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February 9, 2016 Brooklyn Daily Eagle
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CHINATOWN — New Year Begins: A lion dancer from the Tai Pun Residents Association accepts an offering in a red envelope during a Lunar New Year celebration in the Manhattan neighborhood on Monday. Monday marked the first day of the Year of the Monkey — the ninth animal on the Chinese zodiac calendar. The weeklong holiday, known as the Spring Festival in China, is focused on family reunion and is a time when students and migrant workers return to their hometowns.

BROOKLYN — Gloomy Winter Continues: Fog sets in over the borough on Feb. 3.

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Dancer Decorated to the Nines: A performer from the Mangueira samba school parades during Carnival celebrations at the Sambadrome on Tuesday.

ITALY — Oranges Fly: Costumed revelers in protective helmets throw oranges during Carnival in the northern town of Ivrea on Tuesday. The traditional orange-throwing battle has its roots in the middle of the 19th century.


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