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Albany Agreement Kicks Some Questions Down the Road

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Albany tried to tackle a lot at the last minute this year, and didn't quite finish everything.

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NJ Flag Manufacturer Stops Production of Confederate Flag

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Annin Flagmakers, the nation's oldest and biggest flagmaker says the confederate flag has become a symbol of a negative aspect of the country's past.

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Farewell, Obamacare Subsidies? NJ Awaits Ruling. NY Doesn't.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

If the Supreme Court rejects federal insurance exchange subsidies, Gov. Christie's contingency plan is for Washington to fix the Affordable Care Act. Others want Trenton to take control.

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Council, Bratton Sway Mayor on More Cops

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

As part of the city budget deal, de Blasio reversed his earlier position and agreed to add 1,297 more cops after facing pressure from both inside and outside his administration.

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Albany Agreements on Everything from Rent Regs to School Funding — But No One's Happy

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

WNYC
Lawmakers announce a string of agreements and executive actions including an extension of rent regulations for New York City tenants and landlords.

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Departure of Newark Schools Superintendent Marks End of Tumultuous Period

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Cami Anderson's exit is not a complete surprise, but the question remains whether she was pushed out or chose to leave on her own.

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NYC Public Schools to Honor Lunar New Year

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Pressure increased on de Blasio in recent months to honor the holiday, which is celebrated in several Asian communities.

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Feds, NYC Reach Deal to Curb Violence in Rikers Island Jails

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The agreement comes six months after U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joined a class action lawsuit claiming system-wide brutality by guards against inmate.

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NY to Hire 1,300 Police Officers as Part of $78.5B Budget

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The new officers will cost the city $170 million. The costs will be offset by $70 million in overtime savings.

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Zzzzzz. As the Christie Campaign Heats Up, the Christie Statehouse Sleeps

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A year and a half into his second term, what has Christie been doing, other than preparing to run for president?

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New Jersey Debates Gun Laws and Domestic Violence Victims

Monday, June 22, 2015

WNYC
A set of bills in the New Jersey legislature seek to make it harder for domestic violence abusers to keep their guns, and make it easier for victims to obtain them. 

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Local Church Mourns Charleston Massacre

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Many in New York have connections to those gunned down in Charleston. On Sunday, they came together to mourn the victims' deaths and celebrate their lives.

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Airbnb Claims It’s a Solution to Stagnating Incomes

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Under fire from critics who say it has driven housing costs higher, Airbnb says it's actually making life affordable for working families.

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A 'Tempest' Without Thunder

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Not even the enchanted setting of the Delacorte Theater in Central Park can make this production stormy or passionate.

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Yankees Slugger Alex Rodriguez Homers to Join 3,000 Hit Club

Friday, June 19, 2015

Rodriguez sends first pitch of first at-bat Friday night over the right-field wall to become the 29th player to reach the milestone.

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De Blasio to Dante: Go With Purpose

Friday, June 19, 2015

At his son's high school graduation, the mayor delivered a speech tinged with personal reflection and a call to activism.

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WNYC's Resident Yankees Expert on the Ethics of Cheering A-Rod's Comeback

Friday, June 19, 2015

With Alex Rodriguez reaching yet another milestone, lifelong Yankees fan Brian Lehrer offers up his take on the team's tainted slugger.

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Fighting Illegal Poaching by Crushing a Ton of Ivory in Times Square

Friday, June 19, 2015

One ton of ivory sculptures and ivory trinkets traveled up an industrial conveyor belt and into a rock crusher in Times Square to send a message to illegal poachers.

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NY Lawmakers Approve 5-Day Extension of Rent Regs So Talks Can Continue

Friday, June 19, 2015

The extension is the clearest sign yet that lawmakers are making progress in bringing this year's tumultuous legislative session to a close.

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Test Your Water Knowledge

Friday, June 19, 2015

Think water just falls from the sky? Take our quiz to see just how much you know about how New York City gets its water.

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