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Steve Scott
September 22, 2020 - 8:06 pm
Tuesday marks the first day of fall, meaning the United States continues to inch closer to flu season in the midst of battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mitch McConnell
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 9:12 pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday said the Senate will vote on President Donald Trump's pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, even though it's an election year.
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 18, 2020 - 8:15 pm
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday of complications from metastatic pancreatic cancer, the Court announced.
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Amazon
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 09, 2020 - 8:12 pm
Amazon said Monday that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online.
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Joe Exotic
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 09, 2020 - 7:57 pm
A former Oklahoma zookeeper sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in a murder-for-hire plot and violating federal wildlife laws has formally requested a pardon.
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March on washington 2020
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 28, 2020 - 1:38 pm
Thousands of people descended on the nation’s capital on Friday for a major march on the anniversary of the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington.
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Letitia James
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Kristie Keleshian
August 25, 2020 - 3:57 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Tuesday announced a new lawsuit against the Trump administration, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and the U.S. Postal Service for making changes to the USPS that are claimed to delay the election.
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Tribute In Light
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Peter Haskell
August 21, 2020 - 5:00 am
The head of the 9/11 Museum & Memorial on Thursday spoke out after last week’s controversial – and brief – decision to cancel the annual “Tribute in Light” due to coronavirus concerns.
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Maxwell Pearce
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 19, 2020 - 9:20 pm
A Black member of the Harlem Globetrotters is speaking out about an incident earlier this year where fruits, including a banana, were thrown at him by white news broadcasters as he was performing basketball tricks on an Alabama news show.
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Ocasio-Cortez
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 19, 2020 - 2:47 pm
WCBS 880 anchor Lynda Lopez's new book explores the rise and impact of New York City Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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