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Brian Zumhagen

Brian Zumhagen appears in the following:

Chancellor Defends Pay-Back Policy on Schools' Rainy-Day Funds

Friday, February 18, 2011

New York City Schools Chancellor Cathie Black defended a new directive that reduces how much money schools can roll over from this school year into next year.

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City Schools Expand Anti-Bullying Initiative

Friday, February 18, 2011

The city is expanding its anti-bias and harassment initiative in city schools after a series of recent high-profile bullying incidents rocked the nation.

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Street Sweep: City Steps Up Efforts to Fill Potholes

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

New York City's effort to fill potholes following a brutal winter is getting a boost from Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $2 million for street repair.

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Calorie Labels Don't Influence Many Fast Food Customers, Study Finds

Monday, February 14, 2011

Calorie labels at New York City's fast food restaurants don't have much influence on the kind of food teenagers end up ordering, according to a new study from NYU's School of Medicine.

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Look | City Streets Riddled With Potholes

Wednesday, February 09, 2011

PHOTOS. The unrelenting winter weather has taken a toll on New York City streets, leaving deep potholes throughout the five boroughs and in some cases creating perilous conditions for drivers and pedestrians.

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Rules on Illegal Snow Dumping May Be Eased in New Jersey

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Officials in New Jersey may relax the rule against dumping excess snow into waterways with a winter storm expected to bring heavy accumulation battering the state this week.

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Gov't Groups Support Cuomo's Public Financing Plan

Friday, January 21, 2011

Governor Andrew Cuomo's pledge to create a system of public funding for political campaigns in New York is getting support from a coalition of good government groups.

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Bloomberg Hopes to Legalize Hailing Livery Cabs

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Livery cabs outside Manhattan could soon be allowed to pick up passengers who hail them from the curb under a proposal that Mayor Bloomberg included in State of the City address Wednesday.

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FDNY on Collision Course With Insurers Over "Crash Tax"

Friday, January 14, 2011

Fire officials continued to defend the so-called "crash tax" proposal that would charge at-fault drivers up to $490 when emergency crews had to respond to traffic accidents as insurers fumed over the fee.

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Travelers Weather the Storm at Area Transit Hubs

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

WNYC

A Long Island couple, determined to make their Caribbean-bound cruise, spent the night at Penn Station and are among the passangers who waiting out the snow storm at area train stations and airports. “We spent it with a lot of homeless people,” Bob Fliegel, of Merrick, said Wednesday morning.

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Supporters, Critics Assess Rockefeller Drug Law Reform

Monday, December 20, 2010

It's been a year since New York's legislature approved sweeping changes to the strict Rockefeller drug laws, and state officials are offering an upbeat assessment of the reforms. The reform granted judges the discretion to give low-level offenders lighter sentences or send them to rehabilitation.

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Mixed Signals for City Pedestrians

Monday, December 20, 2010

New Yorkers are famous for crossing streets whenever they feel like it, taking a blasé attitude toward crosswalk signals. But the signs tend to capture the attention of pedestrians when the "walk" and "don't walk" icons are lit up at the same time, which is the case at intersections all over the city.

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Religious Leaders and City Officials Team Up to Combat Hate Crimes

Friday, December 10, 2010

Religious leaders and city officials are teaming up against hate violence this weekend. The effort comes in the wake of several recent alleged bias crimes in New York City, including this week's assault on a Queens imam.

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New York Travelers Take Security Measures in Stride

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

"Don't Touch My Junk" has become something of a rallying cry for travelers unhappy about airport security pat-downs, thanks to the viral video on the Internet. But on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year, people at JFK have mostly been taking the stepped-up measures in stride.

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Children of Incarcerated Parents Meet with Officials to Discuss Policy Recommendations

Monday, November 15, 2010

Helping New York children with incarcerated parents is the goal of a summit meeting being held in Manhattan.

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The Early Word for Friday, November 5, 2010

Thursday, November 04, 2010

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Michelle Obama Campaigns in New York

Monday, October 18, 2010

WNYC

Michelle Obama is coming to the tri-state area today as she continues to stump for Democratic candidates.

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Queens Wants Equal Attention from EPA During Newtown Creek Cleanup

Friday, October 15, 2010

Newtown Creek, a heavily polluted waterway that separates Queens and Brooklyn, was given designation last month that will allow it to be cleaned up under the federal Superfund program. Now a group of elected officials is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not to forget the Queens side of the creek. Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney says so far, the EPA hasn't studied the creek's impact on Queens communities.

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Chileans in New York Rejoice as Rescue of Miners Continues

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

As the world watches the unfolding rescue of 33 trapped miners in Chile, Chileans in the New York metro area are paying special attention.

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Chileans in New York Rejoice as Rescue of Miners Continues

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

WNYC

As the world watches the unfolding rescue of 33 trapped miners in Chile, Chileans in the New York metro area are paying special attention.

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