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U.S. Coast Guard
Dreamstime
January 04, 2019 - 1:20 pm
The Coast Guard, an agency not funded during the government shutdown, is getting some much-needed help in New Jersey.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo
David McKay Wilson/The Journal News
January 04, 2019 - 12:52 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday defended his decision to shift gears at the eleventh hour and cancel a planned 15-month shutdown of the L train.
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East River
Dreamstime
January 04, 2019 - 12:22 pm
A huge floating billboard spotted in New York City's waterways is catching the attention of local officials.
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy
Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com via USA TODAY NETWORK
January 04, 2019 - 10:47 am
A woman accusing a former staffer for Gov. Phil Murphy of raping her plans to sue New Jersey for inflicting emotional distress.
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Isiah McGill
NYPD
January 04, 2019 - 9:40 am
The NYPD is searching for a robbery suspect who made a daring escape by jumping out of a second-story window of a Brooklyn police station.
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Laura Curran
Nassau County Executive Office
January 03, 2019 - 7:17 pm
Nassau County officials acknowledged Thursday that an incorrect assessment roll was posted online Wednesday.
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L train riders
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
January 03, 2019 - 6:53 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that the long-awaited L train shutdown would be canceled and New Yorkers reacted with a mixture of relief and worry. WCBS 880’s own Steve Burns, who had been putting in a lot of work on a special ten-part series previewing April's shutdown...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
Anthony Behar / Sipa USA
January 03, 2019 - 5:30 pm
If New York legalizes marijuana, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that he wants it to become a small business community-based industry.
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L Train
Neil Carousso/WCBS 880
January 03, 2019 - 4:03 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that a full shutdown of the L train set for April is unnecessary.
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Hasidic man protected by NYPD
Ramin Talaie/Getty Images
January 03, 2019 - 3:58 pm
Local lawmakers say most violent crime in New York City was down in 2018, but there was a significant increase in anti-Semitic attacks.
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