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What's the Next Move for The Mooch?

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

For months, Anthony Scaramucci had been kept out of a White House job due to certain business conflicts. Now that he's left the White House, could his loyalty to Trump still pay off?

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Chuck Schumer's Unity Strategy

Friday, July 28, 2017

The Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed in dramatic fashion early Friday morning — in part because Sen. Chuck Schumer convinced Democrats to stick together. 

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Who's to Blame for the 2007 Manhattan Steam Pipe Explosion?

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Ten years ago this week, a massive steam pipe exploded under the streets of Midtown. Now, it appears Con Edison may be more responsible than previously reported.

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Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction Has Been Overturned

Thursday, July 13, 2017

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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan ruled Thursday morning that the behavior leading to Silver's conviction did not meet the new criteria for corruption.

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The Newarkers Who Left

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Tens of thousands of Newark residents fled the city after the 1967 riots, including most of the city's white population. On the 50th anniversary, WNYC speaks to two Newarkers who left.

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Learning the Lingo Behind Health Reform

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

"Essential health benefits." "Individual mandate." Healthcare terminology is enough to make your head spin. Here's what you need to know as the Senate unveils its new healthcare bill.

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For Newark Millennials, History of Riots Became Way to Understand Their City

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The Newark riots happened 50 years ago this week, and for these young residents, it informs how they understand what it means to be black today. 

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Growing Up in Newark in the Years After Devastating Riots

Monday, July 10, 2017

After the 1967 Newark riots, local civil rights leader Junius Williams decided to stay in Newark in order to help rebuild the city. Then his daughters decided to follow in his footsteps.

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50 Years After the Riots, a Newarker Looks Back on his Decision to Stay

Monday, July 10, 2017

The 1967 Newark riots left many neighborhoods devastated, and led tens of thousands of residents to flee the city. And that's exactly why Junius Williams decided to stay.

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New Setback for Cross-Hudson Train Tunnel as DOT Withdraws From Project

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

The U.S. Department of Transportation has abruptly resigned from a development corporation that's working on the proposed Gateway train tunnel between New York and New Jersey.

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NYPD Officer Fatally Shot in Her Patrol Car in the Bronx

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Officials say 48-year-old Miosotis Familia was in a patrol car with her partner when a man suddenly opened fire on her. The suspect was shot and killed by police as he fled the scene.

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Why Aetna Is Ditching Hartford and Moving to Manhattan

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Aetna helped make Hartford the insurance capital of the world. Now, it's moving its headquarters to Manhattan, making it the latest old-line Fortune 500 company to flee the suburbs.

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New Jersey Passes Budget, Putting State Beaches Back in Business

Tuesday, July 04, 2017

The New Jersey legislature and Gov. Chris Christie reached a $34.7 billion budget deal Monday night, just in time for state beaches and parks to reopen for the July 4th holiday.

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Chris Christie's Beach Photos Become Legendary Meme

Monday, July 03, 2017

New Jersey's governor may have been king of Island Beach State Park for a day, but the internet memes about it will live forever. 

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New Jersey's 'Seinfeld Shutdown': Where Things Stand Monday

Monday, July 03, 2017

Star-Ledger columnist Tom Moran explains that New Jersey's budget impasse is really about "nothing." Check our list of what's closed during the partial shutdown.

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One Dead, Six Injured After Shooting at Bronx Hospital

Friday, June 30, 2017

The gunfire broke out at 2:50 p.m. inside the Bronx Lebanon Hospital, bringing police cars and firetrucks rushing to the scene and sending officers onto the roof with guns drawn.

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No Deal in Sight as New Jersey Budget Nears Expiration

Friday, June 30, 2017

New Jersey's current budget expires at midnight on Friday, and Democrats in the state assembly and Governor Chris Christie don't look anywhere close to making a deal on a new one.

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Passengers Evacuated After A Train Derailment

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

FDNY officials say they responded to a report of a smoke condition on the train at 9:45 AM at West 125th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue.

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Veteran NYC Reporter Gabe Pressman Dies at 93

Friday, June 23, 2017

NBC 4 New York's Gabe Pressman was a pioneering street reporter, and has long been credited as the first television journalist to cover the city. 

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Joe Lhota, Former MTA Chair, Returns to the Job as Subway Complaints Ramp Up

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lhota, who chaired the MTA before a running for mayor in 2013, was praised for the system's response to Sandy. Now, he's returning to the agency at a tumultuous time.

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