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Gov . Andrew Cuomo, Jumaane Williams
Cuomo: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880; Williams: Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images
September 12, 2018 - 8:04 pm
Candidates for governor have their running mates – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is running with Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, while Democratic gubernatorial challenger Cynthia Nixon is running with Councilman Jumaane Williams (D-45th).
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New York City Hall
Getty Images
September 12, 2018 - 6:07 pm
When Mayor Bill de Blasio signs a bill passed by the City Council Wednesday, New Yorkers will no longer need a doctor’s note to change the gender on their birth certificates.
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Cynthia Nixon
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
September 12, 2018 - 5:43 pm
On the day before the primary, activist and former “Sex and the City” star Cynthia Nixon has been trying to drum up support in her race against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Ambulance
Dreamstime
September 12, 2018 - 4:39 pm
YAPHANK, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- A sanitation worker was killed Wednesday in a terrible accident on Long Island. As WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported, a witness said sanitation worker Marlon Jovel, 31, had just gotten off the back of the garbage truck when he a motorcycle sped by and struck and killed him...
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Stolen Renoir Painting Returned
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
September 12, 2018 - 4:27 pm
A classic painting stolen by the Nazis in the lead-up to World War II has been returned to its rightful owner.
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Voting
Dreamstime
September 12, 2018 - 2:52 pm
For the first time on Thursday, felons on parole will be able to vote in New York.
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Classroom
Dreamstime
September 12, 2018 - 2:36 pm
The school year is already well under way – but not in some districts, where the humid, rainy summer has turned classrooms into breeding grounds for mold.
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Brooklyn Construction Site Collapse
Mike Smeltz/WCBS 880
September 12, 2018 - 2:29 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Emergency crews were on the scene Wednesday afternoon after a wall collapsed on a worker at a construction site in Brooklyn. The wall collapsed Wednesday at a residential construction project at 714 39th St. in Sunset Park, officials told WCBS 880. The worker was left buried...
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James Laverty House
Sophia Hall/WCBS 880
September 12, 2018 - 2:13 pm
FREEPORT, N.Y. (WCBS 880) -- A Long Island veteran says he is all ready to move into his rebuilt house that was destroyed because of Superstorm sandy six years ago. But as WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported Wednesday, there is one problem. James Laverty is a Vietnam veteran who received a Purple Heart...
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Jeff Fager
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
September 12, 2018 - 2:07 pm
Jeff Fager, executive producer of “60 Minutes,” is out after 36 years of CBS News.
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