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No Answers From Bloomberg at Forum

Monday, April 11, 2005

Mayor Bloomberg is being criticized for leaving a candidates' forum in Queens yesterday without taking any questions. It was the first time the Mayor and all his potential challengers from both parties were in the same room.

Today Bloomberg said he would wait to see who ...

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Subway Fire Halts Service

Thursday, April 07, 2005

A day after a top transit official declared that the subways were "better than ever," service on the B, D, A and C lines lurched to a halt for about three and a half hours this afternoon, due to a fire in a substation.

Transit spokesman ...

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Flood Emergency in New Jersey

Monday, April 04, 2005

Rain-swollen rivers around New Jersey are slowly receding. However, they may not fall below flood stage until late today of this evening. A state of emergency remains in effect.

A flood warning continues for the Ramapo River at Mahwah. It also covers the Delaware River at ...

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New Yorkers Remember the Pope

Monday, April 04, 2005

New Yorkers remembered Pope John Paul on Sunday as a world traveler who united people of all faiths and nationalities, and as a source of pride for Polish-Americans.

A standing-room-only crowd attended mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, with dignitaries such as United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, ...

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No Evidence of Anti-Semitism at Coumbia

Thursday, March 31, 2005

A report by a Columbia University committee says there is no evidence that professors at Columbia made anti-Semitic statements to intimidate Jewish students in classes.

But the report did identify one instance where a professor "exceeded commonly accepted bounds" of behavior when he angrily implied a ...

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