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Cuomo Taps Rochester Mayor as Running Mate

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, one of the Democratic candidates for Governor of New York, has selected Democratic Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy to join him on the ball...

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Piano to Design Whitney's Second NY Building

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

The Whitney plans to break ground on the new building in Lower Manhattan next year.

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Cuomo Calls Running Mate Tough on Labor

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has said his choice of Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy as his running mate sends a tough message to labor unions since he has a reputation for hard-nosed negotiating.

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Meadowlands to Host 2014 Super Bowl

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Jets and Giants will host Super Bowl 48 at their new Meadowlands stadium.

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Broadway Makes Money with Smaller Crowds

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

The Broadway industry made more than $1 billion and sold nearly 12 million tickets in its 2009-10 season. That's a 1.5 per cent increase from the 2008-09 season, according to The Broadway League.

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NYC Seeking Developer for National Jazz Museum

Monday, May 24, 2010

The city is seeking a developer to build a new home for the National Jazz Museum in Harlem across 125th Street from the famed Apollo Theater.

The complex will include an art house movie theater and a satellite office of the city's tourism agency.

Today the city's Economic Development Corporation ...

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Mosque at Ground Zero Would Need Landmarks Approval

Monday, May 24, 2010

City officials say a plan for a mosque just blocks from ground zero will need the approval of the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission. They say 45 Park Place was built in the 1850's and is both historically and architecturally significant. The building used to house the Burlington Coat Factory. The ...

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High Schools to Lay off Parent Coordinators

Monday, May 24, 2010

New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein is telling high school principals they can lay off their parent coordinators next fall, if that helps them keep a teacher or after school program.

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NJ Transit Cuts 31 Weekday Trains

Monday, May 24, 2010

NJ Transit riders should check their schedules this morning. That's because the nation's third-largest provider of bus, rail and light rail transit cut is cutting 31 weekday trains, or four percent of its daily load, to plug an ongoing budget deficit.

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Cuomo Calls Dad Source of Inspiration

Monday, May 24, 2010

Andrew Cuomo is the eldest son of Mario Cuomo, New York Governor from 1983 to 1994.

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Tap Water Rates Rising

Friday, May 21, 2010

New Yorkers used to the cost of living constantly going up can brace for another increase.

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What is Your Investment Strategy?

Friday, May 21, 2010

Overseas markets are down today on continuing fears about the health of the Euro, while the Dow continues to fluctuate.

On today’s Financial 411 we’ll be talking about this week’s market volatility.

How are the market ups and downs are affecting your investment strategies? Leave your comment below.

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NYC Reading Scores Up

Friday, May 21, 2010

Fourth grade reading scores in New York City went up four points on a national reading test. That's considered a significant gain compared to other large cities.

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Official Says Shahzad Chose Times Sq Over Other NYC Landmarks

Thursday, May 20, 2010

An official familiar with the investigation into the Times Square bombing plot said the suspect Faisal Shahzad said he had thought about targeting other landmarks in New York City.

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Final Phase in 1st Newark Schoolyard Slayings Trial

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Lawyers made their final arguments today in the murder trial of Rodolfo Godinez. He is one of six defendants accused in a brutal 2007 killing of three college students in a Newark schoolyard. These were young adults with promising futures, and the crime was shocking, even by the violent standards ...

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Court Spikes Jets Fan's 'Spygate' Lawsuit

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Football fans upset by the New England Patriots' secret videotaping of their opponents' signals -- dubbed "Spygate" -- can't seek legal damages. That's the ruling of a U.S. Appeals Court today, upholding the dismissal of a suit by New York Jets season ticket holder Carl Mayer.

Mayer had argued that ...

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Paterson Threatens Layoffs

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

New York Governor David Paterson says he may have to lay off state workers if lawmakers don't approve his budget plan by June.

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Terror Suspect Shahzad Appears in Court

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Faisal Shahzad, the man accused of driving a car bomb into Times Square, appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since his May 3 arrest.

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Charter Schools: What’s Next for New York?

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

There have been countless debates about whether charter schools can improve public education. On Tuesday night, WNYC hosted a forum with parents, students, and teachers from two charter schools and two regular public schools to talk about how their schools are different, and how they're serving their students. WNYC's Beth ...

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Blumenthal Says He Misspoke About Service

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, 64, told audiences about coming back from Southeast Asia, where he reportedly never served, and being poorly received by many Am...

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