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Manhattan District Attorney Warns of Uptick in Upskirting

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Women are often targeted in the subways by people taking voyeuristic photos of them without permission.

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Sanders Meets with Sharpton — But Sharpton Remains Neutral. For Now.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

The Rev. Al Sharpton says that he thought Sanders sent an important signal, but he's not yet endorsing a candidate.

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Gov. Cuomo Lays Out Ambitious Agenda in State of the State Address

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Ethics reform, homelessness, rehabilitating youth offenders, and raising the statewide minimum wage are just part of the wide-sweeping agenda Cuomo presented to the legislature.

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Four Teens in Custody, 5th Suspect Sought in Brooklyn Rape

Monday, January 11, 2016

Authorities say the victim was attacked Thursday night as she and her father walked through Osborn Playground in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

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Conductor, Radio Host Gilbert Kaplan Has Died

Friday, January 01, 2016

Hosted "Mad About Music" on WNYC & WQXR

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NYC's Homeless Services Commissioner Stepping Down

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Gilbert Taylor is the second major official overseeing homelessness to leave the administration. 

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Cuomo Moves to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 for State Workers

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Under the plan, thousands will see their wages rise to $15 an hour by 2018.

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Ron Perelman to Quit as Carnegie Hall Board Chairman

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Billionaire financier Ronald O. Perelman is quitting after seven months as chairman of Carnegie Hall's board, after a clash with executive director Clive Gillinson.
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Rep. Hakeem Jeffries to Back Iran Nuclear Deal

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

While acknowledging the agreement is "not perfect", the Brooklyn Democrat concludes it is the "most preferable vehicle to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon."

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Garner's Family Presses Justice Department For Civil Rights Charges

Monday, July 13, 2015

Family says deal "isn't victory" and continues to push for federal prosecution.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team to Get NYC Ticker Tape Parade

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Confetti will fly in lower Manhattan Friday when New York City holds a parade for the U.S. women's soccer team.

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Albany Agreements on Everything from Rent Regs to School Funding — But No One's Happy

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

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Lawmakers announce a string of agreements and executive actions including an extension of rent regulations for New York City tenants and landlords.

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WNYC Wins Sigma Delta Chi Public Service Award for NYPD Coverage

Friday, April 24, 2015

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The stories explored police use of force and how the NYPD polices its own.

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WNYC Wins Peabody for 'Chris Christie, White House Ambitions, and the Abuse of Power'

Monday, April 20, 2015

WNYC's coverage of Governor Chris Christie and the Bridgegate scandal wins a major award.

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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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Senator Reid Steps Down, Endorses Schumer to Succeed Him

Friday, March 27, 2015

On the heels of his announcement that he's not running for re-election, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is backing New York Senator Chuck Schumer as his successor.

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Plane Skids Off Runway at LaGuardia

Thursday, March 05, 2015

An MD-80 went off the runway around 11:10 Thursday morning. The FDNY says 24 people suffered minor, non-life-threatening injuries.

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NY Lawmaker Proposes Alternative to Federal Flood Insurance

Sunday, March 01, 2015

Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder's bill follows a slew of allegations that the nation's flood insurance system is broken.

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Don't Underestimate this Storm: Blizzard Update

Monday, January 26, 2015

All transportation is shutting down at 11 p.m. Keep checking here for all your storm coverage. 

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Two More Resignations at Troubled Thruway Authority

Thursday, January 01, 2015

A spokesman for the Authority confirmed the departures of its Executive Director and Chief Financial this week, following the chair's resignation in early December.

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