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Bill de Blasio Ends 2020 Presidential Bid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the 2020 presidential race on Friday, ending a campaign he waged in the shadow of better-known progressive candidates. De Blasio,…

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Regional Briefs – September 19, 2019

Train, Car Collide at New Jersey Crossing; 2 in Car Injured RIVER EDGE, N.J. (AP) – A New Jersey Transit train and a car collided at a crossing, seriously injuring…

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3 Politicians Sorry for Using, Defending Anti-Semitic Trope

Three city council members in New Jersey’s capital city have now apologized for using or defending anti-Semitic language while discussing actions taken by the city’s Jewish attorney. Councilwoman Robin Vaughn…

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Street Closures for United Nations General Assembly

The New York City Police Department and United States Secret Service on Thursday announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays relating to the 74th session of the United Nations General…

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Car Smashes Into Lobby Of Trump Plaza in NYC Suburb

A car smashed into the lobby of the Trump Plaza residential tower in New Rochelle, New York, slightly injuring two pedestrians, police said. The crash, which police were investigating as…

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Car Smashes Into Lobby of Trump Plaza in New York

Police say a car has smashed through the glass-doored front lobby of the Trump Plaza in New Rochelle, New York. Authorities told WABC that the incident Tuesday night does not…

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NYPD Officer Hurt, Domestic Violence Suspect Dead

A police officer was wounded by gunfire and a domestic violence suspect was killed Tuesday as he resisted arrest on Staten Island. Police Commissioner James O’Neill said it was not…

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Regional Briefs – September 16, 2019

4 Accused of $99 Million Pharmacy Fraud Scheme NEWARK, N.J. (AP) – Four people who owned or worked at pharmacies in New Jersey and New York City bribed doctors to…

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F Express Train Makes First Trips in Brooklyn

The Express F train has returned to Brooklyn after a long absence. At 7:07 a.m. Monday, an F Train pulled out of the Coney Island-Stillwell Av Station, as countless trains…

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Regional Briefs – September 15, 2019

NY Daycares to Get New Rules For Handling Food Allergies ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Daycare providers in New York state will soon have new guidelines for handling food allergies. Under…

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New York Moves to Enact Statewide Flavored E-Cig Ban

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is pushing to enact a statewide ban on the sale of flavored e-cigarettes amid growing health concerns connected to vaping, especially among young people. The…

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