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MetroFocus looks at what politicians had to say when the Occupy Wall Street movement started nearly four weeks ago, and what they're saying now.VIDEO
On Oct. 5, about 15,000 people and 15 unions marched together in Lower Manhattan. At night, the scene turned ugly, as police used pepper spray and batons on the protesters.VIDEO
The grades are out, and so is the list of schools that might close because of them. But what's the difference between an A and a B when the Department of Education grades its 1,700 schools? City Limits reports.
In opposition to a state law, towns across New York have passed local bans on hydraulic fracking.. Now, the gas industry is suing for the right to drill.VIDEO
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration is considering backing a City Council plan to use an obscure city commission as a pressure point to force banks with city business to do more for the neighborhoods they serve.City Hall News reports.
President Clinton will address the first meeting of statewide Regional Economic Development Councils in Albany this week. The Capitol Report's Susan Arbetter reports.VIDEO
City schools suspend thousands of students a year, sparking a chain of events that compels many teenagers to give up on school. Three advocates argue New York must find a better way. Gotham Gazette Reports.