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NY Dems Back Gillibrand, Conservatives Support Long

Monday, March 19, 2012

Democrats have officially nominated U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand for re-election, while the state's Conservative Party backed Wendy Long as their candidate to run for the U.S. Senate.

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NYC Police Ramps Up Security at Jewish Sites

Monday, March 19, 2012

The NYPD has stepped up security at synagogues and other sites around the city in the wake of a deadly attack on a Jewish school in France.

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Lawmakers Unsure Higher Ed Merger Needs Their OK

Monday, March 19, 2012

A legislative panel hearing testimony on a proposal to reorganize New Jersey's higher education system isn't sure the merger plan requires their approval.

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Kin of 9/11 Hate Crime Victim Become US Citizens

Friday, March 16, 2012

The widow and daughters of a Pakistani immigrant killed by a white supremacist in a 9/11 revenge attack became U.S. citizens Friday, in a touching ceremony which one daughter described as the fulfillment of their father's dream for his children.

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Bloomberg Defends Goldman Sachs in Wake of Scathing Op-Ed

Friday, March 16, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the attention given to a Goldman Sachs' employee's scathing editorial about the company is "ridiculous."

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NJ Legislature Passes Anti-Road Rage Bill

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Legislation to toughen road rage penalties has unanimously passed both chambers of New Jersey's Legislature and now heads to Gov. Christie for consideration.

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NYC Man Indicted; Accused of Shooting at Police

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A man accused of firing a bullet that was deflected by a police officer's gun belt has been indicted on attempted murder charges.

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Longtime Soundview Worker Takes Stand in Trial of State Senator

Thursday, March 15, 2012

A longtime assistant says state Senator Pedro Espada Jr.'s Bronx health care clinics were always in financial trouble.

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Knicks Coach D'Antoni's Departure a Stunning End in New York

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Mike D'Antoni waited nearly four years before he could re-create the high-octane success he had in Phoenix, and for three exhilarating weeks in February, the New York Knicks were the NBA's team to watch.

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British PM Tours WTC Site, Visits Newark

Thursday, March 15, 2012

British Prime Minister David Cameron has visited the memorial at the World Trade Center after touring businesses in Newark, N.J.

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Community Complains About WTC Site Security Plan

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

An extensive police plan to safeguard the World Trade Center site in New York City against vehicle-borne bombs is being criticized by residents.

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NY Judge Requires Mets' Owners to Prove Goodwill

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

A federal judge says New York Mets owners must show a jury next week they weren't willfully blind to a gigantic fraud carried out by their friend, Bernard Madoff.

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Knicks, Coach D'Antoni Part Ways

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday as coach of the New York Knicks, whose brief resurgence in a wave of Linsanity quickly gave way to a late-season skid that puts them in danger of even making the NBA playoffs.

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First Day of Deliberations Ends in Rutgers Webcam Spying Case

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The jury in the trial of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate ended its first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

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Clinton Among Mourners Remembering NJ Congressman Payne

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Former colleagues, including President Bill Clinton, are remembering a pioneering New Jersey congressman who died last week of colon cancer.

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Hundreds Accompany Casket of Late NJ Congressman Donald Payne

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Hundreds of Newark residents have accompanied the casket of Congressman Donald Payne to the city church where he will be eulogized.

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Jury to Get Case in Rutgers Webcam Spying Trial

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Jurors will begin deliberations Wednesday in the case of a former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate's intimate encounter with another man.

Follow New Jersey Public Radio managing editor @NancySolomon2 for the latest from inside the courtroom.

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Designs for 3rd Section of NY's High Line Unveiled

Monday, March 12, 2012

Parks officials and advocates have unveiled designs for the third and final section of the High Line, an elevated stretch of historic freight rail line in Manhattan that has been converted to a public park.

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Hacker-Turned-Informant has NY Court Date in April

Monday, March 12, 2012

The world renowned computer hacker who became an FBI informant will now face a New York judge on April 12.

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Dolan, NY Catholic Bishops Lobby Against Abortion

Monday, March 12, 2012

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, head of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and archbishop of New York, is urging Governor Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers to reject pending bills to codify abortion rights and open a window for victims of child sex abuse to sue for old incidents.

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