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New Safety Measures in Place After MTA Blasting Mishap

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Transit officials have come up with new safety measures as the result of a controlled blast last month that sent rocks flying into streets on the Upper East Side.

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Protesters Storm US Embassy Compound In Yemen

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Chanting "death to America," hundreds of protesters angered by an anti-Islam film stormed the U.S. Embassy compound in Yemen's capital and burned the American flag on Thursday, the latest in a series of attacks on American diplomatic missions in the Middle East.

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NYPD Says No Immediate Threat to NY after Libya

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly says there is no immediate threat to New York City following the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, but the department is watching closely.

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Feds Wiretapped Comptroller John Liu, Court Filings Show

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Federal authorities looking into New York City comptroller's fundraising practices listened in on his phone conversations, according to new court filings.

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Officials Reach Agreement on 9/11 Memorial Museum

Monday, September 10, 2012

An agreement that paves the way for the completion of the Sept. 11 museum at ground zero has been reached a day before the 11th anniversary of the terror attacks.

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Federal 9/11 Health Program Adds Cancer

Monday, September 10, 2012

Two New York senators say the federal government will include about 50 types of cancer on the list of World Trade Center-related illnesses that will be covered by a Sept. 11 health program.

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UES Is Getting 2 New Science, Medical Facilities

Monday, September 10, 2012

Two state-of-the-art science and medical facilities will be built on Manhattan's Upper East Side.

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1 Worker Dies, 3 Hurt in Brooklyn Building Collapse

Monday, September 10, 2012

One construction worker was killed and two others were injured during a partial building collapse in Brooklyn on Monday.

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Trenton Mayor Arrested in Corruption Probe

Monday, September 10, 2012

Federal agents have arrested the mayor of New Jersey's capital city as part of an ongoing corruption investigation.

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Officials: 2.1-Magnitude Earthquake Hit Greenwich

Sunday, September 09, 2012

The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed that a 2.1-magnitude earthquake that shook parts of Fairfield County on Friday night was centered in Greenwich.

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2 Tornadoes Strike in NYC; No injuries Reported

Sunday, September 09, 2012

VIDEO. Two tornadoes struck the outer edges of New York City on Saturday, hurling debris into the air and knocking out power but causing no serious injuries among startled residents accustomed to thinking of twisters as a Midwestern phenomenon.

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2 Tornadoes Touch Down in NYC

Saturday, September 08, 2012

VIDEO: The National Weather Service says a second, stronger tornado touched down in Brooklyn moments after the first hit a beachside area in Queens — hurling debris in the air, knocking out power and startling residents who once thought of twisters as a Midwestern phenomenon.

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Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Released from Hospital

Friday, September 07, 2012

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been released from the hospital after being treated for anemia. How's he doing? Better.

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Obama 'HOPE' Artist Spared Jail Time

Friday, September 07, 2012

The artist who created President Barack Obama's famous "HOPE" 2008 campaign poster avoided jail time on Friday, but was ordered to do 300 hours of community service for a criminal contempt conviction.

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GOP's Long: Gillibrand Not Standing Up for Women

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Republican Senate challenger Wendy Long says that if Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is truly an advocate for women, she'd support the removal of the Democratic leader of the state Assembly.

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Clinton Boosts Obama in Rousing Convention Speech

Thursday, September 06, 2012

In an impassioned speech that rocked the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton proclaimed Wednesday night, "I know we're coming back" from the worst economic mess in generations and appealed to hard-pressed Americans to stick with Barack Obama for a second term in the White House.

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Former Mayor Ed Koch Hospitalized for Anemia

Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch has been hospitalized for treatment of anemia.

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NJ AG to Host 1st Meeting of Muslim Task Force

Tuesday, September 04, 2012

New Jersey's attorney general is hosting the first meeting of a task force he created in the wake of revelations that the NYPD was conducting surveillance of New Jersey Muslims.

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Taxi Fare Hike Could Start to Go Into Effect

Monday, September 03, 2012

Taxi cab riders could see the first fare increase since 2005 start to go into effect as soon as Tuesday.

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2012 Summer Movie Season Ends With A Whimper

Monday, September 03, 2012

A typically slow Labor Day weekend ended a summer that failed to live up to Hollywood's expectations. The number of movie tickets sold this summer was about 533 million, down 4 percent from 2011 and the lowest since an industry analyst began compiling summer figures 20 years ago.

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