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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

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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

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FUNK LEGEND STEVE ARRINGTON'S "WAY OUT 80-84"

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

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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

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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

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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