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On 'The Daily Show,' Christie Defends Relationship With Obama

Friday, December 07, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he is hopeful that the federal government will give his state the money that it needs to recover from Sandy — and defended his relationship with President Barack Obama during his appearance on "The Daily Show" Thursday.

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City to Pay $10M in Foster Child Abuse Suit

Thursday, December 06, 2012

New York City has agreed to pay nearly $10 million dollars to settle an abuse case filed on behalf of 10 disabled children against a Queens woman who fraudulently adopted them more than 15 years ago, according to the New York Times.

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NYCLU Files Lawsuit Over Solitary Confinement

Thursday, December 06, 2012

The New York Civil Liberties Union is charging that the state’s practice of sending people into solitary confinement for non-violent crimes is a violation of civil rights.

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Analysis: Why Jets QB Mark Sanchez Is Here to Stay

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Jets coach Rex Ryan decided to go with Mark Sanchez as the starting quarterback for this weekend's game in Jacksonville on Wednesday — but the decision was not unanimous.

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Han Family Speaks Out As Police Make Arrest in Fatal Subway Push

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

The daughter of the Queens man who was shoved onto the subway tracks said her father was "always there for her." New York City police have arrested a man in the death of Ki-Suck Han.

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After Sandy, DEP Focuses on Area Waterways

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

The Department of Environmental Protection says it’s been sampling waterways around the city, following Sandy.

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Video Games as Art? MoMA Thinks So

Friday, November 30, 2012

Pac-Man and Tetris will soon be among the collection at the Museum of Modern Art.

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Tempers Flare at Staten Island Town Hall

Friday, November 30, 2012

Hundreds of frustrated Staten Island residents seeking answers packed the New Dorp High School auditorim Thursday night where an informational town hall meeting about Sandy turned into a heated venting session for those who lost everything in the storm.

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HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan Urges Congress to Approve Sandy Aid

Friday, November 30, 2012

President Barack Obama’s pointman on regional Sandy rebuilding efforts said tackling immediate needs such as minimizing the number of displaced is a top priority – but long-term issues such as buyouts and climate change loom large.

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In Effort to Unionize, Fast Food Workers Walk Out

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Workers at dozens of fast food restaurants in New York City walked off the job to rally for higher wages and the right to unionize. 

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Sandy Recovery: Comparing Notes on Cuomo and Christie

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Governor Chris Christie released more details about his Sandy rebuilding plans for New Jersey on Wednesday — outlining a similar approach to that of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. WNYC's Anna Sale has been comparing the request to that of Governor Andrew Cuomo's and provides analysis.

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NJ's Damage From Sandy Nearly $37B

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Wednesday that his state needs $36.8 billion in federal aid for Sandy recovery — that includes $7.4 billion in mitigation projects.

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Cuomo, Christie Work Together to Secure Federal Funding for Sandy Recovery

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

New York's Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo said he’s working with New Jersey's Republican Governor Chris Christie to make the case for federal aid to the region.

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Should Gov. Cuomo Compare Hurricane Sandy to Katrina?

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come under fire in recent days for comparing the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy as being "more impactful" than Hurricane Katrina. What do you think?

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Former Baseball Union Head Miller Dead at 95

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Marvin Miller, the labor leader who forever changed major league baseball and  professional sports, died Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 95.

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Light Snow Heading for the City

Monday, November 26, 2012

New York City's sanitation department says it's preparing for a trace to an inch of snow Tuesday. Workers were loading salt spreaders today on Monday in anticipation of the wintry weather.

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NY Gets Funds to Hire Sandy Cleanup Workers

Sunday, November 25, 2012

New York has gotten a $27 million federal grant that will go toward hiring people to help Sandy cleanup efforts.

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Sandy Leaves At-Risk Kids and Families in Perilous Position

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Some of New York City's most vulnerable children may be in even more at risk following Sandy. The storm displaced thousands, and resource-strapped child welfare workers are trying to track down these vulnerable families and link them with services.

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Islanders Owner Tapped to Help Redevelop Nassau Coliseum

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The hockey team owner who has decided to move the Islanders from Long Island to Brooklyn is to play a role in revamping the team's old home, the Nassau Coliseum.

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Sandy's Toll on Public Health

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Health officials are starting to see health effects from Sandy-damaged zones, including rashes, coughs and other respiratory ailments.

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