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Next Week/This Week: Il Mio Cuomo

WHO HAD A GOOD WEEK?

1. LaGuardia Airport: Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vice President Joseph Biden announced on Monday at a meeting of the Association for a Better New York a planned $4 billion overhaul of the 76-year-old Queens plane hub, a revamp that will raze the decrepit current four terminals and erect a new, unified transit center more than three times as large as the old one and connected to train and ferry service—bringing 18,000 new jobs. 1,100 more words

The pizza place that gives free slices to homeless people. A high school tennis player wins a title, 11 weeks after being shot. And praise almighty, LaGuardia will be improved!

And a happy, steamy Friday to you all out there in Internet-land. Three great stories for Good News Friday this week.

First, there’s a pizzeria in Philadelphia that deserves your love, and has been getting it. 581 more words

Afternoon Bulletin: This Heat Wave Isn't Going Anywhere

Mayor Bill de Blasio held a press conference earlier today, addressing concerns about the heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service until 8pm Thursday. With temperatures mounted firmly in the mid 90’s and the heat index well over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, the Mayor warned New Yorkers not to give into the urge to blast the AC due to possible outages. 443 more words

Cuomo Touts LaGuardia, Tappan Zee Projects Upstate

BOLTON LANDING, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo met with labor unions upstate Tuesday, and touted investments in major construction projects such as the new Tappan Zee Bridge and a plan to rebuild LaGuardia Airport. 215 more words

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New York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK (AP) — A year after comparing New York’s LaGuardia Airport to “some Third World Country,” Vice President Joe Biden helped unveil an ambitious plan Monday to rebuild its collection of aging terminals into a modern, unified hub while easing congestion by doubling the space available for planes to operate. 734 more words

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Instagram Restricts #SandraBland Hashtag, Boy Scouts Of America Lift Gay Ban…AND MORE

When news spread about Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old Black woman who died in a jail cell after being pulled over during a traffic stop, many used social media to not only express their anger and disbelief, but to spread awareness about her case. 454 more words

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Instagram Restricts #SandraBland Hashtag, Boy Scouts Of America Lift Gay Ban…AND MORE

When news spread about Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old Black woman who died in a jail cell after being pulled over during a traffic stop, many used social media to not only express their anger and disbelief, but to spread awareness about her case. 454 more words

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