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Lazio, the GOP's Favored Candidate: From Politics to Business and Back Again

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Ten years after leaving the political scene, former Congressman Rick Lazio is back. New York Republicans designated him Wednesday as their candidate for governor.

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GOP Delegates Select Edwards for Lt. Gov.

Thursday, June 03, 2010

GOP Delegates have chosen Chautauqua County Executive Greg Edwards to be New York's lieutenant governor. Edwards is Rick Lazio's running mate. Lazio received the New York GOP nomination for governor on Wednesday.

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Mayor's Plan to Save Teachers Explained

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Teachers and principals are breathing a sigh of relief. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has called off plans to lay off 4,400 teachers this fall. But that doesn't mean he isn't asking them to make some sacrifices. WNYC's Beth Fertig and Amy Eddings discuss the decision, and what schools can expect ...

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Co-op City Labor Dispute Continues

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

A labor dispute is leaving 55,000 residents of the massive Co-op City housing development in the Bronx without porters, maintenance men, garbage attendants and groundskeepers.

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Bloomberg Saves 4,400 Teachers' Jobs

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Wednesday that he will not lay off 4,400 teachers this fall as expected.

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Schumer Wants Oil Companies to Pay

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

New York State Sen. Charles Schumer wants to make sure the companies responsible for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill pay for the full amount of the cleanup.

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Paterson Calls for Layoffs in 2011

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

New York Governor David Paterson is putting together a plan to lay off thousands of government workers at the beginning of next year. He's proposing the layoffs to help close New York's $9.2 billion deficit.

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Artist Louise Bourgeois, 98, Dies

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

Artist Louise Bourgeois, whose sculptures exploring women's feelings on birth, sexuality and death were highly influential on younger artists, has died. She was 98 years old.

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Inside the New York GOP Convention

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

WNYC is reporting live from the GOP convention as delegates picks their slate of candidates for the fall elections.

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New York GOP Readies for Annual Convention

Monday, May 31, 2010

New York State Republicans assemble in Manhattan this week to choose their nominees for the fall election season.

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Schumer Introduces Job Outsourcing Bill

Monday, May 31, 2010

New York State Senator Charles Schumer has proposed legislation that would penalize companies that outsource jobs overseas.

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New York GOP Readies for Annual Convention

Monday, May 31, 2010

New York State Republicans assemble in Manhattan this week to choose their nominees for the fall election season.

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New Yorkers Again Named Worst Drivers

Thursday, May 27, 2010

For the third year in a row, New Yorkers are the worst drivers in the country. That's according to an annual nationwide test given by GMAC Insurance.

The test polled over 5,000 drivers around the country with questions from state Department of Motor Vehicles exams. The national average for the ...

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Has the Oil Spill Inspired Change?

Thursday, May 27, 2010

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The latest estimates say the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is already the largest in the nation's history, exceeding even the Exxon Valdez accident. Has ...

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Watch the Obama Press Conference Live

Thursday, May 27, 2010

President Barack Obama, faced with mounting criticism of his administration's response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, is set to travel to the region on Friday. Before he does, though, he will address the press and ...

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Cuomo Picks Rochester Mayor as Running Mate

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, the presumptive Democratic nominee for governor of New York, has selected Rochester Mayor Robert Duffy to join him on the ballot as candidate for lieutenant governor.

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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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