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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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Mayor de Blasio to Screen ‘Controversial’ Public Records Requests

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

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Mayor de Blasio wants his attorneys to review any public records request of any city agency that could "reflect directly on the mayor."

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The Happiest Man in the Shallow End

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Ramiro Ocasio grew up in Honduras surrounded by water. Now, the 35-year-old New Yorker is taking the plunge for the first time.

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Officials: 'We Can't Delay' New Hudson Tunnel

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

The meeting between New Jersey's governor, two US Senators, and the US Transportation Secretary comes as the deterioration of Amtrak's Hudson River tunnel is creating a sense of urgency.

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Mayor Says He Won't Tolerate Characters Harassing People in Times Square

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

WNYC
The mayor's strong words follow a drop for him in the polls and rising concern about crime and homelessness.

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New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez Says He Won't Support Iran Deal

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Menendez is the second Democrat to come out against the nuclear deal.

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Inmate Beaten to Death at Fishkill Prison in Beacon

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Samuel Harrell, who suffered from bipolar disorder, was repeatedly punched and kicked by as many as 20 corrections officers, according to a New York Times investigation.

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Christie, Feds to Discuss How to Fund New Hudson Rail Tunnel

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Electrical failures that caused delays on several days last month reignited the debate over how to pay for a second tunnel and other improvement.  

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35 Stock Photos of Real New Yorkers Doing Things

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Like manspreading. And stealing cabs. What if stock photos depicted the way people actually behave?

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Law Would Ban Grand Juries when Police Kill Civilians

Monday, August 17, 2015

WNYC
New proposed legislation would stop the use of grand juries in cases where a police officer is accused of killing a civilian.

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Governor's Legionnaires Hotline Hangs Up on Callers

Monday, August 17, 2015

WNYC
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new mandate also includes regulations for cooling towers. 

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Gov. Christie Talks Tunnel with Feds

Monday, August 17, 2015

With predictions of transportation "Armageddon" coming fast, New Jersey officials are slated to discuss Hudson tunnel financing with federal officials.

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A Great Wall of Staten Island to Ward Off Hurricanes

Monday, August 17, 2015

The Army Corps has resurrected its 50-year-old plan to build a long ridge along the hard-hit coast. But it may not be tall enough. 

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'Voluntreers' Map City Foliage with New Technology

Sunday, August 16, 2015

WNYC
 A new web-based system now enables volunteers to use tablets provided by the city as well as their own smart phones to help count every city tree.

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Owners of Pier That Became Iconic Sandy Image Get Rebuild OK

Sunday, August 16, 2015

 The Coastal Area Facilities Review Act permit granted for the Casino Pier in Seaside Heights also allows them to relocate their Sky Ride cable car attraction.

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Community Seeks Information After Police Shooting of Trenton Teen

Friday, August 14, 2015

Officials say NJ Attorney General John Hoffman is not providing answers as to why a teen was shot in the back seven times. 

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