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8500 Teachers May Be Cut in NY State Budget

Monday, April 19, 2010

The state budget crunch could result in 8,500 teachers being cut, but two elected officials say those shouldn't necessarily be the newest ones.

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Legislators Say 'No' To NY Water Tax

Monday, April 19, 2010

Legislators are coming out against a plan to raise water rates by 13 percent.

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Grant Deadline for St. Vincent's Funding Today

Friday, April 16, 2010

Today is the deadline for hospitals and other healthcare providers to apply for state grants to transform part of St. Vincent’s Hospital into an urgent care center.

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City, Teachers Agree to Close 'Rubber Rooms'

Friday, April 16, 2010

Will speed up disciplinary hearings for teachers accused of misconduct or incompetence.

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UN Says Bhutto's Death A Security Lapse

Friday, April 16, 2010

The report found the government of then-President Pervez Musharraf, as well as state and district governments, didn't take adequate measures to respond to security risks Bhutto faced.

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Hold Your Horses: City Raises Price of Carriage Ride

Thursday, April 15, 2010

(Photo by Ben Moran)

(Photo by Ben Moran)

New York's horse carriage industry is getting its first rate increase in 23 years. The city council passed legislation that will increase the rate of a ride from $34 for 30 minutes to $50 for 20 minutes. ...

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Trial of 9-11 Plotter May Still Be In NYC

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Attorney General Eric Holder says New York City is still "not off the table" as a place to try alleged 9-11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed.

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City Says Judge Is Slowing Down WTC Case

Thursday, April 15, 2010

New York City attorneys say a federal judge inappropriately "inserted himself" in settlement negotiations with more than 10,000 9/11 responders and workers who claim they got sick working at Ground Zero.

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NYC Carriage Horses Land New Labor Deal

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Central Park's carriage horses may soon be entitled by law to five weeks' vacation a year, blankets in cold and wet weather, and larger stalls, thanks to humans at the city council. 

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Third Republican Joins Race for Senate

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

David Malpass, former advisor to Rudolph Giuliani, hopes to challenge Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

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Chinatown Buildings Condemned after Blaze

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Workers are preparing to demolish two of the four buildings that were severely damaged during Sunday's massive fire in Chinatown.

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Opening Day: Yankees Get Their Rings, and a Win

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Derek Jeter homered, Jorge Posada had three hits, Andy Pettitte had a great outing, and Mariano Rivera closed it out. A fitting beginning for the "core four," on a day World Series rings were handed out.

The defending champion Yankees beat the Angels, 7-5, in front of a record crowd ...

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Local Pulitzer Prize Winners

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The New York Times wins three awards and musical Next to Normal snags drama prize.

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Son of Legendary Congressman Challenging Rangel

Tuesday, April 13, 2010

New York state Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV will challenge longtime Representative Charles Rangel in this fall's Democratic primary.

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FDNY Investigating 7-Alarm Chinatown Fire

Monday, April 12, 2010

Fire marshals are investigating the cause of a seven-alarm fire in Chinatown that injured 33 people.

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Out From Behind The Wheel: Cab Drivers Have Their Say

Monday, April 12, 2010

Taxi drivers from across the city got an ear with the new Taxi and Limousine Commissioner, David Yassky, at an event hosted by WNYC this afternoon. The ...

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2010 Pulitzer Prize Awards Announced

Monday, April 12, 2010

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The Washington Post snagged four Pulitzer Prizes for International Reporting, Feature Writing, Commentary, and Criticism. The New York Times received three Pulitzers, for national reporting, explanatory reporting, and investigative reporting, in a collaborative project between The New York ...

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Powell Says He Will Challenge Rangel in Primary

Monday, April 12, 2010

One of Harlem's biggest political names is going up against another.

Assemblyman Adam Clayton Powell IV says he will challenge longtime Congressman and fellow Democrat Charles Rangel in the primary this fall. Powell says the multiple ethics probes Rangel faces, and Rangel's decision to step down as chairman of the ...

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Schumer Says No Fees for Carry-Ons

Monday, April 12, 2010

New York Senator Charles Schumer says he's trying to get the federal government to prohibit airlines from charging a fee for carry-on baggage.

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New Plastic Recycling Rules Introduced

Monday, April 12, 2010

The city council is proposing to expand the kinds of plastic that can be recycled.

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