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White House: AP Report Claiming National Guard Under Consideration For Immigration Enforcement '100 Percent Not True'

WASHINGTON (CBSNewYork/AP) — The White House is calling a report by The Associated Press that the Trump administration is considering a proposal to mobilize as many as 100,000 National Guard troops to round up unauthorized immigrants as “100 percent not true.” 1,603 more words

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Co-Ed 5th Grade Basketball Team Allowed To Continue In Clark, N.J.

CLARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A co-ed Catholic Youth Organization basketball team in Clark, New Jersey will be able to continue its season after a controversial decision to shut them down. 126 more words

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'Listen, We Failed:' Tenants Furious After Rare Infection Spread By Rat Urine Infects 3, Killing 1, In The Bronx

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Anger was unleased in a meeting at a Bronx building Wednesday night, as officials try to make sure no one else gets infected after one person died and two others… 1,682 more words

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NJ Votes On Opioid Bill As New Program Offers HOPE To Staten Island Addicts

TRENTON, N.J. (CBsNewYork/AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on legislation sought by Gov. Chris Christie to help curb the state’s opioid crisis. 660 more words

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NYPD Officers Stop Man From Committing Suicide At Tribeca Hotel

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An NYPD officer helped keep a man from committing suicide at a hotel in Tribeca early Tuesday.

Officer Theodore Plevritis talked with WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell about his encounter with the man at the Sheraton Hotel on Canal Street. 287 more words

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Cashless Tolls Coming To New Bayonne Bridge

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Cashless tolls are coming to the new Bayonne Bridge.

Instead of slowing through toll booths drivers will maintain their speed. Electronic devices will collect money from drivers through E-ZPass, or a bill will be sent in the mail for those who pay with cash. 294 more words

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Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino Visits Muslim School To Express Solidarity

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries has raised concerns in the Muslim community.

To quell those concerns, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino visited a Muslim school in Yonkers on Friday to express his solidarity, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported. 139 more words

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