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Last day of preparations for NYC pre-K rollout

September 3, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials getting ready for a massive expansion in the city's prekindergarten enrollment are spending the last day before school starts finishing inspections of every single... more »»

Teen due for sentencing in trade center climb

September 3, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A teenager who sneaked to the top of the 1 World Trade Center tower is set to be sentenced to community service for a climb that fueled security concerns at the nation's tallest... more »»

NYC shuts 9 pre-K centers just before school start

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Two days before the start of school, Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration said it is shuttering nine pre-kindergarten centers and delaying the start dates at 36 others. more »»

1 killed, 2 injured in Lincoln Tunnel accident

September 2, 2014

WEEHAWKEN, N.J. (AP) — Officials say a New Jersey man has died from injuries he suffered in a chain-reaction crash inside one of the tubes of the Lincoln Tunnel. more »»

2 Met Opera unions ratify new labor contracts

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Workers represented by two unions have ratified new labor contracts with the Metropolitan Opera. more »»

NYC: Sandy home repair program starts 535 projects

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say a Superstorm Sandy home-repair effort that was criticized for a sluggish start has now begun work on 535 homes, surpassing a goal set to show a... more »»

Police: Girl, 15, behind wheel in fatal rollover

September 2, 2014

HONESDALE, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old girl was behind the wheel of an SUV during a crash in northeast Pennsylvania that killed three high school sophomores. more »»

Double mastectomy doesn't boost survival for most

September 2, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumor, a large study... more »»

APNewsBreak: NYC shuts 9 pre-k centers

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is closing nine pre-kindergarten centers and is delaying the start dates at 36 others. more »»

NY Gov. Cuomo nets endorsements as primary nears

September 2, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is picking up key endorsements from editorial boards and labor unions ahead of next week's Democratic primary. more »»

US court hears debate in NSA phone records case

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has expressed concern about the government's bulk collection of millions of Americans' telephone records. more »»

Court: US can withhold Guantanamo detainee images

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a decision allowing the U.S. government to keep secret photographs and videotapes of a Guantanamo detainee.

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Family: Joan Rivers on life support

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan Rivers' family is confirming that the comedian is on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week during a procedure at a doctor's office. more »»

Incumbent NY lawmakers facing primaries next week

September 2, 2014

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — One of New York's Senate leaders faces a primary challenge next week along with 27 other incumbents seeking another two-year term in the state Legislature.

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It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

September 2, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.

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GOP candidate for NY gov makes education proposals

September 2, 2014

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. (AP) — The Republican trying to oust New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state constitution should be changed to allow direct election of the Board of Regents. more »»

Flight diverted, woman removed over seat dispute

September 2, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach was diverted because of a passenger dispute over a reclining seat. more »»

New York man gets prison for fatal asphalt toss

September 2, 2014

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York man who killed a driver by throwing a 10-pound chunk of asphalt that crashed through her windshield will spend two to six years in prison. more »»

Study to look at financial impact of gas boom

September 2, 2014

PITTSBURGH (AP) — For the first time researchers are looking at whether money from the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom helps Pennsylvania children and families. more »»

 
 

 

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