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1 hr ago | Time

Cop in 'Chokehold' Death Had Civil Suits Filed Against Him

Richard Watkins attends a vigil for Eric Garner near where he died after he was taken into police custody in Staten Island last Thursday on July 22, 2014 in New York City.

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5 hrs ago | York Press

Election boundary shake-up on the way for York

Under the plans the total number of city councillors will remain the same - 47 - but over 21 wards instead of the current 22, with each councillor representing an average of 3,500 people.

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6 hrs ago | NY1

ItCH: A Papal Vision for Hizzoner

Mayor Bill de Blasio yesterday played a smart political card while on his Italian vacation - reaching out to the pope.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Forward

Is New York Developer's 'Poor Door' Plan Un-Jewish?

A New York City developer plans to create a so-called "poor door" entrance for affordable housing residents in a luxury condo - an arrangement that critics slammed as fundamentally at odds with Jewish ethics.

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San Francisco Bay View

Eric Garner, father of 6, killed in chokehold by NYPD for selling untaxed cigarettes

"I can't breathe! I can't breathe!" gasped Eric Garner, 43, an asthmatic father of six, as NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo held him in a death grip.

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Reuters

NYC police training to be overhauled after custody death

All New York City police officers are expected to undergo retraining in the wake of a man's death on a city sidewalk shortly after he was placed in a chokehold by officers, Bill Bratton, the police commissioner, said on Tuesday.

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Patterico

New York City Surrenders

New Yorkers of the urban variety were greeted this morning by white flags flying from atop the Brooklyn Bridge.

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York Dispatch

Gas prices falling in York County

The price at the pump had fallen from $3.69 a gallon the previous week to $3.62 last week.

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York Press

Mother's Day robber faces long jail term

Nevison, of Moore Avenue in Osbaldwick , admitted a string of offences including falsely imprisoning the older woman on Sunday, March 30. Police launched a major manhunt for Scott Nevison within hours of him forcing his way into the pensioner's home in the Layerthorpe area when her daughter was with her.

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York Press

8 pictures of York from times gone by

The elaborate gable on the property in Pavement which the city council requested should be retained when the premises were converted into shops in 1965 Seen in 1948, the archway at the end of Bootham which bears a plaque commemorating the visit of Henry VII's daughter.

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York Press

Haxby put in the spotlight

You don't need to head for the sticks to find the quintessential English village.

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Courthouse News Service

Foie Gras Challenge in New York Chucked Out

A New Yorker who occasionally consumes foie gras from force-fed ducks or geese lacks standing to seek a ban, a state appeals court ruled.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Magical Negro Speaks Set for FringeNYC, 8/12-24

Ellis Productions, in association with The Present Company as part of the 18th Annual New York International Fringe Festival present MAGICAL NEGRO SPEAKS - written and performed by Jamil Ellis with original music written and performed live by Andrew Fox - at Fringe Venue #15 - The White Box at 440 Studios .

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Silicon Alley Insider

New York City Approves Controversial 'Poor Door' In Luxury Condo

The New York Post reported yesterday that New York City has approved developer Extell's plans to build a separate entrance for its affordable-housing tenants at an Upper West Side condo.

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National Review Online

Christine Sisto: The Dark Horse New York Needs

According to the Tax Foundation , the Empire State ranks 50th in the United States for building a business.

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The Times of Israel

New Yorkers rally in support of Israel

Israeli supporters rally in Times Square on July 20, 2014 in New York City Thousands of people gathered Sunday in New York City's Times Square to express support for Israel in its ongoing military operation against Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and to call for peace in the region.

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SILive.com

Activists demand resignation of NYPD commissioner after death of Eric Garner

A small group of activists gathered near City Hall on Monday to call for the resignation of Police Commissioner William Bratton and a federal investigation into what they called the Police Department's "culture of brutality."

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Business Journal

How much would you pay to use a plastic shopping bag? New York City might answer for you

Mayor Bill de Blasio 's administration has moved closer to pushing for fees on plastic shopping bags within New York City limits.

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DNAInfo.com

TLC Wrongly Accused Hundreds of Being Illegal Cabbies in Past Year

Kareeal Akins still gets chills thinking about the long, frigid walk home that he and his then-pregnant wife were forced to make this past winter after the city seized his car.

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York Press

Fresh row over York council's 'spy van'

FEWER than one in 30 of the motorists fined by York's controversial "spy van" was parked near a school, new figures have revealed.

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