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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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Police Trying to Uncover Motive in Federal Building Shooting

Saturday, August 22, 2015

AP
Investigators are trying to figure out why an armed veteran slipped through a side door of a federal building in Manhattan, fatally shooting a security guard before killing himself.

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Shooting at New York City Federal Building

Friday, August 21, 2015

A gunman shot and killed a security guard inside a New York City federal building, then turned the gun on himself.

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Rep. Nadler Says Iran Deal Isn't Perfect, But He'll Support It

Friday, August 21, 2015

Congressman Jerrold Nadler is the first Jewish member of New York's congressional delegation to express support for the president's much debated deal with Iran.

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More Neighbor Complaints Where Ethnic Boundaries Are 'Fuzzy'

Friday, August 21, 2015

A recent study finds that New Yorkers are more likely to complain about their neighbors in parts of the city where boundaries between ethnic or racial groups are "fuzzy."

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Race and Romance at Seventeen

Friday, August 21, 2015

WNYC
The controversial 1985 documentary “Seventeen,” about teenagers at an integrated high school in Indiana, has been hard to find for decades — until this week.

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Three Injured in Gas explosion at Bronx School

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A gas explosion during construction at John F. Kennedy High School in Marble Hill has seriously injured three workers.

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City May Replace Times Square Plazas With Traffic

Thursday, August 20, 2015

It's one step a new city task force will consider to combat the growth of quality of life crimes in the Big Apple's core.

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These East Harlem Schoolkids Are Excited About the Pope

Thursday, August 20, 2015

WNYC
When Pope Francis visits Our Lady Queen of Angels in East Harlem next month, he'll meet some curious third and fourth graders armed with questions.

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Legionnaires Outbreak Traced to Historic Bronx Hotel

Thursday, August 20, 2015

City health officials now know where the disease that killed 12 people and sickened more than 100 got its start. 

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Can the City Spy on Activists?

Thursday, August 20, 2015

In the aftermath of Eric Garner's death, undercover MTA officers allegedly monitored activists, kept photos of them on file and tracked their movements. To what extent was this legal?

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The Indie Film Fest That Has China Worried, Now in NYC

Thursday, August 20, 2015

WNYC
Chinese officials shut down the Beijing Independent Film Festival last year, so producer Karin Chien and her colleagues decided to recreate it here in New York.

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Nightmarish Train Tunnel Delays. Whose Problem Is It?

Thursday, August 20, 2015

WNYC
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie takes a helicopter when tunnel traffic is bad. Most commuters don't have that option. Maybe Washington will help.

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A Magical $16 Million Fish Carousel Opens Today

Thursday, August 20, 2015

A singular new attraction in Battery Park brings wonder — and a few tears.

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