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Thousands Line Jersey City Streets for Funeral of Fallen Police Officer

Friday, July 18, 2014

WNYC

Officer Melvin Santiago's life was celebrated in Jersey City, but his death has raised fear among residents.

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Black Boxes From Downed Malaysian Airliner Found

Friday, July 18, 2014

Emergency workers searched through wreckage and bodies scattered across sunflower fields and Ukrainian villages Friday after a Malaysian jetliner flying high above the country's battlefield was shot down, killing 298 people.

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De Blasio Removes Firm Overseeing Sandy Rebuilding Program

Friday, July 18, 2014

Homeowners complained that the first repair job did not get underway until March, nine months after the firm received its contract.

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For Sale: Giant, Empty Pill Factories

Friday, July 18, 2014

Big pharma once employed over 40,000 people in New Jersey. Now, the “nation’s medicine chest” is shrinking and leaving behind millions of empty offices.

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First J.C. Penney. Then Target. Now Food Courts?

Friday, July 18, 2014

The iconic mall eateries come to the city, but please, call them “Food Halls.”

 

 

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Outspoken Civil Rights Attorney Joins Team de Blasio

Thursday, July 17, 2014

WNYC

Mayor de Blasio tapped civil rights attorney Richard Emery to revive the much-maligned Civilian Complaint Review Board, the agency that handles allegations of police misconduct.

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Governor's Intervention in LIRR Talks Prevents Repeat of History

Thursday, July 17, 2014

When negotiations between the Long Island Rail Road's union and the MTA hit a wall last week, officials looked to Gov. Andrew Cuomo to intervene.

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Elaine Stritch Was a Member of the Family at the Carlyle Hotel

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Elaine Stritch lived in the Upper East Side hotel for 12 years. We have one man's memories.

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LIRR Deal Reflects National Trends on Health Care

Thursday, July 17, 2014

WNYC

Workers will start paying a portion of their salaries for health care premiums for the first time.

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Comptroller Finds Homeless Services Agency Mishandled Sandy Money

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Scott Stringer said the lack of record keeping makes it look like crucial monitoring didn't happen at all.

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What Mayor Bill de Blasio Will Be Doing on His Summer Vacation

Thursday, July 17, 2014

WNYC

As Mayor Bill de Blasio travels around Italy, he plans to search for one specific thing.

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For this Staten Islander, Density Is Answer to Sandy's Wrath

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The president of a borough known for its love of sprawl says (slightly) taller buildings are worth it, in the wake of Sandy's wrath.

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Lawsuit Blames NY's Medicaid Overhaul for Home Care Cuts

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

A class-action lawsuit filed against New York State says the 2011 Medicaid overhaul left the disabled and chronically ill without help at home.

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MTA and LIRR Unions Trade Verbal Swipes

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

WNYC

With the strike clock ticking, the MTA and Long Island Railroad union representatives are intensifying their rhetoric. 

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Panel Cuts Down Cuomo's Request for Tappan Zee Money

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Environmentalists argued bridge project items didn't qualify for financing from state fund. 

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1,500 Buildings Caught Between the Next Flood and a Hard Place

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Flood-proofing older apartment buildings in the wake of Sandy could cost almost as much as the buildings are worth.

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Google Searching for Gas Leaks on Staten Island

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

WNYC

In an experiment aimed at combating climate change, Google's 3-D camera cars have been outfitted with methane sensors. Their maps of gas leaks on Staten Island could be a tool in reducing pollution.

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De Blasio's Lobby Group Has Major Union Backing

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

WNYC

Three unions gave $800,000 to Campaign for One New York, the lobby group supporting Mayor Bill de Blasio's agenda.

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Cuomo Far Outpaces Astorino in Campaign Fundraising

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

WNYC

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's campaign war chest grew by just $2 million since January, but he enjoys a massive lead over his Republican challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, according to new financial reports released Tuesday.

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NY Attorney General: Data Breaches on the Rise

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

According to the attorney general's office, nearly 23 million personal records were exposed as a result of data breaches in 2013.

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