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Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dies at 82

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The gravelly-voiced Canadian-born musician, best known for his songs "Hallelujah" and "Bird on a wire," was also a poet and aspiring Zen monk. A memorial will be held in Los Angeles.

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New Jersey Takes Over Debt-Ridden Atlantic City Government

Thursday, November 10, 2016

The state Local Finance Board voted Wednesday to take over the city's main governmental functions after the state rejected a proposed five-year financial turnaround plan.

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Democrats Fail to Make Gains in NY State and Federal Races

Wednesday, November 09, 2016

Republicans fought off attempts by state Democrats to take hold of the New York state senate, and they fared quite well in congressional races, too.

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One Dead in Fire at Apartment Building in Manhattan

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. in a building on East 93rd Street in Manhattan's Yorkville neighborhood.

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Oh Deer! NYC Campaign Promotes Living Safely with Wildlife

Monday, October 24, 2016

WildlifeNYC is a collaboration that includes ways for residents to report wild animal sightings as well as programs where people can learn more about the animals.

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Cuomo Signs Law Imposing $7,500 Fine on Some Airbnb Users

Friday, October 21, 2016

New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.

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New York and New Jersey Bombing Suspect Arraigned

Thursday, October 13, 2016

A man accused of setting off bombs in New Jersey and New York, injuring more than 30, was arraigned Thursday on charges he tried to kill police officers in New Jersey.

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Christie Still Backs Trump, Calls Comments 'Indefensible'

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Christie on Tuesday for the first time publicly addressed what Trump has described as "locker room talk" during an appearance on New York City sports radio station WFAN-AM.

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Damaged NJ Transit Train Removed from Terminal After Crash

Friday, October 07, 2016

Federal investigators also released new information Thursday gleaned from a data recorder and video from a forward-facing camera in the front of the train.

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New Jersey Senate President Not Running for Governor

Thursday, October 06, 2016

In a statement, Sweeney says it's clear fellow Democrat Phil Murphy, a former Goldman Sachs executive, has substantial support from Democratic leaders.

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Conductor Neville Marriner Dies, Founded London Orchestra

Sunday, October 02, 2016

Conductor Neville Marriner, 92, who led the Academy of St Martin in the Fields to become one of the world's most-recorded classical music groups, has died.
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Mother Killed in Train Crash Had Recently Moved from Brazil

Friday, September 30, 2016

Fabiloa Bittar De Kroon, 34, worked for the software company SAP in its legal department in Brazil until earlier this year, when she moved to New Jersey.

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FDNY Battalion Chief Dies in Bronx Blast

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

17-year-old department veteran was responding to a report of a gas leak.

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Battle Fiercely Over Taxes, Race, Terror

Monday, September 26, 2016

Locked in an exceedingly close White House race, the presidential rivals tangled for 90-minutes over their vastly different visions for the nation's future.

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Former Cuomo Aide Facing Federal Charges

Thursday, September 22, 2016

The federal investigation into Gov. Cuomo's "Buffalo Billions" initiative has yielded bribery and fraud charges against nine people — including a former top aide to the governor.

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Feds: Chelsea Explosives Suspect Rahami Championed Jihad

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

A criminal complaint in Manhattan federal court provided new chilling descriptions of the motivations that authorities said drove the Afghan-born U.S. citizen to set off explosives.

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Chelsea Bombing Suspect Charged After Shootout with Police

Monday, September 19, 2016

A massive manhunt ends at the doorstep of a bar in Linden, New Jersey.

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Union Says Agreement Ends Lockout at NYC University

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Long Island University Faculty Federation, which represents the professors, said Wednesday it reached an agreement with the school that extends their contract to May 31, 2017.

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Pigeon Power: Birds Swoop Into Stadium, Yankees Fly High

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

At least one Yankee player believes the team has their feathered friends to thank for some recent wins.

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NY Primaries Set Stage for Battle for Senate Control

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Closely watched races in Manhattan's 31st senate and 65th assembly districts are among those poised to send fresh faces to the state legislature.

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