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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Adam Warner
September 19, 2020 - 11:43 am
New York state will honor the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a statue in her birthplace of Brooklyn, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday.
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Rochester party shooting
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 19, 2020 - 10:19 am
Gunfire at a backyard party killed two people and wounded 14 others early Saturday in Rochester, New York, a city that has been roiled in recent weeks by outrage over the suffocation death of Daniel Prude.
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Outdoor dining
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Erica Brosnan
September 18, 2020 - 7:22 pm
Over 200 businesses have now had their liquor licenses suspended statewide for violating coronavirus restrictions, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.
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New York City school
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 5:54 pm
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday for his decision to further delay the start of in-person instruction for city schools.
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Home for sale sign
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Sophia Hall
September 18, 2020 - 5:32 pm
A state senator from Long Island wants more training for real estate agents to make sure they are being fair to all clients.
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Indoor swimming pool
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 4:45 pm
Just in time for autumn, indoor swimming pools will be allowed to reopen at 33% capacity in New York City starting Sept. 30.
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Mayor De Blasio And Governor Cuomo
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Mack Rosenberg
September 18, 2020 - 4:14 pm
Nearly 200 business leaders across New York City sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday to urge them to come up with an organized plan to reopen the economy.
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Sen. Schumer on Broadway
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Peter Haskell
September 18, 2020 - 4:13 pm
Broadway theaters were one of the first industries to close down at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic and it'll likely be among the last to open.
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Subway
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 3:09 pm
New York City Transit officials on Friday said MTA police have not issued any fines to riders on city subways and buses.
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Times Square during the coronavirus
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Marla Diamond
September 18, 2020 - 2:32 pm
New York City tourism officials on Friday launched an ambitious campaign to get people from the Tri-State area to take vacations in New York City.
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