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Three Buildings Collapse and 25 Injured in Suspected Gas Blast

Friday, March 27, 2015

Evidence suggests a gas explosion on Thursday caused a massive fire that destroyed three buildings in the East Village.

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Working to Keep Politics Out of NJ's Pension-Fund Investments

Thursday, March 26, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Offered a chance to put wider restrictions in place, NJ State Investment Council says it will first look to tightening current regulations

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Get Your Gargoyle On at Tribeca Auction

Thursday, March 26, 2015

WNYC
Thousands of historical artifacts from buildings in New York and other cities are up for grabs as a Tribeca showroom has to move to make way for more condos.

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At Least 12 Injured in 'Gas-Related' Explosion and Fire on 2nd Avenue

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Firefighters expected to be on site all night at the scene of an explosion and fire that tore through 4 buildings on 2nd Avenue near East 7th Street. 

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'Peacetime Dividend' Means Fewer Stops, Summonses And Arrests

Thursday, March 26, 2015

WNYC
With crime near an all-time low, the NYPD might be giving more people a break.

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French Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Wanted to Destroy Plane

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the co-pilot took control of the plane and set its descent "intentionally", causing it to crash in the French Alps.

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Why a Skin Cancer Drug Is Treating This Woman’s Brain Tumor

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Precision medicine is making it faster to match the right cancer drug to the patient who needs it.

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Census Shows NYC Growth, Some Losses Upstate

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The city grew 0.62 percent from July 2013 to July 2014 to 8.49  million people.

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Organic Kale Salad with a Side of Hope

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A pop-up restaurant in Union Beach, N.J., offers a weekly night out for a town still struggling to recover from Sandy.

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New York City's Food Recycling Program is Expanding

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Thirty-five thousand more households will be included in this latest expansion. 

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#CancerEtiquette: What To Say When Cancer Comes

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

When people find out that someone has cancer, sometimes the wrong thing comes out of their mouths. Let’s help people say the right things. 

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When Stage IV Cancer Lasts 15 Years

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Dixie Josephson was 56 when she was diagnosed with metastatic ovarian cancer, a disease with a 5-year survival rate of 27 percent. Now 71, Josephson is still receiving treatments.

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No Bankruptcy in Atlantic City ... For Now

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

An Emergency Manager appointed by Gov. Chris Christie says the city isn't filing for Chapter 9. But it's a safe bet big budget cuts are coming.

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Dominican Day Parade Organizer Forced Out

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

WNYC
No records showing how much money the Dominican Day Parade raised and where it went seem to exist.

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Natural History Museum Urged to Cut Ties with David Koch

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three dozen scientists say the association with the oil executive taints the Upper West Side institution's integrity.

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Making Sense of the Midwood Fire

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

WNYC
After seven children died in a house fire over the weekend, many in the Orthodox Jewish community are coming to grips with what happened and how to move on.

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Passenger Jet Crashes in the French Alps

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Germanwings flight was traveling from Barcelona to Dusseldorf when it went down. France's president said no survivors were likely as search teams raced to the remote region.

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NYC Courthouses Inaccessible for Disabled People

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

In some cases, detainees in Manhattan have been carried down stairs to be booked and processed.

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NYC Consumer Affairs Takes Aim at Predatory Used Car Loans

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A program announced Monday will eventually link consumers to financing options with reputable banks and credit unions in New York City.

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The Hudson Is Full of Tiny Plastics. And You May Be Too.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Tiny pieces of degraded plastic are turning up in the Hudson River and other New York waterways, with potential health impacts for fish and people. 

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