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Weather-Related Problems Cause Delays For Metro-North, NJ TRANSIT Commuters

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Trains are back on schedule again after weather-related problems caused delays for commuters Thursday morning.

There had been delays of up to 45 minutes on Metro-North’s Hudson and New Haven lines after power problems in the Park Avenue Tunnel and in the area of Pelham. 152 more words

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MTA Launches New Campaign On Buses To Curb Rude Riders

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Reminders about courtesy are coming to a New York City bus near you.

Bus riders will see advertisements sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority starting Monday that say things like, “Keep your feet off the seat.” 415 more words

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Gov. Cuomo Citing Schools Report As Support For Education Reform

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is using a new school report as evidence for his call to reform education in New York.

The report says more than 109,000 students are in 178 failing schools statewide: 50,000 students in New York City, 8,800 in the Hudson Valley and more than 5,700 on Long Island. 144 more words

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Seesaw Temperatures Likely To Pave The Way For More Potholes

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It’s prime time for potholes.

With temperatures expected to climb into the 40s this weekend before a return to the teens and single digits, the stage is set for the freeze and thaw that often leave roads as lumpy as chowder. 187 more words

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N.Y. High Court Judge Calls For Major Changes To Grand Jury Proceedings

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Major grand jury reforms proposed Tuesday by the New York State Appeals Court chief judge include releasing records of closed-door proceedings when nobody is charged, and direct judicial oversight when police are investigated for killings or serious assaults. 709 more words

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Transit Advocates Finalize Plans For Tolls At East River Bridges

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Crossing an East River bridge connecting Brooklyn and Queens to Manhattan may no longer be free if a group of transit advocates has its way. 600 more words

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Powerball Jackpot Jumps Up Hits $564 Million At Drawing

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Powerball fever struck New York Wednesday.

The jackpot jumped from $485 million to $564 million by the time of the drawing late Wednesday. 482 more words

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