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Changes Surround 9/11 Anniversary Commemoration

Thursday, September 11, 2014

For the first time, the National September 11 Museum will be open on the anniversary, and a nearly completed One World Trade Center has risen 1,776 feet above ground zero.

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NJ Gets Record Number of Downgrades Under Christie

Thursday, September 11, 2014

As S&P and Fitch both lower New Jersey's bond rating, agencies say the state's difficulty balancing its budget, heavy debt burden, and growing pension liability are cause for concern.

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Brooklyn Museum Director Steps Down

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Alan Lehman dropped the word "art" from the museum's name and brought to NYC a painting of the Virgin Mary decorated with elephant dung. Now he's retiring.

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Historic Low Turnout in Democratic Primary

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Only nine percent of voters filled out a ballot Tuesday. 

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Mother Sues Over Son’s Death on Rikers Island

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Beverly Ann Griffin said her son Bradley Ballard died because he was held in solitary confinement for seven days and denied food and medication.

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Websites Protest Possible Internet Pay-for-(Fast) Play Rules

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

New York City startups are encouraging users to be net activists.

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Death Beds: Living Wills Slowly Take Root

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Advance directives are increasingly helping people control how and where they die. But to get the most out of these documents, experts say people need to discuss them regularly.

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Cuomo Wins Democratic Primary

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

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But challenger Zephyr Teachout made an unexpectedly strong showing, and Cuomo lost nearly the entire Hudson Valley. Here's how it happened, and what these results all mean.

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New York Should Bet on Gambling, Casino Bidders Say

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Tough questions at a beauty contest for casino license applicants.

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Hear A Bridgegate Recap in Two Minutes

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

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All you need to know about Bridgegate in their own words.

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Comparing Apples to Apples in New York

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

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Which is more of a "core" business in NY State — Apples or apples?

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Don't Call It Dance. It's 'Pop-Action'

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Choreographer Elizabeth Streb is the subject of the new documentary Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity.

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Death Beds: Too Little, Too Late for Many New Yorkers Seeking Hospice

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Despite evidence that hospices can extend life and save money, New Yorkers continue to choose aggressive treatment over the comforts of hospice care.

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The Bridgegate 5: Where Are They Now

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

WNYC
Five of Christie's top people lost their jobs for their involvement in the lane closures to the George Washington Bridge.

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NYPD Culture Shift Is Goal of New Training

Monday, September 08, 2014

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The plan to re-train the entire city police-force will cost about $25 million and begin this fall. The effort is the NYPD’s response to Eric Garner's death in police custody in July.

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Times Square Characters May Get Regulated

Monday, September 08, 2014

Council Bill Would Regulate Characters

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Races to Watch on Primary Day

Monday, September 08, 2014

 Gotham Gazette's executive editor Ben Max talks about which races might be close.

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Christie Tries To Save Atlantic City

Monday, September 08, 2014

Christie came to Atlantic City to save it, but said nothing about how he's going to do just that.

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Lawmakers Push to Extend 9/11 Health and Benefits Programs for 25 Years

Monday, September 08, 2014

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City congressional delegation are calling on Congress to extend the federal legislation for 9/11 victims and survivors until 2041.

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Gov. Candidate Teachout Tackles Tech on Primary's Eve

Monday, September 08, 2014

Wu and Teachout oppose the Time Warner/Comcast merger and support small businesses.

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