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NYPD: Ricin-Laced Letters Sent to Bloomberg Are City's First Mail Attack Since 9/11

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

In an interview with WNYC on Wednesday evening, NYPD spokesman Paul Browne said the letter sent to Mayor Bloomberg that preliminarily tested positive for the poison ricin is the first of its kind in the city since the anthrax attacks in weeks after 9/11.

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Vito Lopez Slammed by Scathing Ethics Report

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Lopez suggested women wear mini skirts, demanded they spend time with him outside the office and tried to convince them to share hotel rooms during business trips, according to the report. 

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Quinn Reveals Struggles With Alcoholism, Bulimia

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

City Council Speaker and mayoral candidate Christine Quinn says she has struggled with bulimia and alcoholism.

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This Week in Politics: Corruption and What Happens When Pols Speak Off the Cuff

Saturday, May 11, 2013

Joe Lhota calls Port Authority police officers "mall cops," as other candidates tap dance around the politics of bike lanes. And Corruption sweeps Albany. Again.

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This Week in Politics: Court Verdicts and Political Attacks

Saturday, May 04, 2013

Guilty verdicts in a campaign finance scheme involving two John Liu campaign aides and negative ads in the mayoral race were just some of the political chatter that dominated the week,

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New Cops Hit the Streets in Camden

Thursday, May 02, 2013

The Camden City Police Department is no more. In its place is a special Metro Division of a new county-run force. The move is aimed at helping the city, which has struggled with high crime rates for years and budget problems that led to police layoffs.

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Bumpy Path for Ethics Reform in Albany

Thursday, May 02, 2013

A former prosecutor in then Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office is resigning her post as executive director of the state’s Joint Committee on Public Ethics. Ellen Biben has led the ethics panel since its launch in February of last year, and is the second member to resign in recent weeks.

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Jury Convicts Two Associates of City Comptroller John Liu

Thursday, May 02, 2013

Two former associates of a candidate seeking to become the city's first Asian-American mayor were convicted Thursday in a scheme to illegally raise campaign funds.

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Obama Reiterates Promise to Close Guantanamo Bay

Wednesday, May 01, 2013

President Barack Obama is planning another push to try and close the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. He tried and failed during his first year in office. Will this time be any different?

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Discovered Wreckage from 9/11 Plane Believed to be Part of Wing

Monday, April 29, 2013

Authorities now say a 5-foot airplane part that's believed to be from one of the jets that struck the World Trade Center is from a wing.     

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A Look at the Deal That Would Replace LIPA With a NJ Utility

Thursday, April 25, 2013

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is considering handing the reigns of the troubled Long Island Power Authority, or LIPA, to a New Jersey utility.

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NYC Was Next Target on Boston Bomber's Hit List

Thursday, April 25, 2013

The Boston Marathon bombing suspects planned to come to New York City to conduct an attack in Times Square, the mayor said today. “New York City was next on their list of targets,” Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

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Sequester Scuttles Fleet Week

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The familiar sight of thousands of sailors and marines flooding the city will be missing this year.  

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Will Betting on Gambling Pay Off for Atlantic City?

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The Christie administration is betting on the gambling economy.

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Implications of the (False) Tweet Sent Round the ‘Verse

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A tweet from a hacked Associated Press Twitter account spread like wildfire on Tuesday, with users tweeting and re-tweeting the false report that a bomb had gone off in the White House and had harmed the president.

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Cooper Union to Send Out Tuition Bills in 2014

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

For the first time in more than a century, the Cooper Union will begin charging all its students tuition. Undergraduates will be expected to pay about $20,000, which is half the tuition to attend the college.

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The Mayor's Race: Scandal Upon Scandal

Saturday, April 20, 2013

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This week in politics, two aides to Comptroller John Liu faced the federal agent who wiretapped them allegedly committing fraud, and a formerly disgraced Congressman waded deeper into the mayoral waters. It almost makes you forget the guy who tried to bribe his way onto the mayoral ballot.

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Boston Bombing: WNYC's Full Coverage

Friday, April 19, 2013

The 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother and alleged accomplice dead.

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Sen. Schumer: Blame NRA for Failure of Background Check Measure

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control.

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Brooklyn Site Wins Pulitzer for National Reporting

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

A small, Brooklyn-based online news site dedicated to covering the environment won the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for national reporting.

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