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WNYC News

Improper Gas Work May Have Led to Building Explosion, de Blasio Says

Friday, March 27, 2015

Gas line may have been "inappropriately accessed," mayor says.

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Schoolbook

More Unwanted Teachers Leave System Under de Blasio

Monday, March 23, 2015

WNYC
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has gotten more "excessed" teachers to leave the system, mostly by encouraging them to take the retirement deal laid out in the new teachers contract.
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WNYC News

Brooklyn Fire Kills Seven Children From Same Orthodox Family

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Fire commissioner says an unattended hot plate is the likely cause.

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Schoolbook

Mayor De Blasio Defends His School Improvement Plan

Thursday, March 19, 2015

WNYC
New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio makes the case that struggling schools have a better chance of turning around with his approach than with the plan proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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WNYC News

NYPD Now Has Ears To Go With Eyes in the Sky

Monday, March 16, 2015

WNYC
Police are trying out a gunshot detection system, again.

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Transportation Nation

Four Dangerous NYC Streets Could Get $250 Million Safety Upgrade

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The de Blasio administration plans to give a handful of the city's most hazardous roadways the Vision Zero treatment.
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WNYC News

New York City Budget Sails on Strong Economic Tide

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Higher-than-expected revenues are giving the budget a boost. But the mayor says the good times won't last forever. And fiscal watchdogs wonder if he's doing enough to prepare.

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WNYC News

In Visit with Brooklyn Tenants, de Blasio and Heastie Pledge Their Support

Monday, February 09, 2015

WNYC
At a rent-stabilized development in Brooklyn, the mayor and the new state Assembly Speaker expressed their desire to renew and strengthen rent regulations in New York City.

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WNYC News

De Blasio Warns of Historic Blizzard

Monday, January 26, 2015

The mayor says accumulation could hit three feet, with winds gusts of 50 miles an hour, making for one of the nastiest snowstorms on record.

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WNYC News

Don't Underestimate This Storm: Mayor's Blizzard Update

Monday, January 26, 2015

With a state of emergency declared for New York, Mayor de Blasio is addressing what's to come here in the city, including closing all streets starting at 11 p.m. Watch live.

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Schoolbook

Success Charter Schools Secure More City Space

Thursday, December 18, 2014

WNYC
Mayor de Blasio's administration avoided another feud with charter school leader Eva Moskowitz by agreeing to site more of her schools inside city public schools.
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Schoolbook

Mayor De Blasio's Charter School Dilemma

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

WNYC
With more charter schools seeking space in public school buildings, the mayor of New York City has a week left to announce his policy for choosing the winners and the losers.
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WNYC News

Staten Island Grand Jury Does Not Indict in Garner Case

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

WNYC
After the decision not to indict an NYPD officer in the death of an unarmed black man, the Justice Department said it would conduct a civil rights investigation into Eric Garner's death.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Monday Morning Local Politics

Monday, November 24, 2014

We round up the latest in local politics.

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Schoolbook

Teachers Union Showcases Community Schools Model in Manhattan

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Union leaders want people to see what a good community school looks like, now that Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to expand the program to 94 struggling schools.
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WNYC News

De Blasio Voices Concerns on Comcast-Time Warner Merger

Monday, November 03, 2014

Administration says "no tollbooth" on information superhighway.

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Schoolbook

How Should NYC Lift the Ban on Cell Phones in Schools?

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Mayor de Blasio is still figuring out how to lift the ban on cell phones in schools, but New Yorkers had plenty to say in the meantime on WNYC's Brian Lehrer show.
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WNYC News

Bratton: NYPD Officers Will Wear Body Cameras this Fall

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The NYPD commissioner thinks body cameras will become standard police equipment, like a bulletproof vest or radio. 

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Schoolbook

NYC School Year Starts with New Mayor's Imprint

Thursday, September 04, 2014

New York City public schools open with more than 50,000 4-year-olds heading to pre-k classes — but that's just one of several changes marking the new school year.
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Schoolbook

Principals Union Sees Back Pay as Stumbling Block in Contract Talks

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

The union representing New York's principals claimed the city is unfairly trying to squeeze its members out of raises they're entitled to from when they worked as teachers.
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