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A Potential Price for Bags at Retail Stores

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Nothing is free — including disposable bags. 

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FBI Adds Former Long Island Gang Member to Most Wanted List

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The latest addition to the FBI's Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list is wanted in connection to a 2010 killing on Long Island. Juan Elias Garcia was alleged involved in the execution of a 19-year-old woman and her 2-year-old son. Garcia was allegedly a member of the gang MS-13, which the FBI say is expanding on Long Island.

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Son-In-Law of Osama Bin Laden Convicted

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

WNYC

Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, has been convicted of conspiring to kill Americans by serving as al-Qaida's spokesperson after the September 11th attacks.

The verdict was returned Wednesday in federal court in lower Manhattan. The Kuwaiti clergyman could face life in prison.

Abu Ghaith ...

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Does Poverty Make You Sick?

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

New health rankings find that these two counties are among the least healthy in the nation.

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Brooklynites Upbeat But Wary of Hospital Bidders

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Nine bidders are competing to take over Long Island College Hospital, which the State University of New York has been trying to sell for the last year.

Local residents of the Brooklyn Heights and Cobble Hill neighborhoods gathered Tuesday night to learn about the proposals and voice concerns ...

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Sandy Victims Question Christie at Latest Town Hall

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The governor heard about ongoing flood problems and wrangling with insurance companies, but overall, it was a gentler crowd than he's seen of late.

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City Charges WTC Skydivers

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

WNYC

Watch the full video of the jump.

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Women Rule the Kitchen, But Not the Best Ones

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

WNYC

Women represent only six percent of the head chef positions at 15 prominent U.S. restaurant groups.

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Prokhorov to Move Nets Business to Russia

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov announced he is moving ahead with plans to transfer the company that runs the team to Russia.

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On Homeless Fight, State Says to City: 'Next Year'

Monday, March 24, 2014

WNYC

The mayor wants to use rent subsidies to fight homelessness, but Gov. Cuomo says better luck next year.

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Forget the Bat Signal: This Is a Protest

Monday, March 24, 2014

Meet The Illuminator, the activist group that's using the city skyline as a canvas to project political messages.

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Five Madoff Ex-Workers Convicted in Case's First Trial

Monday, March 24, 2014

Five former employees of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff were convicted Monday at the end of a six-month trial.

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A Year Later...Just Five Sandy Recovery Projects Get Oversight

Monday, March 24, 2014

WNYC

Angry Sandy victims still can’t return to their damaged homes because the recovery projects aren’t getting oversight. In fact, only five programs even have a monitor. But this hasn’t kept contractors from billing for millions. 

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Dispute Ends Budget Meeting in Albany

Monday, March 24, 2014

Tensions ran high at a closed door meeting with Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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FEMA Money to Turn Up the Heat in Sandy-Damaged Public Housing

Sunday, March 23, 2014

A long-awaited federal funds will replace broken-down, temporary boilers and reimburse the city for the cost of maintaining them.

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Art Made of Electronics and LED Lights

Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Museum of the Moving Image in Queens has a new show on the work of Jim Campbell.

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The Art that Shows How Buddha Cures

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Visual arts had a special role in the development of Tibetan medicine.

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The ‘Inside’ of One Artist, on Canvases

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Austrian artist Maria Lassnig has spent nearly 70 years creating portraits around a central theme: an attempt to convey what she feels from the inside, out.

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This Week in Politics: de Blasio, Christie, Samson Feel the Heat

Saturday, March 22, 2014

WNYC

The first Bridgegate question — and calls for Port Authority Chair David Samson to resign. This Week in Politics breaks it down.

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De Blasio Taps Experienced Planner for Parks

Friday, March 21, 2014

Mitchell Silver is currently based in Raleigh — but he has a long NYC history.

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