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Amy Eddings

Amy Eddings appears in the following:

Star Wide Reciever Catches Bloomberg's Wrath

Monday, December 01, 2008

Giants receiver Plaxico Burress pleaded not guilty today to two charges of criminal possession of an unlicensed handgun, after accidentally shooting himself at a Manhattan nightclub.

Mayor Bloomberg had harsh words for Burress, for carrying an illegal handgun

BLOOMBERG: Our children are getting killed with guns in ...

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NY Food Pantries See Increase in Hungry

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

The number of New Yorkers seeking food at pantries and soup kitchens jumped 28 percent this year, compared to last year, according to the New York City Coalition Against Hunger. The group says this uptick was a further increase from last year's survey, which found ...

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James Kwak's Financial Wrap

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Stocks dropped through the floor today as Democrats chose to delay action on bailing out the auto industry. The Dow sunk even further below 8,000, down 445 point to 7552, a 5.5 percent drop. The Nasdaq also fell more than 5 percent down 70 points ...

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MTA to Meet on Service Cuts

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

With a budget to balance by the end of the year, and a $1.2 billion deficit to fill, the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is expected to announce steep service cuts when it meets tomorrow. Under consideration is the elimination of the Z and ...

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Senate Bill Would Force Referendum on City Term Limits

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Meanwhile, Brooklyn State Senator Kevin Parker has introduced a bill that would thwart Mayor Bloomberg's effort to run for a third term, by requiring a voter referendum on the issue.

REPORTER: A similar bill is already under consideration in the Assembly. Parker says legislative leaders will ...

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Shaky Economy Threatens New Jersey Commuters

Monday, November 10, 2008

The taxpayer bailout of AIG is growing. Over the weekend, the Fed and the Treasury brokered an additional $40 billion for the mega-insurer, bringing the total rescue package to $150 billion.

And now a local lesson in why AIG was considered too big to fail, and ...

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Lieberman's Future Still Uncertain

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Former Democrat-turned-independent Joe Lieberman, Senator of Connecticut, is not saying whether he'll continue to caucus with Democrats or whether he's still chair of the Senate's Homeland Security committee.

Lieberman had this to say after his meeting with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

REID: We must now unite ...

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The End of a Sanitation Era

Monday, November 03, 2008

As Commissioner, Emily Lloyd oversaw the the flow of more than a billion gallons of drinking water every day from upstate reservoirs into New York City homes.

She was also responsible for the treatment of the water flowing out of those bathtubs, dish washers, and storm ...

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New York State Republicans Fight to Hold On to Congressional Seats

Monday, November 03, 2008

The national Republican Party decided last week to pull its money out of all but two congressional races in New York.

It was another sign that the democrats are ascendent in several swing districts.

One of the races the GOP targeted early on and now are in ...

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Fight Gets Tough In New Jersey for Open House Seats

Monday, November 03, 2008

In New Jersey, there are two hotly contested battles for open house seats. WNYC's Bob Hennelly is with us now to preview them.

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Can Dems Sweep New York City's Congressional Delegation?

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Republicans have held on to the Congressional seat in Staten Island for the last 28 years, but that may very well change on Election Day.

Polls suggest Democratic Candidate, Councilman Michael McMahon is likely to defeat his Republican opponent, former Assemblyman Robert Straniere.

The two are vying ...

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Mayor Offers Short Term Relief to Help New Yorkers Through Economic Downturn

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Mayor Bloomberg wants to relax tax deadlines for some property owners, launch a public awareness campaign about debt and create a Web site for laid-off financial workers as part of his plan to give short-term relief to New Yorkers amid the economic downturn.

He says the ...

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Financial 411

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

It was a roller coaster session on Wall Street today, as the fed tried another move to stimulate the economy, cutting a key interest rate by half a percentage point to one percent, its lowest level in 50 years. The Dow closed down 74 points ...

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Paterson Asks DC to Bail Out New York

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Governor Paterson is in Washington, DC, today, asking Congress to help bail out New York.

Speaking before the House Ways and Means Committee at a hearing on a second economic stimulus package, Paterson asked for federal block grants, similar to those given after the 9/11 terrorist ...

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Governor's Grim Mid-Year Assessment

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Governor David Paterson took to a podium at his Midtown Manhattan office and offered a grim prognosis for New York State's economic health. His midyear assessment finds that Wall Street revenues have fallen so low, the state's current budget is now in the red by ...

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New York State Governor Calls for More Cuts to Budget

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

In a briefing in his Manhattan office of the latest economic data, Paterson says falling revenues from Wall Street are tearing a one and a half billion dollar hole in the current budget, and a $12.5 billion one in the next budget.

PATERSON: We are also ...

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City Council Passes Mayor's Term Limits Bill

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Bob, a very close vote. More than 10 Councilmembers waited until the last minute to declare their position. Upper West Side councilwoman Gail Brewer was one of them. She voted no, saying that, while she agreed with the mayor's bill, she doesn't like the way ...

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Kims Video

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Kim’s Video Underground it's closing its doors on Saint Marks Place, and getting rid of its rental collection too.

Kim’s is one of the last independent movie rental places in the city, and a familiar haunt for film students and cinephiles alike.

The store is moving to ...

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Term Limits Vote

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

The city council will vote on term limits on Thursday.

Speaker Christine Quinn placed it on the calendar, even as the momentum in the council appears to be shifting against Mayor Bloomberg's bill to change term limits so he can run for a third term next ...

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Andrea Bernstein at the Hofstra Debate

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain meet for their third and final debate at Hofstra University, in Nassau County. They come to the contest with the latest polls showing Obama pulling ahead of McCain, even in some key swing states. Fresh from one of ...

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