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Cuomo's Big Vision for Airports Comes in for Landing, Finally

Friday, July 24, 2015

The governor will be joined by Vice President Biden to unveil a comprehensive vision for New York's airports.

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Agency Charged With Care of Vulnerable Adults Overburdened & Underfunded

Friday, July 24, 2015

Caseworkers had so many clients they often faked visits and didn't know about deaths until months later. 

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Departures Resuming at LaGuardia Terminal After Power Outage

Friday, July 24, 2015

An hourslong power outage resulted in dozens of cancellations Friday morning.

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Anthem Bids $48 Billion for Cigna to Create Health Giant

Friday, July 24, 2015

The deal would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S. patients.

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Police Say Movie Theater Gunman Was 'A Drifter'

Friday, July 24, 2015

A gunman opened fire inside a Lafayette, Louisiana, movie theater, leaving two people dead and wounding at least nine others before fatally shooting himself.

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The Hits Keep Coming: More Delays for NJ Transit Riders

Friday, July 24, 2015

For the fourth day this week, some NJ Transit riders moving in and out of Penn Station are experiencing lengthy delays due to power problems.

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Off to Sleepaway Camp... and Feeling Like a Grownup

Friday, July 24, 2015

For some, sleepaway camp is an important rite of passage. This is the story of young Hannah Kass as she prepares for a summer well beyond the familiar comforts of New York City.

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Falling in Love With a Screen Name

Friday, July 24, 2015

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"A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile” examines the search for a Syrian blogger who made international headlines with the mysterious end of an on-line affair.

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Cuomo Offers $8.3B to Resolve MTA's Capital Program Crisis

Thursday, July 23, 2015

In a few short minutes on television, New York's governor said the state will contribute the lion's share of what the agency needs — but also wants the city to pony up.

Mark-Viverito Says Council Struck Uber Deal – Not de Blasio

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Speaker set the record straight while calling out anyone who might suggest she was forced to table the Uber cap bill as "sexist."

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The Uber Effect Has Yellow Cabs 'in a State of Panic'

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Ride hail apps like Uber and Lyft are hitting traditional yellow cabs right where it hurts: in the medallions. 

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The New Momentum Behind the Push for Higher Wages

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A New York State wage board has recommended the state's fast food workers be paid a minimum of $15 an hour.

The increase is expected to be phased in over three years in the city, and six years in the rest of the state — if officials approve it.

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If de Blasio's Re-elected, Bratton Says He Won't Be NYPD Commissioner

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The city's top cop cited his age when asked whether he'd serve mayor after 2017.

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BPU Déjà Vu: Agency Approves Pinelands Pipeline for Second Time

Thursday, July 23, 2015

NJ Spotlight
The project, which has generated significant opposition, would convert the B.L. England power plant from coal-fired to natural gas.

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Deeper Issues Behind This Week's NJ Transit Delays

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Problems with Amtrak's overhead wires caused big headaches for riders this week. But the larger issue is the consequence of years of underinvestment in the rail system.

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Uber and City Broker an 11th Hour Deal

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration announced late Wednesday that Uber agreed to a four-month study on the impact of the cars on the city's traffic and the environment.

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Doctorow's Roots in New York Ran Deep

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

The novelist was born in the Bronx, and went on to teach at New York University.

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Fast Food Workers One Step Closer to Making $15/hr

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

A state labor board endorsed a proposal Wednesday to set a higher minimum wage for workers at fast-food restaurants with 30 or more locations.

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What Happens When Uber Goes Uptown

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

While city officials have backed down from restricting the number of Uber drivers in the city for now, many outer-borough residents continue clamoring for access to Uber.

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90-Second New York

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

From food truck fare in the Bronx to treasure hunting on Staten Island, WNYC and New York magazine teamed up to capture the best of summer in the city.

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