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Cashless Store
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Rich Lamb
January 23, 2020 - 11:42 am
All New York City food and retail establishments will soon have to accept cash.
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Puerto Rico earthquake
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Mack Rosenberg
January 12, 2020 - 12:44 pm
Some members of the City Council are in Puerto Rico helping coordinate relief efforts amid strong earthquake aftershocks this weekend.
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Central Park Trump Ice Skating Rink
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Peter Haskell
December 19, 2019 - 6:12 pm
A resolution introduced Thursday in the New York City Council would effectively sever all ties with President Donald Trump and his company.
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New York City skyline
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Rich Lamb
December 10, 2019 - 5:57 pm
The City Council on Tuesday passed legislation requiring all new construction to install bird-friendly glass to cut down on the tens of thousands of birds that die each year flying into skyscrapers.
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Corey Johnson Hart Island
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Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 6:32 pm
The New York City Council has voted to make Hart Island – the nation's largest public burial ground – more accessible to families of the dead.
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East River Park, Manhattan
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 13, 2019 - 11:25 am
A New York City Council subcommittee has approved a plan to build flood barriers along two and half miles of East River Park in Lower Manhattan.
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Foie gras
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Marla Diamond
October 30, 2019 - 4:36 pm
Foie gras will soon be off the menu at New York City restaurants.
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Corey Johnson
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Rich Lamb
October 29, 2019 - 7:02 pm
The City Council will vote Wednesday on a plan to make the city safer for cyclists, pedestrians and mass transit riders.
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Councilman Andy King
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Rich Lamb
October 28, 2019 - 4:17 pm
The full City Council voted Monday to take action against one of its own members.
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Councilman Andy King
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 27, 2019 - 4:03 pm
An embattled Bronx council member plans to sue the City Council over its handling of an ethics probe accusing him of abusing his power.
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