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Bloomberg Makes a Cavalier Pitch

Friday, May 14, 2010

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Still licking his wounds after a fresh playoff defeat at the hands of the Boston Celtics, LeBron James received a 'big sales pitch' from Mayor Michael Bloomberg today.

'Rumors are that both the Knicks and the Nets would like to ...

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The Mayor's Favorite Vegetable? Steak.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Rachel Ray says she has a "big mouth" -- and the star TV cook says she's putting it to good use to encourage New York City kids to grow and eat healthier food. She and Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited a Brooklyn school Thursday to announce a program that will teach ...

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DHS to Cut NYC Counterterrorism Funds

Thursday, May 13, 2010

New York Senator Chuck Schumer has said Homeland Security money for mass transit will be slashed by $42 million, or 27 percent, while port security funds have been cut by $11.2 million, or 25 percent.

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Judge Halts Furloughs for State Workers

Thursday, May 13, 2010

A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order preventing New York Governor David Paterson from imposing furloughs on about 100,000 state workers.

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Mistrial in Sucuzhanay Hate Crime Trial

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

A judge has declared a mistrial in the case of the second man charged with a hate crime in the death of Ecuadorean immigrant Jose Sucuzhanay. The jury was deadlocked in the case around 9 p.m. last night after one juror refused to continue deliberations.

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Booker Wins Second Mayoral Term in Newark

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Cory Booker has won a second term as mayor of Newark, handily defeating three challengers with 59 percent of the vote.

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Johns 'Flag' Painting Sells for $28.6 Million

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

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A Jasper Johns painting of the American flag in the collection of the late best-selling writer Michael Crichton sold for $28.6 million last night at a Christie's auction.

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NY Cuts Spending With Furloughs

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

New York's Legislature has approved an emergency spending bill that includes one-day-a-week furloughs for 100,000 state workers.

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Kagan is Obama's Supreme Court Pick

Monday, May 10, 2010

President Obama nominated New York City native Elena Kagan to fill the Supreme Court seat being vacated by Justice John Paul Stevens. Share your thoughts on Obama’s choice and any stories you may have about Kagan.

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Times Square Evacuated

Friday, May 07, 2010

A Web camera posted in New York City's Times Square is showing that part of Times Square has been evacuated.

The Associated Press is reporting that New York City police are investigating a suspicious package that was left on 46th Street and Broadway.

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Chinatown Fire Not Arson

Friday, May 07, 2010

Firefighters respond to a seven-alarm blaze on Grand Street in Chinatown on April 12, 2010. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Firefighters respond to a seven-alarm blaze on Grand Street in Chinatown on April 12, 2010. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

The deadly fire ...

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City's Revised Budget Slashes Teaching Jobs

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg says the city will need to cut nearly 11,000 jobs.

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The Mayor's Budget Plan

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg will announce the city's budget for the next fiscal year today. While his plan may save the jobs of hundreds of police officers, thousands of teachers are slated to be laid off. What is your reaction to that decision?

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Times Square Terror Plot Timeline

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Below is a timeline of the events surrounding the failed bomb attempt in Times Square.

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Shahzad Waives Right to Speedy Hearing

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Terror suspect Faisal Shahzad has waived his right to a speedy court hearing to hear the charges against him.

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City Avoids Dramatic Cuts to NYPD

Thursday, May 06, 2010

New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg is expected to give a budget update today. And officials say he's got some good news: the mayor won't have to cut the jobs of 892 police officers.

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Judge Injunction Suspends MTA Layoffs

Thursday, May 06, 2010

Hundreds of laid-off station agents expecting to turn in their uniforms are headed to work instead.

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NYPD Says Truck on RFK Bridge Not a Threat

Thursday, May 06, 2010

The bridge reopened for traffic around midnight after being closed for several hours.

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Bloomberg Asks Senators to Close 'Terror Gap'

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Mayor Bloomberg and the NYPD's Ray Kelly say New York needs more anti-terror funding and tougher gun control laws.

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Picasso Painting Sold for Record Price

Wednesday, May 05, 2010

"Nude, Green Leaves and Bust" on display April 29, 2010 at Christie

"Nude, Green Leaves and Bust" on display April 29, 2010 at Christie's in New York. (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

A 1932 Picasso ...

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