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Wrong Man Released After 6 Years Case Mimics Hitchcock Film

In a turn of events worthy of the Hitchcock film, "The Wrong Man," about a Jackson Heights musician sent to prison for a crime he never committed, a 40-year-old convicted Queens rapist was set free last week by the State Supreme Court in Kew Gardens after it was proven the victim wrongly identified him. Lee […]

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Editorial: Somebody to hate

By The Times/Ledger John Rocker is gone. The Mouth from the South came and went and the only real damage was to three Met batters who would have loved to punish the Atlanta Braves relief pitcher with a powerful homerun or at least a cheap single. It didn't happen. The fans stood on their feet […]

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No. 7 straphangers prep for possible Rocker ride

All New Yorkers are reviled by John Rocker. Period. By Chris Fuchs All New Yorkers are reviled by John Rocker. Period. Or maybe not. When No. 7 train riders in Flushing learned that come this week they might be jostling elbows with the Atlanta Braves pitcher, many instinctively scowled at the news. But a few […]

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Mural depicts borough’s rich immigration

By Daniel Arimborgo New York's long history as a hub of immigration is the subject of a Queens College mural, created by art education students. College officials, the muralists and their families were present for a ribbon-cutting and commemoration of the mural in the Rosenthal Library Reading Room. Eleven graduate students, under the supervision of […]

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LIC’s old Swingline digs to house MoMA exhibits

By Jyoti Thottam The Museum of Modern Art announced last week it will use the old Swingline Stapler building in Long Island City as exhibition space while it renovates its midtown Manhattan facility, museum officials said. MoMA bought the Swingline building, at 45-20 33rd St., in August and announced last Thursday that it would use […]

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