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Jorteh Senah

Jorteh Senah appears in the following:

A Guide to NYC's New Pot Policy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Sure a citation is better than being cuffed, but possession of a "controlled substance" still comes with penalties.    

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Lower Speed Limit for Central Park

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Two pedestrian deaths over the summer sparked a debate about traffic in the park. 
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Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall Renaming Comes at a Price

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The performance space needs renovations and a donor to fund it — but who will become its new namesake? 

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Window Washers Rescued from Dangling Scaffold at WTC

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

The fire department said the workers were tethered and communicating with rescuers during their ordeal.

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Citations Not Cuffs for Low-Level Pot Possession in NYC

Monday, November 10, 2014

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The new policy is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's campaign promise to reform NYPD practices that disproportionately affect blacks and Latinos.

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Dems Took a Shellacking, So How Does 2016 Look for Hillary?

Thursday, November 06, 2014

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Can one of the Democrats' top dogs make it to the White House even as her party is now the underdog in the House and Senate?

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JFK and Newark FAQ for Flying in from the Ebola Zone

Friday, October 31, 2014

If you're trying to avoid a state-ordered quarantine on your way back from West Africa, here's what you need to know. 

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Disease Detectives Trace Doctor's Recent Moves

Thursday, October 23, 2014

City officials are fighting a dual threat in light of the first diagnosed case of Ebola in New York: the spread of the virus and potential panic.  

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Godfather of the MTA William Ronan Dies

Friday, October 17, 2014

A well-known advocate of public transportation, Ronan was key to the expansion of transit options in the New York metropolitan area.
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Ebola on the Subway? FAQ

Friday, October 17, 2014

You avoid grabbing the pole. You use hand sanitizer liberally. But should you worry about Ebola underground?
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Extreme High Tides Could Flood Our City's Streets

Sunday, October 12, 2014

The sea level around Manhattan increased a foot over the past century. By 2050, scientists predict it will climb another 18 inches, making mild storms as destructive as hurricanes.

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Answers to Ebola Questions for New Yorkers

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Surprise — hand sanitizer may work.    

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State Review Board Nixes MTA Capital Program

Friday, October 03, 2014

A veto is the latest blockade facing the 2015-2019 infrastructure plan after it was revealed the program is facing a $15.2 billion funding deficit.
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Al Sharpton Turns 60: From Flamethrower to Power Broker

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Peniel Joseph, professor of History at Tufts University and the author of several books about the civil rights movement, said Sharpton continues to be a catalyst for action. 

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Gov. Cuomo Challenger Rob Astorino Vows To Cut Taxes

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

In a wide-ranging speech before the Association for a Better New York, Astorino put himself firmly in the Republican mainstream.

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Long Island College Hospital ER and Clinic Deal Collapses

Friday, September 19, 2014

The withdrawal leaves the sale of the Cobble Hill property in limbo and reignites concerns over whether the site will continue to offer healthcare.

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City Council To Combat Climate Change

Friday, September 19, 2014

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she hopes New York can serve as a model for cities across the world as they grapple with climate change.

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UPDATE: Missing Teen Found After Leaving Special Ed School in Brooklyn

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Nashaly Perez-Rodriguez's disappearance comes less than a year after autistic teen Avonte Oquendo walked out of his school in Long Island City.
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Rutgers Football Distances Itself From Disgraced Alum Ray Rice

Friday, September 12, 2014

 Though the Rutgers football program isn't directly involved in the Ray Rice scandal, the school is cutting ties with its former star player in light of other recent scandals.

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Bratton: NYPD Officers Will Wear Body Cameras this Fall

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The NYPD commissioner thinks body cameras will become standard police equipment, like a bulletproof vest or radio. 

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