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Aspiring Tracy's Audition for Hairspray Live

ny1.com — Hundreds of young hopefuls lined up for a shot at stardom Sunday...the chance to play Tracy Turnblad in the upcoming NBC production of Hairspray Live! Sunshine Marie Smith claimed her spot in line at around 5 p.m. the night before. Although she got very little sleep, she was ready to belt out the opening number.

Environmentalists Celebrate an Early Earth Day at Union Square

ny1.com — Union Square was filled with sunshine and environmentalists Sunday as the city kicked off Earth Day a little early. Our Tara Lynn Wagner has the story. It's considered the biggest Earth Day event in the country, with roughly 70 exhibitors including city agencies, grassroots nonprofits and local businesses pass out information and samples to anyone with an interest in protecting the Earth.

ASPCA, The Nation's Oldest Animal Welfare Organization, Prepares to Celebrate its 150th Anniversary

ny1.com — The country's first and oldest animal welfare organization is getting ready to mark a major milestone - the ASPCA is celebrating its 150th anniversary next Sunday, April 10 - the group first set up shop here in the city in 1866 and has been helping animals find their FUR-ever homes ever since.

Tourists From The World Over Line Up for Fluffy Flapjacks at Clinton Street Baking Company on the LES

ny1.com — There's something special cooking on the Lower East Side - and people are lining up to get a taste. "It's the best breakfast in New York," said Allon Mordel, who lined up early Sunday morning outside Clinton Street Baking Company. He's talking about pancakes, the bread and butter of Clinton Street Baking Company.

City Human Rights Commission Helps Crime Victims, Who Are Also Undocumented Immigrants, Apply for Visas

ny1.com — For the first time a city agency is helping undocumented immigrants who are crime victims to apply for special visas that prevent their deportation so they can assist the police, as NY1's Tara Lynn Wagner reports. Walter Barrientos vividly remembers the night two men jumped him on the street.

New York Road Runners Have Super Bowl Pre-Game Party in Central Park

ny1.com — As the Panthers and Broncos get set to square off in Super Bowl 50, some runners gathered in Central Park to get in some exercise before couching out for the big game. NY1's Tara Lynn Wagner has more on the New York Road Runners Gridiron Run. Think of it as the ultimate pre-game.

Robotics Contest Teaches Students to Co-operate in Competitive Environment

ny1.com — City students gather in Queens to take part in a nationwide robot-building competition. As NY1's Tara Lynn Wagner reports, it's much more about preparing long-term than winning in the short. Meet the innovators of the future. "I want to study engineering," said Jaimpei Zheng, a student at Lower East Side Preparatory High School.

Robotics Competition for High School Students Hopes to Become a STEM Olympics

ny1.com — The FIRST Robotics Competition kicked off Saturday, challenging teams of high school students from across the country to build robots from scratch. And in a first for FIRST - this year's competition has a theme. They came. They saw. They measured. And a few months from now they hope to be robotics royalty.

Vaudeville-Style Marathon Ran for 24 Hours in the Flatiron District

ny1.com — It was a marathon of different kind this weekend as a continuous 24-hour variety show played on at the Metropolitan Room in the Flatiron District. NY1's Tara Lynn Wagner sat in for some the acts and filed this report. What good is sitting alone in your room when there's a 24 hour cabaret marathon taking place in the Flatiron District?

Race to Deliver Raises Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Support God's Love We Deliver

ny1.com — Volunteers from God's Love We Deliver have been running around the city for 30 years, delivering free meals to sick New Yorkers. On Sunday, thousands of runners raced for the charity as the annual "Race to Deliver" kicked off in CentralPark as NY1's Tara Lynn Wagner reports.
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Jul 24, 2016

@lmfuhrman & I flew to Orlando w/ entire cast of @funhomemusical on our plane. Covering their concert to benefit @EqualityOrlando. @NY1

Jul 21, 2016

Smart fridges, pay-at-table apps & ROBOTS, @Mastercard offers glimpse into payment options present & future. @NY1  http://fw.to/4arz8VN 

Jul 18, 2016

Such a joy working w/ ADA Barba (the talented @RaulEEsparza) today on @nbcsvu. I played...a @NY1 reporter of course! https://t.co/MxxJp0Iwql

Jul 17, 2016

RT @CityHealthBeat: ICYMI: Dr. Rochelson on Zika & Pregnancy, benefit of Thumbsucking & protecting against summer eye injury https://t.co/N

Jul 16, 2016

RT @npclements: 49% of Americans don't pay off their credit card balance in full every month.  https://twitter.com/ForbesPersFin/status/754420348888711168 

Jul 15, 2016

RT @CityHealthBeat: Area program focused on Zika & Pregnancy. Dr. Rochelson interview Sat 530p @CityHealthBeat @ny1 @NorthwellHealth https:…

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