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Mayor and Police Respond to Uptick In Shootings

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city's police force is zeroing in on the sites of 23 shootings this past weekend.

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When it Comes to Rikers, the City Never Learns

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

This one alleges system-wide violations of inmates' constitutional rights, describing brutal acts of violence committed by Rikers guards.

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Council Speaker, Usually Private, Tweets She Has HPV

Monday, August 18, 2014

Despite being a public figure, Mark-Viverito doesn't talk about her personal life — but she said her position requires she draw attention to the disease.  

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Missouri Teen Shot 6 Times, Including Twice In Head

Monday, August 18, 2014

A preliminary private autopsy has found that an unarmed black teenager killed by a white officer in Missouri was shot at least six times, including twice in the head.

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To Improve Access to Newark's Best Schools, District Pushes Choice

Monday, August 18, 2014

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Newark schools try out a new method to make school choice more fair but problems are already cropping up.

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Parks Dept. Should Take Better Care of Trees Outside Parks: Comptroller

Sunday, August 17, 2014

New Yorkers on average file a claim a day for injuries or property damage caused by falling tree limbs and it's costing the city as much as $14 million a year.

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Free Dance in Front of the Hudson

Sunday, August 17, 2014

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Thirteen professional dance companies perform through sunset at the New York Harbor.

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250 Years' Worth of Bras and Panties

Saturday, August 16, 2014

"Exposed: A History of Lingerie" at the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology looks at what women have worn — and now wear — under their clothes.

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The Man who Put Prostitutes and Hiroshima in Hong Kong Movies

Saturday, August 16, 2014

In Hong Kong in the 1960's, Patrick Lung Kong broke new ground with movies about prison breaks, prostitutes and nuclear war. A retrospective in New York pays tribute to him.

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Teachout Campaign Gets a Boost From Anti-corruption Activist

Friday, August 15, 2014

Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig said it's important to support a candidate who has spoken out in support of campaign reform.

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Students, Faculty Protest Cooper Union's Decision to Charge Tuition

Friday, August 15, 2014

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Students, faculty, and alumni are challenging the Cooper Union's decision to begin charging tuition to incoming freshmen.

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What Counts as Affordable Housing?

Friday, August 15, 2014

Settling on a definition can be as hard as finding an affordable apartment.

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Technology, Flowers and Manga

Friday, August 15, 2014

A Japanese art collective that works with digital technology is having its first U.S. exhibition. Called "Ultra Subjective Space," it shows how the collective turns ancient stories and animation into art.

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NJ Budget Diversions Drive Some Green Businesses into the Red

Friday, August 15, 2014

Since taking office, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has used more than $1 billion in environmental funds to plug budget holes.

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News Analysis: These Bedfellows Are No Strangers

Friday, August 15, 2014

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From the very beginning, the self-described conservative Republican and the Democratic son of a liberal icon sounded an awful lot alike.

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Cool Enough For Ya?

Friday, August 15, 2014

The number of scorchers this year is down drastically from years past. The mercury has reached 90 degrees just four days this summer, while New York City typically experienced at least 15 hotter days in each of the past four years. 

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DOJ Should Investigate Garner Death, Broken Windows Say NY Pols

Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Congress members say it's time for the feds to step in and handle Eric Garner inquiry.

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Late Summer Shows Offer a Break from Reruns and Reality TV

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Outlander and The Knick are two shows to see.

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NYC Expands Food Waste Energy Program

Thursday, August 14, 2014

An experimental program that converts New Yorkers' food scraps into natural gas will be expanded.

The pilot program, launched last summer by the city's Department of Environmental Protection, now diverts up to two tons of organic food waste a day to the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Greenpoint. That will ...

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President Obama to Address Situation in Ferguson, Missouri

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The White House says President Barack Obama is being briefed on the situation in a St. Louis suburb where police used tear gas and smoke bombs to repel protesters. 

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