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Trooper Wins Jury Award in Whistleblower Suit

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Jurors have awarded a New Jersey state trooper who filed a whistle-blower lawsuit more than $1 million.

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Kofi Annan to Step Down as Syria Envoy

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Kofi Annan said Thursday he will step down from his high-profile role as special envoy for Syria at the end of the month, delivering blistering criticism of world powers' failure to unite over the country's escalating violence.

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Beam Signed by Obama Placed at WTC

Thursday, August 02, 2012

A steel beam that was signed by President Barack Obama in June has been lifted into place on the 104th floor at One World Trade Center.

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Fed Takes No New Steps To Boost Economy

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

The Federal Reserve said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is losing strength and repeated a pledge to take further steps to stimulate growth if the job market doesn't show sustained improvement.

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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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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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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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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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