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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Here are the stories we're following today.

De Blasio Warns of Historic Blizzard

Monday, January 26, 2015

The mayor says accumulation could hit three feet, with winds gusts of 50 miles an hour, making for one of the nastiest snowstorms on record.

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Blizzard Resources for Homeless New Yorkers

Monday, January 26, 2015

Here’s where you can refer or help homeless individuals get to 24/7 through the storm for food and shelter. 

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Silver Helped Shape NYC Skyline

Monday, January 26, 2015

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As Speaker of the Assembly, Sheldon Silver ensured tax breaks for the real estate industry. Corruption charges against him could change the game  

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Don't Underestimate This Storm: Mayor's Blizzard Update

Monday, January 26, 2015

With a state of emergency declared for New York, Mayor de Blasio is addressing what's to come here in the city, including closing all streets starting at 11 p.m. Watch live.

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Don't Underestimate this Storm: Blizzard Update

Monday, January 26, 2015

All transportation is shutting down at 11 p.m. Keep checking here for all your storm coverage. 

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Most Controversial Part of Seaport Plan Won't Be Voted on by Community Board

Monday, January 26, 2015

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The most controversial part of the proposal won't be considered by the Board, because it's outside of the Seaport Historic District.

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NY Speaker to Temporarily Cede Power as He Fights Charges

Monday, January 26, 2015

Sheldon Silver says he'll appoint lawmakers to take on his responsibilities while he fights federal charges of taking nearly $4 million in payoffs and kickbacks.

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Fresh Off Well-Received Iowa Trip, Christie Forms PAC for Presidential Run

Monday, January 26, 2015

Gov. Christie didn't pander to his audience at a conservative gathering over the weekend. Well, not exactly.

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New Yorkers Brace for 'Potentially Historic' Storm

Sunday, January 25, 2015

There's a phrase you don't want to see in a weather forecast.

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This Week In Politics: Scandal Claims Another Powerful NY Leader

Saturday, January 24, 2015

On track to be the longest serving Assembly Speaker, Sheldon Silver is on the ropes as the allegations against him shock the political establishment across the state.

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Sheldon Silver Linked to Litigation Helping Trial Lawyers

Friday, January 23, 2015

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Friendly rules for plaintiffs in asbestos related claims are linked to Assembly Speaker Silver.

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Renovated Brooklyn Theater to Bring Entertainment and Steady Jobs to Flatbush

Friday, January 23, 2015

After an intensive two-year renovation, the Kings Theatre is open for the first time since 1977. Community leaders hope it will become an "economic engine."

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MLK 2015 Slideshow

Friday, January 23, 2015

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Performers showcased the role of movement in activism with works influenced and inspired by the legacy of Dr. King

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French Jews Find Refuge — Where Else? — on the Upper West Side

Friday, January 23, 2015

Jews in France felt nervous long before the recent attacks in Paris. Many have already left, not just for Israel but also Manhattan.

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City Sues to Shut Down Alleged Illegal Hotel

Thursday, January 22, 2015

For only the third time, New York City takes a building to court over illegal short-term rentals.

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Silver Scandal Shakes Statehouse

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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Lawmakers canceled Thursday's legislative session and found themselves split on how to respond to the corruption charges the Speaker now faces.

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The Case Against Sheldon Silver

Thursday, January 22, 2015

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One man's "referral fee" is another's kickback. What's a jury to do?

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The Rise to Power of Sheldon Silver

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Who is Sheldon Silver — and how did he become one of the "Three Men in a Room" who run New York State?

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