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Eric Garner Protests Incite "Powerful Political Theater"

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Veteran community organizer and activist L.A. Kauffman said the protests have a palpable sense of anger and grief.

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Nine Hours on a Gurney at New York Presbyterian

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Local residents, nurses and doctors voice complaints about wait times and other problems at New York Presbyterian's hospitals in northern Manhattan.

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Pension Boards Sue Christie

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Board members want the governor to pay the nearly $2.5 billion he cut from the state's pension payment.

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This City Councilman Wants to Charge For Un-Recycled Trash

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

The head of the New York City Council's sanitation committee says we should be paying for refuse we don't recycle.

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Judge Voids Insider Trading Guilty Verdicts

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A crusading prosecutor is handed a rare setback.

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Shootings by NYPD Officers Dropped Last Year

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

WNYC
Amid increased scrutiny over use of force, a new report shows NYPD shootings dropped by 11 percent in 2013.

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Brooklyn Rentals To Be City's Least Affordable in 2015

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

WNYC
Eating up more than 60 percent of median household income.

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With Transit Benefits, the Rich Pay Less and the Poor Pay More

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

If you pay for your MetroCard with pre-tax programs like TransitChek, you save money. But the person sitting next to you may be saving even more.

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Community Board to Vote on One Vanderbilt Proposal

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

WNYC
A task force will decide whether to approve zoning changes that would allow for a 65-story office tower at One Vanderbilt.

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De Blasio Settles with Eight Uniformed Unions

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

WNYC
Mayor de Blasio has reached the city's first labor deals with uniformed workers, including two NYPD unions.

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Post-Garner, Albany Considers Criminal Justice Reforms

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

WNYC
Democratic-led reforms could face GOP pushback.

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New York Christians Flock to Health Care Alternative

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

For health sharing ministries, any medical service deemed "unbiblical" is out.

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Bratton Says No Mass Arrests for Nightly Garner Protesters

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

As protests continue in the wake of a Staten Island grand jury decision in the Eric Garner case, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says there won't be mass arrests.

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Man Fatally Shot After Synagogue Stabbing

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Police say a knife-wielding man charged cops after stabbing a 22-year-old man in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

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New York Tries to Fight Its Way Out of a Plastic Bag

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Each New Yorker uses 3.2 plastic bags a day, every day, on average. Can a 10-cent fee change that?

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De Blasio Hosts Mayoral Immigration Summit

Monday, December 08, 2014

Democratic Mayors from across the country are coordinating their efforts to ensure rapid implementation of President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

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Bill to Ban Horse Carriages Prompts Dueling Rallies

Monday, December 08, 2014

WNYC
The New York City Council is considering a law that would ban horse carriages by 2016. But teamsters and other labor leaders oppose the bill.

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Council Brings Garner Protests To City Hall

Monday, December 08, 2014

WNYC
Chants of "I can't breathe" reverberated through City Hall on Monday after people across the city began protesting the grand jury decision.

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DA Donovan's Role in the Garner Case

Monday, December 08, 2014

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is in the spotlight following a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.

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NY Attorney General Asks to Probe Deaths by Police

Monday, December 08, 2014

In a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Eric Schneiderman asks for the authority to investigate deaths at the hands of police amid the outcry over Eric Garner's death.

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