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Northeast States Gang Up Against Heroin

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

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New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts are teaming up to fight heroin use, largely in response to the spread of the drug in suburban areas.

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First Ebola Patient Diagnosed in the US Has Died

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A spokesman for Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital says Thomas Eric Duncan died Wednesday morning.

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Report Says NYPD Officers Continue to Use Chokeholds

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A new report from a watchdog agency says chokehold complaints are on the rise and discipline has been lacking.

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City Chips Away at Homeless Housing Costs

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The de Blasio administration took office promising to fix the city's patchwork system of homeless shelters. But its initial attempts have fallen short.

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Ras Baraka's 100 Days: Less Crime, but Long Road Ahead for Newark

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

WNYC
There have been 30 homicides since Ras Baraka took office. That's nine fewer than over the same period last year. What the mayor has accomplished, and his challenges ahead. 

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Air Travel Workers Give Bosses Mixed Reviews on Ebola Preparedness

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

A flight attendants union is confident they have what they need. Would-be janitors union says workers need more training and protection.

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Astorino Calls for a Ban on Flights from West Africa

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The Republican gubernatorial candidate said that there aren't enough safeguards in place.

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If Ebola Strikes New York, At Least One Company's Ready for Clean-Up

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The Biorecovery Corporation cleaned up after Anthrax arrived in New York a decade ago and says now it's ready to spring into action in case of Ebola.

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NYC's Catholic Cardinal and Couples Called to Rome to Talk Family Values

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

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Divorce, Same Sex Unions and "Living in Sin" are topics of debate at Pope Francis's special Vatican synod, or meeting, this week.

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City to Invest $130M in 35 Parks

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Long-neglected neighborhood parks in all five boroughs are slated for major upgrades. 

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Councilwoman Says, 'Get Teens off Rikers'

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

A Queens councilwoman will call on the city to move teens off Rikers Island. 

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Where's the Money (Sandy Aid)?

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

NJ Spotlight
Nearly two years after the historic hurricane hit, a look at what’s holding up the money.

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New Jersey School Cancels Football Season

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Prosecutors says there is evidence of wide-scale harassment, intimidation and bullying on the Sayreville War Memorial High School football team.

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Lawmaker: Bratton Should Lead Secret Service

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

California Congresswoman Janice Hahn said Monday that Bratton would be the "perfect pick" to take over the troubled agency.

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New York Cancels Phone Booth Transmitter Program

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Officials are scuttling a project that would have installed in payphone booths thousands of transmitters that could track people's movements.

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In Harlem, Sounds of West Africa Mingle with Rumors about Ebola

Monday, October 06, 2014

Amid calls to curtail incoming travel, natives of West Africa say don't close the doors, just beef up screening.

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A New View from the Rainbow Room

Sunday, October 05, 2014

The landmark nightclub atop Rockefeller Center is back.

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Why Not Just Have Fun?

Sunday, October 05, 2014

James Earl Jones and Rose Byrne star in a delightful Broadway romantic comedy.

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Horses, Masks, Speeches and Other Art Made in Brooklyn

Sunday, October 05, 2014

A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum features more than 100 works by 35 artists or collectives who have ties to the borough.

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The Science of Spirituality: What Happens to Our Brains When We Meditate?

Sunday, October 05, 2014

WNYC
With the blessing of both the scientific community and the Dalai Lama, Dr. Richard Davidson is using neuroscience to make meditation go mainstream.

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