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Mike Wallace, '60 Minutes' Star Interviewer, Dies

Sunday, April 08, 2012

CBS newsman Mike Wallace, the dogged, merciless reporter and interviewer who took on politicians, celebrities and other public figures in a 60-year career highlighted by the on-air confrontations that helped make "60 Minutes" the most successful primetime television news program ever, has died. He was 93.

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Court Rejects Order for Mentally Ill Housing in NY

Friday, April 06, 2012

A federal appeals court on Friday reversed a judge's order making the state provide apartments and small homes to thousands of mentally ill people, questioning the scope of the order and delaying a resolution to a controversy that even the court acknowledged will continue.

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Boat Overturns Near Liberty Island; 3 Rescued

Friday, April 06, 2012

Authorities say three crew members have been rescued after a tugboat overturned near New York City's Liberty Island.

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Stuntman Claims He Was Injured at NY 'Spider-Man'

Friday, April 06, 2012

A stuntman who claims he suffered a concussion, whiplash and two holes in his knees while performing as the comic book hero in Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has asked producers to turn over any relevant information as he weighs pursuing a negligence lawsuit.

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NY Judge: Ex-Soviet Arms Dealer Will Get 25 Years

Thursday, April 05, 2012

A judge says she'll sentence a former Soviet arms dealer dubbed the Merchant of Death to 25 years on a terrorism weapons conviction. Viktor Bout said he's "not guilty" and that allegations against him are lies.

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Groundbreaking NY Black Journalist Gil Noble Dies

Thursday, April 05, 2012

Gil Noble, the longtime host of WABC-TV's groundbreaking public affairs program "Like It Is," has died.

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All Sides Lawyer Up for 63rd NY Senate Seat

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has retained his former top aide's new law firm for the court fight over the proposed addition of a state Senate seat. The Senate and Assembly majorities have also retained private lawyers.

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Feds Seek to Confiscate Ancient Statue in NYC

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Federal prosecutors are seeking to confiscate an ancient statue from Cambodia that had been bound for auction at Sotheby's in New York.

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Christie: Israel Trip Will Yield Dividends at Home

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he brought a little Jersey to Jerusalem this week in hopes of drumming up business and jobs back home.

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Cause of Deadly Crane Collapse Under Investigation

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the MTA wasn't following the same safety rules at the site of Tuesday's crane collapse that other property owners must follow because the transportation authority is exempt from local regulations.

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Married Gay Couples Sue for Immigration Rights

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Immigration advocates have filed a lawsuit on behalf of several married gay couples, alleging a federal law violates their constitutional rights by preventing them from sponsoring their spouses for green cards.

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1 Worker Dead, 3 Hurt in Construction Accident

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Fire officials say a partial building collapse in New York City has killed one construction worker and injured three others.

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NJ Wants to Collect on Unredeemed Gift Cards

Monday, April 02, 2012

You know that gift card you got but never spent? Well, New Jersey would be happy to take it off your hands.

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Hail to the New NYC Taxi; Nissan Cab Unveiled

Monday, April 02, 2012

In a cab and your cell phone just died? No problem. Just plug it in. The new cabs hitting the streets of New York City next year will have charging ports for riders' electronics.

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City Officials Call on Mayor to Release 911 Study

Monday, April 02, 2012

Some New York City officials are calling on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to publicly release an independent review of the city's 911 system. His administration is fighting to keep the study under wraps.

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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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