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State Releases Final Report on Environmental Impact of Tappan Zee Bridge

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

New York has just released the final environmental impact statement for its new Tappan Zee Bridge. It includes innovative measures to protect fish and people during the construction of a big new bridge in the New York suburbs.

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NJ Trooper in High Speed Escort of Sports Cars Surrenders

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The second of two New Jersey state troopers facing criminal charges stemming from a high-speed escort of luxury cars down the Garden State Parkway this past spring has turned himself in.

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Colo. Suspect Charged with 24 Counts of Murder

Monday, July 30, 2012

Colorado prosecutors on Monday charged a former neuroscience graduate student with 24 counts of murder and 116 counts of attempted murder in the shooting rampage at the midnight showing of the new Batman movie.

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Management Shake-Up at JPMorgan Chase

Friday, July 27, 2012

JPMorgan Chase, which is reeling from the fallout of a big trading loss at one of its divisions, announced a broad reshuffling of its top management on Friday.

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Bloomberg Enters Chick-fil-A Debate

Friday, July 27, 2012

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he strongly disagrees with the mayors of Boston, Chicago and San Francisco over Chick-fil-A's position on gay marriage.

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Utility Braces for Possible Storm Outages in the City

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Consolidated Edison says it is monitoring rain and windstorms approaching the New York region and will respond to any service outages or other emergencies.

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2 Charged in Shooting Death of 4-Year Old

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Two men have been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 4-year-old boy during a basketball tournament in the Bronx.

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Gay Marriage Has Had $259M Impact in a Year: Officials

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Officials estimate gay marriage has had an economic impact of $259 million on New York City in the past year.

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NY Chinese-Americans Decry Soldier's Death

Monday, July 23, 2012

Chinese-Americans in New York are decrying the suicide of a soldier who allegedly was hazed because of his ethnicity.

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Construction Permit Granted for Manhattan Waste Station

Monday, July 23, 2012

Manhattan will soon be handling it's share of trash in a new waste transfer station to be built in the borough.

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Obama Offers Comfort After Colorado Shooting

Saturday, July 21, 2012

President Barack Obama dashed to Colorado on Sunday to meet with families of those gunned down in a movie theater and to hear from state and local officials about the shooting that left 12 people dead and dozens more injured.

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Bomb Squads Disarm Traps at Colo. Suspect's Apt; Motive Remains Mystery

Saturday, July 21, 2012

Authorities on Saturday began disarming trip wires and explosive devices "set up to kill" inside the apartment of the suspect in the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting, hoping to find clues to his motive without destroying key evidence in a blast.

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Security Up at Area Theaters Following Colo. Shooting

Saturday, July 21, 2012

The NYPD will continue to beef up security at area movie theaters this weekend after a gunman killed at least 12 at a midnight premiere of the new Batman movie in a Denver suburb Friday.

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FDA Issues Warning On Shellfish from NY Harbor

Friday, July 20, 2012

If you have a hankering for some oysters this weekend, you might want to avoid the ones harvested from New York's Oyster Bay. The Food and Drug Administration is warning people not to eat raw or partially cooked shellfish harvested from the bay because they have been linked to cases of foodborne illness in several states.

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Judge Backs Blogger Over Anti-Islam Bus Ads

Friday, July 20, 2012

An anti-Islam activist has won a preliminary round in her First Amendment fight to place New York City bus ads calling enemies of Israel "savages."

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Strauss-Kahn Lawyers: Law in NYC Maid's Suit Vague

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyers are taking aim at a gender-motivated-violence law that a New York City hotel maid is invoking in her lawsuit against him.

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Bomb Blast Kills Top Syrian Security Officials

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A bomb ripped through a high-level security meeting Wednesday in Damascus, killing three top regime officials - including President Bashar Assad's brother-in-law - in the harshest blow to Syria's ruling family dynasty and the rebels' boldest attack in the country's civil war.

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30 Injured in 6-Alarm Blaze Near Yankee Stadium

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Fire officials say 28 firefighters and two civilians suffered minor injuries in an overnight fire at a six-story building in the Bronx. The six-alarm fire broke out shortly after midnight Wednesday at 975 Walton Ave. near Yankee Stadium.

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48 Charged in Massive Medicaid Fraud Case

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

A nationwide prescription drug ring bought mountains of HIV medications and other drugs from down-and-out Medicaid recipients in New York City, then marketed the pills to pharmacies that dispensed them to unsuspecting consumers, authorities said Tuesday.

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Trans Fat Ban Has Made Fast Food in NY Healthier: Study

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

The city's ban on trans fats in fast food is making a difference in New Yorkers' diet, a Department of Health study published Tuesday shows.

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