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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Visits NY After 10-Year Ban

Friday, September 26, 2014

For many of his supporters, Modi's visit is seen as vindication after accusations that his administration allowed hundreds of Muslims to die at the hands of Hindus.

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De Blasio Defends Top Aide Despite Relationship With NYPD Critic

Friday, September 26, 2014

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Mayor Bill de Blasio brushed off questions about the future of Rachel Noerdlinger on Friday.

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Report: NY, NJ See Drop in Crime Rate, Prison Population

Friday, September 26, 2014

A new study is questioning long-held assumptions that the best way to fight crime is to get tough on sanctions and dole out longer prison sentences.

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Queens Development Could be Test of New Affordable Housing Policies

Friday, September 26, 2014

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Astoria Cove will include a park, a school and five residential buildings. It could also require more affordable housing than the current proposed 20 percent. 

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Jeter Wins it For Yankees in Home Farewell

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning

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New Jersey's Handling of Food-Stamps May Lead to Cuts

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The end of the "Heat and Eat" program and possible cuts in federal funding frustrate state legislators.

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Officials Say There is No Credible Threat Against New York Subways

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Iraq's Prime Minister said Thursday that ISIS is plotting to launch attacks against subways in the United States, but New York officials said there is no credible threat.

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CBS 2 Reporter John Slattery Dies

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The veteran TV reporter suffered a heart attack, according to the station. He was 63.

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Spotlight on Safety in Public Housing

Thursday, September 25, 2014

WNYC
A summer safety program at Bed-Stuy's Tompkins Houses shows just how tough crime-fighting can be. Fifteen housing projects account for almost 20 percent of all violent crime in the city.

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The Cult of Jeter: Harmless Yet Deeply Felt

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Over 20 years, Derek Jeter showed that utter reliability has a strangeness about it. And do not underestimate his mastery of his own Olympian image.

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Artists Want a Cut From Auction Mega-Sales

Thursday, September 25, 2014

If an artist sells a work of art for thousands of dollars and then years later it's sold again for millions at auction, the artist gets nothing. A bill on Congress might change that.

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Sunset Park Residents Worried About Latest Police Altercation

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The NYPD is investigating an altercation between police and a visibly pregnant woman captured on video over the weekend in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. 

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NY, NJ to Collaborate on Anti-Terror Strategies

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The ramped-up security will be particularly visible to commuters and everyday subway riders.

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De Blasio Takes Fight Against Inequality Global

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

WNYC
The mayor delivered a sweeping speech in support of shared progressive agenda between New York City and the Labour Party in the United Kingdom.

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JFK Skycaps Settle Wage Case for Nearly $1 Million

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

WNYC
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that Alstate Maintenance will pay out to nearly 40 skycaps, as well as raise employees' pay to $9 an hour.

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Firefighters Suing Homeowners For Injuries

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

WNYC
The law used to hold that firefighters assumed a risk when battling fires, but they're now suing homeowners—sometimes for settlements up to $450,000.

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Solution for Bankrupt Casinos in Atlantic City - More Casinos

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The plan for a multi-billion casino in Jersey City that everyone is talking about, but few have seen details.

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Bloomberg, Climate Guru

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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The former New York City mayor told world leaders at the U.N. Climate Summit that cities can agree on reducing greenhouse gas emissions, even if nations cannot. 

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Camden Public School Activists Up in Arms

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A bill working its way through the NJ Legislature has advocates angry about what they say is the privatization of their city's school district.

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Wesleyan Fraternities to Go Co-Ed

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn., one of the most liberal higher ed institutions in the country... is moving to make its fraternities co-educational within the next three years.

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