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NJ Governor Christie Proposes $32.9 Billion Budget

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed a $32.9 billion budget Tuesday that allows more poor residents to enroll in Medicaid and increases public school aid but defers property tax rebates for three months to cover a projected budget shortfall.

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NY Marks 20th Anniversary of World Trade Center Bombing

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Tuesday marks the 20th anniversary of the first terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.

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Jimmie Johnson Wins Second Daytona 500; Danica Patrick Makes History Of Her Own

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Jimmie Johnson has won the Daytona 500, one day after crash during a race there injured fans. Danica Patrick, who was hoping to make history by winning, finished eighth. However, she managed to become the first woman in history to lead laps at the NASCAR race.

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High Court Limits Detention Powers in Searches

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

The Supreme Court has limited the power of police to detain people who are not at home when their residence is to be searched. By a 6-3 vote Tuesday, the justices sided with a Long Island, N.Y., man who was picked up about three-quarters of a mile away from his apartment as police searched it for a gun.

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Park 51 Imam Faces Donor Lawsuit

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

A donor says an imam who became a lightning rod for heated debate over a planned mosque and Islamic Center near ground zero, known as Park 51, used millions of dollars in contributions to his separate charity for pricey trips, a sports car and other personal expenses.

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Trial of City Comptroller's Aide Halted Indefinitely

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

A trial of City Comptroller John Liu's former campaign treasurer and a fundraiser that has seemed to temper enthusiasm for his expected mayoral run got delayed indefinitely Tuesday after one of the defendants was involuntarily hospitalized for treatment of a mental health condition.

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NYPD Releases 2011 Stop-and-Frisk Figures

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

The NYPD has released a report that breaks down its controversial stop and frisk policy by precinct and race.

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Obama on Immigration Overhaul: 'Now Is the Time'

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Declaring "now is the time" to fix broken immigration laws, President Barack Obama on Tuesday heralded a rare show of bipartisanship between the White House and Senate lawmakers on principles for putting millions of illegal immigrants on a pathway to citizenship, cracking down on businesses that employ people illegally and tightening security at the borders.

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New NYC Flood Maps Add 35,000 Structures to Danger Zone

Monday, January 28, 2013

Twice as many homes and businesses in and near the city would be in flood zones under new maps that may force more property-owners to buy flood insurance, complicate post-Sandy rebuilding for some and confront others with the choice of building higher or paying considerably more for insurance.

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Wayward Dolphin Dies in Polluted Gowanus Canal

Friday, January 25, 2013

A wayward dolphin that swam into a polluted canal on Friday died before high tide, marine experts said.

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Christie: NJ Adopting Feds' Advisory Flood Maps

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Governor Chris Christie says New Jersey is adopting the advisory flood maps released last month by the federal government to help guide rebuilding following Sandy.

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Trial Begins for 2 in Shooting Death of NYPD Officer

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Two men accused of shooting a New York City police officer to death in a botched Brooklyn robbery are on trial for murder.

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Orthodox Counselor Sentenced to 103 Years in Sex Abuse Case

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

A religious counselor in Brooklyn's ultra-orthodox Jewish community who was convicted of molesting a 12-year-old girl has been sentenced to 103 years in prison.

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Bloomberg Urges Mayors to Press Congress on Guns

Friday, January 18, 2013

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling on the nation's mayors to pressure members of Congress to support President Barack Obama's gun violence proposals, saying "we know what it's like and they don't."

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Mother of Boy Who Had Gun at School Arrested, Police Say

Friday, January 18, 2013

Police say they have arrested the mother of a 7-year-old Queens boy who brought a gun and ammunition to school in his backpack.

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Man Killed Falling Between Subway Cars in NYC

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Two separate incidents at a Manhattan subway station left one man dead and another man with injuries.

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AIG Won't Join Lawsuit Against US

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Facing a certain backlash from Washington and beyond, American International Group won't join a shareholder lawsuit against the U.S. government.

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NY Court Calls for Public Input on Indian Point Exemptions

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

An appeals court says public opinion must almost always be included when federal regulators consider granting safety exemptions to nuclear power plants.

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Judge: NYPD Must Halt Suspicion-less Bronx Stops

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

A federal judge has ordered the New York City Police Department to stop making trespass stops outside certain privately owned Bronx buildings without reasonable suspicion.

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Congress Approves $9.7B in Sandy Flood Aid

Friday, January 04, 2013

Although the full aid commitment is expected to be much more, the measure could boost prospects for relief for the many home and business owners devastated by the storm.

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