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SHOCKER! Tabloid Rumored to Flirt With Possible Buyers

Friday, May 15, 2015

The owner of the New York Daily News is considering selling the tabloid. So what could the News really be worth?

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Amtrak CEO: Railroad Takes Full Responsibility for Crash

Friday, May 15, 2015

Joseph Boardman, Amtrak president and CEO, said in a letter on Amtrak's official blog Thursday that it is cooperating fully in an investigation into the incident.    

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A Sailboat and Free Ice Cream in Central Park. It's Art

Friday, May 15, 2015

"Drifting in Daylight" from Creative Time features eight free, participatory artworks in the northern part of the park.

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Rezoning for Affordable Housing Could Have Opposite Effect

Friday, May 15, 2015

WNYC
Mayor de Blasio is planning to rezone East New York to allow for taller buildings and more density. That could put pressure on neighborhood schools, streets and subways.

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Streetball, Chinatown Style

Friday, May 15, 2015

WNYC
The documentary "9-Man" traces the history and captures the spirit of a gritty, fast-paced variation of volleyball played in Chinatowns across the country.

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NY and NJ Reps. Benefited from Azerbaijan-Funded Trip

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The state-owned oil company of Azerbaijan funded an all-expenses paid trip to the country while the country sought an exemption from U.S. sanctions.

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New Jersey Received a Bonus $200 Million in Taxes

Thursday, May 14, 2015

The state of New Jersey has collected several hundred million dollars more in income taxes than it expected.

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Beloved Dean of Medgar Evers College Dies in Train Crash

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Eight people are now confirmed dead following Tuesday's train derailment. One of them was Derrick Griffith, the dean of student affairs at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn.

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Oversight Agency Catching More Cops in a Lie

Thursday, May 14, 2015

WNYC
A new report from the Civilian Complaint Review Board attributes the trend to the prevalence of recording devices.

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Family and Friends Remembering Those Killed in Derailment

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Five of the seven people killed in Tuesday's derailment have been identified.

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Could Technology Have Prevented the Amtrak Derailment?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Despite pressure from Congress and safety regulators, Amtrak has not yet installed a system known as positive train control along the section of track in question.

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It's Brooklyn, 2015. Do We Still Need a Museum?

Thursday, May 14, 2015

"“I just had this crazy idea, why there isn’t a place where we can all be together?” said Dustin Yellin, founder of Pioneer Works, a non-traditional art space.  

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Why Sandy Homeowners Were Left in the Lurch

Thursday, May 14, 2015

WSHU
Despite what insurers say, they had a financial incentive to avoid overpaying claims. But if they underpaid and were taken to court, FEMA would cover their legal fees.  

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NJ Transit Considers 9 Percent Fare Hike, Service Cuts

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

WNYC
NJ Transit is considering a 9 percent fare increase and service cuts in an effort to close a budget gap at the agency.

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Man Shot in Midtown After Attacking Police Officer With Hammer

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

The NYPD said the suspect, who was wanted in four hammer attacks earlier in the week, is in critical condition after being hit by two shots.

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New York-Bound Amtrak Train Derails in Philadelphia

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

An Amtrak train overturned in Philadelphia, killing at least six people and injuring dozens of others — some of whom had to scramble through the windows of toppled cars to escape.

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Remember Print Magazines? Here's a New One

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

A New York art critic is launching Even, featuring essays, reviews and interviews.

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De Blasio Seeks Support for Progressive Agenda

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

WNYC
The mayor called on leaders and candidates to go beyond the rhetoric and join a "movement" to combat income inequality.

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Christie Presents His Economic Plan in New Hampshire

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Gov. Chris Christie compared President Obama to Jimmy Carter and the next president to Ronald Reagan in a speech on the American economy.

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All About Those Ads: Why Verizon Is Buying AOL

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Verizon has announced it will purchase AOL for $4.4 billion. Analysts say Verizon was particularly attracted to AOL's ad-delivery business.

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