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Construction Trade Group Sues Jersey City

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

WNYC
A construction trade and advocacy group says Jersey City's policy of using unionized contractors discriminates against non-union builders.

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Latest Opening in Atlantic City: Unemployment Center

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

New Jersey teams up with a labor union to help laid-off casino workers.

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Sandy Recovery Costs Up 50% and City Calls That a Victory

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Back-office work for the city's Build it Back program turned out to be more time-consuming to handle.

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Latest Newscast From the WNYC Newsroom

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Here are the stories we're following today.

Rinse and Repeat? No Easy Fix to Chronic Flooding

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

NJ Spotlight
Some homes in New Jersey have flooded dozens of times, costing the national flood insurance program millions of dollars.

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Cuomo Stumps, Finally, As Challenger Dances

Monday, September 01, 2014

Governor Cuomo, who is running for re-election, made his first campaign-style appearance in months at the West Indian Day Parade in Brooklyn.

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Enter September, With a Blast Of Heat

Monday, September 01, 2014

WNYC
After an unusually mild summer, Tuesday could be the season's hottest day.

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Ethics Expert Critiques High Bridgegate Bills

Monday, September 01, 2014

WNYC
An ethics expert says Governor Christie's legal bills "seem to be exorbitant."

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Lightning Strike Injures 3 at New York Beach

Monday, September 01, 2014

A lightning strike at a New York City beach injured three people on Sunday.

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Using Meditation, Plane Crash Survivors Make Speedy Recovery

Monday, September 01, 2014

Few people survive fiery plane crashes in rural areas of developing countries. Meditation expert Alan Lokos and his wife Susanna are part of that exclusive group. 

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Atlantic City Loses Thousands Of Jobs as Casinos Close En Masse

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Boardwalk behemoths are emptying out in Atlantic City in quick succession.

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BAM's 'Retro Metro': Subway History Through Film

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Over half a century of popular and rarely-seen films will take viewers on a wild ride through the jazzy, roaring '20s to the hip hop-tinged '80s and '90s.

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Token, Bagel, Dust: The 101 Objects That Make NYC

Sunday, August 31, 2014

A new book and exhibit highlight some of the objects that define the history of New York City.

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WTC Workers Are Muses to This Artist

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Irish artist Marcus Robinson has been making paintings, drawings and a film about the construction workers from inside the buildings in construction.

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This Week In Politics: Christie, Cuomo — One Campaigns, The Other Doesn't

Saturday, August 30, 2014

WNYC
One governor has a re-election just days away — but he isn't the one campaigning. 

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De Blasio Administration Can't Close Poor Door

Friday, August 29, 2014

WNYC
Until zoning or other laws change, the city could see more 'poor doors.'

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City's Sandy Recovery Program Expected to Meet First Deadline

Friday, August 29, 2014

The city's Build it Back program is expected to meet its self-imposed deadline of writing 500 reimbursement checks and beginning construction on 500 Sandy-damaged homes by Labor Day.

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Fire Commissioner Orders Academy Cleanup After More MRSA Cases

Friday, August 29, 2014

WNYC
The move comes after more probationary firefighters may have been infected by the drug-resistant infection called MRSA.

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Mayor Signs Bill Tracking Solitary in NYC Jails

Friday, August 29, 2014

The mayor has signed a bill requiring New York City correction officials to track and publish information on the use of solitary confinement.

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In First, Memorial Will be Open on Night of 9/11

Friday, August 29, 2014

The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year.

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