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What's at Stake in the Eric Garner Case

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

WNYC
A decision on whether an NYPD officer will face charges in the Staten Islander's death may come down as early as today. Already, it's bringing police-community relations to the fore.

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The World's Most Peculiar Museum

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Art Basel kicks off this week in Miami Beach, and with it comes serious parties and serious buying. New York magazine's Carl Swanson is covering the event, and gives us a sneak peek. 

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Why 160 Immigrant Teens Call an Old Bus Depot 'School'

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A Long Island district claims its main high school is full, but a state report found these new students aren’t getting proper instruction. The deadline for setting a new plan: today.

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After Garner Verdict, Mayor de Blasio Consoles NYC

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

After a state grand jury decided not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, Mayor de Blasio called it "a national moment of grief."

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Two Small NYC-area Hospitals on Standby for Ebola

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Previously unspecified, two of the facilities in the region that would receive Ebola patients are small community hospitals.

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Officials Promise Brooklyn Housing Court Will Finally Move

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

WNYC
After decades of crowded, substandard conditions at the court, the de Blasio administration say they've found a new site nearby in downtown Brooklyn.

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SUNY Unveils New Policy to Prevent Sexual Assaults on Campuses

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Policy carries consequences for violators.

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Cablevision Goes on Offensive as Council Questions Labor Practices

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

One of New York City's biggest cable providers vigorously denies charges of union-busting.

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A Brooklyn Boy's Big Night on 'Jeopardy!'

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

WNYC
An 11-year-old Brooklyn boy with a big personality and a colorful name lit up television sets all over the nation Monday night.

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Two Transgender Veterans Win Right to Change Names on US Army Records

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

WNYC
Army veterans Nicolas and Jennifer from New Jersey have won the right to change their names on key U.S. Army records to reflect their new genders. 

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Gov. Christie Chooses a Democratic nominee for Rutgers board

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Gov. Christie made an unusual — and political — choice when he announced announced a board nominee who’s been working with his critics.

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Mayor Credits Crime Drop to Better Police and Community Relations

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Homicides are at historic lows and last August was the safest month in two decades. The mayor called the crime numbers "extraordinary" and "proof of real progress."

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FDA: Celibate Gay Men Might Be Able To Donate Blood

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Gay men in the U.S. cannot donate blood. Scientists say advances in screening make that unnecessary — but to reduce risk they should be celibate. Advocates say that's poppycock.

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Google Targets 10,000 NYC Households for High Speed Internet

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

An ambitious pilot program aims to put broadband in poor New Yorkers' homes.

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City to Divert Thousands from Rikers and Into Treatment

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The task force said that 400 individuals accounted for 10,000 jail admissions over five years. It said that 67 percent of those 400 were mentally ill and 99 percent use drugs or alcohol.

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After Close Race at Polls, Cuomo Lands Far Ahead in Campaign Cash

Monday, December 01, 2014

WNYC
The Democratic incumbent has ended up with more than $9 million in his campaign chest. 

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Mayor de Blasio Proposes Horse Carriage Ban

Monday, December 01, 2014

De Blasio wants horse carriages gone from the city by May 31, 2016.

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The Neon Comes Down at Subway Inn

Monday, December 01, 2014

A beloved east side dive bar packs its bags.

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Rotten Luck: NYC's Pilot Compost Program in Trouble, with Shutdown of Delaware Processor

Monday, December 01, 2014

WNYC
Most of the waste collected under New York City's pilot composting program is now going to landfills, due to the shutdown of a Delaware facility.

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HIV Continues to Drop in NYC, But Pockets Resist Progress

Monday, December 01, 2014

The good news: a 25-percent decline from 2009-2013. The bad news: an uptick in drug-resistant strains and a drop in partner notification and testing.

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