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Millions Expected To Hit The Road For Labor Day Thanks To Low Gas Prices

RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Drivers can expect some company on the roads for Labor Day weekend.

AAA projects 35.5 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more, the highest since 2008. 243 more words


Blumenthal Calls For TSA To Make Train Security A Higher Priority

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — In the wake of the near tragedy on a train in France, some in the U.S. are looking for the federal government to do more to address the threat here. 151 more words


Christie Urges Booker To Oppose Iran Deal

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Chris Christie wants New Jersey’s junior U.S. senator to oppose the Iran deal.

Christie on Tuesday at Rutgers University’s Chabad House urged Democrat Cory Booker and the state’s congressional delegation to oppose the deal, which is aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear weapons development. 512 more words


Pope Francis Visit, UN General Assembly Present Security Challenge For NYPD

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)Pope Francis’ visit to New York City next month will coincide with the UN General Assembly.

That means a slew of security concerns, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported. 246 more words


Audit Finds NYC Subway Delays Increased Last Year

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York City subway’s on-time performance declined last ear, according to an audit by the state comptroller’s office.

The audit found on-time performance in 2014 dropped to 74 percent on weekdays and 81 percent on weekends compared to 81 percent and 85 percent in 2013. 361 more words


Port Authority Bus Terminal To Change Gate Assignments For Commuter Efficiency

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — If you find your bus at the Port Authority Bus Terminal while on auto-pilot, you’ll need to re-program after Labor Day. 172 more words