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NY Environmental Group Objects to Tappan Zee Plan

Monday, April 02, 2012

New York should slow down the "breakneck" push toward a new Tappan Zee Bridge and take another look at alternatives including simply rehabilitating the existing Hudson River span, a key environmental group said Monday.

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Injury Sidelines Lin for Rest of Regular Season

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Say so long to Linsanity. Jeremy Lin will miss the rest of the regular season because he needs knee surgery that will sideline him six weeks and could leave the Knicks without their star point guard in the playoffs — if they make it that far.

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Divorce Expo Held in NYC

Friday, March 30, 2012

New York City's first-ever Divorce Expo is being touted as "one-stop shopping" for lonely hearts suffering through a breakup.

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NYC Politicians, Advocates Protest Proposed Cuts

Thursday, March 29, 2012

New York City Council members and advocates are protesting proposed budget cuts that could reduce the number of city-subsidized child care slots and slice the funding for supportive housing services for New Yorkers with HIV and AIDS.

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NYC Comptroller Appoints New Campaign Treasurer

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Embattled New York City Comptroller John Liu has a new campaign treasurer.

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Fight Over Brooke Astor's Estate Ends; Millions Freed

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The New York attorney general says the long dispute over Brooke Astor's will has been settled.

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Judge to Rule Later on Civil Suit vs. Strauss-Kahn

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

A judge says he won't rule immediately on whether to dismiss a hotel maid's lawsuit alleging that Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her in New York City.

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Hung Jury on Rape Charges vs NYPD Officer

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

A jury has deadlocked on rape charges a day after an off-duty New York City police officer was convicted of sexually assaulting a schoolteacher he grabbed off the street.

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Council Passes Building Workers Wage Bill

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

The City Council approved a bill that would guarantee higher wages for some workers at buildings that receive city subsidies of more than $1 million on Wednesday. Most would see their wages top $20 an hour.

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JetBlue Pilot Charged with Interfering with Crew

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Federal authorities have charged a JetBlue Airways captain who sprinted down the cabin of a flight screaming about a bomb with interfering with a flight crew. Earlier in the day, the airline suspended the captain whose erratic behavior caused an emergency landing of an early morning flight from New York bound for Las Vegas.

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Tighter Security for SAT, ACT in Wake of Cheating

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Students taking college entrance exams this fall will have to submit photo IDs with their applications — a key security upgrade following a widespread cheating scandal at a number of high schools on New York's Long Island, a prosecutor and testing officials announced Tuesday.

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Christie Signs Anti-Bullying Measure into Law

Monday, March 26, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie has signed New Jersey's tough anti-bullying legislation into law.

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Entergy Pays $1.2 Million for Oil Spill in Hudson

Monday, March 26, 2012

The owner of the Indian Point nuclear plants in New York is paying a $1.2 million penalty for fouling the Hudson River with oil.

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NY Deal Will Fund Last 3 Years of MTA Capital Plan

Monday, March 26, 2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has brokered a deal with legislative leaders to fully fund the last three years of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's five-year capital plan, a person familiar with the agreement said Monday.

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Romney Wins Illinois GOP Presidential Primary

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Front-runner Mitt Romney won the Illinois primary with ease Tuesday night, routing Rick Santorum in yet another industrial state showdown and padding his already-formidable delegate lead in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

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AP Interview: Liu Defends Fundraising, Treasurer

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

It has become a piece of generally held wisdom in New York political circles: City Comptroller John Liu has lost any shot of becoming mayor in 2013 amid a federal investigation into his fundraising practices that has led to two arrests.

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Christie Details $1M College Scholarship Program

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Gov. Chris Christie has announced a college scholarship program for economically disadvantaged high-school students.

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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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