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U.S. Economy Adds 215,000 Jobs in March

Friday, April 01, 2016

 Despite the jump, the Labor Department says the unemployment rate ticked up to 5 percent from 4.9 percent.

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Albany Passes $15 Minimum Wage Plan

Friday, April 01, 2016

The bill also included paid family leave for New York workers and a tax cut for middle-class filers.

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Judge OKs Sweeping Plan to Reduce NY Solitary Confinement

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The plan is the culmination of a 2011 case that began when an inmate sued the state. He said he was unconstitutionally subjected to solitary confinement for three years.

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Justice Department and Newark Agree to Police Reforms

Thursday, March 31, 2016

The settlement agreement will require Newark police to revise policies and train on the use of force, stops and searches.

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Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Newark Police

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The settlement stems from a 2014 report from the Justice Department that found police routinely stopped people on the street for no legitimate reason and stole property from civilians. 

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Ex-New York Assembly Speaker Silver is Disbarred

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

The 72-year-old Democrat was convicted in November in a $5 million corruption case.

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Hijacker of Egypt Plane Arrested in Cyprus

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Alexandros Zenon, the permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry, did not immediately have more details on the arrest, which ended an hours-long drama at the Larnaca airport.

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New York's Stringent Paperless-Prescribing Law Takes Effect

Monday, March 28, 2016

As of Sunday, doctors, dentists and other health care professionals must electronically send prescriptions directly to pharmacies, instead of giving paper scripts to patients.

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Family Confirms New York City Siblings Died in Brussels Attacks

Friday, March 25, 2016

Belgian authorities and the Dutch Embassy positively identified the remains of Alexander and Sascha Pinczowski.

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Justice Department: Iranians Were Behind Cyberattack on Dam

Thursday, March 24, 2016

 All seven worked for Iranian computer companies that did work on behalf of the Iranian government, the U.S. said.

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Crane to Raise Mangled Tugboat from Hudson Riverbed

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Divers will recover the body of crew member 56-year-old Harry Hernandez. His body remains trapped inside the mangled tugboat about 40 feet below the surface.

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Sen. Ted Cruz Takes Heat After Comments About Muslims

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

The GOP presidential hopeful said Tuesday that law enforcement should be empowered to "patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized."

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Local Authorities Increase Security After Brussels Attacks

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Police will add patrols at key locations across New York City in response to bombings in Brussels that killed dozens. 

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Explosions Rock Brussels Airport, Subway

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

All flights were canceled, arriving planes were being diverted and Belgium's terror alert level was raised to maximum. Security was also tightened at all Paris airports.

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Obama to Announce Supreme Court Nominee Today

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

The announcement will be made at 11 a.m. EST during a Rose Garden ceremony.

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NFL Executive Admits Link Between Football and C.T.E.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Jeff Miller, the NFL's senior vice president for health and safety, spoke about the connection during an appearance at a congressional committee's roundtable about concussions.

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After Deadly Tugboat Crash, Fuel Spill 'Could Have Been Worse'

Sunday, March 13, 2016

One crew member of a tugboat that crashed into a barge near the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project Saturday remains missing and is presumed dead.

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Report of Brooklyn Building Collapse a False Alarm

Thursday, March 10, 2016

Police say they are investigating a possible false report.

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Manhattan Man Convicted of Hate Crime in 2013 Shooting

Thursday, March 10, 2016

After deliberating for two days, a jury found Elliot Morales guilty in the shooting death of Mark Carson, a gay man, in the West Village.

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Water Shut Off at 30 Newark Schools Amid Lead Fear

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Newark public schools on Wednesday temporarily shut off all water fountains at 30 school buildings where elevated levels of lead were recorded.

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