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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… 620 more words


Feeling Sick? More New Yorkers Can Start Using Paid Sick Leave

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – More than a million New Yorkers can start using their accrued paid sick leave.

The paid sick leave law, which… 275 more words



Steve Arrington spent some time in Saltlands Studio combing through old tapes and mixing with engineer Jim Smith for Arrington’s upcoming release Way Out 80-84… 54 more words

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Families Rally Against New York Teacher Tenure Laws

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Seven families from across New York state who want to end teacher tenure rallied at City Hall on Monday.

As WCBS 880’s Jim Smith reported, the families are filing a lawsuit challenging teacher tenure, seniority and disciplinary rules. 254 more words


Human Remains Found In Box On Front Lawn Of Duxbury Home

DUXBURY (CBS) – Authorities are investigating the discovery of human remains found Sunday in a box on the front lawn of a Duxbury home.

At around 11:36 a.m., Duxbury Police received a report of a suspicious box on the front lawn of a home at the intersection of Alexander Way at Walker Pond, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office. 226 more words


Riders Alliance Pushes For Legislation To Give Workers Pre-Tax Transit Benefits

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — An effort is underway in New York to push legislation that could save straphangers hundreds of dollars a year.

Currently, employers can voluntarily offer pre-tax transit benefits that set aside up to $130 a month from workers’ pay checks to use on things like subways and buses, WCBS 880’s Jim Smith explained. 202 more words


Landlord Decapitates Tenant While Still Alive Over $200 Utility Bill

The Idiot of the Week award goes to the infamous, 42-year-old landlord, Leah Cuevas for dismembering 27-year-old Chinelle Latoya Thompson Browne over a $200 unpaid electric bill. 473 more words