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De Blasio to Head to Albany to Push NYC's Agenda

Monday, February 23, 2015

The mayor will address a number issues including minimum wage, rent regulations and the Dream Act.


NY Officials Announce Task Force to Fight Tenant Harassment

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Mayor de  Blasio and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman plan to target landlords who use disruptive construction projects to force tenants out of rent-regulated apartments.

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Snow to Disrupt Morning Commute for New Yorkers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Two to four inches are expected with wind gusts of up to 20 mph.


Democrats Pick Philadelphia Over Brooklyn for 2016 Convention

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The decision comes despite a big push by Mayor de Blasio to host the convention. Columbus, Ohio, was also in the running.

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CBS '60 Minutes' Correspondent Bob Simon Dies

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Simon was a passenger in a town car Wednesday night that hit another care stopped at a traffic light in Manhattan.


Composer Yehudi Wyner Named President of Arts Academy

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Yehudi Wyner has been elected president of the American Academy of Art Letters.
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One Dead in Multi-Vehicle Wreck on New Jersey Turnpike

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

The incident occurred around 9:15 p.m. Monday night in Cranbury.


Forecast Calls for Freezing Rain, Snow and Sleet in NYC Area

Monday, February 09, 2015

Snow accumulations of up to one inch and a tenth of an inch of ice are expected.

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De Blasio to Bolster EMS Funding to Drive Down Response Times

Sunday, February 08, 2015

The budget the mayor is to unveil Monday includes an additional $70 million to increase staffing, in hopes of shaving precious seconds off ambulance response times.

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Metro-North Harlem Line Service Resumes Thursday

Thursday, February 05, 2015

After a train slammed into an SUV on the tracks Tuesday, commuters can expect delays as service returns.

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De Blasio Will Focus on Housing During State of the City Speech

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

After a turbulent first year in office, the mayor will make affordable housing a top priority in 2015.

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Oh Snow! Another Winter Storm Targets NYC Area

Monday, February 02, 2015

But Mayor de Blasio says it doesn't appear to be the "nightmare" forecast that led to unfounded warnings for last week's storm.

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MTA Running Regular Weekday Service

Monday, February 02, 2015

Subways and commuter rails are open for today's storm, but commuter should allow some extra travel time as some delays are expected.


Conductor Collapses on Stage and Dies

Saturday, January 31, 2015

 Organizers of a Swiss music festival say Israeli conductor Israel Yinon collapsed during a performance and died.
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Regular Weekday Service Resumes on NYC's Subways

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The MTA says commuters should check its website for service status today as the system gets back to a regular schedule.


NY Speaker to Temporarily Cede Power as He Fights Charges

Monday, January 26, 2015

Sheldon Silver says he'll appoint lawmakers to take on his responsibilities while he fights federal charges of taking nearly $4 million in payoffs and kickbacks.

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New Yorkers Brace for 'Potentially Historic' Storm

Sunday, January 25, 2015

There's a phrase you don't want to see in a weather forecast.

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Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Silver, who allegedly failed to disclose substantial amounts of money he received from a small Manhattan law firm, was arrested this morning and taken into custody by the FBI.

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Obama in State of the Union: The Shadow of Crisis Has Passed

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The President painted an agenda Tuesday night that is more likely to antagonize the new Republican majority than win its approval.

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In SOTU, Obama Aims to Influence 2016 Debate

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The president is expected to focus on big election topics like income inequality and middle-class economic issues in tonight's speech, rather than setting a Congressional agenda.