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David Caplan
May 29, 2019 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's husband, Chasten Buttigieg, will reach a significant milestone next month: He turns 30 on June 23. So Pete's campaign is throwing a birthday party-meets-fundraiser-meets Pride event in Brooklyn a few days after his birthday...
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May 29, 2019 - 5:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A private New York school where a teacher was fired after allegedly holding mock ``slave auctions'' will hire a diversity officer and change its discipline practices under an agreement with the attorney general announced Wednesday. The Chapel School in the Westchester County...
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One World Trade Center
Dreamstime
May 29, 2019 - 5:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A construction official involved in rebuilding the World Trade Center is accused of taking more than $17,000 in bribes, including Knicks and World Series tickets, in exchange for giving confidential information to a contractor and hiring unqualified people with family or personal...
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Andrew Weber
May 29, 2019 - 7:35 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police in Brooklyn have filed murder charges against 55-year-old Oscar Rodriguez Jr., who is accused of fatally stabbing his 71-year-old stepmother Maria Rodriguez. He allegedly stabbed her after she tried to stop him from stabbing his 87-year-old father, Oscar Rodriguez Sr...
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Possible tornado in Stanhope
John Montone
John Montone
May 29, 2019 - 7:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado descended upon Stanhope, New Jersey Tuesday night. A tornado warning was also issued for Staten Island, though no twisters actually hit. Several thousand customers are still without power in New Jersey. A tornado may have...
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Bill de Blasio
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May 28, 2019 - 5:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Feminist icon Gloria Steinem says New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is one of her top four choices for president and ``the only male human being'' on the list. Steinem joined de Blasio at a City Hall rally for legislation that would require employers to provide paid vacation days to...
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Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz is among those calling for an end to religious exemptions for measles vaccinations.
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Mike Montone
May 28, 2019 - 2:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Measles cases have now reached 940 with outbreaks in 26 states around the country. RELATED: Rockland County exec calls on Trump to require visitors to prove measles immunization Conn. lawmakers warned state is at risk for measles outbreaks New York accounts for 82 percent of...
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Scene of chemical spill on the Upper East Side, May 28, 2019.
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Mike Montone
May 28, 2019 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A chemical spill on the Upper East Side sent a person to the hospital with serious injuries on Tuesday morning. RELATED: 2nd Texas chemical fire in about 2 weeks kills worker Cops find unconscious man on Long Island lawn, chemical lab in garage Chemical plant inferno shuts...
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Officials clear anti-Semitic graffiti from a Staten Island synagogue
Rep Max Rose via Twitter
May 28, 2019 - 12:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- You've been hearing about the recent increase in hate crimes across the country, including in New York. RELATED: Farrakhan delivers insult while denying he's anti-Semitic Anti-Semitic attacks spike, killing most Jews in decades Report: Anti-Semitic assaults in US doubled in...
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Andrew Weber
May 28, 2019 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The MetroCard begins its journey out this weekend, as the OMNY, a tap-based system, will come into use at 16 stations, en route to eventually fulling replacing the iconic blue-and-yellow card. OMNY stands for "One Metro New York" and will allow New Yorkers to use a card, or...
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