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Voting In New York City
Adam Bloom
May 03, 2019 - 5:35 pm
This week, the Board of Elections announced it will open 38 early voting sites in the city. But several lawmakers are now saying that’s not enough.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
March 20, 2019 - 11:08 am
The Metropolitan Museum of Art says that they have raised approximately $3 million due to their new admissions policy.
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Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
March 14, 2019 - 3:28 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan to protect lower Manhattan from rising sea levels by extending its shoreline. Officials have been developing designs that would reinforce NYC's waterfront ever since 2012 Superstorm Sandy destroyed multiple homes and...
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FDNY EMT
Anthony Behar
March 09, 2019 - 4:44 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- EMT workers are asking that city officials bring changes to combat excessive overtime hours. An understaffed EMT force causes workers to work plenty of overtime hours. Union official, Vincent Varriale, says that at most jobs, people would welcome overtime hours, but that is...
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Queens Councilman Donovan Richards
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
March 09, 2019 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Councilman Donovan Richards has new initiatives for cleaning up the streets in areas like Flushing, Queens where he says prostitution near a playground full of children is not uncommon. "In areas especially where undocumented ladies are coming here perhaps from China and...
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dreamstime
March 08, 2019 - 1:35 pm
Advocates for the disabled are worried that the MTA may be shutting down its Access-A-Ride E-Hail service.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio Subway
Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
March 07, 2019 - 5:01 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio hit the rails again Thursday morning in support of congestion pricing.
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MTA Bus
Dreamstime
March 06, 2019 - 1:53 pm
Advocates with the Bus Turnaround Coalition revealed that most of the NYC Transit bus routes received either a D or F grade for service.
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Bill de Blasio announces support for legal marijuana
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
December 20, 2018 - 3:42 pm
New York City has a plan in place if the state decides to legalize recreational marijuana.
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Q train subway
Dreamstime
November 19, 2018 - 6:59 pm
Amazon’s Long Island City headquarters has not opened yet, but already people are worried about its impact in the city’s transit system.
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