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Thursday, February 10

Front page: New July 4 non-profit revealed, "Craigslist Congressman" Chris Lee resigns following shirtless photo scandal

Good morning!

A new non-profit organization headed by city Finance Deputy Commissioner Kate Jarosh will plan and raise funds for the July 4 All-American Celebration. [Srtgn]

Siro's employees and neighbors of the track season staple spoke out on a proposal to extend hours for outdoor entertainment. [Srtgn]

Buffalo area Rep. Chris Lee has resigned following reports that the married legislator sent a woman on Craigslist a shirtless photo. [Gawker]

More interesting than his pecs, there will be a special election to fill the spot. [TU/CapCon]

Carl "I'll take you out!" Paladino was considering a run at the seat, but appears to have uncharacteristically backed down. [SoP]

A(n obviously fictional) source close to Fred Dicker tells me the vet Post reporter began immediately doing push-ups to prepare for a potential rematch with Paladino. after last year's "Kerfuffle in Kinderhook".


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