Bill de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio and R Kelly
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March 11, 2019 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio has been known to cut a rug or two -- his family busts out their 'smackdown' dance from time to time. But the mayor caused a bit of a flap on Twitter with his latest dance display. RELATED: Attorney says R Kelly should sue for defamation over 'trash'...
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Bill de Blasio
Anthony Behar
February 22, 2019 - 7:49 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio is headed to Iowa this weekend as he continues to consider the possibility of a 2020 presidential bid.
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FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2018 file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, left, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio shake hands during a news conference in New York. Cuomo and de Blasio trumpeted Amazon's decision to build a $2.5 billion campus in the Queens borough of New York as a major coup. Neither one expected the near immediate local backlash that would cause Amazon to cancel their plans on Feb. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
February 16, 2019 - 7:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon...
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Ruben Diaz fare hike
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February 14, 2019 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Supporters of beleaguered New York City Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. are planning a rally in front of his Bronx office just before noon on Thursday. Diaz has been beset by calls for his resignation after he refused to apologize for incendiary comments he made over a week ago,...
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(AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
February 12, 2019 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the deal with Amazon to build a headquarters in Long Island City, Queens was a no brainer. “This was the grand prize from an economic development point of view,” he said. RELATED: De Blasio defends Amazon deal at state budget hearing | Anti-Amazon...
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Bill de Blasio
Anthony Behar
February 12, 2019 - 9:11 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving hints that he may throw his hat into the ring in the 2020 presidential race, and some current and former aides are saying there's a significant chance it could happen.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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February 11, 2019 - 1:36 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says it was ``mission critical'' for the city to land one of Amazon's second headquarters and the tens of thousands of jobs the company promises to create. The Democrat tells lawmakers in Albany during Monday's state budget hearing on local...
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Lynne Patton inset
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February 11, 2019 - 11:24 am
The head of the regional HUD office is beginning her stint as a NYCHA tenant Monday, with her first week to be spent at a housing development in the Bronx.
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Ruben Diaz Sr and Corey Johnson
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February 11, 2019 - 9:51 am
Bronx Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. says he won’t resign amid calls for him to do so after he talked about the City Council being “controlled by the homosexual community.”
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Municipal Detention Center protest
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February 03, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Many inmates and staff at a Brooklyn federal jail are still without heat, hot water and electricity a week after an electrical fire.
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