Bill de Blasio

Cigarettes in an ash tray.
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December 28, 2018 - 1:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City's latest crackdown on smoking starts on Tuesday. Pharmacies will be banned from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. RELATED: NY eyes plan to be first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes | Schumer Calls For Crackdown On Flavored E-Cigarettes |...
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Statue of Liberty
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December 22, 2018 - 11:23 am
The huddled masses will still able to visit the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island during the U.S. government's partial shutdown.
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HUD Secretary Ben Carson tours NYCHA buildings for the first time.
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December 18, 2018 - 3:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Ben Carson, who oversees the nation's Housing and Urban Development, came to see the nation's largest public housing development authority for the first time on Tuesday. RELATED: Head of NYC-area HUD to live in NYCHA housing to 'fully understand' | Tenants: Federal NYCHA...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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December 14, 2018 - 1:48 pm
Parents of students at New York City’s elite public schools have filed a federal lawsuit against Mayor Bill de Blasio over what they say is a discriminatory plan to diversify the city’s specialized high schools.
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Patrick Lynch, president of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association of the City of New York
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December 07, 2018 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city's police union wants a judge fired over a profane run-in with cop. RELATED: Gang Members Accused Of Threatening Son Of PBA President Pat Lynch The PBA called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to fire Fidel Del Valle, chief judge and commissioner of the officeof administrative...
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December 06, 2018 - 2:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- After he took heat for the city being seemingly unprepared for last month's snow storm, Mayor Bill de Blasio appears to be taking an extra cautious stance on the weather, preparing for snow -- even if there's none, or very little, in the forecast. Case in point? He tweeted...
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December 03, 2018 - 6:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s emergency management chief remained on the job Monday, despite his reported firing over his handling of a recent snowstorm, and the mayor wouldn’t answer questions about his status. Multiple news reports citing anonymous sources said Emergency Management Commissioner...
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November 16, 2018 - 5:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio conceded at a press conference Friday that the city's response to Thursday's snow storm was less than stellar. "It was a horrible experience for New Yorkers, the Democratic lawmaker said. "I’m upset that New Yorkers went through it." He added that the...
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Bill de Blasio
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November 16, 2018 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio has fired New York City's chief watchdog, citing an independent report that accused him of ``deliberately misleading statements'' and abusive behavior. De Blasio said Friday's firing of Department of Investigation Commissioner Mark G. Peters takes effect in...
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New York City Public Housing
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October 18, 2018 - 10:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- With the temperature falling, Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to make an announcement about heat in public housing. RELATED: NYCHA staff accused of holding sex parties at housing development | Freeze warning in effect on coldest day since April | Tenants: Federal NYCHA...
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