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NYPD: Man Swipes Dali Painting from Art Gallery

Friday, June 22, 2012

Police are looking for a man who stole a $150,000 Salvador Dali painting from a New York art gallery.

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Leading Film Critic Andrew Sarris has Died at 83

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Andrew Sarris, a leading movie critic during a golden age for reviewers who popularized the French reverence for directors and inspired debate about countless films and filmmakers, died Wednesday. He was 83.

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Cuomo, Lawmakers Agree to Sweeping Reform of Disabled Care

Monday, June 18, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo and lawmakers have agreed on legislation to strengthen the way the state treats New Yorkers with special needs and disabilities, a system marred by decades of abuse and death.

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Guilty Plea in NY 'Mini al-Qaida' Cell Case

Monday, June 18, 2012

A New Yorker accused of trying to start what prosecutors called "a mini al-Qaida cell" pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of conspiracy and providing material support to a terrorist organization.

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Liu Proposes Income Tax Hike for City's Top 1 Percent

Thursday, June 14, 2012

New York City Comptroller John Liu says the city's income tax system is unfair and top earners should pay more. He released a plan on Thursday that would cut taxes for 99 percent of the city's residents, while boosting tax rates for joint filers who earn more than $500,000 a year.

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Former 'Goodfellas' Gangster Henry Hill Dies in LA

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Henry Hill, who went from small-time gangster to big-time celebrity when his life as a mobster-turned-FBI informant became the basis for the Martin Scorsese film "Goodfellas," died Tuesday. He was 69.

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Democratic Leaders Agree on NJ Budget Framework

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Democratic leaders in the Senate and Assembly have reached agreement among themselves on a framework for next year's state budget.

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Christie Tells Cabinet to Prepare for Possible Shutdown

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie is asking his cabinet members to prepare contingency plans in case he needs to shut down New Jersey's government if he can't reach an agreement on a new budget.

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Yacht Explosion Hoax Calls Came From Land, Coast Guard Says

Monday, June 11, 2012

The Coast Guard says two hoax calls reporting an explosion on a motor yacht off central New Jersey came from land and the rescue effort cost the agency tens of thousands of dollars.

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NYC Looks Into Privatizing Parking Meters

Monday, June 11, 2012

New York City is considering privatizing its parking meters.

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US Wants 9/11 Health Program to Include 50 Cancers

Friday, June 08, 2012

Federal officials say a health program for first responders and New Yorkers stricken by toxic dust unleashed in the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center should be expanded to include 50 types of cancer.

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NY Judge Lets Occupy Lawsuit Proceed Against NYPD

Thursday, June 07, 2012

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A New York judge is letting a lawsuit proceed against city police officers in the arrest of 700 "Occupy Wall Street" protesters last year as they marched across the the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Suicides Surging Among US Troops

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Suicides are surging among America's troops, averaging nearly one a day this year - the fastest pace in the nation's decade of war.

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Christie Calls Assembly Dems 'Skunks at the Party'

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie is calling Assembly Democrats "skunks at the garden party" for thwarting his income tax cut plan, but they say the GOP governor is only interested in lining the pockets of the rich.

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Goldman CEO Testifies at Ex-Board Member's Trial

Thursday, June 07, 2012

A prize government witness, Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein, has resumed testifying at the New York insider trading trial of a former Goldman board member.

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Labor Deal Averts Strike Before Belmont

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Belmont racetrack workers have struck a labor deal with the New York Racing Association to head off a possible strike on the eve of a Triple Crown bid, the union and state officials said Wednesday.

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Fed Judge in NY Finds Marriage Law Unconstitutional

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

A Federal judge in New York has joined several other judges across the country in striking down a section of the "Defense of Marriage Act" or DOMA that denies benefits to married same-sex couples.

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Rutgers Boards Oppose Merger Plan, Oks Talks

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

Rutgers University's two governing boards affirmed their intent to keep control of the Camden and Newark campuses, however, they leave open the possibility of a higher education restructuring deal with the Legislature.

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Obama, Clinton Headline Trio of City Fundraisers

Monday, June 04, 2012

President Barack Obama is getting a little help from former President Bill Clinton at a trio of campaign fundraisers in New York.

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Cuomo Scraps Ambitious Aqueduct Convention Center Plan

Friday, June 01, 2012

Cuomo said the proposal unveiled as a centerpiece of his State of the State speech isn't going forward, but he hopes to have developers compete next year for a project that could include a casino.

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