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Outreach to Homeless in Deep Freeze

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

WNYC
WNYC's Mirela Iverac went on a midnight run with outreach workers looking for homeless people living on the street in the bitter cold.

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Where New York's Budget Windfall Comes Up Short

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Critics worry the governor's proposal for how to spend money from financial settlements with banks doesn't include enough foreclosure relief.

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In Newark, Almost Half of Last Year's Murders Remain Unsolved

Monday, February 16, 2015

WNYC
About 75 percent of those killed in Newark are deliberate targets over drug territory, according to the police director. Of last year's 93 murders, 42 have not yet led to an arrest. 

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Deeply Crazy and Incredibly Freezing: A Dispatch From Fashion Week

Monday, February 16, 2015

Arctic temperatures aren't stopping the stiletto-clad fashion hordes from descending on New York this week. Stella Bugbee, editorial director of The Cut, takes us inside the ride.

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Still Winners: Westminster Champions in Retirement

Monday, February 16, 2015

Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show winners go on to become therapy dogs, working mothers, and lawn potatoes.

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As Temperatures Dive, City Enacts Another 'Code Blue' for Homeless

Sunday, February 15, 2015

All weekend, the city has used a cold weather emergency procedure to get homeless New Yorkers off the streets and into shelters.

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Did New Jersey Really Lose Out When the Nets Left Town?

Friday, February 13, 2015

It's been more than two years since the New Jersey Nets crossed the river(s) and became the Brooklyn Nets. A look back at what they left behind in downtown Newark.

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Cablevision and Labor Union Make Peace After Three Years

Friday, February 13, 2015

A media giant offers a contract to workers who voted to join a labor union.

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Extreme Cold Is Upon Us

Friday, February 13, 2015

If you're planning to venture outside over the next few days, make sure you grab some extra layers. Wind chills will have New York City feelings like 10 below at times.

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On Kawara: Mysterious, and Obsessed with Time and Place

Friday, February 13, 2015

The Guggenheim presents the work of the Japanese conceptual artist who did paintings recording the date they were made — and never gave one interview. 

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The Daily Indignities of Racism

Friday, February 13, 2015

The new Off-Broadway play "Rasheeda Speaking," starring Tony Pinkins and Dianne Wiest, is a stunning example of how racism can thrive on a micro level in everyday interactions.

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Questions Linger on Whether Barclays Is Good for Brooklyn Businesses

Friday, February 13, 2015

Economists say stadiums don't help their neighbors as much as cities expect them to. Two years in, Barclays reviews are mixed.

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Democrats Pick Philadelphia Over Brooklyn for 2016 Convention

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The decision comes despite a big push by Mayor de Blasio to host the convention. Columbus, Ohio, was also in the running.

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Some in Chinese Community Worry Officer Liang Won't Get Fair Trial

Thursday, February 12, 2015

WNYC
Rookie NYPD officer Peter Liang was indicted on multiple charges in the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley. Chinese New Yorkers are paying very close attention to what happens next.

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CBS '60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Simon was a passenger in a town car Wednesday night that hit another care stopped at a traffic light in Manhattan.

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Brooklyn DA Steps Into the Spotlight with Akai Gurley Case

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

A legal expert notes that Brooklyn and Staten Island have very different constituencies — and wonders whether that's why Brooklyn got an indictment.

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Speaker Picks Up Where Mayor Left Off

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

WNYC
In her first State of the City, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito mixed legislative proposals and policy changes across a range of issues.

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Rookie Officer Pleads Not Guilty in Shooting of Akai Gurley

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Officer Peter Liang has been charged with manslaughter in the accidental shooting death of Gurley (shown here) in a darkened stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing complex.

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Robbers Are Grabbing Fewer Smartphones

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

New York's Attorney General says anti-theft software is working.

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Two TV Personalities, Two Very Different Exits

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

WNYC
For many, NBC's Brian Williams and Comedy Central's Jon Stewart do the same thing: they deliver the news. But the two men are being treated very differently.

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