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So far this year, police officers have stopped and frisked more than 1,500 New Yorkers a day on average, a statistic that may rise by the end of 2011.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's experimental model for allocating economic development funds resembles a combination of lottery and beauty pageant for New York's 10 regions.VIDEO
Wild turkeys have a long history in New York. MetroFocus talked to the top bird at the National Wild Turkey Federation about their past, present and future.VIDEO
A majority of New York City Democrats would vote against a mayoral candidate who opposed paid sick leave and a living wage, according to a new survey to be released today. City Hall News reports.
The failure of Washington lawmakers to present a plan to cut $1.2 trillion from the federal budget could cost New York $5 billion in federal subsidies. VIDEO
The NYPD arrested Jose Pimentel on terrorism-related charges over the weekend. The suspect's plans allegedly included attacking American soldiers and members of the NYPD. But some are questioning the nature and timing of the arrest.
On Nov. 18, a multi-state agency cancelled its upcoming vote on whether to frack in the Delaware River watershed -- which brings water to half of New York City.
When it comes to New York City’s trees, a recent New York Times story suggests something more than pollen is in the air. A local author of a new book about the city’s trees roots her argument in optimism.