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Mother Sues Over Son’s Death on Rikers Island

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Beverly Ann Griffin said her son Bradley Ballard died because he was held in solitary confinement for seven days and denied food and medication.

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Websites Protest Possible Internet Pay-for-(Fast) Play Rules

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

New York City startups are encouraging users to be net activists.

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Death Beds: Living Wills Slowly Take Root

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Advance directives are increasingly helping people control how and where they die. But to get the most out of these documents, experts say people need to discuss them regularly.

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Cuomo Wins Democratic Primary

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

WNYC
But challenger Zephyr Teachout made an unexpectedly strong showing, and Cuomo lost nearly the entire Hudson Valley. Here's how it happened, and what these results all mean.

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New York Should Bet on Gambling, Casino Bidders Say

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Tough questions at a beauty contest for casino license applicants.

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Hear A Bridgegate Recap in Two Minutes

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

WNYC
All you need to know about Bridgegate in their own words.

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Comparing Apples to Apples in New York

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

WNYC
Which is more of a "core" business in NY State — Apples or apples?

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Don't Call It Dance. It's 'Pop-Action'

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Choreographer Elizabeth Streb is the subject of the new documentary Born to Fly: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity.

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Death Beds: Too Little, Too Late for Many New Yorkers Seeking Hospice

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Despite evidence that hospices can extend life and save money, New Yorkers continue to choose aggressive treatment over the comforts of hospice care.

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The Bridgegate 5: Where Are They Now

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

WNYC
Five of Christie's top people lost their jobs for their involvement in the lane closures to the George Washington Bridge.

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NYPD Culture Shift Is Goal of New Training

Monday, September 08, 2014

WNYC
The plan to re-train the entire city police-force will cost about $25 million and begin this fall. The effort is the NYPD’s response to Eric Garner's death in police custody in July.

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Times Square Characters May Get Regulated

Monday, September 08, 2014

Council Bill Would Regulate Characters

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Races to Watch on Primary Day

Monday, September 08, 2014

 Gotham Gazette's executive editor Ben Max talks about which races might be close.

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Christie Tries To Save Atlantic City

Monday, September 08, 2014

Christie came to Atlantic City to save it, but said nothing about how he's going to do just that.

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Lawmakers Push to Extend 9/11 Health and Benefits Programs for 25 Years

Monday, September 08, 2014

WNYC
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City congressional delegation are calling on Congress to extend the federal legislation for 9/11 victims and survivors until 2041.

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Gov. Candidate Teachout Tackles Tech on Primary's Eve

Monday, September 08, 2014

Wu and Teachout oppose the Time Warner/Comcast merger and support small businesses.

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Taking A Tour of The 10 Oldest Bridges in New Jersey

Monday, September 08, 2014

NJ Spotlight
New Jersey has exactly 100 bridges built before 1900. And if you're willing to put up with a little traffic, you can drive over one bridge that's more than 200 years old.

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New York Casino Applicants to Make Public Pitches

Monday, September 08, 2014

Developers seeking state permission to open casinos in upstate New York are set to present their plans before a state board.

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Rebellion vs. Redemption

Monday, September 08, 2014

WNYC
Both candidates have something to prove in a state Senate primary in Queens, including what it means to be a Democrat.

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Death Beds: Terminally Ill, But Constantly Hospitalized

Monday, September 08, 2014

People say they want to die at home. So, why is that so often not the case for people here, compared to other parts of the country?

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