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New York City to Spend $100 Million on Flood Prevention

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The plan calls for temporary and permanent flood walls from the Lower East Side to Battery Park City.

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If Only the Topless Ladies from Times Square Would Come to Harlem . . .

Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Harlem officials want the same amount of attention that the Crossroads of the World is getting for its nuisance complaints. 

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Rep. Carolyn Maloney Says No to Iran Deal

Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Maloney is the latest New York lawmaker to oppose President Obama's Iran nuclear agreement, arguing that it doesn’t stop Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.

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Latest Newscast From the WNYC Newsroom

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Here are the stories we're following today.

Ask Trump’s Millions of Devotees if He’s a ‘Mere Jester’

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Donald Trump burst onto the national scene in the 80s as the epitome of swagger and self-promotion. His 15 minutes has turned into a serious presidential candidacy. How did this happen?

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Stopped-and-Frisked by the Police? Soon, You Might Get a 'Receipt'

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The form will direct recipients to call one or both NYPD watchdogs if they have a complaint.

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These Pups Steal The Show for #NationalDogDay

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

It's not news that New Yorkers love their dogs, but these public radio hounds take the cute-factor to a new level.

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Reporter, Cameraman Fatally Shot on Live Television

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The two victims, identified as Alison Parker and Adam Ward, were employees of WDBJ-TV in Roanoke, Va.

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Woman in Iconic 9/11 Photo Dies

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The dramatic photo of Marcy Borders, dubbed 'Dust Lady', became one of the enduring images of the terrorist attacks.

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CEO of Male Escort Site, 6 Workers Charged With Prostitution

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Prosecutors announced the charges Tuesday against Rentboy.com CEO Jeffrey Hurant and the other defendants.

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Trump Is Gone From Atlantic City But Not Forgotten

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The story of Donald Trump in Atlantic City is the story of any casino: Wins, losses and plenty of spectacle.

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The Rising Population of New York City's Homeless School Kids

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A study from the Institute for Children, Poverty and Homelessness finds that a growing number of New York City’s school kids are homeless. How are they faring and what is being done?

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U.S. Markets Wary But Resilient

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Conventional wisdom is "Stay calm. Don't panic."

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Christie Wins Fight in Exxon Toxic Clean-Up Settlement

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Environmental groups and Democrats have criticized the deal, saying New Jersey is settling for pennies on the dollar.

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Man Arrested in Pellet Gun Shooting of Mayor de Blasio's Guard

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Police say 19-year-old Michael Verbitsky was arrested Monday for the Sunday night shooting outside Gracie Mansion, where the mayor and his family live.

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Neighbor Complaints Higher When Neighborhood Boundaries Are 'Fuzzy'

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A new study of 311 calls suggests greater conflict in racial and ethnic transition zones.

What it Means to Put ‘Trump’ on the Front of a Building

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

The Trump name stares down from 17 New York City buildings. But how many of those buildings does he own?

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City to Spend Millions Updating Leaky Roofs at Housing Units

Monday, August 24, 2015

A long-overdue project for thousands of residents who have endured water leaks for years.

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The One Thing Donald Trump Didn’t Inherit

Monday, August 24, 2015

Donald Trump inherited a lot from his father: political connections, real estate expertise and a tidy nest egg. But his embrace of the spotlight didn't come from Fred Trump's playbook.

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Solitary Confinement Is Torture, Activists Say

Sunday, August 23, 2015

WNYC
A local group of activists plans to rally on the 23rd of every month - to call attention to the 23 hours a day some inmates spend in solitary confinement.

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