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Rush-Hour Lane to Return to Queens-Midtown Tunnel

Friday, November 23, 2012

Morning commuters who take the Queens-Midtown Tunnel into Manhattan are getting their extra lane back after Superstorm Sandy.

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NYC Gas Post-Storm Rationing Set to End Saturday

Friday, November 23, 2012

The first day of the holiday shopping season will be the last full day of post-Superstorm Sandy gasoline rationing in New York City.

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Far Rockaway, Queens, Copes with Sinkholes

Friday, November 23, 2012

Residents in Far Rockaway, Queens, are now coping with sinkholes in areas that seemed stable before Superstorm Sandy.

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Clinton Presses On With Israel-Hamas Truce Efforts

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

The U.S. secretary of state continued Wednesday with efforts to wring an elusive truce deal from Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers, after earlier attempts to end more than a week of fighting broke down amid a furious spasm of violence.

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Mediation Talks Fail, Hostess Plans To Liquidate

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Hostess Brands Inc, the maker of Twinkies and Ding Dongs, said late Tuesday failed to reach an agreement with its second-biggest union. As a result, the company plans to continue with a hearing on Wednesday in which a bankruptcy court judge in White Plains, N.Y., will decide if the company can shutter its operations.

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Arrest Made in Deaths of 3 NY Shopkeepers

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

New York City police say they've arrested a low-end clothing dealer in the killings of three shopkeepers.

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NY Sues Credit Suisse Over Mortgage Securities

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

New York is suing Credit Suisse Securities and affiliates, claiming they misled investors about the care taken in evaluating their residential mortgage-backed securities.

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Bernanke Warns Congress to Avoid 'Fiscal Cliff'

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Tuesday urged Congress and the Obama administration to strike a budget deal to avert tax increases and spending cuts that could trigger a recession next year.

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Police: Sandy Flooding May Have Damaged Evidence

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Sandy may have wiped out DNA and other physical evidence stored at a facility in Brooklyn, police officials said Tuesday.

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Officials Crack Multistate Heroin Network

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Federal and state officials in New Jersey say they've cracked a major heroin network that was supplying dealers in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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Hedge Fund Manager Charged in 'Most Lucrative' Insider Trading Case

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A former hedge fund portfolio manager was arrested Tuesday on charges that he helped carry out the most lucrative insider trading scheme in U. S. history, enabling investment advisers and their hedge funds to make more than $276 million in illegal profits.

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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Death of NY Policeman

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

A man accused of fatally shooting a Nassau County police officer and another man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.

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Obama Sends Clinton To Mideast Amid Gaza Crisis

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

President Barack Obama dispatched Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to the Middle East on Tuesday as the U.S. urgently seeks to contain the bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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NY Appeals Court Hesitant to Let Church in School

Monday, November 19, 2012

A New York appeals panel has heard fresh arguments on an old subject - worship services in public schools - and seems hesitant to let them continue.

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Manhattan Borough Head Takes Name Out of Possible Mayoral Bid

Monday, November 19, 2012

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer will run for city comptroller next year, he announced Sunday in a move that will also reverberate through closely watched maneuvering for the mayor's race.

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Bellevue Resumes Non-Emergency Walk-Ins

Monday, November 19, 2012

Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan is now offering walk-in, non-emergency services 24 a day.

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City Extends Gas Rationing Through Friday

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is extending the gas rationing system in New York City through the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Videos Show Flooding From Sandy at PATH Stations

Friday, November 16, 2012

Video released by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey shows how flooding from Sandy damaged a key commuter rail line.

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Obama Views Sandy Recovery in Aerial Tour of City

Thursday, November 15, 2012

President Barack Obama is promising to stick with New Yorkers struggling after Superstorm Sandy, "until the rebuilding is complete."

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Suspect in Etan Patz Case Indicted on Murder, Kidnapping Charges

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The suspect in the infamous 1979 disappearance of a 6-year-old boy from his New York City neighborhood has been formally charged with murder and kidnapping.

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