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NY Lawmakers Wrap up 2021 Work, but Could Return

New York lawmakers wrapped up this year’s legislative session last week, but legislative leaders said they may return. The State Assembly continued its work into the early morning hours of…

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NYC to End Solitary Confinement

New York City jails will no longer place prisoners in solitary confinement, after the New York City Board of Correction, an independent oversight board for the city’s jail system, voted…

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NYC to Crack Down on Illegal Fireworks

State and federal agencies will work with New York City officials in an attempt to crack down on disruptive and dangerous illegal fireworks. All consumer fireworks are illegal to sell,…

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Ciattarelli Wins GOP Nod, Setting up Contest With Murphy

Jack Ciattarelli, a small business founder and former Assembly member, won New Jersey’s Republican primary for governor Tuesday, setting up a general election contest with Gov. Phil Murphy, who captured…

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Police Make Arrests in Deadly Shootings

Police have arrested suspects in two deadly shootings. In the first, police arrested Michael Soto in connection to the death of Thomas Marrinan in Kensington. In the second, police arrested…

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New Jersey Hit With Minor Earthquake

New Jersey experienced a minor earthquake on Wednesday morning, New Jersey News Network reported. The 2.4 magnitude earthquake occurred near the Pennsylvania border, two miles from the small town of…

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MTA Bus Crashes Into Building, 16 Injured

An MTA bush crashed into a 3-story building in Brooklyn on Monday afternoon, injuring sixteen people and damaging the building’s structure. The bus was traveling southbound on Bedford Avenue before…

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Interim Head of MTA to Be Named Agency Leader

Sarah Feinberg, who has served as the MTA’s interim leader since March 2020, is expected to be appointed by Governor Andrew Cuomo to chair the transit agency. She would be…

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New York City to Use Solar Energy to Power Internet

New York City’s new housing plan will use solar to cut energy spending and then redirect the money to high-speed internet for low-income residents. The project will tackle two major…

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NY Education Department to Schools: Masks Still Required

Students, teachers and staff in New York schools were still required to wear masks Monday, despite a conflicting letter from the governor’s health commissioner released days earlier. The state Education…

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