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VIDEO: Floodproofing NYC Transit

Friday, October 17, 2014

Reinforced elevator walls, floodgate panels and collection basins below subway vents are being installed in high-risk transit stations.

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MTA Expands Wireless Service to 40 More Stations

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WNYC
The Metropolitan Transit Authority is rolling out a new wave of cell and Wi-Fi service to subway stations in Manhattan and, for the first time, Queens.

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Ebola Preparations Continue in NY as Conn. Student Isolated

Thursday, October 16, 2014

No cases of Ebola have been confirmed here in the five boroughs. But not far away, Yale-New Haven Hospital has isolated a student with a suspected case of the virus.

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Cuomo Outlines State's Ebola Plan

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state officials have identified eight hospitals as Ebola care centers.

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Bratton Pledges To Fight for Controversial Policing Strategy

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WNYC
Some advocates call the "Broken Windows" approach to policing racist, but the NYPD commissioner said there'd be no change. 

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Test Indicates Yale-New Haven Patient Does Not Have Ebola

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WNYC
Officials at the Connecticut hospital say the patient has tested negative for the disease, according to a preliminary notification.

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Report: Most Airbnb Rentals in New York Are Illegal

Thursday, October 16, 2014

New York's Attorney General found that nearly 3/4 of the listings on Airbnb violate the law and hundreds of units are run as illegal hostels, housing multiple people in tight quarters.

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A Rare Visit to One of New York's Abandoned Islands

Thursday, October 16, 2014

If you want to see what the city would look like if we packed up and left today, there’s no better place than North Brother Island.

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No-Limit Contributions Boost Cuomo

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WNYC
In this news analysis, WNYC's Andrea Bernstein shows how a network of interlocking accounts paid for a permanent ad campaign that made meaningful opposition all but impossible.

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Newark Airport Begins Ebola Screenings

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Newark Liberty Airport is one of the five airports in the United States to screen incoming passengers for fevers and other possible symptoms of Ebola.

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Domestic Violence Should Not Be Ignored, de Blasio Says

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Domestic violence victims should not have to suffer in silence, the mayor said.

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Hazing Rituals Re-Evaluated Amid Sexual Assault Arrests in Sayreville

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

WNYC
If allegations prove to be true, the behavior of high school football players at Sayreville War Memorial would likely have been passed down from older students, experts say. 

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West Harlem Food Hub Is a One-Stop Health Shop

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

WNYC
In West Harlem, healthy food can be hard to come by for low-income residents. A local healthy food hub takes a new approach.

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Brooklyn DA Seeks to Overturn Convictions in '85 Killing

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Brooklyn's DA says two men who've served years in prison were wrongfully convicted of a 1985 killing.

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Ex-Financial Analyst Facing Insider Trading Charge

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

A former senior finance analyst at Merck & Co. is facing an insider trading charge in New York federal court for passing along secrets that earned $722,000 in illegal profits

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Helping Hand? Obama Stumps for Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The president's visit comes as Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley are locked in a tight race.

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Islamic Clerics Denounce Acts of Violence

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

WNYC
Islamic extremists are misleading the public about Islam, local clerics say.

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Romney Takes Jab at Cuomo on Astorino's Behalf

Monday, October 13, 2014

WNYC
Gov. Andrew Cuomo dismissed the attack from Mitt Romney.

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Future Storms Could Lead to Financial Disaster

Sunday, October 12, 2014

In 2050, a storm comparable to Sandy could cause $90 billion of damage. That's 4.5 times the damage the storm inflicted in 2012—equal to the entire economy of Ecuador.

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With New Ebola Case in Dallas, Health Officials Try to Reassure New Yorkers

Sunday, October 12, 2014

The city's health commissioner reiterated on Sunday night that NYC has yet to see an Ebola case.

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