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Tourist Choppers Facing Council Regulation—and Port Authority Lawsuit

The City Council is holding hearings on a bill that could block tourist helicopters from using city launch and landing pads—but one of the biggest companies in the industry will be in hearings early next year over almost $300,000 in unpaid fees the Port Authority claims it owes for using Downtown Manhattan Heliport when a New York State entity ran the site. 261 more words

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De Blasio Taps Business Commissioner to Replace Bloomberg EDC Head

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today he was replacing New York City Economic Development Corporation President Kyle Kimball—who left the position earlier this year after being one of the few Bloomberg administration officials to survive the regime change—with Small Business Services Commissioner  300 more words

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Meet 10 budding tech stars who aren't even 20 years old

When Raquel Hosein was 16 years old, she fell down a flight of stairs and hit her head. The injury led to chronic seizures. Many, if not most, teenagers might find the newfound ailment to be debilitating. 641 more words

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