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Andrew Yang Polls Look Bleak As Eric Adams Favorite to Win NY Primary

New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang is facing a bleak outlook ahead of Tuesday's Democratic primary after a number of polls suggested his campaign would end in defeat. A New York Post poll of likely primary voters, published on Friday, placed Yang fourth, with Brooklyn borough president and former NYPD officer Eric Adams leading the field.
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Man drives onto sidewalk to avoid rival, who fires at him: video

A Brooklyn teen careened onto the sidewalk to avoid a suspected gang rival — who then opened fire at him, dramatic new video shows. The 19-year-old victim was inside a dark-colored sedan around 7:15 a.m. Thursday on Granite Street near Broadway in Ocean Hill when someone in a grey SUV attempted to block him, cops said.
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Review: Is Butter Pat’s $300 Cast-Iron Skillet Worth It?

Earlier this month, we told the story of a cast-iron company called Butter Pat Industries. Founder Dennis Powell recounted how accidentally breaking his grandmother’s skillet led him on a historical quest worthy of Nicolas Cage, a quest to revive a cast iron technique that goes back 100 years and had been all but lost in the race to mass production. He traveled to foundries across the U.S., spent $100,000 of his own money in the development process, eventually, and somewhat reluctantly, selling his final product to the public.
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A Homeless Amazon Warehouse Worker in New York City Tells Her Story

On the Clock is Motherboard's reporting on the organized labor movement, gig work, automation, and the future of work. Natalie Monarrez's commute to work at Amazon's colossal warehouse in Staten Island, New York City, known as JFK8, is just a few hundred steps. Since 2019, she's been homeless and has lived out of her SUV, camping out in the facility's parking lot.
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Man Wigs Out on NYC Turnstiles in Wild Video; Woman Tries to Steer Clear

Police are looking for a man they say damaged multiple OMNY turnstile sensors on seven separate occasions in two Brooklyn subway stations over a two-week period. According to police, the suspect targeted Borough Hall and Court Street stations for his mischief, brandishing some sort of unknown object and hitting multiple OMNY turnstile sensors with it. He entered those stations at least seven different times between May 31 and June 14, this past Monday, bent on destruction, cops say.