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Miss New York chosen as Miss America 2015

Kazantsev received the crown Sunday night at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall from outgoing Miss America — and Miss New York — Nina Davuluri.

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Lonely pets: Easing anxiety

Now that kids are heading back to school, pets may have trouble coping with new schedules and empty houses.

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Photos: Search of squalid home

A search was underway Friday at a squalid home in Blackstone, MA where the bodies of three infants were found among vermin and piles of soil…

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Pet Project: Debo

Adrian Fox, from the Kansas Humane Society, brought Debo, a cute little Maltese mix with him today.