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Mayor to Beef Up Visitor Screening at Rikers

Thursday, March 12, 2015

WNYC
The de Blasio administration wants to curb violence at Rikers Island, in part, by placing new restrictions on visitors.

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Investigation Finds 'Unsafe and Unhealthy' Conditions in City's Homeless Shelters

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A new report from the Department of Investigation cites rats, vermin and other filth in New York City's shelter system.

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FEMA to Review Every Sandy flood Insurance Claim

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The agency will review about 144,000 claims following allegations of fraud involving the way some insurance companies addressed damage.

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Arrest Made in Fatal Subway Shooting

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Police say 28-year-old Joscelyn Evering was charged Wednesday with assault and menacing stemming from Tuesday's encounter at a Brooklyn subway station.

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NYC Gives Boost to Women Business Owners

Thursday, March 12, 2015

WNYC
The de Blasio administration is launching a new program, WE NYC, to expand the number of women entrepreneurs over the next three years. 

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Bridgegate Fall Guy Was Inside Man

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Unearthed calendars from David Wildstein show he had more contact with Chris Christie's inner circle than the governor has previously acknowledged. 

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Rezoning's Promise of Bigger Buildings Might Push People Out

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

WNYC
Activists want the mayor to talk it out with neighborhood mainstays.

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Speaker Heastie Expresses Frustration Over Cuomo's Budget Demands

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

In his first broadcast Interview with public TV and radio, the assembly leader says the governor should not link unrelated items to the state budget.

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Bigger Bonuses on Wall Street, and a Few New Hires

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

In a sign of the improving economy, bankers and traders took home more money in 2014.

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Two in Custody After Fatal Shooting at Subway Station

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

WNYC
Police say the shooting happened on the mezzanine section of the Borough Hall station.

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Hillary Clinton's Email Controversy Draws Global Interest

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

WNYC
International reporters were at a packed news conference at the U.N. to hear Clinton's first words about her use of private email at the State Dept.

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De Blasio Sends State a Message on Schools

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

WNYC
While talks about about how the city is fixing struggling schools, he's sending a message to lawmakers across the state.

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Cardinal Edward Egan Laid to Rest

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

A funeral mass was held Tuesday for the former archbishop, who was then entombed at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

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A Sad Day for Ferret Fanciers

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

New York City's Board of Health decided to maintain a long-standing ban on keeping the animals as pets, but ferret advocates say the concerns about biting and escaping are overblown.

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NYU and Grad Student Union Reach Tentative Labor Deal

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

WNYC
A preliminary agreement between the school and union averts a strike that was scheduled to start today.

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Elevated Salt Levels Found in Area Drinking Water

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The weather is warming up, but the effects of winter are still evident: salt applied to icy roads is seeping into local waterways.

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Brakes Were on, But Plane That Skidded Didn't Slow

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

WNYC
Pilots said the plane's automatic brakes were set to "max," but they did not sense any deceleration as the aircraft veered toward Flushing Bay.

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Faulty, Unfair Credit Reports Get a Fix

Monday, March 09, 2015

WNYC
It's been almost impossible to fix false credit reports. Now New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is forcing national credit reporting agencies to change that.

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Hillary Talks Women's Issues, Skips Email Controversy

Monday, March 09, 2015

WNYC
Amid email scandal, Hillary turns her focus to women and girls globally.

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New Yorkers Paying Respects to Cardinal Edward Egan

Monday, March 09, 2015

Egan died Thursday at 82. He retired in 2009 after nine years of leading the Archdiocese of New York.

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