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50 Shades of Runway Music

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The music models strut to at Fashion Week can be just as memorable as the clothes. This season, we've heard the "50 Shades of Grey" soundtrack, rap, and a bit of Captain Beefheart.

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Lawsuit Says UPS Transported Millions of Contraband Cigarettes into New York

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

A parcel delivery service is accused of abetting trade in illegal smokes.

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On the Line at the Westminster Kennel Club

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

'It's an extreme sport for the audience as much as for the dogs."

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NYC Transportation Chief Says Vision Zero Is Not 'a War' on Bus Drivers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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An arrest in Brooklyn has bus drivers wondering why they're not exempt.

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Panel Looks Farther into Future, Sees Even More Climate Change

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Seas could rise as much as 6 feet by 2100, the NYC Panel on Climate Change projects.

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New Royalty Debuts at the Central Park Zoo

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Central Park Zoo says the first king penguin chick ever hatched in the city is debuting at its Polar Circle exhibit. The chick, for reference, is the fluffy brown one.

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New Report Calls for Overhaul of Toll System

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A transportation advocacy group says the city needs to overhaul its current system for tolling bridges.

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Snow to Disrupt Morning Commute for New Yorkers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Two to four inches are expected with wind gusts of up to 20 mph.

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Inside the Room with Cablevision’s Boss and 250 Angry Workers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Audio from a heated meeting between Cablevision CEO James Dolan and a warehouse full of employees is now evidence in a government lawsuit accusing the company of threatening workers.

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Outreach to Homeless in Deep Freeze

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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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

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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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