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Jonathan Holloway
Northwestern University via Rutgers University
Associated Press
January 22, 2020 - 7:05 pm
Rutgers University has named a high-ranking Northwestern University official as its new leader on Tuesday, making him the school's first black president.
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School Bus
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 22, 2020 - 6:17 pm
About 2,000 New York City school bus drivers and attendants voted on Wednesday to authorize a strike.
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3D Gun - USAT
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Kristie Keleshian
January 22, 2020 - 5:27 pm
Connecticut is mounting a legal challenge to new federal plans that would allow the release of 3D printed gun blueprints online.
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Seeing eye dog
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 22, 2020 - 4:48 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Tuesday designating the Seeing Eye dog as the official dog of the Garden State.
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Rich Lamb
January 22, 2020 - 4:22 pm
Uber and Lyft drivers on Wednesday urged New York City lawmakers to reverse a ban on rooftop ads for for-hire vehicles.
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Northport Middle School
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Sophia Hall
January 22, 2020 - 3:54 pm
The state Department of Health plans to investigate cancer rates at a Long Island school district, where one school was recently shuttered after students and staff became sick.
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Jack Ciattarelli
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Wayne Cabot
January 22, 2020 - 3:39 pm
A former Republican lawmaker is launching a campaign to challenge Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy in next year's gubernatorial contest.
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Fairway Market
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 22, 2020 - 2:47 pm
Fairway Market is denying reports that it is planning to file for bankruptcy.
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Harvey Weinstein
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 22, 2020 - 2:40 pm
Harvey Weinstein’s rape and sexual assault trial began Wednesday in lower Manhattan, two years after the accusations against him sparked the #MeToo movement.
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Winter Marathon
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Sophia Hall
January 22, 2020 - 1:58 pm
A race will be held on Long Island Saturday to benefit those who have been affected by the Australian wildfires.
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