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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 5:36 pm
City Hall announced Wednesday Mayor Bill de Blasio’s press secretary Freddi Goldstein and his communications director Wiley Norvell would be departing their positions.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 4:50 pm
An FDNY firefighter who died in an attack in Afghanistan may have fallen victim to an alleged Russian plot to pay bounties on American troops overseas .
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Merrick Protest
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Sophia Hall
July 01, 2020 - 3:36 pm
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Wednesday released new guidelines protesters must follow.
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Rockland County Executive Ed Day
Peter Haskell
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 2:44 pm
Rockland County is working to contain a COVID-19 cluster linked to a big house party in Clarkstown in mid-June.
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The Brass Queens
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Mike Sugerman
July 01, 2020 - 2:17 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has forced some musicians to take to the streets, which has developed a whole new audience for some.
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BLM Protest
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Marla Diamond
July 01, 2020 - 1:21 pm
Atlantic City officials are attempting to postpone a planned Black Lives Matter protest from taking place this holiday weekend.
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Bill de Blasio
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 11:38 am
Now that the number of states under the Tri-State area's 14-day self-isolation order has grown to 16, Mayor Bill de Blasio wants names.
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Black Lives Matter mural
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 10:53 am
President Trump took to Twitter Wednesday morning to slam the city's plan to paint a "Black Lives Matter" mural in front of Trump Tower -- writing that the city is "denigrating" Fifth Avenue -- just hours after Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed during an MSNBC interview that it would be painted "in a...
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New York City outdoor dining
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 10:18 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, "We cannot go ahead with indoor dining at this time in New York City."
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NYPD Suicide
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 7:52 am
An 11-year-old boy was among those injured in as many as six shootings over the course of an hour in Brooklyn Tuesday night amid a spike in gun violence citywide that also left a 21-year-old man dead in Queens Tuesday, officials said.
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