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Authorities: Heroin Ring Used Metro-North Trains, Greyhound Bus

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Thirteen people have been indicted in connection with an alleged heroin ring that transported the drug on Metro-North trains, authorities announced Thursday. 207 more words

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Transit Advocate: Cuomo Must Step Up, Help MTA Financially

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Transit advocate Gene Russianoff showed up at a Metropolitan Transportation Authority meeting Wednesday carrying what appeared to be an oversized MetroCard. But instead, it read “Cuomo Card.” 241 more words

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Gov. Christie: Candidates Need To Be Blunt To Win

WHIPPANY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Gov. Chris Christie has traveled to Morris County to sell his budget plans for the upcoming year.

But the potential Republican presidential contender spent most of his town hall-style event Tuesday discussing other topics, including his assessment of what makes a winning candidate and his assertion that rights and liberties come from God, not government. 303 more words

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Crews Install Glass Plates At WTC Transportation Hub, Moving Project Closer To Completion

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A major step is being taken at the World Trade Center transportation hub, where glass installation started this week, bringing a flood of natural light to the space. 128 more words

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NYPD Sgt. Who Never Took Sick Day In 42 Years Dies Of Heart Attack Weeks Before Retiring

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New York Police Department sergeant who never took a sick day in his 42 year career has died with just weeks to go until his retirement. 253 more words

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9/11 Rescue Workers At Heightened Risk For Autoimmune Diseases, Study Claims

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The longer rescue workers were at Ground Zero, the more likely they are to have an autoimmune disease, according to a new study. 141 more words

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Mayor's Office: Nearly 22,000 Pre-K Applicants Recorded On First Day

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Nearly 22,000 families applied for seats in the expanded New York City pre-kindergarten program in the first day of the new registration period Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office announced. 365 more words

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