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Firefighters are fighting a huge fire in a residential area in Ozone Park, Queens, Thursday evening, authorities said.The fire broke out inside a four-story building at 103-45 97th Street around 4...
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Icahn promises Taj Mahal casino $20M to stay openIcahn promises Taj Mahal casino $20M to stay open Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is pledging $20 million to keep Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino...
2014/12/18 04:12
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This year, when the first night of Hanukah came to Brooklyn, Jewish, Arab, and Muslim demonstrators commemorated the holiday with an evening of protest against police brutality. The New York protest...
2014/12/18 03:33
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The conversation on relations between Buffalo police and the black community continued Wednesday with two starkly different events – a silent walkout by City Hall staff members in the afternoon and a...
2014/12/18 01:37
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No more bunnies at pet shops after NY City council vote Published: 18 December 2014 What do bunny rabbits have in common with hyenas, wolverines and polar bears? The adorable little creatures are...
2014/12/17 21:24
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NEW YORK (AP) - A bill is being introduced before the New York City Council that would allow for early voting in some city polling places. Councilmember Ben Kallos' bill would open select sites for...
2014/12/15 01:13
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Chicago city council members have proposed a ban on the use of chokeholds by police officers working within city limits in an expansive proposal coming in the wake of the chokehold death of an unarmed...
2014/12/13 00:33
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Chicago city council members have proposed a ban on the use of chokeholds by police officers working within city limits in an expansive proposal coming in the wake of the chokehold death of an unarmed...
2014/12/12 20:05
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Jimmy Lee Bruce, meet Eric Garner. You've got a lot in common. You're both black men from New York state. Both of you had an encounter with police officers over some comparatively minor matter....
2014/12/12 19:59
2014/12/12 19:59
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The words of Leviticus (19:16) admonish us not to “stand idly by while the blood of your neighbor is shed.” These words should sting our ears and shock our conscience in the wake of a Staten Island...
2014/12/12 11:13
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New York City Council has begun deliberating a bill to outlaw the popular tourist activity, which dates back to the park’s opening in the 1850s. Supporters of the ban believe that the treatment of...
2014/12/12 09:49
2014/12/12 09:49
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The right to demonstrate. It’s an American birthright. What isn’t is what some believe is their absolute right to disrupt the lives of others so they can make a point. When two dozen New York City...
2014/12/12 00:03
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - Friends and colleagues from Staten Island and beyond are mourning the death of former Democratic North Shore City Councilman Jerome X. O'Donovan. Mr. O'Donovan, a decorated hero...
2014/12/11 23:28
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Cooper Hewitt Reopens Dec. 12 After Three-Year Renovation [IN] ART ATL TO ARTS, AND NATIONAL EDITORS: Cooper Hewitt Reopens Dec. 12 After Three-Year Renovation NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2014...
2014/12/11 19:48
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Erica Garner is holding a vigil and “die-in” on Staten Island Thursday in memory of her father, the 43-year-old who died while being taken into NYPD custody earlier this year. The vigil is scheduled...
2014/12/11 18:22
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Students Act As City Council Members High schoolers from across New York City debated and voted on a mock legislative proposal during the 13th annual “Model New York City Council Project” held last...
2014/12/11 18:18
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Chicago opened a new front in the war on ridesharing services like Uber on Wednesday, approving a plan to sponsor an app for riders to hail local cabs. The measure was part of a package including...
2014/12/11 13:28
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Members of the New York City Council perform a die-in during a spontaneous protest in response to police violence(Reuters) Medical studies have planned die-ins at 70 locations from New York to...
2014/12/10 22:32
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NEW YORK (AP) — Members of the New York City Council are urging the Fire Department of New York to step up its hiring of female firefighters. Currently, just 44 out of 10,500 firefighters are women —...
2014/12/10 22:08
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House renews government terror insurance backstopHouse renews government terror insurance backstop The House has passed long-sought legislation to renew a government program that's credited with...
2014/12/18 22:30
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