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New York celebrates the death of Osama bin Laden
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New York celebrates the death of Osama bin Laden

Nearly ten years after the September 11 attacks and America’s subsequent invasion of Afghanistan, a U.S. Special Forces team has killed the most wanted man in the world, Osama bin Laden. President Obama announced last night that the mastermind behind the attacks that killed thousands was shot to death yesterday during a U.S. raid of his compound in Pakistan. News […]

Charter schools use new online system to screen applicants
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Charter schools use new online system to screen applicants

Nearly 3,000 charter school applicants applied online this year.

Spring thaw reveals new obstacle for drivers
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Spring thaw reveals new obstacle for drivers

Bedbugs received plenty of attention last year, but this spring, a different menace is terrorizing New York. Pavement’s Nick DeSantis hit the streets to witness the damage it’s causing – up close and personal. Altarv1.mp3

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For Easter on Fifth Avenue, faith is optional

Hundreds made their way along Fifth Avenue Easter Sunday in the Bonnet Festival at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

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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.

City relies on residents to carry out smoking ban
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City relies on residents to carry out smoking ban

Mayor Bloomberg recently announced that the New York Police Department will rely on citizens to keep tabs on wayward smokers.

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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.

NYC Cold: Parents struggle with strollers in the snow
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NYC Cold: Parents struggle with strollers in the snow

Pushing bundled up babies through snow, slush and ice is not easy.

NYC Cold: Bad Weather brings big business to plumbing store
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NYC Cold: Bad Weather brings big business to plumbing store

The brutal winter is this shop’s good fortune.

Activists: ‘Save your plastic bottles’
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Activists: ‘Save your plastic bottles’

Every year, New Yorkers throw away 25,059 tons of recyclable plastic bottles in their household garbage, environmental activists say.