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Mayor de Blasio Requests Education, Housing Funding on Annual Tin Cup Day

After greeting legislators he hit on a familiar theme right off the bat: inequality.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 6, 2015 2:39 PM | Comments
History was made Tuesday in the assembly as Bronx lawmaker Carl Heastie became the first African-American elected as the chamber’s speaker.VIDEO
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Andrea Vasquez  |  February 6, 2015 2:38 PM | Comments
Many residents laud Silver's support of local social services and his work in the community, but others disagree. VIDEO
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February 6, 2015 12:44 PM | Comments

The shakeup in Albany, Mayor de Blasio’s State of the City address, WNYC radio series on cancer, Dr. Ruth’s new book “Myths of Love” and bald eagles thriving in New Jersey.

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February 4, 2015 6:00 PM | Comments

The shakeup in Albany, Mayor de Blasio’s State of the City address, WNYC radio series on cancer, Dr. Ruth’s new book “Myths of Love” and bald eagles thriving in New Jersey.

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January 29, 2015 5:34 PM | Comments

Governor Cuomo’s State of the State proposal, PBS’ “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” wins a duPont award, journalist Jenny Nordberg on the “bacha posh” in Afghanistan and filmmaker Jonathan Novick on changing the way we look at disabilities.

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January 29, 2015 5:33 PM | Comments
It would boost the state minimum wage - which is already scheduled to increase to $9 at the beginning of next year - to $10.50 and New York City's to $11.50VIDEO
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January 28, 2015 1:55 PM | Comments

Governor Cuomo’s State of the State proposal, PBS’ “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” wins a duPont award, journalist Jenny Nordberg on the “bacha posh” in Afghanistan and filmmaker Jonathan Novick on changing the way we look at disabilities.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 26, 2015 1:11 PM | Comments
Keep up to date on weather, transit and more.
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January 22, 2015 10:12 PM | Comments

The arrest of powerful speaker of the New York State Assembly Democrat Sheldon Silver, a municipal ID card with cultural benefits and grant winner Ai-jen Poo’s organization to help domestic workers.

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January 22, 2015 7:08 PM | Comments
Ai-jen Poo is director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and a 2014 MacArthur Fellow.VIDEO
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