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Lawmaker Proposes Bill Requiring Travel Agents To Register With NY Department Of State

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A proposal in Albany is being considered that would force travel agencies to gain official licenses from the state, increasing protections for customers. 153 more words

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Queens Pols Blast Mayor's 'Failed Policies' to Tackle Homelessness

Queens politicians—including one weighing a run against Mayor Bill de Blasio next year—and residents outraged over a proposed homeless shelter took their protest of the administration’s “failed policies” on the city’s indigent crisis to City Hall this morning. 734 more words

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Famous folk narratives from around the world

By Jose Peralta ’16

Fox and Crane

Once upon a time, a fox invited a crane for dinner, but the fox served porridge on a plate, so the crane couldn’t eat dinner at all due to its beak. 309 more words

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Some Hoverboard Owners Experiencing Buyer's Remorse

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Take them back!

That’s the feeling of some people who snatched up wildly popular hoverboards for the holidays but now have buyer’s remorse after seeing new videos of… 271 more words

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Politicians Push to Legalize Hoverboards in New York City

Hoverboards have been pulled from online retailers and banned from airplanes, but three New York City politicians are nonetheless looking to legalize the two-wheeled motorized scooters in New York City. 538 more words

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Officials Call For Safety Upgrades After Queens Teen Killed In Hit-And-Run

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Over the candles and flowers, the family of 17-year-old Ovidio Jaramillo wept and prayed Thursday as elected officials called for better lighting and other safety improvements at Northern and Junction boulevards in Queens. 140 more words

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