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Paper Bag Tax Passes New York City Council

New York City Council voted on Thursday to enact a 5 cent tax on the use of paper bags in New York City stores. This, coupled with the recently passed…

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New York State’s Population Continues to Decline

New numbers from the U.S. Census show New York state’s population continued to decline last year. According to figures released Thursday, the state’s total population dropped by more than 48,000…

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Regional Briefs – April 17, 2019

Authorities Investigate American Airlines Flight at JFK Airport NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on Wednesday it is investigating an April 10 American Airlines…

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2 NJ Congressmen Say ‘No Way’ to Manhattan Toll Plan

Two New Jersey congressmen are saying “no way” to New York City’s plan to charge motorists a fee for entering Manhattan. Democrats Josh Gottheimer and Bill Pascrell announced legislation Wednesday…

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Coney Island’s Amusement Park Opens for Season

The rides are up and running at Coney Island’s amusement park. Luna Park, which runs the Cyclone wooden roller coaster and other attractions, held its official opening ceremony in Brooklyn…

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