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  1. Cuomo proposes statewide ban on disposable plastic bagsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Recorder

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposed a statewide ban on plastic shopping bags Monday - though at least one leading environmental advocacy group says his plan doesn't go nearly far enough in combating a leading source of litter and pollution. The legislation announced by Cuomo, a Democrat, would ban single-use plastic bags around the state, while blocking any local government regulation from imposing their own rules or fees.

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  2. on this Day: April 24Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | York Press

    It was sad news for York after the death of composer Sir Richard Terry. Sir Terry who had composed many popular hymns played throughout Britain's Roman Catholic churches, would be especially missed by the masses at St Wilfrid's and the English Martyrs, as Sir Richard had been a regular visitor.

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  3. Union slight offers Working Families a lesson in politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New York Business.com

    TIT FOR TAT: Cuomo's close working relationship with labor leaders, including Gary LaBarbera of the Building and Construction Trades Council, has been good for union members but not the general public. The Working Families Party said it is shocked that Gov. Andrew Cuomo persuaded unions to stop funding the left-wing group after it endorsed his Democratic primary challenger, Cynthia Nixon.

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  4. Cuomo Pitches Statewide Plastic Bag BanRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    Democrat Andrew Cuomo announced the legislation Monday, saying the ubiquitous plastic bags are taking a "devastating" toll on the environment. If passed Cuomo's measure would also include efforts to encourage the use of reusable bags.

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  5. MTA Unveils a Bus Turnaround Plan We Can Believe InRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org

    Commitments to citywide all-door boarding and an overhaul of NYC's bus routes headline the policy agenda laid out by NYCT President Andy Byford and his team. NYCT President Andy Byford with one of the double-decker buses the MTA will test out on express routes.

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  6. Big Apple Meets Big ChickenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Townhall

    Many Manhattanites apparently feel the same way as Mr. Hawkins. The handful of Chick-fil-A stores in the Big Apple attract long lines.

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  7. Previewing The TWA Hotel at John F Kennedy International Airport:...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Cool Hunting

    As hard as it may be to imagine that one of NYC's most anticipated hotels will be opening at JFK Airport, of all places, new model room images only stir excitement over the forthcoming TWA Hotel . In the Eero Saarinen-designed TWA Flight Center , once a hub for the '60s jet set class and now an official New York City landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the building's iconic arrival tubes will act as an entrance to the 512-room destination.

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  8. BNY Mellon Partners with EcoRise to Support Sustainability Education in NYC SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | PR Log

    Curriculum implementation and teacher training will drive positive outcomes for thousands of New York City public school educators and students NEW YORK - April 23, 2018 - PRLog -- EcoRise, the school-based, non-profit curriculum organization inspiring a new generation of leaders to design a sustainable future for all, has announced a new corporate relationship with BNY Mellon. An initial grant investment from BNY Mellon will support EcoRise in its efforts to bring innovative sustainability education to New York City schools.

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  9. Christine M. Flowers: Will liberals boycott Starbucks, or will they be chicken?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Watertown Daily Times

    I spent an hour on the radio this weekend criticizing Starbucks for exhibiting what I believe to be, and what the circumstances seem to suggest was indeed, racism. Two black men who had not yet ordered anything were denied the code to use the bathroom and then were asked to leave the store.

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  10. 19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't KnowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Refinery 29

    When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical trivia. Many of New York City's secrets have been covered up and forgotten for decades, while the tourist hoi polloi zooms in on the more predictable attractions, such as the Empire State Building or Lady Liberty.

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  11. Forest Hills development will bring 298 apartments to neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Curbed

    The organization filed plans with the city's Department of Buildings to transform a portion of land occupied by Forest Hills Co-op Houses, a four-building complex that recently voted to leave the New York City Housing Authority, into residential units and parking space, reports The Real Deal. The first building is looking to rise 17 stories high and offer 183 apartments, the second would top out at 15 stories and be comprised of 115 apartments, and the third building would give way to a four-story parking garage.

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  12. NY governor proposes plastic bag banRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Plastics News

    The governor, facing a left-wing challenge in September's New York Democratic primary, unveiled legislation that would ban plastic carry-out bags at stores statewide starting in January. The decision comes more than a year after he signed a bill canceling a New York City law that would have implemented a 5-cent surcharge on disposable shopping bags, a municipal measure he called "deeply flawed."

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  13. Police wrestled a black woman to the ground, exposing her breasts in...Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | Memeorandum

    Yemen: 'At least 20 killed including bride' after airstrike by Saudi-led coalition hits wedding party - Groom and 45 other wounded people are in hospital - At least 20 people including the bride were killed when an air strike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, health officials have said. Did Gov. Cuomo Grant New York Parolees the Right to Vote? Not Exactly.

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  14. Now hedge funds target asset stripper that bought GKNRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | This Is Money

    Neil Woodford gets Capita boost - but then star fund manager's trust falls 10% as US biotech firm hits the rocks I've been gifted a few thousand pounds towards a house but won't buy for at least 12 months - what should I do with the cash till then? Bargain barges with bulletproof reliability: The best used luxury cars that won't ravage your savings with recurring repair bills TSB online banking meltdown Q&A: What to do if you're affected - and what happens if you spend money wrongly poured into your account Up to 30 lives a year could be saved by checking for low tyre pressure and embedded nails and debris - 'alarming' new Highways England study reveals I work part-time, care for my disabled husband and pay the 'married woman's stamp: What state pension will I get at retirement? Fancy owning a share of a Ferrari or McLaren? This alternative investment club lets people with modest budgets ... (more)

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  15. Bardish Birthday: Shakespeare Around The GlobeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Lawyers, Guns, and Money

    Today marks the Immortal Bard William Shakespeare's 454th birthday! The inventor of thousands of new English words, for no reason at all, has been dead some 402 years but he is still very much alive in modern theatre. In honour of his thriving legacy, let me offer you a round-up of some the more innovative ways his vast body of work has been adapted and built upon across the world in different eras, languages, and cultural contexts from the last ten years.

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  16. New York City is still segregated 50 years after Fair Housing ActRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Real Deal

    Fifty years after the passage of the Fair Housing Act, the city's housing stock remains segregated. And according to an analysis by Politico, Mayor Bill de Blasio's policies aren't helping to change that.

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  17. Cuomo Announces Bill to Ban Plastic Bags in New York StateRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The New York Times

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo embraced a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags on Monday, introducing a bill to outlaw them by next year. The three-page bill , introduced by the governor a day after Earth Day, comes a little more than a year after he blocked a 5-cent surcharge that New York City had sought to place on single-use plastic bags.

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  18. NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants statewide ban on plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to ban single-use plastic bags like these from being used for carryout purchases at grocery stores. The ban would begin Jan. 1, 2019.( Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday proposed a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at retail stores beginning next year, despite previous opposition to the idea in the state Assembly.

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  19. Work starts on new A 12.4m James House homeless facility in YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | York Press

    WORK has started on a A 12.4 million project to convert an old office block into temporary accommodation for people who are homeless, a year after the scheme was first announced. Robertson Yorkshire amd East Midlands is working for City of York Council to refurbish a James House, on James Street, and create 57 new self-contained flats.

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  20. New MTA Plan Proposes 'Top-to-Bottom Transformation' of City's Sluggish Bus SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | City Limits

    The MTA unveiled a plan Monday to revolutionize the city's struggling bus system , vowing to improve service and speed up rides by re-evaluating all 326 bus routes for potential changes, implementing things like all-door boarding and even testing out the use of double-decker buses. The MTA's "Bus Action Plan" is the first step in the "full-scale modernization" of the city's transit system, and looks to specifically address declining bus ridership numbers, New York City Transit President Andy Byford said.

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