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Annmarie Fertoli

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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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South Korea Holds Military Drill, Despite Threats from the North

Monday, December 20, 2010

In spite of making retaliatory threats last week, North Korea did not act after South Korea held a military drill. The North had originally threatened action if the South went forward with planned exercises near a naval border between the two nations.

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Muslim Group Takes Message of Peace to Times Square

Saturday, December 18, 2010

There's a new message in Times Square. It's a scrolling, 15-second graphic that reads: 'Muslims for Love, Loyalty and Peace.' It also features pictures of a dove, an American flag and a peace sign. And it's in rotation on an electronic billboard on 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th avenues, from six o'clock in the morning to midnight now through January 17.

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Obama Signs Tax Bill Into Law

Friday, December 17, 2010

President Barack Obama has signed tax legislation that will maintain current tax rates for everyone, calling it "a substantial victory for middle-class families across the country," in remarks he made just prior to signing it into law.

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City Council Considers School Safety Act

Thursday, December 16, 2010

The New York City Council is considering a bill that would require the Police Department and the Department of Education to release reports on disciplinary actions taken at city schools, like arrests, summonses and suspensions.

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House Approves Bill to Repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

The House has approved a bill to repeal the military's seventeen-year policy banning gays from openly serving in the military. The move comes less than a week after the Senate voted down a larger defense bill that included a provision to repeal the policy.

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Authorities Delay Assange's Release

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Julian Assange's release on bail has been delayed to allow Swedish authorities to contest the ruling.

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NJ Senate Rejects Christie's Medical Marijuana Rules

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The New Jersey Senate has approved a resolution rejecting Gov. Chris Christie's proposed regulations on the state's medical marijuana program. Prior to the vote on Monday, state Sen. Nicholas Scutari said the governor's proposal was not in line with the intent of the law approved earlier this year.

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Federal Judge Rules Against Health Care Law

Monday, December 13, 2010

A federal judge in Virginia has declared part of the nation's new health care law unconstitutional.

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Three Columbia University Fraternities on Suspension

Friday, December 10, 2010

Columbia University has suspended three of its fraternities after five students were arrested earlier this week on drug charges. The university has announced an interim suspension for chapters of Alpha Epsilon Pi, Pi Kappa Alpha and Psi Upsilon.

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