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Richard Carranza has been named as the new Schools Chancellor of New York City.
Juliet Papa/1010 WINS
March 05, 2018 - 5:00 pm
It's take two for Mayor Bill de Blasio in selecting a new Schools Chancellor.
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AccuWeather
March 05, 2018 - 4:39 pm
It will no doubt be unwelcome to thousands of people in the New York area who remain without electricity courtesy of Friday's storm.
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Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
March 05, 2018 - 2:40 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart was in Washington on Monday. Stewart was there to speak out against the Trump Administration's plan to reorganize the World Trade Center health program. Under the president's proposed budget, the World Trade Center health program would be...
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Martin Shkreli
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY
March 05, 2018 - 2:16 pm
A federal judge has ordered so-called 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli to forfeit more than $7 million in assets.
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Juliet Papa
March 05, 2018 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- If you block the box at certain intersections in NYC, be prepared to pay hefty fines. On Monday, Mayor de Blasio announced a new congestion initiative including, "clear intersections" which will see NYPD write violations at fifty targeted intersections in all five boroughs...
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Mayor de Blasio has renewed an effort to ban plastic bags in New York City.
Mike Montone/1010 WINS
March 05, 2018 - 12:05 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio has renewed his push to ban plastic bags in the city.
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Bayonne schools were closed following a threat that surfaced on social media.
Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS
March 05, 2018 - 12:00 pm
Monday turned into an unplanned day off for school kids in Bayonne.
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New York lawmakers are pushing legislation that would prevent teachers from carrying guns.
Dreamstime
March 05, 2018 - 11:02 am
It's been nearly three weeks since the massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and enthusiasm in Congress to do something seems to be fading.
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Two men were killed by a fast moving fire in a Bronx apartment.
Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS
March 05, 2018 - 9:48 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Fire claimed two lives in an apartment building in the Belmont section of the Bronx on Sunday night. It was another tragic case where a door was left open in an apartment, a fire began and quickly spread to the stairwells of the five story building. Two men were trapped on...
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Dreamstime
March 05, 2018 - 7:30 am
If you live in the city you can learn to deal with noise, but some neighborhoods are noisier than others.
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