Regional

NY Nixes Natural Gas Pipeline Expansion Permit

New York regulators have denied a permit for a pipeline expansion designed to increase natural gas deliveries to New York City. The Northeast Supply Enhancement project proposes to expand the…

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Murphy Signs Drill Ban to Thwart Trump Plan

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a bill prohibiting oil and natural-gas drilling in state waters, as well as preventing infrastructure like pipelines that could support drilling in more…

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Regional Briefs – April 19, 2018

Long Island School Requires Students Use Clear Backpacks EAST ROCKAWAY, N.Y. – An East Rockaway school is requiring students to use clear backpacks as part of new safety measures in…

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Christie Spends $85K on Portrait

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s official portrait will cost $85,000, which is more than taxpayers shelled out for paintings of his three predecessors combined. The Record reports that Australian…

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Regional Briefs – April 18, 2018

Train Conductor Suspended For Closing Door on de Blasio BROOKLYN – An MTA conductor was suspended after he was accused of closing a train door on Mayor Bill de Blasio…

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Open-Door Helicopter Lift Offs Banned From NYC

New York City on Wednesday officially banned open-door helicopter flights from taking off within the five boroughs after last month’s deadly helicopter crash. The Economic Development Corporation won’t, however, affect…

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