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  1. This week in the war on workers: Chicago teachers protest planned cuts and layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Chicago schools and teachers are once again under serious attack from Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, and once again, the Chicago Teachers Union is showing that it is a powerful force. Thousands of teachers and supporters rallied Thursday, with 16 people arrested, protesting massive proposed cuts and layoffs : Officials with Chicago Public Schools said Tuesday they're ready to cut $100 million from school budgets and force teachers to pay more pension costs after their union rejected the latest contract offer, ratcheting up the tone of contentious negotiations that have lasted over a year.

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  2. This dog walker probably earns more than you doRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MarketWatch

    If you live in New York City, you probably don't have a backyard that your dog can access through a pet door when he wants to go out and stretch his legs or use the "facilities." And if you're like many dog owners in the city, you want your dog to be able to go for a walk while you're at work.

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  3. Department Of Buildings, NYPD Launch Probe Into Crane CollapseRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | CBS Local

    NEW YORK - As the cleanup continued Friday night for a crane collapse that left a man dead and three others injured in Tribeca, the focus was shifting to the investigation and trying to prevent a similar tragedy in the future. The collapse happened just before 8:30 a.m. on Worth Street near Church Street.

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  4. FDNY Chaplain Comes To The Aid Of Bride Left Out In The Cold By Tribeca Crane CollapseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBS Local

    "My stylist felt it while she was washing my hair. They thought it was an earthquake," she told 1010 WINS' Darius Radzius.

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  5. Man killed in Manhattan after crane topples into streetRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Echo

    ONE person has died and two others are seriously injured after a crane collapsed on to parked cars in New York City. The New York City Fire Department dispatched more than 40 units with more than 140 firefighters to the scene at 40 Worth St. and West Broadway after the crane collapsed shortly before 8:30 a.m. "You can see how powerful the damage was, but you can also see that it was something of a miracle" there were not more casualties, de Blasio said.

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  6. New Production Facility for Alan David CustomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2013 | 24-7 Press Release

    New York City custom suit maker, Alan David Custom, has announced the new purchase of a factory in Long Island City, N.Y., which is now open and producing all of their handmade suits and custom made tuxedos . The 15,000 sq.

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  7. Tribeca Collapse Among Many NYC Incidents Involving CranesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    Crane safety came under scrutiny in the city in 2008, when two tower cranes collapsed in Manhattan within two months of each other, killing a total of nine people. A crane rigger and crane owner were tried and acquitted on manslaughter charges; a mechanic pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide.

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  8. NYC crane accident followed several others in recent yearsRead the original story

    Friday | WCAX-TV Burlington

    A construction crane collapse that killed one person and injured three others Friday in New York City followed a number of crane accidents in recent years in the nation's biggest city. A look: March 2008: A nearly 200-foot-tall crane fell as it was being lengthened in a neighborhood near the U.N. headquarters, demolishing a townhouse and killing six construction workers and a tourist.

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  9. New streetcar at heart of de Blasio's State of City speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    Mayor Bill de Blasio, beginning his third year in office with middling poll numbers and stubborn political problems, delivered his annual State of the City address Thursday night, highlighting the steps his administration has taken to make the city safer and more equitable. , a Democrat, also outlined a series of ambitious policy proposals for the year ahead, including the creation of a retirement fund for private-sector employees, a renewed commitment to solar energy and new cultural and commercial development for a landmarked island in New York Harbor.

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  10. Nickel Takes a NosediveRead the original story

    Friday | Metal Center News

    The great commodity devaluation of 2015 claimed many victims, and nickel was no exception. The key component of 300 series stainless steel, and an important material for its corrosion- and heat-resistant properties, nickel followed the same downward pricing path as iron ore, scrap, aluminum and petroleum products.

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  11. Kanye Needs Up to 1,200 Extras for His Madison Square Garden ExtravaganzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Racked

    Extra, extra: Kanye West needs some help. The Fashion Law is reporting that the rapper-slash-designer is looking for "up to 1,200 paid extras" for next week's Madison Square Garden event that'll serve as the debut for his latest album and for Yeezy Season 3, according to a casting notice from Onset Productions.

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  12. This dog walker probably makes more money than you doRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | MarketWatch

    If you live in New York City, you probably don't have a backyard that your dog can access through a pet door when he wants to go out and stretch his legs or use the "facilities." And if you're like many dog owners in the city, you want your dog to be able to go for a walk while you're at work.

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  13. RLHC Announces Hotel RL New-Build Planned For New York CityRead the original story

    Friday | Hotel Interactive

    RLHC announces its third new-build Hotel RL - and eighth locationoverall - in Long Island City, New York, set to open in early 2019. "Thisdiverse community is an ideal setting for the Hotel RL brand," said BrianQuinn, RLHC Senior Vice President and Chief Franchise Officer.

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  14. Build Hotel RL Planned for Long Island City, NYRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Hotel Business

    These are shortcuts to your favorite social networking and bookmark sites. Add this story to your Facebook page, del.icio.us, DiggIt, and many others! SPOKANE, WA - The third new-build Hotel RL from RLHC - and eighth location overall - is planned for Long Island City, NY.

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  15. Construction crane collapses in Manhattan, at least 1 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New York Daily News

    Construction crane collapses in lower Manhattan, killing at least one person: 'I could hear bending metal, I think it hit the side of the building' One person was killed and another was critically injured when a construction crane tumbled onto a Tribeca street Friday morning, officials said. The crane fell on a row of parked cars when it toppled over on Worth St. near Church St. about 8:30 a.m. as heavy snow fell onto the city.

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  16. Brooklyn Queens Connector Streetcar: Here's What We Know So FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    Mayor Bill De Blasio unveiled a $2.5 billion plan Thursday to build a 16-mile streetcar line along the Queens and Brooklyn waterfronts. And if the mayor has his way, the line will pass through Astoria, Ravenswood, Long Island City, Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Navy Yard, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, Red Hook, Gowanus and Sunset Park.

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  17. Weekend Edition: 10 Things to Do in New York's Art World Before February 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The New York Observer

    Opening: "Peter Fischli David Weiss: How to Work Better" at the Guggenheim Museum Best known for their 1987 video The Way Things Go , which captures the chain reaction of everyday objects setting one another into motion, the Swiss artists Peter Fischli and David Weiss collaborated for 33 years in making videos, photographs, sculptures and installations that creatively contrasted the banal with the sublime. This retrospective exhibition presents more than 300 works-ranging from the humorous 1979 Sausage Series photos to the 2008 lifelike sculpture Rat and Bear , which uses electrical mechanisms to make the giant stuffed creatures seemingly breathe.

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  18. Stella! De Blasio jumps onboard with Brooklyn-Queens streetcarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Real Deal

    Mayor Bill de Blasio is throwing his support behind plans for a San Francisco-style streetcar line directly connecting Brooklyn and Queens, which would touch parts of the boroughs that have undergone rapid development in recent years. At an expected cost of $2.5 billion, the 16-mile streetcar route would follow the East River in Brooklyn and Queens.

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  19. De Blasio Focuses on Neighborhoods in State of the City SpeechRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | DNAinfo.com

    A streetcar along the Brooklyn and Queens waterfront , $91 million to spruce up downtown Far Rockaway and MTA buses in the outer boroughs with technology that makes green lights longer and red lights shorter. The three proposals are highlights of Mayor Bill de Blasio's State of the City speech tonight in The Bronx titled "One New York: Working for Every Neighborhood" and show an increased focus on the city's neighborhoods as de Blasio gets into the second half of his term.

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  20. The ASCAP Foundation Announces 2016 Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award RecipientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | PRWeb

    The incredible level of creativity and sophistication of the submitted works is a great sign for jazz. We commend our dedicated panel of ASCAP composers who selected the winners.

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