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The Rockettes
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Associated Press
December 05, 2019 - 7:13 pm
A dancer born with one hand is making hoofer history as the first person with a visible disability ever hired by New York's famed Radio City Rockettes.
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Juan Rodriguez
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Kristie Keleshian
December 05, 2019 - 7:03 pm
A Rockland County father was left frustrated when the Bronx district attorney’s office asked for yet another delay, five months after he was charged in the deaths of his 1-year-old twins.
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Rutgers football
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 6:35 pm
College athletes in New Jersey are one step closer to being able to make money off their popularity and recognition.
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Bill de Blasio
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 6:09 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended a controversial program that relocates homeless individuals and families out of New York City.
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Styrofoam plastic container
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 6:02 pm
New Jersey lawmakers advanced legislation Thursday to ban single-use plastic and paper bags, as well as plastic foam containers commonly used for takeout.
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Michael Bloomberg
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Associated Press
December 05, 2019 - 5:41 pm
Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg unveiled a gun control policy on Thursday just steps from the site of one of Colorado’s worst mass shootings, calling for a ban on all assault weapons, mandatory permits for gun purchasers and a new position in the White House to coordinate gun...
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FBI Seal
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Associated Press
December 05, 2019 - 5:36 pm
Eleven alleged members of the Gambino organized crime family were locked up Thursday on federal charges including threatening people who owed them money, telling one in a conversation captured by wiretap to pay $100,000 or else lose his teeth.
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Thomas Murphy
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 5:16 pm
The father of a Long Island Boy Scout who was killed while hiking in Manorville last year testified Thursday during Thomas Murphy’s trial.
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NYPD Officers
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 4:32 pm
As 2019 winds down, Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea say New York remained one of the safest big cities in America, but crime did increase during the year.
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Bronx Amtrak Facility
Kristie Keleshian/WCBS 880
WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 4:00 pm
At least one Amtrak employee was killed and several others were injured in an explosion in the Bronx Thursday morning.
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