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Elmo in Times Square
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 09, 2019 - 7:16 pm
As crowds descend on Rockefeller Center to see the world famous Christmas tree, so are the costumed characters from Times Square.
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Sports Betting (Getty)
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Peter Haskell
December 09, 2019 - 7:02 pm
The introduction of legal sports betting in New Jersey last year has led to a dramatic increase in revenues, but has also led to a surge in gambling addictions.
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Affordable Housing March
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Kevin Rincon
December 09, 2019 - 6:41 pm
Affordable housing advocates are calling on New York State to cut subsidies to corporate landlords and developers and instead put money into public housing.
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Driver's Licenses For All Rally
Doug Hood
Sophia Hall
December 09, 2019 - 4:55 pm
Thousands of people statewide who are living in the country illegally will soon be able to obtain a valid driver’s license in New York State.
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Snowballs
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 09, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Police in New Jersey have arrested a man accused of throwing snowballs filled with nails and screws.
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Boy Fatally Struck In East Harlem
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 09, 2019 - 2:53 pm
A 3-year-old boy has died after he was struck by a pickup truck in East Harlem.
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Jeff Anderson
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Marla Diamond
December 09, 2019 - 2:50 pm
A victim of priest sex abuse is suing the Vatican, alleging disgraced Cardinal Theodore McCarrick sexually abused him during a trip to his parish in the 1990s.
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Kirsten Gillibrand
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Steve Burns
December 09, 2019 - 2:14 pm
Sen. Kirstsen Gillibrand is calling for new approaches to deal with the ever-growing epidemic of suicides among veterans and active duty military members.
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E-Bike
WCBS 880
Steve Burns
December 09, 2019 - 2:06 pm
The city’s new pilot program allowing postal delivery companies to use cargo bikes is now leading to calls to level the playing field for other delivery workers.
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Laura Curran, Steve Bellone
@NassauExecutive via Twitter
Sophia Hall
December 09, 2019 - 12:56 pm
A new coalition is being formed across Long Island to help educate and fight against hate.
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