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Majority Of NYC Students Not On Track To Graduate Despite Progress In Test Scores

BUFFALO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New test results show most New York elementary and middle school students still aren’t on track to graduate, but education leaders saw progress in gains in math across all races and economic levels. 455 more words

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Yonkers Police Captain To Attend Wedding For Woman He Saved As Baby

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – A Yonkers police captain credited with saving the life of a baby girl nearly 20 years ago is now headed to the woman’s wedding. 290 more words

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Medical Examiner: Police Chokehold Killed Eric Garner, Death Ruled A Homicide

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The New York City Medical Examiner’s office has ruled that the chokehold by a police officer on a Staten Island man last month caused his death. 1,445 more words

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Met Opera Musicians Rally As Contract Talks In Labor Dispute Continue

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Metropolitan Opera musicians and others say they want to work with management to avoid a lockout that would shut down one of the world’s premier opera companies. 687 more words

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Metropolitan Opera Agrees To Postpone Potential Lockout

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The Metropolitan Opera and unionized employees have agreed to postpone a lockout for 72 hours, as a federal mediator headed to the city to resolve a labor faceoff… 615 more words

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Dog Recovering After Fall From BQE In Brooklyn

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A dog that witnesses claim was thrown from the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Brooklyn Tuesday night is expected to survive, thanks in part to several Good Samaritans. 413 more words

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Straphangers Report Names No. 7 Line Best In NYC Subway System

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign has released its annual report card on the best and worst subway lines in New York City. 389 more words

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