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Subway Line, Envisioned in 1920s, Opens in New York

It’s been an on-again, off-again, “believe it when you see it” project since the Jazz Age. Construction started 45 years ago. But New Yorkers’ long wait to take a subway under Manhattan’s far Upper East Side ends Sunday, when a stretch of the new Second Avenue line opens to the public. A ceremonial first ride took place Saturday night for an invitation-only crowd of dignitaries, about 90 minutes before the New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square. New Yorkers ride at...

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