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NYC Bill Would Require Gas Stations to Post Cash Rates

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The New York City Council wants to make sure New Yorkers know exactly how much they’re paying at the pump. Lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday that would require gas stations to advertise their cheaper rates for customers paying with cash.

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A Closer Look at Gov. Cuomo's Budget Proposal

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Money for longer school days, an increase in the minimum wage, and more revenue from gambling – these are among the ideas Governor Andrew Cuomo laid out when he detailed his proposed budget of nearly $137 billion Tuesday ($143 billion including federal aid for Sandy recovery). The governor is also calling for a new financing plan for some pensions.

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NYPD's Clean Halls Program to Resume During Appeal

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

A federal judge who ruled that certain suspicion-less stops by the New York City Police Department are unconstitutional will allow the stops to resume while the city appeals the ruling.

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Archdiocese of New York to Close Two Dozen More Schools

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The Archdiocese of New York announced Tuesday that it will close 24 more parochial schools at the end of this school year.

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Watch Live | Cuomo Delivers Budget Address

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo will deliver his budget for the coming year. The $134 billion budget is expected to keep spending growth below 2 percent, include no new taxes and deal with a budget deficit of more than $1 billion. Watch live beginning at 2 p.m.

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Bloomberg Unveils Design for City's First Micro-Apartment Building

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Packing into a tiny space at the Museum of the City of New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg showed off the winning design for the city’s smallest apartment. The 10-story building will feature balconettes, 10-foot ceilings and a shared roof garden.

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Mother of Boy Who Had Gun at School Arrested, Police Say

Friday, January 18, 2013

Police say they have arrested the mother of a 7-year-old Queens boy who brought a gun and ammunition to school in his backpack.

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Gun Found in 7-Year-Old's Backpack at Queens School

Thursday, January 17, 2013

A handgun has been found in the backpack of a 7-year-old Queens elementary school student, police said.

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New Gun Law's Mental Health Provision Stirs Controversy

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

New York's tougher gun control measures include a provision that calls for mental health professionals to report any patients they believe could do harm to themselves or others. That would trigger authorities to confiscate any firearms they own.

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What You Need to Know About New York's Gun Law

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The law's author, analysts and people living in high-crime neighborhoods give us their read on the new measure.

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Ben Affleck Wins Big, But Jodie Foster Steals the Show at Golden Globes

Monday, January 14, 2013

It was a good night for Ben Affleck, but Jodie Foster may have stolen the show. 

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Menendez Says Bill Allows Undocumented People to Earn Citizenship

Monday, January 14, 2013

As the White House crafts its proposals to overhaul the immigration system, a bipartisan group of senators has also been meeting to draft up its own comprehensive reform bill.

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Captain Says Ferry Had Mechanical Failure: NTSB

Thursday, January 10, 2013

The captain of the ferry that crashed into a Wall Street pier told federal investigators on Thursday that the vessel's thrust controls weren't working properly before the ship plowed into the dock, injuring dozens of passengers.

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Yes, Flu Season is Worse this Year

Thursday, January 10, 2013

New York is among 29 states reporting high levels of flu-like illnesses, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Analysis | Judge Ceases Suspicion-less Stops in the Bronx

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

New York City's Law Department is deciding whether to appeal a U.S. District Court Judge's decision that the police department's trespass stops outside certain private buildings in the Bronx is unconstitutional.

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Dozens Injured in Lower Manhattan Ferry Crash

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Authorities say 74 people were injured in the Manhattan ferry crash — two of them critically. There were 326 passengers on the vessel when it arrived from New Jersey on Wednesday morning.

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NYC Goes In Different Direction Than Feds Over Immigration Enforcement

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Immigration control has become the federal government's highest criminal law enforcement priority, according to a new report by the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute. The report found that the Obama administration spent $18 billion on immigration enforcement last year. That's more than all of the Justice Department's law enforcement agencies combined — including the F.B.I. and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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Bronx DA Talks Stop-and-Frisk, Performance Numbers

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

A federal judge in Manhattan has ruled that the NYPD acted unconstitutionally when making stops outside certain private apartment buildings in the Bronx. There, officers have to be interviewed before these types of cases proceed. Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson said that’s made a difference.

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Famed Architecture Critic Ada Louise Huxtable Dies at 91

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

The woman who turned her love and appreciation of the built environment into a pioneering career as an architecture critic has died.  Ada Louise Huxtable was 91.  Her attorney, Robert Shapiro, says Huxtable died Monday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.

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Police Seeking 4 in Shooting of Teen

Monday, January 07, 2013

New York City police are seeking four "persons of interest" in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy Friday.

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