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Newark Mayor Mayor Ras Baraka
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 26, 2020 - 4:08 pm
Newark has become the latest city to remove a statue of Christopher Columbus.
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School Cafeteria
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Sophia Hall
June 26, 2020 - 3:52 pm
Long Island is still considering ways for schools to reopen to students and faculty this fall.
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Four Brothers Drive-In
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Peter Haskell
June 26, 2020 - 2:40 pm
While the coronavirus pandemic has canceled most theater productions, the shows must go on.
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JFK Airport
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Peter Haskell
June 26, 2020 - 2:21 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York is discussing quarantine enforcement with airlines and is considering asking customs agents to check or track passengers arriving from states with high coronavirus infection rates.
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Phil Murphy
Gov. Phil Murphy's Office
WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 26, 2020 - 1:29 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday released guidelines for students to return to their classrooms in the fall.
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New York City public school classroom
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Marla Diamond
June 26, 2020 - 12:31 pm
As the city's 1.1 million school kids shut down their computers and get ready for summer break, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday provided more clarity on what the fall will look like.
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Neonatal Intensive Care unit
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 26, 2020 - 11:47 am
A baby who was born in Queens while her mother was in a coma battling coronavirus is finally going home.
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Black Lives Matter mural
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
June 26, 2020 - 10:54 am
President Donald Trump has taken issue with Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to paint a “Black Lives Matter” mural in front of Trump Tower in Manhattan.
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Saxon Woods pool
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Sean Adams
June 26, 2020 - 10:50 am
Westchester residents have a couple of more options for cooling off on a hot summer day as two county pools reopen Friday.
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Marla Diamond
June 26, 2020 - 9:17 am
A 19-year-old woman was fatally shot in Midtown overnight just hours after a 7-year-old girl was hurt in a separate shooting amid a spike in gun violence in the city.
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