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Marking Time: Exhibit Shows Prison-Made Art

Thursday, November 20, 2014

From a miniature camper van made out of soda cans to abstract paintings, a Rutgers University exhibit showcases the work of inmate artists.

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City Gears Up For Obama Action On Immigration

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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The de Blasio administration is planning a citywide campaign to help city residents take advantage of the new programs President Obama will announce Thursday.

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Sharpton on "High Alert" for Ferguson Decision

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Rev. Al Sharpton says demonstrators in 21 cities will hold vigils to pressure the DOJ to open a criminal investigation into Officer Darren Wilson, who shot Michael Brown.

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Bridge and Tunnel Toll Hikes Move Forward

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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E-ZPass drivers will pay $11.45 each way after a judge blocked AAA's lawsuit appealing the hikes. 

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Massive Snowstorm Hits Buffalo Area

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

The record-setting snowstorm dumped up to six feet of snow in less than 24 hours, and forecasters say more is coming.

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Does Uber Have an Image Problem?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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The car-hailing service is facing a backlash after one of its executives suggested the company should hire opposition researchers to probe the lives of journalists.

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NYC Plan to Amp Up Industry and Manufacturing

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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The City Council recommends using land use policy changes as a way to create and preserve manufacturing and industry jobs.

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Big Snowstorm Hits Buffalo

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Snow totals by Wednesday afternoon could top 6 feet in the hardest-hit areas with another storm expected Thursday.

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Doing the Math for Obamacare, Year Two

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Three New Yorkers who signed up for coverage this past year will need to read the fine print if they want to maintain their coverage and contain costs.

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A Guide to NYC's New Pot Policy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Sure a citation is better than being cuffed, but possession of a "controlled substance" still comes with penalties.    

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Rikers Reforms Aim to Curb Violence

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The New York City Department of Correction has proposed a slate of reforms designed to reduce jail violence.

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Stabbing of NJ Welfare Worker Shines Spotlight on Police Cuts

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The stabbing of a state case worker in Camden is raising questions about the Christie Administration's decision to remove police officers from New Jersey's welfare offices.

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As Rent Stabilization Law Expires, Advocates Vow to Fight

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

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City expects push-back from Republican legislators

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Transgender Women at Rikers Get Separate Housing

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Transgender women entering Rikers Island will be housed in separate facilities, in order to reduce violence.

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Senators: Sandy Homeowners Systematically Denied Insurance Claims

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

A legal case has uncovered what could be a pervasive practice: insurers hired engineers to rewrite damage assessments to reduce their payouts.

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The Costs Behind Obamacare's Curtain

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Affordable Care Act has given rise to some surprising cost increases beyond premiums and deductibles.

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There But for the Grace of God Goes Christie

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Three years ago, Gov. Christie’s religion was “none of your business.” Now, with a presidential campaign in sight, the governor is clapping in the pews and regularly talking about God.

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Former Bronx Legislator Escapes Prison Sentence

Monday, November 17, 2014

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Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro, who worked as a mole for investigators in a corruption probe, received a lenient sentence in a Bronx criminal court on Monday.

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New Business Hub Coming to Brooklyn Navy Yard

Monday, November 17, 2014

 $140 million will be spent to transform a World War II-era building into a center for manufacturing and investment. 

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The Future Payphone: Gigabit Speed and Free Wi-Fi on NYC Streets

Monday, November 17, 2014

Faster than an express train, New York City plans to turn payphones into the largest, fastest (and free) Wi-Fi network in the world.

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