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Annmarie Fertoli

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Rahm Emanuel Fights for Mayoral Candidacy in Chicago

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has taken his fight to keep his name on the ballot for Chicago's mayoral election to the Illinois Supreme Court.

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Lawmakers Seek to Pinpoint Gaps in Blizzard Response

Monday, January 24, 2011

State officials say New Jersey has exhausted its snow budget, and has already spent $20 million. The news emerged during an Assembly committee hearing on Monday, where lawmakers sought to address gaps in the state's response to last month's blizzard.

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Head of Housing Preservation Leaving Position

Friday, January 21, 2011

The head of the city's department of Housing Preservation and Development announced he's stepping down at the end of March after five years with the department. For nearly two of those years, Rafael Cestero has been commissioner.

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City's Decision to Eat Fines at Grade-A Restaurants Applauded by Group

Thursday, January 20, 2011

The city's decision to eliminate fines for restaurants that receive an "A" grade by the health department upon initial inspection or re-inspection was applauded by a restaurant group Thursday.

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Dictator Duvalier Returns to Haiti

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

The Associated Press reports that former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude "Baby Doc" Duvalier is facing accusations of corruption and embezzlement, according to one of his lawyers. The news comes just days after Duvalier unexpectedly returned to his native country.

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City Sets Aside $10 Million for Struggling Students

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

City officials have announced a $10 million program to help struggling students pass state exams in math and English. The 532 schools where more than two-thirds of students failed to pass those tests will be able to use the money for after-school classes, tutoring and to buy computer programs to help students.

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Prime Minister Takes Control of Tunisia

Friday, January 14, 2011

Tunisian Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi has taken control of the country temporarily, as protests against President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali erupted throughout the country forcing him out, the Associated Press reported Wednesday afternoon.

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MoMA Acquires Controversial Video

Thursday, January 13, 2011

The Museum of Modern Art has acquired a controversial film by artist David Wojnarowicz that was removed from the Smithsonian in November after a religious group objected to the segment in which ants crawl over a crucifix.

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New York Cares Extends Winter Coat Drive

Monday, January 10, 2011

The volunteer group New York Cares has decided to extend its annual winter coat drive for another week, due to last month's blizzard. Executive Director Gary Bagley said the blizzard presented a challenge for the group, which is trying to collect at least 70,000 coats for those in need.

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City Reaches Deal to Avoid Overnight Fire Company Closures

Thursday, January 06, 2011

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The planned overnight closings of 20 fire companies in New York City have been spared, for now, thanks to a budget deal reached between Mayor Bloomberg and the City Council.

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Gibbs Announces February Departure From White House

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs says he'll continue to advise the president.

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Death of Pakistani Leader Stuns Many New Yorkers

Wednesday, January 05, 2011

The assassination of Salman Taseer, governor of Pakistan's Punjab province, by one of his own armed guards Tuesday is hitting home for Pakistanis in New York.

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Muslim Group Tries to Spread Peace on New Year's Eve

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Thousands of people will be descending on Times Square for New Year's Eve, and one group hopes it will be an opportunity to spread a message of peace. The Muslims for Peace Campaign, sponsored by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, is a nationwide campaign. It was launched following the failed Times Square bomb plot in May.

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Mapping the Storm Clean-up

Thursday, December 30, 2010

We've been asking readers and listeners to let us know if their streets have been plowed. Here are maps from Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday showing what readers have reported as unplowed and plowed streets. Has your street been plowed? Text PLOW to 30644 or leave a comment.

Mall of America Developer Interested in Xanadu

Thursday, December 23, 2010

The developer behind the Mall of America in Minnesota and the West Edmonton Mall in Canada is now interested in re-developing the Xanadu project in New Jersey's Meadowlands. Triple Five has signed a letter of intent with the lenders of the property.

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'Lone Ranger' Announcer Fred Foy Dies at 89

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Fred Foy, who announced "The Lone Ranger" series, has died at the age of 89.

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Mail Bombs Injure Two in Rome

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Two mail bombs exploded at embassies in Rome on Thursday, injuring two people.

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President Signs Repeal of DADT

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Making good on a campaign promise, President Barack Obama has signed into law a repeal of the military's 17-year policy banning gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military.

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Obama Talks About Achievements, Failures During Lame-Duck Session

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

President Barack Obama praised bipartisan efforts to pass key legislation during the lame-duck session, calling it "the most productive post-election period we've had in decades" during a press conference from the White House on Wednesday.

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British Police Arrest 12 Men on Suspicion of Terrorism

Monday, December 20, 2010

British Police have announced the arrests of twelve people suspected of planning terrorist activity in the United Kingdom.

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