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State Lawmakers Announce Budget Deal

Monday, March 30, 2015

The proposed $142 billion spending plan is expected to go to lawmakers for a final vote early this week following weeks of closed-door negotiations.

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Focus Shifts to Cause of NYC Explosion After 2 Bodies Found

Monday, March 30, 2015

Mayor de Blasio said there may have been inappropriate tampering with the gas lines within the building.

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Russian Theater Director Fired Over Wagner Production

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Russia's culture minister on Sunday fired the director of a Siberian theater whose modern staging of Wagner's "Tannhauser" offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church.
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French Prosecutor: Germanwings Co-Pilot Wanted to Destroy Plane

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin said the co-pilot took control of the plane and set its descent "intentionally", causing it to crash in the French Alps.

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Census Shows NYC Growth, Some Losses Upstate

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The city grew 0.62 percent from July 2013 to July 2014 to 8.49  million people.

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Passenger Jet Crashes in the French Alps

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The Germanwings flight was traveling from Barcelona to Dusseldorf when it went down. France's president said no survivors were likely as search teams raced to the remote region.

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NYC Courthouses Inaccessible for Disabled People

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

In some cases, detainees in Manhattan have been carried down stairs to be booked and processed.

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NYC Consumer Affairs Takes Aim at Predatory Used Car Loans

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A program announced Monday will eventually link consumers to financing options with reputable banks and credit unions in New York City.

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Gustavo Dudamel and Wife File for Divorce

Friday, March 20, 2015

Gustavo Dudamel’s wife, Eloisa Maturen, has filed for divorce according to Los Angeles court records released Thursday. The couple has been married for nine years.
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Judge Refuses to Release Grand Jury Testimony in Garner Case

Friday, March 20, 2015

A judge ruled Thursday the grand jury record would remain under seal, rejecting arguments that the public had a right to know why jurors refused to indict the officer involved.

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Yellow Cabs now Outnumbered by Uber Cars on NYC Streets

Thursday, March 19, 2015

According to the TLC there are 14,088 registered Uber cars compared with 13,587 yellow cabs. But there are still 10 times as many rides in yellow cabs as there are in Uber cars.

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Vote on Lynch for Attorney General Faces More Delays

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he may not hold a vote unless a dispute over a human trafficking bill is resolved.

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Christie Supporters Launch Super PAC

Friday, March 13, 2015

Lest there be any doubt his presidential prospects are alive, Christie's supporters announced the launch of the PAC "America Leads" that can raise unlimited money.

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FEMA to Review Every Sandy flood Insurance Claim

Thursday, March 12, 2015

The agency will review about 144,000 claims following allegations of fraud involving the way some insurance companies addressed damage.

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Arrest Made in Fatal Subway Shooting

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Police say 28-year-old Joscelyn Evering was charged Wednesday with assault and menacing stemming from Tuesday's encounter at a Brooklyn subway station.

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Two in Custody After Fatal Shooting at Subway Station

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

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Police say the shooting happened on the mezzanine section of the Borough Hall station.

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Brakes Were on, But Plane That Skidded Didn't Slow

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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Pilots said the plane's automatic brakes were set to "max," but they did not sense any deceleration as the aircraft veered toward Flushing Bay.

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New Yorkers Paying Respects to Cardinal Edward Egan

Monday, March 09, 2015

Egan died Thursday at 82. He retired in 2009 after nine years of leading the Archdiocese of New York.

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U.S. Economy Added 295,000 Jobs in February

Friday, March 06, 2015

 The strong report beat economists' expectations. But there is one troubling trend: wage growth remains sluggish.

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NY City Council to Hold Hearing on Police Community Relations

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

A tentative truce between the mayor and police unions has taken hold and protests have died down, but the underlying tension are at the heart of Tuesday's hearing.

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