochul's quest, GOP logjam, and AOC vs. Adams highlight N.Y. primaries

NEW YORK -- New Yorkers will go to the polls Tuesday to pick the Democrat and Republican candidates for governor and lieutenant governor who will face off in November and decide the future direction of the Empire State. State Assembly primaries will also be held, with a number of races shaping up as a contest between Mayor Eric Adams and progressive Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, CBS2's Marcia Kramer reported on Monday. Tuesday is a big day in New York politics. Gov. Kathy Hochul will take on two challengers for the Democratic nomination, there's a four-way Republican free for all, and a...
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NBA World Reacts To Kyrie Irving Opting In With Nets

Kyrie Irving in staying put after all. According to The Athletic's Shams Charania, the point guard has decided to exercise his $36.5 million player option for the 2022-23 season. He reportedly plans on forgoing trade possibilities to play with the Brooklyn Nets. The news of him staying him put came...
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3 people discovered stabbed to death in Queens home

NEW YORK -- There's a murder mystery in Queens, where police discovered three bodies inside a house in South Jamaica. As CBS2's Jessica Moore reported Monday, we're learning that two of the people may have been unintended victims. There was a flurry of police activity outside the home on 155th Street on Friday night after a 911 call about an unconscious woman inside. "Police came. First they find one dead body. Then, when they search the house, they find two dead bodies in the basement," said neighbor Zaman Asm. Police found 22-year-old Varshanna Malcolm in an upstairs bedroom, bound with an electrical cord and...
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You really didn’t know how bad it was, Mr. Mayor?

“I was shocked at how bad this place is.” That’s Mayor Adams’ 100% correct verdict on the dysfunction New York is currently dealing with, especially on crime and public safety.  Kudos to the mayor for getting it right. But we have to ask: You really didn’t know? Hmm. Maybe you should have consulted The Post then. Just skim a small sample of some of our recent stories:  A straphanger was knifed in the back Sunday, as he argued with another subway rider on a C train in Manhattan. Satnam Singh of Queens was found in his car in South Ozone Park on Saturday with...
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Nets’ Kyrie Irving opts into player option to end contract saga

Kyrie Irving is opting in. The mercurial Nets star will reportedly exercised his $37 million player option for the 2022-23 season, according the The Athletic. “Normal people keep the world going, but those who dare to be different lead us into tomorrow,” Irving said in a statement to the outlet.. “I’ve made my decision to opt in. See you in the fall.” The Nets gave Irving, who is reportedly looking for a five-year, $245 million max deal, permission to seek a sign-and-trade, though it appears he was unable to find any deals Brooklyn brass was willing to do. Shortly after the news broke, Irving tweeted a GIF from Showtime’s “Shameless,” with the quote “I know who I am.”
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Letters to the Editor — June 28, 2022

The Issue: The Supreme Court overturning the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion in 1973. We all know that the Republican Party was poised for a major victory in the midterms with hopes of winning back both the House and the Senate (“Supremes revoke right to abortion,” June 25).
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MSG bans opposing lawyers involved in merger from all its venues

They’re hopefully not Knicks or Rangers fans. Madison Square Garden is banning lawyers involved in litigation over the merger of its entertainment group and networks from attending events at MSG until the suits are over, according to letters sent to at least two involved firms last week. MSG says...
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A New York Mother Vanished In The Middle Of A Divorce And Custody Battle

Petra Loretta MuhammadFacebook - David Hoovler Orange County DA. Petra Loretta Muhammad, raised by various relatives, lived in her homeland of Grenada until she was a teen. When she was fourteen, Petra moved to Trinidad, and at the age of 22, she met William Jackson. When she was 24 years old, she moved to the United States and married William. William converted to Islam and changed his last name to Muhammad, and as his wife, Petra carried the last name, Muhammad. Then 30-year-old Petra was a student at the State University of New York Orange (SUNY) in Newburgh, New York. She was pursuing a degree in diagnostic imaging with plans to become an x-ray technician. Petra worked part-time as a cashier and was about to sign the lease on her apartment. Petra had been married for four years to William Muhammad, who she was divorcing. The couple lived in a home owned by William's parents at 35 Schneider Avenue. William was also under investigation for allegations that he abused their young son. Petra had an order of protection against William. The Herald Times-Record reports in February 2005, that she told a judge that her husband hit her in the face. William threatened to kill her, pushed her, and locked her and their son out of their home. She said William disabled the phones to prevent her from calling for help, reports the Times Herald-Record. The protection order prohibited William from harassing Petra. According to Bronx News 12, William filed for custody of the couple's 3 1/2-year-old son in the middle of the divorce. Four months later, Petra Muhammad vanished.
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REPORT: Kyrie Irving Staying in Brooklyn After Opting-in to Final Year

According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Kyrie Irving has reportedly decided to opt in to the final year of his contract and play for the Brooklyn Nets during the 2022-23 season. Irving and longtime friend Kevin Durant will get to play one more year together and fulfill their four-year...
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Kyrie Irving opts into $37 million contract with Nets, shutting down trade speculation

Kyrie Irving is staying with the Brooklyn Nets after all. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, Irving decided against his pursuit of a trade from the Nets and is instead opting into the $37 million player option on his contract to stay with Brooklyn. The decision comes after rampant speculation of his impending departure, including a report that the Nets granted Irving permission to hunt for a sign-and-trade deal. Earlier on Monday, ESPN reported that the Los Angeles Lakers were interested in adding Irving.
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