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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

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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

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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

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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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What Will Happen to the Barclay's Apartments?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Behind schedule and costing millions more than expected, the future of the prefabricated, 32-story apartment building near the Barclays Center is unclear.

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Former al-Qaida Spokesman Gets Life in Prison

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Kuwaiti imam Sulaiman Abu Ghaith became the voice of al-Qaida recruitment videotapes after the Sept. 11 attacks.

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Jury Finds Arab Bank Liable For Supporting Terrorism

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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The decision is expected to have implications for similar legal efforts against banks,

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De Blasio: The Earth Was My First Real Cause

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Mayor de Blasio goes global, talking about his relationship to the earth and world leaders.

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A Lawyer Corps for City Immigrants

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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In New York City, competent immigration attorneys are in short supply. Now a new program, the first of its kind, could change immigrants' experience of American justice.

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Climate Protests Continue, Occupy Wall Street Style

Monday, September 22, 2014

On the heels of Sunday's peaceful march for climate change, activists staged a sit-in near Wall Street Monday, blocking traffic on Broadway all afternoon.

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Sandy Concern Swells Marchers Ranks

Monday, September 22, 2014

The march had global climate change in its sights. But a local storm's lingering effects drew many New Yorkers and New Jerseyans, and brought some old adversaries together.

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Rookie Officer Killed, Eight Injured in Crash of NYPD Van

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Investigators are looking into why the van struck a jersey barrier on the Bruckner Expressway early Sunday morning.

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NYC Unveils Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

Sunday, September 21, 2014

In tandem with Sunday's climate march, the de Blasio Administration announced an ambitious effort to curtail the city's carbon footprint.

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Scenes from NYC's Climate March

Sunday, September 21, 2014

See who came out for the march that organizers say attracted more than 300,000 people from across the country to midtown Manhattan.

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