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Nine Ways to Rebel On July 4th

Thursday, July 03, 2014

Celebrate the land of the free by being (somewhat) brave.

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Bus Terminal Commuters: "Can we Get a Fan, at Least?"

Thursday, July 03, 2014

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As the summer heats up, Port Authority staff has been brought in to better control the temperature at the bus terminal. But it's a old building, and many waiting areas don't have functioning AC.

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At Latino Church, Faith as an Investment Strategy

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The Iglesia Universal teaches that the more money you give to God, the more God will give you back. 

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De Blasio and DC 37 Union Strike Deal

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's largest public workers union announced a tentative contract agreement.

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Sen. Libous and the Balance of Power in Albany

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief for the New York Daily News, explains how Libous' case could affect the balance of power in the Senate.

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Watchdog to NY: Don't Waste Your Windfall

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

WNYC

BNP Paribas' settlement to resolve charges it processed transactions for clients in Sudan and Iran includes some $4 billion for New York state and its localities. And budget watchers warn the money should be invested — not used to plug budget holes.

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Pick Me, Carmelo! Pick Me!

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

WNYC

Several NBA teams are making lofty proposals to superstar player Carmelo Anthony in hopes of luring him to their franchise.

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Border Kids Fill Courts

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

WNYC

The waves of unaccompanied immigrant children flooding across the Southwest border are lapping at our courthouse doors. These children, mainly from Central America, seek green cards under a special visa program — and often get them. 

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Newark's New Leader: "Yeah! We Need a Mayor That’s Radical!"

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

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After U.S. Senator Cory Booker is booed at Ras Baraka's mayoral inauguration, the new Newark mayor promises to take on poverty and change the city.

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Working Without a Boss For Better Wages

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Low-wage workers in New York City are creating workplace cooperatives to battle exploitation and unjust wages. Does it work?

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The Changing Faces Around the Water Cooler

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

A report from New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer shows the office workforce in Manhattan is now less white, less black, and less female, than it was in 1990.

Stringer’s analysis, comparing 1990 and 2012, shows that women workers comprise a slightly smaller percent of the total workforce (48.2 percent ...

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USA-Belgium World Cup 2014: Your Photos

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

WNYC

New Yorkers shared photos on social media of the places they chose to watch what would be their team's final match.

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Listen to Team USA Lose its Chance at the World Cup

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

It's the sound of heartbreak.

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Boaters Urged to Reduce Speed to Avoid Whale Strikes

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Marine officials are urging boaters to observe voluntary speed limits, to prevent them from striking whales that pass through mid-Atlantic waters.

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The Sound of the Goal That Got Away

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

This is the sound of dashed hopes.

The U.S. missed it's best chance to win during the final few minutes of regular time during their World Cup game against Belgium, when a shot at goal went awry.

Here's what it sounded like at Clarkson's Bar in the West Village.

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Overhaul Outdated NY Telecom Rules, Groups Demand

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Advocates and elected officials say Albany can improve New Yorkers' phone and internet service.

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Another Albany Legislator Indicted

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

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Binghamton Sen. Thomas Libous, the No. 2 Republican, lied to the FBI during their pay-to-play investigation of his ties to a law firm and lobbyist, his indictment says. Twenty-six legislators have left office under a cloud since 1999.  

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How the Case Against BNP Paribas was Pieced Together

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

BNP Paribas will pay a record $8.9 billion fine. That's big news — but just how the case against the bank was pieced together is even more fascinating.

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Google: Mixing Work with World Cup

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

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Workers around New York relied on their multitasking skills, or gave up on work altogether, as the United States battled Belgium in a tense game during the knockout phase of the 2014 World Cup.

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We Still Don't Know Everything Lou Gehrig Said in His Famous Speech

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

WNYC

Yankee slugger Lou Gehrig said he was the luckiest man alive despite being diagnosed with a fatal illness. But little of his farewell speech beyond that has survived 75 years later.

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