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After Years of Delays, Sunset Park Residents Celebrate New Waterfront Park

Thursday, November 13, 2014

WNYC
The Sunset Park waterfront was once a dumping ground for local industry. But now it's now home to a 23-acre park with a bicycle path, tidal ponds and sports fields. 

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De Blasio Still Searching for Sustainability Chief

Thursday, November 13, 2014

More than 10 months into the new mayor's term, just three city offices remain without permanent leaders. One would be in charge of updating PlaNYC by next spring.

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After Bankruptcy, Banks Still Go After Some Debts

Thursday, November 13, 2014

In what's been likened to a hostage situation, some banks are still extracting payments from debtors who've already filed for bankruptcy, according to the New York Times.

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What We've Learned About Obamacare in NJ

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Kai Wright looks back on the law's successes and shortcomings one year in, and looks ahead to what will change as the country gears up for 2015's open enrollment period.

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Council Committee Approves Housing Deal in Queens

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

WNYC
The City Council committee vote clears the way for Astoria Cove to move forward; Administration calls deal a 'framework' for future housing deals.

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Gov. Christie Considers Proposals to Save Atlantic City

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

A controversial move used by Detroit is among the choices the New Jersey Governor is considering.

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Window Washers Rescued from Dangling Scaffold at WTC

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The fire department said the workers were tethered and communicating with rescuers during their ordeal.

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NY Doctor Released from Bellevue, Ebola-free

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

WNYC
The doctor being treated for New York City's first and only case of Ebola was released from Bellevue Hospital Tuesday, infection-free.

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Gone, But Not Forgotten

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Individuals make a difference. This is the story of a young soldier who didn't make it home alive from World War 1 but whose act of courage helped bring the end of the war. 

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How to Stop Atlantic City From Becoming the Next Detroit

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

WNYC
Ahead of a Wednesday summit on the future of Atlantic City, Senate President Steve Sweeney shared a proposal to lower the city's property taxes, up 53 percent in two years.

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Now in Brooklyn: A High Tech Knitting Center

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Pratt Institute is opening a business fashion accelerator and production facility in south Williamsburg.

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Citations Not Cuffs for Low-Level Pot Possession in NYC

Monday, November 10, 2014

WNYC
The new policy is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's campaign promise to reform NYPD practices that disproportionately affect blacks and Latinos.

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NYC Adult Home Residents Asked to Repay FEMA Aid

Monday, November 10, 2014

The agency says cash meant for temporary housing was instead used to house residents in a series shelters, rather than hotels.

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Obamacare's Latino Problem

Monday, November 10, 2014

In Newark's North Ward, Latinos balked at Obamacare enrollment for fear it meant outing undocumented family members. But if the ACA is to succeed, it needs them to sign up.

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Obamacare Saved My Life. Then I Got the Bill.

Monday, November 10, 2014

For people with expensive, chronic conditions, ACA enrollment often comes with unexpected sticker shock. 

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New Jersey's Obamacare Limbo

Monday, November 10, 2014

Tens of thousands of Newark’s poor have applied for Medicaid since the ACA launched a year ago. Now if only someone would approve their applications.

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What Chairs, Toys and Plates Look Like South of the Border

Sunday, November 09, 2014

A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts and Design shows how urbanization, sustainability and indigenous craft are being translated into design in Latin America.    

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This Week in Politics: Chris Christie, Billionaire Whisperer

Saturday, November 08, 2014

WNYC
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo gets ready for a turbulent second term, Gov. Chris Christie prepares for a bigger stage. 

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The Art on Top, a Drink Under It

Saturday, November 08, 2014

The Austrian artist Franz West took sculptures down from pedestals and put them on top of bookcases and liquor cabinets.

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Brooklyn Prosecutor Lynch Is Obama's U.S. Attorney General Candidate

Friday, November 07, 2014

Loretta Lynch would be the first African American woman in the position.

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