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NJ Flag Manufacturer Stops Production of Confederate Flag

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Annin Flagmakers, the nation's oldest and biggest flagmaker says the confederate flag has become a symbol of a negative aspect of the country's past.

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NYC Public Schools to Honor Lunar New Year

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Pressure increased on de Blasio in recent months to honor the holiday, which is celebrated in several Asian communities.

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Feds, NYC Reach Deal to Curb Violence in Rikers Island Jails

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The agreement comes six months after U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara joined a class action lawsuit claiming system-wide brutality by guards against inmate.

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NY to Hire 1,300 Police Officers as Part of $78.5B Budget

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

The new officers will cost the city $170 million. The costs will be offset by $70 million in overtime savings.

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Court Clears Violinist Vanessa-Mae in Olympic Ski Fixing Case

Friday, June 19, 2015

Pop violinist Vanessa-Mae was cleared by sport's highest court Friday of allegations she helped fix Alpine skiing races so she could qualify for the Sochi Olympics.
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NY Lawmakers Approve 5-Day Extension of Rent Regs So Talks Can Continue

Friday, June 19, 2015

The extension is the clearest sign yet that lawmakers are making progress in bringing this year's tumultuous legislative session to a close.

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Treasury Says Woman Will Join Hamilton on $10 Bill

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The redesign of the bill will feature the first woman on U.S. paper money in more than a century. So who will be chosen? The Treasury will make the final decision this summer.

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Second New York Man Charged in Alleged ISIS Terror Plot

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A 21-year-old Staten Island college student was arrested for his role in an alleged plot to stage a pressure-cooker bomb attack in New York on behalf of ISIS.

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'The Donald' Wants to Be the President

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Trump wants to be the CEO of the United States — and this time he means it.

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New York Rent Regulations for 2 Million Tenants Expire

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Talk between legislative leaders and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo dragged on past the long-awaited expiration date.

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Board Mulling Wage Hike For Fast Food Workers Meets in NYC

Monday, June 15, 2015

The Wage Board is scheduled to hear from workers, labor experts and business owners at its meeting Monday at New York University.

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Prolific British Actor Christopher Lee Dies at 93

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Lee appeared in more than 250 movies, including roles as the wizard Saruman in "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the evil Count Dooku in two of George Lucas' "Star Wars" prequels.

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Inmate, 18, Hangs Himself in Rikers Island Cell

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Kenan Davis was pronounced dead just after 1 p.m. Wednesday in the George Motchan Detention Center, one of 10 Rikers facilities.

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SF Giants Rookie Pitches No-Hitter Against Mets

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Rookie Chris Heston tossed MLB's first no-hitter this season in just his 13th major league start.

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Immigrant in US Illegally as a Child Granted NY Law License

Thursday, June 04, 2015

Cesar Vargas is in the U.S. under a federal program. The court said there is "no legal impediment or rational basis" for keeping him from practicing law in New York.

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Jury to Hear Openings in New Jersey 'Gay Conversion' Trial

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Four men and two of their mothers sued the organization, Jews Offering New Alternatives for Healing, under New Jersey's consumer fraud laws in 2012.

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WWI Harlem Hellfighter Finally Getting Medal of Honor

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

Army Pvt. Henry Johnson single-handedly fought off a surprise German attack. He and Sgt. William Shemin today receive the nation's highest military honor.

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NY Senate Leader, Son Plead Not Guilty in Corruption Case

Monday, June 01, 2015

The indictment, among other charges, alleges that a medical malpractice insurer provided Adam Skelos with a no-show job while it lobbied his father on legislative matters.

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Flash Flood Watch in Effect for NYC Area

Monday, June 01, 2015

A half inch to three quarters of an inch of rainfall per hour is possible on Monday. It could cause flash flooding especially in poor drainage areas.

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Cuba Removed From US Terror List

Friday, May 29, 2015

Secretary of State John Kerry acted 45 days after the Obama administration informed Congress of its intent to do so.

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