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July 8th In NYC History

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1871...One day after the New York Times rejects a $5 million bribe from political boss William Tweed to keep the Times from publishing incriminating documents, the paper exposes the Tweed's massive City Hall corruption.

1889...The first issue of the Wall Street Journal hits the stands at two cents a copy.

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