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Approved New York State Budget Includes Free College for Middle-Class Students

Monday, April 10, 2017

Lawmakers in Albany approved a $153 billion state budget Sunday night after negotiations pushed its passage well beyond the April 1st due date.

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A Week Late Governor Cuomo Announces Budget Deal

Friday, April 07, 2017

Lawmakers must still approve the compromise.

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Tough Commute after Minor Train Derailment at Penn Station

Monday, April 03, 2017

NJ Transit and LIRR riders should expect delays and cancellations through Monday evening as workers make track repairs.

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Why Paul Manafort Borrowed Millions Against Homes He Bought With Cash

Thursday, March 30, 2017

After WNYC's reporting on Manafort's puzzling real estate transactions, the Wall Street Journal found Manafort mortgaged his Brooklyn brownstone in order to bail out his son-in-law.

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This Morning's Amtrak Derailment Will Cause Evening Delays

Friday, March 24, 2017

A statement from Amtrak says an Acela Express train leaving Penn Station for Washington, D.C., Friday morning experienced a minor derailment. No injuries are reported.

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FBI Probing Possible Links Between Russia, Trump Associates

Monday, March 20, 2017

Monday's hearing before the House Intelligence Committee revealed a major development in the controversy that continues to hover over the Trump administration.

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Watch: Senate Hearings for Supreme Court Nominee Neil Gorsuch

Monday, March 20, 2017

In his opening remarks, Gorsuch emphasized "the importance of an independent judiciary."

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Jimmy Breslin, Chronicler Of Wise Guys and Underdogs, Dies at 88

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Breslin was famous for his legwork. Hear him talk about his writing, and even a run for office, on WNYC.

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A Sea of Green Headed Up 5th Avenue in the St. Patrick's Day Parade

Friday, March 17, 2017

One woman we met came down from Boston, dressed as a leprechaun. Another just found out via Ancestry.com that she's Irish. No matter how Irish you are, you're welcome at the parade.

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Mayor de Blasio Will Not Be Charged in Campaign Fundraising Probes

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Manhattan D.A. Cyrus Vance said the facts do not show a violation of election laws, but said the actions appear to be "contrary to the intent and spirit of the law."

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Nor'easter Spares New York City

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The National Weather Service downgraded its warning to a Winter Weather Advisory. Officials are still urging people to stay off the streets until late Tuesday.

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NY U.S. Attorney Tweets He Has Been Fired

Saturday, March 11, 2017

Preet Bharara's tweet came an hour after a report that he would not resign.

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Trump Travel Ban 2.0: Here's What the White House Changed

Monday, March 06, 2017

Legal experts say the new order addresses some of the constitutional concerns raised by a federal appeals court about the initial ban, but leaves room for more legal challenges.

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Met Director Resigns Amid Financial Troubles for the Museum

Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Thomas Campbell, who joined the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1996 as a tapestry specialist, announced yesterday that he's stepping down as the museum's director and chief executive.

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Watch Live: President Trump Speaks at CPAC

Friday, February 24, 2017

After Vice President Pence and advisers Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon spoke at CPAC about President Trump's commitment to his campaign agenda, Trump himself addresses the conference.

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Watch Live: President Trump's Press Conference

Thursday, February 16, 2017

President Trump is expected to announce his new pick for Secretary of Labor after fast-food executive Andrew Puzder, Trump's previous choice for the job, withdrew his nomination.

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Christie to Appear in Court Over Bridgegate Complaint

Thursday, February 16, 2017

New Jersey's governor is set to appear in municipal court on March 10 in response to a criminal summons stemming from a complaint over his alleged role in the Bridgegate scandal.

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School Closings in New York and New Jersey

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Many area schools are closed today because of the impending snow storm. Check here for a full listing of school closures, plus a weather report and transit updates.

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Sexual Abuse at New Jersey's Women-Only Prison Goes Back Decades

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

An investigation by NJ Advance Media into allegations of sexual and physical assault at New Jersey's only women's prison has uncovered a history of abuse.

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Where the Legal Battle Over Trump's Immigrant Ban Goes From Here

Monday, January 30, 2017

Dozens of lawyers set up an ad hoc legal clinic in Terminal 4 at J.F.K. to help anyone who’s detained, and they’re still going there.

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