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The Pros and Cons of Legalizing Sports Betting

Billions of dollars every year are wagered on the outcome of various sporting events, but except for bets made in Las Vegas and a few other states, they're all illegal.

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Matthew J. Perlman and Nicholas Wells, City Limits  |  June 5, 2013 10:12 AM | Comments
Camaguey Restaurant patrons hold nuanced views on charter schools and teacher evaluations, and feel the state of the schools is more important than who's mayor.
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Michael Sullivan, The New York World  |  June 3, 2013 9:53 AM | Comments
With 10 major-party candidates weighing in on a slew of issues, The New York World sorts out who stands for what in the hotly contested race for New York City mayor.
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Nick Powell, City & State  |  May 30, 2013 10:09 AM | Comments
The dog days of campaign season are beginning to set in and the patrons at W’s in Tottenville are already feeling mayoral race fatigue.
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Beth Garbitelli  |  May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
New York politicians continue to face scrutiny as more charges are unveiled and the New York City mayor’s race begins to heat up with the return of a formerly disgraced congressman.VIDEO
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May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
An update on the political scandals, resignations and corruption charges in Albany and analysis of the mayoral race in New York City now that former Congressman Anthony Weiner is running.VIDEO
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NJ Today Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron  |  May 29, 2013 11:16 AM | Comments
President Barack Obama visited the Jersey Shore to see the recovery progress after Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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May 24, 2013 1:27 PM | Comments
In this edition of MetroFocus we’ll have an update on the political scandals, resignations and corruption charges in Albany and analysis of the mayoral race in New York City now that former Congressman Anthony Weiner is running.VIDEO
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Jarrett Murphy, City Limits  |  May 21, 2013 9:48 AM | Comments
The audience knew what the candidates wanted. But what did the people of Van Dyke want in return?
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Jon Lentz, City & State  |  May 14, 2013 10:27 AM | 2 Comments
On the northeastern end of former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s district, which once straddled Brooklyn and Queens, voters are not looking forward to the disgraced former congressman’s potential candidacy for mayor of New York City.
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Kirsti Itameri  |  May 8, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman follows up on what happened and what needs to be done in the greater New York area with Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto. Kusisto discusses lessons the city and its landlords should have learned from Sandy. VIDEO
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