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Can Badminton Be A Smash Hit In Schools?

Friday, September 19, 2014

A game that's more popular in Asia becomes a competitive sport in New York public schools.

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Enterovirus D-68 Appears in New York

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Two New York children have been diagnosed with the respiratory illness first noticed in the Midwest.

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Christie Counters Pay-To-Play Allegations Against Pension Fund

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending the state’s pension investments as some transactions attract pay-to-play allegations. 

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Mayor Sweetens Municipal IDs With Museum Membership

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Mayor de Blasio hopes to amp up sign-ups for city IDs next year with free membership at 33 cultural institutions.

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City Council Bests Mayor's Office in First Softball Match-Up

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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The secret to the City Council's softball success was one of its three lone Republicans, Steven Matteo of Staten Island.

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What's the Worst Weather that Could Happen? A Repeat of the Storm of 1821.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New research on a 19th-century storm suggests Sandy was bad but not exceptional.

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At Sunday's March, Climate Movement Tries to Grow Up

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Organizers hope environmentalism goes mainstream in what's being billed as the largest climate march in history.

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Poverty Grows in New Jersey

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New Jersey is just one of three states that experienced an increase in both the percentage and number of people living in poverty last year.

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Hate Crimes Up Heading Into Jewish High Holy Days

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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With continued unrest in the Middle East, the NYPD is beefing up security in advance of the Jewish High Holy Days and the United Nations General Assembly meeting.

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First Confirmed Enterovirus Cases Come to NYC, NJ

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

More cases are probably on their way — or already here — but the virus is mainly a concern for people with chronic respiratory conditions.

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De Blasio Administration to Audit Verizon

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Months after a June 30 deadline, New Yorkers are still waiting on Verizon services.

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Lawsuit Challenges the State's Public Defender System

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Poor New Yorkers facing criminal charges across the state are appearing in court without attorneys in violation of their constitutional rights.

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NY and NJ Pensions Sticking with Hedge Funds ... For Now

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

California's pension fund says it will end its investments in hedge funds because they're too complicated and charge too much. But New York and New Jersey aren't following suit.

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Real Estate Investing for the Rest of Us

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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A new fund offers the chance for more people to profit from New York City’s soaring real estate market. But you'll still need sizable savings to take part.

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Brooklyn Heights Library Will have Market-Rate Housing

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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Library officials approved of a plan to sell the Brooklyn Heights Library branch to The Hudson Companies in a deal worth $61 million.

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NYC Sets Up a Help Desk for Unaccompanied Children

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

New York City has set up a help desk in federal immigration court to put unaccompanied children in touch with educational and health services.

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Columbia University Students, President Meet Over Sexual Assault Concerns

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Student leaders gave Columbia University President Lee Bollinger three weeks to respond to their demands about the university's sexual assault policies.

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On Major Campaign Swing, Christie Gets the Attention

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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Christie stops by South Carolina, the first presidential primary in the South.

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Terror Threat Prompts Security Review

Monday, September 15, 2014

Review of security planned for region

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Social Smokers, You've Been Warned

Monday, September 15, 2014

As the number of NYC smokers continues to tick up, health officials are targeting their latest ads at light smokers.

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