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anti-Amazon Long Island City
WCBS 880
November 14, 2018 - 10:54 am
Long Island City leaders and residents are protesting the new Amazon headquarters deal on Wednesday, a day after the online retail giant and New York officials announced the deal.
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Gurbir Grewal
Kevin R. Wexler/NorthJersey.com
November 14, 2018 - 8:22 am
New Jersey has filed a lengthy lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals, based in Raritan, alleging it used deceptive marketing and pushed two of its opioid pain medications.
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E-cigarette
© Press Association
November 09, 2018 - 9:05 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration announced plans to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes as soon as next year, possibly making his state the first to prohibit such vaping products often marketed as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes.
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(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
October 25, 2018 - 7:35 pm
None of the devices exploded, and no one was injured. But the packages, sent to prominent Democrats critical of President Donald Trump, heightened nationwide tensions and fears two weeks before major congressional midterm elections.
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Subway Beating
NYPD
November 14, 2018 - 2:00 pm
A question by an 8-year-old boy set off a violent confrontation between two women and the child's mother on a New York City subway train earlier this month.
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Fix The Subway Coalition
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
November 14, 2018 - 1:29 pm
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority has proposed four percent fare hikes in 2019 and 2021, and many subway commuters are rallying against the decision.
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For Sale Home
Dreamstime
November 14, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Future employees at Amazon’s planned headquarters won’t just be filling apartments around Long Island City, they’ll also be buying up homes on Long Island.
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Noreaster
Anthony Behar
November 14, 2018 - 11:37 am
Old Man Winter is waging an early assault on the tri-state Thursday, when a nor’easter is expected to bring a messy mix of rain, slush and snow just as commuters are heading home from work.
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Long Island City Amazon
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File
November 14, 2018 - 10:31 am
Much of the New York City neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that offers developers potentially millions of dollars in capital gains tax breaks to invest in high-poverty,...
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NYPD Hamilton Tickets
NYPD/Facebook
November 14, 2018 - 10:10 am
A family from Ireland is thanking a New York City police officer for helping them see the Broadway musical "Hamilton.''
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