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Trump protest Newark
WCBS 880
February 18, 2019 - 1:51 pm
Dozens of protesters rallied outside a Homeland Security building in Newark to display their opposition to President Trump’s national emergency declaration.
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New York City Human Rights Commission
New York City Human Rights Commission
February 18, 2019 - 1:31 pm
The city doesn't want people to have their hairstyles held against them, and it has unveiled novel anti-discrimination guidelines.
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NYPD
Dreamstime
February 18, 2019 - 12:37 pm
A mother and son were found blundgeoned to death in their Bronx apartment, cops say.
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Cars in traffic on highway
Dreamstime
February 18, 2019 - 11:41 am
Gov. Ned Lamont is considering a combination of tolls and sin taxes to generate revenue to help make up a $2 billion budget deficit.
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Nun
Dreamstime
February 18, 2019 - 11:13 am
Stories of sexual abuse at the hands of nuns are starting to spread, dealing another potential blow to the reputation of the Catholic Church.
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P. Diddy wax
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports/@anabarl0w/Twitter
February 18, 2019 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say someone attacked a statue of Sean "Diddy" Combs at Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York, shoving the rap impresario's likeness so forcefully it lost its head. Investigators were continuing Monday to look for a suspect in the strange episode Saturday night. Police say a...
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Payless ShoeSource
© J.C. Reindl, Detroit Free Press
February 17, 2019 - 5:22 pm
Payless ShoeSource is closing all of its remaining approximately 2,100 locations over the next few months, including a location in Washington Heights.
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Brian Simonsen vigil
WCBS 880
February 17, 2019 - 4:01 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — The Ozone Park Block Association spearheaded a vigil along with local clergy to remember recently slain Det. Brian Simonsen. Simonsen’s commanding officer said, “Brian’s spirit is alive in all of our hearts now here with us today, and it will be forever.” She thanked the...
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Theodore McCarrick AP
Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP
February 17, 2019 - 2:49 pm
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, formerly archbishop of Newark and Washington D.C., has been defrocked by the Vatican following decades of abuse claims.
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CBD
Dreamstime
February 17, 2019 - 2:18 pm
The city Health Department is warning all restaurants to rid themselves of any food laced with CBD or face fines.
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