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Allthough New York is not known as a college town, the city has used higher education as a potent force for economic development.
Recent tuition hikes at CUNY schools are designed to leverage dwindling government support for higher education. But many students are being left out by the tuition increases.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration is ramping up the state's economic development efforts with a $1 billion pot of money. New York City will compete for some of that, but won't let go of its own five-borough initiatives.
Controversy has consumed the construction of three arenas in recent years. Why does the combination of sports and development incite such furious debate?
The mayor has a dream for New York City: to one day rival Silicon Valley as the center for technological innovation. And that may be doable -- the city has replaced Boston as the second largest technology hub in the nation, according to a new report. But the plan is not without its critics.VIDEO