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FEMA Exec Says He Has Seen Evidence Of Insurance Fraud After Sandy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The executive in charge of the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s insurance program has admitted that homeowners may have been cheated out of millions in insurance money. 414 more words

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City Councilman Proposes Bill To Help Motorists Find Towed Cars

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Helping people find their towed cars is the idea behind a proposal being made in the city council.

Imagine this scenario: you park your car legally and when you come back, it’s gone! 163 more words

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University Researcher Studying Prevalence Of Distracted Walking

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – We hear all the time about distracted driving, but a new study found just how common it is for people to be distracted while crossing the street. 178 more words

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Parking Garage Under Demolition Partially Collapses On Manhattan's Far West Side

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A parking garage that was being demolished on West 57th Street between 11th and 12th avenues partially collapsed Wednesday, leaving one construction worker with minor injuries, officials said. 576 more words

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Transit Officials Review Safety After Deadly Metro-North Train Crash

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Thomas Prendergast says officials are reviewing safety practices at railroad crossings after an SUV drove onto the tracks and collided with a Metro-North train… 472 more words

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Mayor De Blasio Asks Lawmakers For More State Funds, Control Of Schools

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio implored lawmakers in Albany on Wednesday to give New York City its fair share in funding and him more control over its schools and housing laws. 638 more words

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Christie Proposes $33.8 Billion Budget For Next Fiscal Year

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday proposed a massive restructuring of the public employees’ pension system as he presented a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that does not respond to… 806 more words

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