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In this April 5, 2019, image made from a video, 100-year-old Tao Porchon-Lynch teaches a yoga class in Hartsdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Ted Shaffrey)
April 15, 2019 - 8:39 am
HARTSDALE, N.Y. (AP) — A 100-year-old yoga instructor has no plans to stop practicing and teaching. On a spring day in Hartsdale, a northern suburb of New York City where she leads her classes, Tao Porchon-Lynch said she first encountered the ancient practice at age 7 in her native India. Strolling...
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Coney Island
WCBS 880 on Sunday's opening.
April 14, 2019 - 5:03 pm
Crank up the rides and whip up the egg creams, Coney Island is officially open for the summer!
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New York Post protest
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April 14, 2019 - 3:36 pm
A group of bodega and deli owners is calling for a boycott of The New York Post following a cover that they say incited hate and violence toward Muslims.
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Urine attack wanted
April 14, 2019 - 12:46 pm
Police are investigating a urine-throwing attacker after two female MTA employees were singled out in separate incidents less than an hour apart.
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Upper East Side robbery
April 14, 2019 - 12:05 pm
A man was reportedly left with a concussion after he was punched in the head by two robbers on the Upper East Side.
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FILE - This March 17, 2019 file photo shows New York Mayor Bill de Blasio listening as he speaks before a group of people at a restaurant in Concord, N.H. A would-be progressive standard bearer, de Blasio has spent the past few months exploring a run, traveling to events in early primary states. (AP Photo/Hunter Woodall)
April 14, 2019 - 9:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stands out in a crowd. But does he have any shot of standing out in the packed field of potential Democratic candidates for president? A would-be progressive standard bearer, de Blasio has spent the past few months...
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New York City Ambulance
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April 14, 2019 - 8:10 am
A Fordham University student died after plummeting off the school’s clock tower early Sunday morning, police say.
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Cory Booker (D-NJ) and 2020 presidential candidate, speaks to supporters during a campaign event on April 13, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. The New Jersey Senator and presidential hopeful is launching his Justice for All campaign tour.
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April 13, 2019 - 3:50 pm
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is trying to energize his campaign with an event in Newark, followed by a two-week national tour.
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NYPD Police Vehicle
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April 13, 2019 - 2:40 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Police want to be exempt from congestion pricing. Several police unions say officers using their personal cars shouldn’t have to pay to drive in Manhattan south of 61st Street. In today’s @NYDailyNew , Pat Lynch says that the burden of congestion pricing shouldn’t fall on the...
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Beware of ticks
April 13, 2019 - 12:20 pm
As tick season approaches, Connecticut has a new way to monitor the dangerous critters.
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