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Storied Butterfly Makes a Comeback

Monday, July 27, 2015

Once endangered, the Karner blue butterfly is making a comeback in Albany's pine barrens.

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Christie Has Made a Habit of Appointing High School Friends

Monday, July 27, 2015

Christie has remained especially close to his high school friends and has also made a habit of appointing and nominating his former classmates to plum state positions.

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Biden, Cuomo to Make 'major' Infrastructure Announcement

Monday, July 27, 2015

The vice president once called LaGuardia Airport a "a Third World country." Today he is talking infrastructure with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Bronx Church, in Latest Round of Closures, Holds Final Mass

Monday, July 27, 2015

Our Lady of Grace Church, which was open for 91 years, was one of seven closures announced by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York in May.

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Verizon, Workers Ready Strike Plans

Sunday, July 26, 2015

The multi-billion dollar telecom giant may face a strike from nearly 40,000 workers across nine states — including New York and New Jersey — as soon as this weekend.

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Clinton Talks Tax Code & Income Inequality

Friday, July 24, 2015

Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton offered more details into her economic policy. 

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Christie Says He'd Build New NJ Transit Tunnel, Slams Amtrak for Delays

Friday, July 24, 2015

The New Jersey Republican says he'd build new trans-Hudson rail tunnels if he's elected president, in spite of killing a similar project in 2010.

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Cuomo's Big Vision for Airports Comes in for Landing, Finally

Friday, July 24, 2015

The governor will be joined by Vice President Biden to unveil a comprehensive vision for New York's airports.

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Agency Charged With Care of Vulnerable Adults Overburdened & Underfunded

Friday, July 24, 2015

Caseworkers had so many clients they often faked visits and didn't know about deaths until months later. 

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Departures Resuming at LaGuardia Terminal After Power Outage

Friday, July 24, 2015

An hourslong power outage resulted in dozens of cancellations Friday morning.

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Anthem Bids $48 Billion for Cigna to Create Health Giant

Friday, July 24, 2015

The deal would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S. patients.

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Police Say Movie Theater Gunman Was 'A Drifter'

Friday, July 24, 2015

A gunman opened fire inside a Lafayette, Louisiana, movie theater, leaving two people dead and wounding at least nine others before fatally shooting himself.

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The Hits Keep Coming: More Delays for NJ Transit Riders

Friday, July 24, 2015

For the fourth day this week, some NJ Transit riders moving in and out of Penn Station are experiencing lengthy delays due to power problems.

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Falling in Love With a Screen Name

Friday, July 24, 2015

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"A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile” examines the search for a Syrian blogger who made international headlines with the mysterious end of an on-line affair.

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Off to Sleepaway Camp... and Feeling Like a Grownup

Friday, July 24, 2015

For some, sleepaway camp is an important rite of passage. This is the story of young Hannah Kass as she prepares for a summer well beyond the familiar comforts of New York City.

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Cuomo Offers $8.3B to Resolve MTA's Capital Program Crisis

Thursday, July 23, 2015

In a few short minutes on television, New York's governor said the state will contribute the lion's share of what the agency needs — but also wants the city to pony up.

Mark-Viverito Says Council Struck Uber Deal – Not de Blasio

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Speaker set the record straight while calling out anyone who might suggest she was forced to table the Uber cap bill as "sexist."

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The Uber Effect Has Yellow Cabs 'in a State of Panic'

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Ride hail apps like Uber and Lyft are hitting traditional yellow cabs right where it hurts: in the medallions. 

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The New Momentum Behind the Push for Higher Wages

Thursday, July 23, 2015

A New York State wage board has recommended the state's fast food workers be paid a minimum of $15 an hour.

The increase is expected to be phased in over three years in the city, and six years in the rest of the state — if officials approve it.

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If de Blasio's Re-elected, Bratton Says He Won't Be NYPD Commissioner

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The city's top cop cited his age when asked whether he'd serve mayor after 2017.

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