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Schumer Wants Oil Companies to Pay

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

New York State Sen. Charles Schumer wants to make sure the companies responsible for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill pay for the full amount of the cleanup.

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Paterson Calls for Layoffs in 2011

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

New York Governor David Paterson is putting together a plan to lay off thousands of government workers at the beginning of next year. He's proposing the layoffs to help close New York's $9.2 billion deficit.

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Artist Louise Bourgeois, 98, Dies

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Artist Louise Bourgeois, whose sculptures exploring women's feelings on birth, sexuality and death were highly influential on younger artists, has died. She was 98 years old.

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Inside the New York GOP Convention

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

WNYC is reporting live from the GOP convention as delegates picks their slate of candidates for the fall elections.

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New York GOP Readies for Annual Convention

Monday, May 31, 2010

New York State Republicans assemble in Manhattan this week to choose their nominees for the fall election season.

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Schumer Introduces Job Outsourcing Bill

Monday, May 31, 2010

New York State Senator Charles Schumer has proposed legislation that would penalize companies that outsource jobs overseas.

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New York GOP Readies for Annual Convention

Monday, May 31, 2010

New York State Republicans assemble in Manhattan this week to choose their nominees for the fall election season.

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New Yorkers Again Named Worst Drivers

Thursday, May 27, 2010

For the third year in a row, New Yorkers are the worst drivers in the country. That's according to an annual nationwide test given by GMAC Insurance.

The test polled over 5,000 drivers around the country with questions from state Department of Motor Vehicles exams. The national average for the ...

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Has the Oil Spill Inspired Change?

Thursday, May 27, 2010

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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The latest estimates say the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is already the largest in the nation's history, exceeding even the Exxon Valdez accident. Has ...

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Watch the Obama Press Conference Live

Thursday, May 27, 2010

President Barack Obama, faced with mounting criticism of his administration's response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, is set to travel to the region on Friday. Before he does, though, he will address the press and ...

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Cuomo Picks Rochester Mayor as Running Mate

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the presumptive Democratic nominee for governor of New York, has selected Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy to join him on the ballot as candidate for lieutenant governor.

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Cuomo Taps Rochester Mayor as Running Mate

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, one of the Democratic candidates for Governor of New York, has selected Democratic Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy to join him on the ball...

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Piano to Design Whitney's Second NY Building

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Whitney plans to break ground on the new building in Lower Manhattan next year.

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Cuomo Calls Running Mate Tough on Labor

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has said his choice of Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy as his running mate sends a tough message to labor unions since he has a reputation for hard-nosed negotiating.

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Meadowlands to Host 2014 Super Bowl

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Jets and Giants will host Super Bowl 48 at their new Meadowlands stadium.

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Broadway Makes Money with Smaller Crowds

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Broadway industry made more than $1 billion and sold nearly 12 million tickets in its 2009-10 season. That's a 1.5 per cent increase from the 2008-09 season, according to The Broadway League.

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NYC Seeking Developer for National Jazz Museum

Monday, May 24, 2010

The city is seeking a developer to build a new home for the National Jazz Museum in Harlem across 125th Street from the famed Apollo Theater.

The complex will include an art house movie theater and a satellite office of the city's tourism agency.

Today the city's Economic Development Corporation ...

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Mosque at Ground Zero Would Need Landmarks Approval

Monday, May 24, 2010

City officials say a plan for a mosque just blocks from ground zero will need the approval of the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission. They say 45 Park Place was built in the 1850's and is both historically and architecturally significant. The building used to house the Burlington Coat Factory. The ...

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High Schools to Lay off Parent Coordinators

Monday, May 24, 2010

New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein is telling high school principals they can lay off their parent coordinators next fall, if that helps them keep a teacher or after school program.

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NJ Transit Cuts 31 Weekday Trains

Monday, May 24, 2010

NJ Transit riders should check their schedules this morning. That's because the nation's third-largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit cut is cutting 31 weekday trains, or four percent of its daily load, to plug an ongoing budget deficit.

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