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New York Veterans Weigh in on U.S. Military Action in Iraq

Friday, August 08, 2014

Recent New York veterans are weighing in on President Barack Obama’s decision to launch air strikes on Islamic extremists in Iraq, and provide humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of inhabitants of the country who fled to remote mountains in the north, where they are now trapped.

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Healing the Rift Between Police and Public

Friday, August 08, 2014

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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton say they want to reset the relationship and expand community policing, but how will they overcome the distrust that has been hard to bridge in the past?

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Bratton: NYPD Closing In on Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swappers

Friday, August 08, 2014

The flag swap raised concerns about the state of security at the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Can Museums Cash In On Art?

Friday, August 08, 2014

Deaccessioning is "a little bit like burning your roof to heat your kitchen,” said WNYC art critic Deborah Solomon.

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The Frightening True Story that Sparked America’s Shark Mania

Friday, August 08, 2014

WNYC

There would be no Jaws or Sharknado if not for the 1916 shark attacks that left four dead in the waters of New Jersey, and inspired a forgotten act of selflessness.

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Federal Agency Finds Rikers Island Violence Threatens Health Workers

Thursday, August 07, 2014

WNYC

OSHA says inmates circulated a "hit list" of staff targeted for assault.

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5Pointz Faces Imminent Demolition

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Property owner says he'll likely raze structure within two weeks to make way for two high rises.

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A Fatal Chokehold Reveals a Precinct's Troubles

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Figures show Staten Island's North Shore has disproportionate levels of summonses and stop-and-frisks.

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NJ Budgeting Gets Low Marks

Thursday, August 07, 2014

After facing a series of shortfalls in recent years, New Jersey is getting low marks on its revenue forecasts

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Intermittent Service Resumes on Staten Island Railway

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The last car of a Staten Island Railway train derailed shortly before 2 p.m. Thursday.

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Ebola, Chikungunya, the Plague, Oh My!

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Stories about diseases are flying around the media these days. But how worried should New Yorkers really be?

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How Fringe is the Fringe Festival?

Thursday, August 07, 2014

To regular theater goers, Fringe NYC is a must-do. But can something so established be at the forefront of avant garde or experimental theater?

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My Own Private Rockaway

Thursday, August 07, 2014

"It's invigorating to be unhurried, unwatched on nature's timetable," says Quito Ziegler, who escapes to the city's farthest edges in search of respite from the chaos of daily life.

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The Rent is Too Damned High...In San Francisco

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

New York City ranks sixth in highest median rent.

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Met Blames Declining Contributions for Debt

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

A document issued to bond holders says the opera's deficit will be "significantly larger" than last year.

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The Russian Hackers Behind the Largest Cyber Breach Ever

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

A group of Russian hackers has reportedly stolen 1.2 billion usernames and passwords and 500,000 emails addresses from people around the globe. According to a report published Tuesday in The New York Times, the cyber criminals collected the confidential information from 420,000 websites for everything from small businesses to Fortune ...

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MTA Says it Exterminated Subway Bedbugs

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Ahhhhhhh.

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City Takes New Approach to Reforming 911 System

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

WNYC

The city is making the first of many expected changes as it overhauls its 911 system.

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Map Your Secret Sanctuary

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Where do you go to get away from the clang of city life? Let us know on WNYC's map — or find a new spot by checking out where other New Yorkers go to breathe easy.

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Cuomo Defends Using Campaign Funds to Cover Attorney Fees

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

WNYC

Governor says he could even use taxpayer funds to defend his office in Moreland probe.

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