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FEGS Files For Bankruptcy Protection

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

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A venerable Manhattan nonprofit files for Chapter 11.

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NYPD Now Has Ears To Go With Eyes in the Sky

Monday, March 16, 2015

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Police are trying out a gunshot detection system, again.

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NYC Teen Thespians Confront Human Trafficking

Sunday, March 15, 2015

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An all-girls theater company performed at an event to get teens talking about how to detect and stop trafficking, as the state Assembly considers a bill to tackle the problem.

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Bratton Protesters Force Council to Clear Public Hearing

Thursday, March 12, 2015

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Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has become such a lightning rod that the City Council had to close a public hearing with him Thursday.

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Investigation Finds 'Unsafe and Unhealthy' Conditions in City's Homeless Shelters

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A new report from the Department of Investigation cites rats, vermin and other filth in New York City's shelter system.

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How Likely Are You To Be Seriously Stressed Out?

Friday, February 06, 2015

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The results of the Health Department's 2013 survey show who suffers the most in this chaotic city.

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Respite From the Storm

Thursday, February 05, 2015

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Temporary respite centers, as alternatives to hospitals, could be a big part of the future of mental-health care in New York. It's a new model — based on one from 40 years ago.

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In Foster Care, Treating the Trigger

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

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Research suggests that abuse, abandonment and neglect can change the way a child's brain develops. Doctors are now treating some of the city's most vulnerable children for PTSD.

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Reading, Writing and Psychotherapy: When Schools Step In

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

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Schools are an early point of detection for serious emotional problems, but most don't have the resources or training to respond. This rambunctious 9-year-old is one of the lucky ones.

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Voices From Inside

Monday, February 02, 2015

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Meet Sedlis Dowdy, a diagnosed schizophrenic who spent nine years in solitary confinement. He gets out of prison in five years. What will we do with him then?

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Three Men and Their Slush Funds

Friday, January 30, 2015

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is not the only one who had off-budget funds at the state Health Department. What led to Silver's arrest is just part of Albany culture.

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Homeless Numbers Up In De Blasio's First Year

Monday, December 29, 2014

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The mayor inherited an unprecedented homelessness crisis, and he promised drastic change. But 2014 has mainly been about preventing the existing system from buckling under the strain.

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Metro's Funding Needs Run Up Against Local Budget Realities

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Metro says it needs more money from its jurisdictions in D.C., Maryland and Virginia or it may have to cut rail service, even during rush hour.
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Cranes Over Buffalo

Friday, October 31, 2014

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The upstate city, which voted against Gov. Cuomo four years ago, is on the cusp of a comeback with a promised $1 billion state investment. But not everyone is feeling the glow.

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City Rolls Out Rent Subsidies for Homeless

Thursday, October 30, 2014

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After three years in the city's shelter system, Nicole Smith and her four kids finally received their rent subsidy. Now she's finding that many landlords won't take the voucher. 

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This Week In Politics: Crumbling Rails

Saturday, October 04, 2014

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled overseas to prove his commitment to securing New York. But a new report on the region's crumbling rail lines raises security concerns of a domestic nature.

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This Week In Politics: Climate Change and Terrorists

Saturday, September 27, 2014

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300,000-plus people showed up at the climate-change march — joined by a few politicians. And the Cuomo-Christie show continued as the governors teamed up against terrorists everywhere.

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Transportation Nation

D.C.'s Metro Bringing Back Computer-Driven Trains

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Five years after the transit agency's worst disaster ever, Metro is returning some trains to automatic operation. But the phase-in will take years.
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Spotlight on Safety in Public Housing

Thursday, September 25, 2014

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A summer safety program at Bed-Stuy's Tompkins Houses shows just how tough crime-fighting can be. Fifteen housing projects account for almost 20 percent of all violent crime in the city.

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A Lawyer Corps for City Immigrants

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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In New York City, competent immigration attorneys are in short supply. Now a new program, the first of its kind, could change immigrants' experience of American justice.

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