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Paterson Told State Workers to Investigate Abuse

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

The NYT reports he directed two state employees to contact the woman who told police she was assaulted by her then boyfriend, a top aide to the Governor.

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Religious Groups Endorse Monserrate

Monday, March 01, 2010

Religious leaders in Queens have pledged their support for Hiram Monserrate in the special election to fill the expelled State Senator's seat on March 16.

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Kennedy Airport Closes Busy Runway

Monday, March 01, 2010

Kennedy Airport has lost one of its busiest runways. The runway, which handles half of all departures at the airport, will be closed for four months while it is being rebuilt.

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Today in History: First World Trade Center Bombing

Friday, February 26, 2010

Today marks the anniversary of the February 26, 1993 World Trade Center bombing that claimed the lives of six people and injured more than 1,000.

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Gov. Paterson Press Conference

Friday, February 26, 2010

New York Gov. David Paterson met with the press this afternoon to announce he will drop out of the race for governor.

WNYC's Brian Lehrer is hosting live coverage of the Governor's press conference. He is being joined by several guests, including WNYC's Bob Hennelly.

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NY Official Resigns over Paterson Allegations

Friday, February 26, 2010

Public safety chief says handling of domestic abuse complaint against a Paterson aide "unacceptable."

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Morgan Library Displays New Salinger Letters

Thursday, February 25, 2010

The Morgan Library and Museum in Manhattan is allowing the public to view personal letters in its collection written by the late author, J.D. Salinger.

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Zazi's Associates Make First Court Appearance

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Two associates of foiled New York City subway bomb plotter Najibullah Zazi are scheduled to make their first court appearances since he pleaded guilty.

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Listen to the White House Health-Care Summit

Thursday, February 25, 2010

President Obama is convening a bipartisan gathering "to discuss additional Republican and Democratic ideas for making our health care system work better for the American people." Listen live to all the proceedings.

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Free Rides! Come and Get Them!

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Passengers leave the Staten Island Ferry terminal January 15, 2010 in New York. (Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Passengers leave the Staten Island Ferry terminal January 15, 2010 in New York. (Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ridership fell last year on just about every form of ...

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Cuomo Strikes Deal with Toyota on Recall

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

As Congress investigates the faulty brake problem with some Toyota vehicles, the Japanese carmaker has pledged to help inconvenienced New Yorkers.

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Monserrate Appeals Expulsion, Runs Again

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Former New York Senator Hiram Monserrate has filed a petition to run in a special election next month to get back his seat. Monserrate was expelled by his colleagues two weeks ago for a misdemeanor assault conviction.

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Population Politics: How the Census Counts Prisoners

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

(Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

(Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

If someone is behind bars in a jail far away from home, how should they be counted by the state? The controversial prisoner census issue splits largely along an urban and rural divide.

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DiNapoli Predicts Record Wall Street Profits

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

New York State comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says banks are on track to exceed $55 billion in profits last year.

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Court: Judges Deserve Pay Hike

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

New York's Court of Appeals has ruled that the state legislature erred by not giving state judges a pay raise for more than a decade.

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Layoffs and Budget Cuts Expected at the MTA

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Layoffs are expected to be announced today at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

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Small Earthquake Rattles New Jersey

Monday, February 22, 2010

Several areas of Somerset County were rattled early Sunday when a minor earthquake hit the region.

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Paterson Launches Campaign for Governor

Monday, February 22, 2010

David Paterson launched his campaign for a full four-year term as governor with a combative speech that mocked recent reports about his job performance and personal life.

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Police Officers Acquitted in Mineo Trial

Monday, February 22, 2010

Three New York City police officers have been acquitted of all charges in the case involving an attack on Michael Mineo with a police baton.

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NJ's Lautenberg Diagnosed with Cancer

Friday, February 19, 2010

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg, 86, has been diagnosed with stomach cancer.

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