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Federal contractor shutdown
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January 13, 2019 - 2:53 pm
As the federal shutdown entered a 23rd day Sunday, affected workers joined Democratic leaders and union officials to tell their stories at a news conference on the Lower East Side.
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Blood donor
Dreamstime
January 13, 2019 - 1:50 pm
A New Yorker is donating blood to a Florida toddler with a very rare blood type who needs donors for a bone marrow transplant.
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Diaper
Dreamstime
January 13, 2019 - 12:52 pm
An all around crappy situation is unfolding on the Lower East Side, where someone is throwing dirty diapers out their window to the disgust of residents.
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December 2017 Bronx Fire Prospect Avenue
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January 13, 2019 - 11:58 am
Word is there’s a humongous lawsuit in a fire that killed 13 people in the Bronx in 2017.
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Rego Park apartment fire
1010 WINS
January 13, 2019 - 11:04 am
A woman died and several others were injured in an overnight fire in Rego Park – the second deadly fire in a city high-rise this weekend.
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FIL E- In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks to reporters on the opening day of the legislative session at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use in New York are gaining steam and the governor predicts a bill will pass in 2019. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
January 13, 2019 - 10:41 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Efforts to legalize marijuana for recreational use in New York are gaining steam, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo predicts a bill will pass this year. But don't expect to see pot shops opening up from Brooklyn to Buffalo anytime soon. While there's broad agreement on the idea of...
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E-cigarette Juul
Photo illustration by Calvin Mattheis/News Sentinel
January 12, 2019 - 4:25 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to raise the state's minimum age to buy tobacco and electronic cigarette products from 18 to 21 to curb their use by younger people.
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NYPD beatdown
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January 12, 2019 - 4:11 pm
The NYPD commissioner is defending officers who were recorded bludgeoning two people with batons.
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BQE Brooklyn Heights Promenade protest
1010 WINS
January 12, 2019 - 3:21 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Hundreds of people protested in Brooklyn Heights Saturday over a plan to replace the scenic promenade there with an elevated highway as the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway undergoes reconstruction. The demonstrators, which included many parents with small children, showed up...
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Dunkin Donuts dance video
Donna Maxon
January 12, 2019 - 1:54 pm
An employee at a Dunkin’ Donuts on Staten Island danced for a man with autism in a viral video that's quickly clocking up views online.
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