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Arrests in New York City Increased Significantly Last Week

Arrests in New York City Increased Significantly Last Week
A NYPD patrol vehicle is seen near the Marcy Houses public housing development in the Brooklyn A New York Police Department patrol vehicle is seen near the Marcy Houses public housing development in the Brooklyn borough of New York January 9, …
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Mayor de Blasio and Rabbis Near Accord on New Circumcision Rule
In 2012, a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that it was conducted on about 3,600 New York City newborns each year. The researchers advised against the practice, warning that it raises the likelihood that an infant will …
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New York Times features Memphis as Chamber sells city in NYC
Memphis leaders touted the "bluff city" in the "big apple" Wednesday night, building off brand new buzz from the New York Times. The Grizzlies met the Nets at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. But the Memphis Chamber was also looking to "score" by hosting …
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New York Today: Little Parks, Big Questions
At neglected parks and playgrounds around the city, all of that will soon get ripped out. What takes its place is up for debate. The Times reporter Lisa Foderaro sat in on a community meeting about the future of Lyons Square Playground in the South …
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After 2 Deaths, New York City Adopts New Strategy to Protect Homeless Children

After 2 Deaths, New York City Adopts New Strategy to Protect Homeless Children
The family — a mother, a stepfather and two young children — seemed no different from the thousands who seek refuge in New York City's shelters, struggling to turn their lives and finances around. But that all changed when the family was thrust into …
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NYC City Council schedules hearing over Airbnb safety concerns
City Council members want to grill the subletting service Airbnb about fears renters could die in a fire while struggling to flee an unfamiliar apartment. “We need to ensure Airbnb is not putting profit over people by allowing listings that cram too …
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Snow In New York City Hasn't Yet Messed Up Airports
A snowstorm of moderate intensity hit the New York City area on Friday morning. So far, only LaGuardia Airport is experiencing significant delays, mainly with arrivals. According to websites that track airport operations, John F. Kennedy International …
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City Council To Discuss Regulations, Pricing For Uber

City Council To Discuss Regulations, Pricing For Uber
Council members say Uber also is violating city codes regulating both the yellow taxi fleet and other black car services. While the issue is resolved, city officials last week temporarily shut down five of Uber's six New York bases for allegedly …
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Curious Incidents, New York City And The Sibling Voice
I am 20 years old, a sophomore Motion Designer at Ringling College of Art and Design, and the only sibling to an older brother with low-verbal autism. This article was a special request by my boyfriend, Max. He asked me to share my sibling perspective …
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Run The Jewels Joining Jack White for New York City Madison Square Garden

Run The Jewels Joining Jack White for New York City Madison Square Garden
What would be one of the most unlikely opening acts for Jack White on his upcoming Madison Square Garden tour date? If you're answer was Run The Jewels, you'd be right. And, it just so happens that El-P and Killer Mike will, in fact, supporting the …
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Bratton, NYPD union bosses fail to end feud with City Hall
“The mayor is committed to keeping crime at historically low levels, supporting the brave men and women of the NYPD who protect us everyday, and bringing the police and community closer together in every neighborhood across New York City,” it said.
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Louis C.K. Wears 'Charlie Hebdo' Shirt Onstage In New York City
Gunmen killed at least 12 people, and injured more, during today's attack on the Paris offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. Tonight, Louis C.K. made a powerful statement of support for the French weekly during a show in New York City. more …
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NYU students help city crack down on hookah bars
Students at New York University were engaged in some public health extracurricular activities during the fall semester, taking part in an undercover sting operation with the New York City health department. On Nov. 14, the students went to 13 hookah …
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Ferret Fanciers, Ruffled by Ban, Are Eager for New York City to Lift It
Since a bizarre incident in which Rudolph W. Giuliani verbally abused a ferret enthusiast on the radio a decade and a half ago, New York City's ferret owners have been dealing with two major problems. One: They are, technically, criminals. Two …
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N.J. man struck, killed by SUV in New York City
A New Jersey man died this weekend after he was struck by a Mercedes SUV in the Upper East Side of Manhattan, police said. A 30-year-old woman was also injured in the Saturday night crash. New York City police said Wesley Mensing, 27, of Scotch …
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St. Bernard sheriff's deputes attended funeral of murdered New York City
27 funeral of a murdered New York City policeman and said they were humbled by the experience. Martin and Cacioppo accepted the airline Jet Blue's offer to fly free two officers from any department to the services being held for NYPD officer Rafael Ramos.
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Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Arrive, and New York City Checks Its Tie
After weeks of planning, New York City welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Sunday for a three-day visit, greeting Prince William and his wife, Catherine, with the blend of enthusiasm, sarcasm and bemusing antagonism that tends to tail the …
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Reby Advisors plans New York City office

Reby Advisors plans New York City office
Executives with Danbury based Reby Advisors have announced that the firm has opened a new office located in Park Avenue in Manhattan. The company, named one of the top independent financial advisors in western Connecticut by BarronâÄôs, also has …
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How to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree in New York City
NEW YORK CITY — As the holidays come to a close and the tinsel and garland get packed away, many New Yorkers will need to rid themselves of the dried-up Christmas trees still perched in their living rooms. There are options for disposing of your tree …
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When New York City Police Walk Off The Job – NYTimes.com
Many members of the New York Police Department are furious at Mayor Bill de Blasio and, by extension, the city that elected him. They have expressed this anger with a solidarity tantrum, repeatedly turning their backs to show their collective contempt.
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Under Bloomberg, New York City Schools Prioritized Choice
In 2002, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg won control of the city's failing school system, appointed lawyer Joel Klein as chancellor of the NYC Department of Education and jump-started more than a decade of reform. In his new book, “Lessons of …
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Funeral Of Slain New York City Officer Draws Thousands

Funeral Of Slain New York City Officer Draws Thousands
NPR's Eric Westervelt talks with WNYC's Ilya Marritz about Saturday's funeral for Rafael Ramos, one of two New York City police officers killed by a gunman who was targeting law enforcement. Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only.
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New York City Opera's Name and Other Assets Attract Suitors
Inheritance battles propel plenty of operas, including Puccini's lighthearted “Gianni Schicchi” and Janacek's otherworldly “The Makropulos Case,” but the one playing out in court over the few remaining possessions of the bankrupt New York City Opera …
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Blaz OKs city judge who came under fire
New York State Court Officers Association president Dennis Quirk called the reappointment “a slap in the face to law-enforcement.” “This judge is a disgrace. She lets everybody go,” Quirk said. The December 22 appearance was the second time Johnson had …
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Electronics Must Be Recycled Effective Jan. 1, 2015 Under NYS Law
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — As the dawn of 2015 arrives, New York state residents are reminded that new rules will be enacted for the disposing of electronics. As CBS2's Tony Aiello reported, obsolete cellphones, computers and other electronics …
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How can more New York farms feed New York City?

How can more New York farms feed New York City?
Dec 29, 2014 — Governor Andrew Cuomo squeezed a new agriculture summit into the tail end of 2014. It brought Upstate farmers to the table with New York City food distributors and restauranteurs. The goal was to boost the rural economy by getting more …
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New York's epic white backlash: How a horrid 1960s relic is still with us today
That backlash had a lot to do with fearing crime and chaos, and reflexively defending cops, two issues that again polarized Americans around race in 2014 – even in liberal New York, and even in a time when the city, overall, is incomparably calmer and …
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New York City may ban Styrofoam cups
New York passed a law last year restricting the sale and use of cups, food containers and packing materials made out of polystyrene. It will apply to restaurants, coffee shops, food carts and various other establishments. But the ban was put on hold to …
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