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NYC man to be sentenced in Va. for ID theft

NYC man to be sentenced in Va. for ID theft NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – A December sentencing is set for a New York City man convicted of conspiring to steal identity and financial information from Wells Fargo Mortgage offices in four states. Thirty-six-year-old Jeffrey Washington faces up to 30 years … Read more on New […]

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Sen. Ted Cruz Bashes The Bronx; NYC Officials Fire Back

Sen. Ted Cruz Bashes The Bronx; NYC Officials Fire Back NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Bronx officials fired back Sunday after Sen. Ted Cruz took a swipe at the borough during a speech to a conservative group. Cruz, a Texas Republican, drew the ire of some New York politicians following his comments Saturday … Read more on […]

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Denny's opens NYC store, offers $300 breakfast

Denny's opens NYC store, offers 0 breakfast NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 19: Denny's opens first New York City location, featuring a first-of-its-kind design, exclusive architecture and full-service craft cocktail bar unique to Lower Manhattan. Located at 150 Nassau Street, the look and feel of the new … Read more on WTSP 10 News

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Humpback Whale Spotted 6 Miles From NYC

Humpback Whale Spotted 6 Miles From NYC NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Wildlife Conservation Society has released a photo of a majestic humpback whale feeding in the Atlantic Ocean just a few miles from New York City. The photo was taken Wednesday about six miles from the Rockaways. Read more on CBS Local

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How the 'broken windows' strategy saved lives in NYC

How the 'broken windows' strategy saved lives in NYC In a startling bit of revisionist history, some activists argue that the miraculous drop in crime in New York City was inevitable — and didn't have anything to do with the “broken windows” strategy enacted two decades ago. Crime dropped nationwide … Read more on New […]

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NYC transit hub: Bold statement or boondoggle?

NYC transit hub: Bold statement or boondoggle? NEW YORK — The saga of what may be the city's biggest boondoggle, or what could be its greatest public building since Grand Central Terminal, or both, began at a news conference 10 years ago. The Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava was grasping for … Read more on USA TODAY

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Public Advocate James Pushes NYC Hard On Police Body Cameras

Public Advocate James Pushes NYC Hard On Police Body Cameras NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Compelled by video of a police chokehold death and the lack of such evidence in the fatal shooting of a Missouri teenager, a top New York City official Thursday intensified her push to equip the city's 35,000 officers with … Read more […]

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NYC mayor, faith leaders meet on chokehold case

NYC mayor, faith leaders meet on chokehold case Mayor Bill de Blasio said he hoped the meeting — which appeared noticeably less tense than a previous gathering after the death of Eric Garner — will help a city grappling with the renewal of a long-held distrust of the police in some of New York's … […]

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Some NYC Apartments Segregate Poor From The Rich

Some NYC Apartments Segregate Poor From The Rich New York is a city where the rich and relatively poor have long lived side by side, with who pays what often a closely held, widely varying secret. But a recent spate of buildings with separate amenities for the haves and have-nots is hurling that … Read […]

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NYC teachers union gets behind Eric Garner protest march, rally

NYC teachers union gets behind Eric Garner protest march, rally The United Federation of Teachers, which represents more than 200,000 of the city's public school teachers and paraprofessionals, is both sponsoring the Aug. 23 event and promoting it to its membership. Screen Shot 2014-08-16 at 10.42.03 AM.png A flier … Read more on Staten Island […]

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Potent Storm to Bring Flood Threat to NYC

Potent Storm to Bring Flood Threat to NYC Many cities will be at risk for flooding through Wednesday, including Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Allentown, Pennsylvania; Washington, D.C.; Baltimore, Maryland; New York City, New York; Albany, New York; Boston, Massachusetts; Burlington, Vermont; … Read more on AccuWeather.com

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JPMorgan Considers Moving Site of NYC Headquarters

JPMorgan Considers Moving Site of NYC Headquarters Other banks have relocated jobs out of New York, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., which added personnel in Dallas and Salt Lake City. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon said at an economic summit in Miami last year that Florida has more business-friendly … Read more on Bloomberg

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NYC music festival to require anti-drug video

NYC music festival to require anti-drug video NEW YORK — Attendees at the New York City music festival where two people died last year will be required to watch an anti-drug video before admission this year. The final day of last year's Electric Zoo festival was called off after two people died … Read more […]

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The Real Scandal In NYC Real Estate? Not Enough Poor Doors

The Real Scandal In NYC Real Estate? Not Enough Poor Doors Over the past couple weeks, a media tempest has swirled up, devoted to the notion that there is discrimination against poor people in New York City real estate. Scandalous! The rich and poor residents of a building under construction on Manhattan's … Read more […]

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The ‘Land Rush’ Has Begun: Register Your .nyc Domain

I am a determined local shopper. Years ago, I was looking for furniture online, and could not easily identify whether the furniture makers whose work I liked were New Yorkers. That’s why, as a City Councilmember, I fought to create a “top-level domain” (TLD) for web addresses just for New Yorkers — “.nyc” instead of […]

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