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New cab law could mean cleaner air for NYC

Mayor Bloomberg proposed the Green Taxis Act last month, which could mean cleaner air for New Yorkers.

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City fitness program gets New Yorkers to shed the pounds

Shape Up NYC, a new program with the Department of Parks and Recreation, is encouraging New Yorkers to slim down and tone up.

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Roller-skating rink celebrates 60 years of keeping kids fit

Guptill’s Arena in Colonie, N.Y. draws in families looking for fun and fitness.

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Smokers looking for new spots to light up

Smoking will be prohibited in parks, marinas and beaches May 23 as part of the Smoking Ban signed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg last month.

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Lawmakers propose regulations for curbside bus industry

Members of the city and state legislature are considering legislation to regulate New York’s curbside bus industry.

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Undocumented youth push for state bill similar to DREAM Act

After the U.S. Senate shot down the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors Act or “DREAM Act,” members of the New York State Youth Leadership Council are pushing for a similar bill in the state legislature.

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Feds say slaughter geese in city parks

New York City and USDA officials have called for another round of geese killings this year, and some residents are planning to push back.

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New iPhone app may mean more time for MTA commuters

Columbia University student launches SubwayArrival, a free app that tracks MTA trains live.

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After fire, St. Mark’s Comics back in business

After a fire struck St. Mark’s Comics in the East Village Feb. 17, the real superheroes were members of the New York City police and fire departments.

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Video On Demand poses threat to American drive-ins

Video On Demand looks to make some movies cheaper and more readily available as soon as this month, a move that might impact drive-ins across the country.