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The Stonewall Inn
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Steve Burns
June 27, 2020 - 4:50 pm
Hundreds of people gathered at the landmark Stonewall Inn Saturday for a combined Pride and Black Lives Matter march—51 years after the 1969 uprising and as the legendary bar faces a risk of closing because of the coronavirus lockdown.
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Cove Island Park, Connecticut
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June 27, 2020 - 4:06 pm
A social media video showing a white man calling the police on a group of Black and Hispanic men in Connecticut has prompted a police investigation and is drawing comparisons to a similar incident in New York’s Central Park last month.
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Princeton University
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 27, 2020 - 2:04 pm
Princeton University announced Saturday that it is removing former President Woodrow Wilson’s name from its public policy school because of his “racist thinking and policies.”
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City Hall protest
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 27, 2020 - 11:10 am
Hundreds of protesters continued to camp outside City Hall Saturday, demanding that lawmakers slash the NYPD budget.
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Milton Glaser
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 27, 2020 - 10:31 am
Milton Glaser, the groundbreaking graphic designer who adorned Bob Dylan’s silhouette with psychedelic hair and summed up the feelings for his native New York with “I (HEART) NY,” died Friday, his 91st birthday.
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Rikers Island
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June 26, 2020 - 8:02 pm
At least 17 members of the city’s Corrections Department will face departmental charges for the roles in the death of a transgender Rikers Island inmate last June.
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Northwell Health
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 26, 2020 - 7:19 pm
A Long Island health care worker was fired after she allegedly sent racist messages out regarding her patients.
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Rye Apartment Fire
City of Rye Police Departmet
WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 26, 2020 - 6:53 pm
A little girl from Rye is being praised as a hero after she jumped into action and tried to save a building that caught on fire.
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LI Boating Safety
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Sophia Hall
June 26, 2020 - 6:10 pm
After a 26-year-old woman died in the Town of Hempstead on Father’s Day while tubing in the water, officials were warning boaters to take the necessary steps to stay safe.
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Social distancing in church
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 26, 2020 - 4:17 pm
A federal judge on Friday blocked New York state from enforcing coronavirus restrictions limiting indoor religious gatherings to 25% capacity when other types of gatherings are limited to 50%.
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