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 2021-01-23 00:08 

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De Blasio pleads with Biden for quick action on COVID vaccine shortage...

Mayor Bill de Blasio beseeched President Biden in a letter Friday to quickly address the national coronavirus vaccine shortage that is crippling the Big Apple's inoculation efforts, telling t......

 2021-01-22 23:19 

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Parent leaders question City Hall's scrapping of Gifted and Talented admissions...

Parent leaders from three of the city's top middle schools ripped City Hall's decision to abolish Gifted and Talented entry exams. In a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, PTA presidents from The Anderson School, New Explorations in Science, Techology...

 2021-01-22 17:12 

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De Blasio calls for release of 65K 'second-dose' COVID-19 vaccines...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday said he wants to free up 65,000 "second-dose"; coronavirus vaccines so they can be administered to people who haven't yet been inoculated. De Blasio ......

 2021-01-21 23:31 

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De Blasio: 'I want to be fair' but Biden COVID vaccines won't hit NYC right away...

President Biden's plan to boost production of coronavirus vaccines won't solve the city's looming shortfall, Mayor Bill de Blasio admitted Thursday while dancing around questions ......

 2021-01-19 19:36 

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Rudy Giuliani more popular with New Yorkers than de Blasio, poll shows...

Even Rudy Giuliani is more popular with New Yorkers at the moment than Bill de Blasio, a new Siena College poll shows. The Republican former New York City mayor and current lawyer and adviser to President Trump came in a full 4 percentage points ahead of ...

 2021-01-19 16:56 

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NYC will run out COVID-19 vaccines by Friday, de Blasio warns...

New York City is slated to run out of the coveted COVID-19 vaccine by the end of the week — and that will force the Big Apple to start closing its injection sites and cancel appointments, Mayor Bill de Blasio warned Tuesday. "We are running out ...

 2021-01-18 22:48 

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Rising HS graduation rates are yet another bogus de Blasio 'achievement'...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza all but popped champagne last week after announcing that the high school graduation rate had hit a historic high. Yet this one may win the prize for the hollowest de Blasio "victory" yet...

 2021-01-18 18:48 

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De Blasio, Sharpton and mayoral candidates attend MLK Day event in NYC...

Mayor Bill de Blasio and a half-dozen New Yorkers seeking to replace him at City Hall will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with speeches at the Harlem headquarters of the Rev. Al Sharpton....

 2021-01-16 17:17 

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Bill de Blasio's biggest failed promises and initiatives as NYC mayor...

In 2014, Mayor Bill de Blasio was swept into office after promising voters he'd put an end to "income inequality" that created a "Tale of two Cities" across the five boroughs. As the lame duck completes the final year of what's bee...

 2021-01-15 23:30 

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Elderly NYC couple gets COVID-19 vaccine after plea to de Blasio...

They finally got their shot. An 89-year-old Manhattan woman who made a heartbreaking public plea to Mayor Bill de Blasio last week to get the COVID-19 vaccine, got jabbed Friday along with her husb......

 2021-01-15 18:27 

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Mayor de Blasio says NYC will run out of COVID-19 vaccine next week...

Mayor Bill de Blasio sounded the alarm Friday that New York City is set to run out of the coveted COVID-19 vaccine by next week....

 2021-01-15 00:07 

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Bill de Blasio would rather no one notice his latest so-called budget...

Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped his preliminary budget for his last year as mayor on Thursday — with no notice, on the eve of a holiday weekend and with the documents providing key details landing even later. In other words, he did his best to bury it,...

 2021-01-14 19:06 

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Andrew Yang launches NYC mayoral bid with promise to tackle poverty...

Tech entrepreneur and one-time Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang on Thursday made his first public appearance as a candidate to replace Bill de Blasio as the next mayor of New York City. Yang, surrounded by supporters and his wife, Evelyn, the...

 2021-01-14 01:00 

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Andrew Yang jumps into crowded 2021 NYC mayoral race to replace de Blasio...

Technology entrepreneur and one-time Democratic Party presidential hopeful Andrew Yang on Thursday will formally join the already crowded field seeking to replace a term-limited Mayor Bill de Blasio in 2021, The Post has learned. The announcement comes on...

 2021-01-14 00:20 

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Campaign cash pours into 2021 NYC mayoral race to replace de Blasio, reports show...

Cash poured into the coffers of the major candidates running to replace term-limited Mayor Bill de Blasio in the upcoming June Democratic primary, their campaigns said in statements released Wednes......

 2021-01-13 16:52 

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Two NYC residents have highly contagious UK COVID-19 mutation...

The highly contagious UK variant of the coronavirus has been detected in two New York City residents — one of whom recently traveled to the United Kingdom, Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed Wednesday. Twelve cases of the strain have been identified, and...

 2021-01-13 14:32 

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NYC terminating contracts with Trump Organization after Capitol riot...

City Hall will yank the Trump Organization's multimillion-dollar contracts to operate four popular attractions in the Big Apple's public parks, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday. Hizzoner accused the president of inciting the mob that riote...

 2021-01-13 00:29 

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Yankee Stadium could become COVID-19 vaccine site, too...

They're swapping pinstripes for pin pricks. The city now has Yankee Stadium in its lineup of future COVID-19 vaccination sites, too, a rep for Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. Hizzoner had announced earlier in the day that the rival Mets would host ...

 2021-01-12 18:05 

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Mayor de Blasio: NYC is looking to cancel contracts with Trump Organization...

New York City is considering canceling its business contracts with the Trump Organization, over last week's violent and deadly US Capitol riot, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday. The Big Appl......

 2021-01-12 15:56 

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Citi Field to host 24/7 COVID-19 vaccination center...

The New York Mets will play host to a new 24/7 vaccination hub now slated to be opened at Citi Field in Queens, Mayor Bill de Blasio and new Mets owner Steve Cohen announced Tuesday. "It's Amazin' news, you might say," said de Blasio in a ...

 2021-01-09 17:47 

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NYC Reps demand Trump's impeachment in wake of Capitol riots...

Seven members of New York City's congressional delegation, led by Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, joined Mayor Bill de Blasio Saturday to demand President Trump be impeached in the wake of Wednesday's riot at the US Capitol....

 2021-01-08 22:10 

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Elderly NYC couple pleads with Mayor de Blasio for COVID-19 shot...

In a heart-wrenching plea to Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday, an 89-year-old Manhattan woman said she and her husband are desperate to get the COVID-19 vaccine — and want to know when they finally can get the shot. The near-nonagenarian, who called into...

 2021-01-07 20:55 

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MTA asks city for more cops after surge in attacks on workers, riders...

The MTA is asking Mayor Bill de Blasio for more cops to be stationed on subways and buses after a rash of attacks on transit workers and riders. "It is crucial that those who consider committ......

 2021-01-07 18:26 

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De Blasio wants DC law enforcement investigated after riots at Capitol...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday called for an investigation of Washington law enforcement as he demanded Trump be removed from office for inciting the mob....

 2021-01-07 17:08 

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De Blasio defends failed attempt to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to NYPD...

Mayor Bill de Blasio doubled down Thursday on his failed attempt to get COVID-19 vaccines to NYPD members this week — even though most cops aren't eligible under state guidelines. Hizzoner presented a slide of the definition of State Certified S...

 2021-01-06 16:58 

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NYPD cops, corrections officers now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine...

New York City will start to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to the largest police force in the nation this week, the mayor said Wednesday. "We expect about 10,000 officers to be reached by Sunday," Mayor Bill de Blasio said at his daily morning pr...

 2021-01-06 03:44 

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NYC catholic schools want to be included in early COVID-19 vaccine distribution...

Educators at more than 230 Catholic schools in the Big Apple want to make sure they're in the mix when the coronavirus vaccine is doled out to teachers and staff in city public schools. In a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richar...

 2021-01-05 22:36 

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New regulations require 'just cause' to fire NYC fast-food employees...

New York City fast-food restaurants will be subject to new regulations governing how they can fire employees under bills signed into law Tuesday by Mayor Bill de Blasio. The restaurant industry criticized the legislation last month as a de facto unionizat...

 2021-01-05 22:01 

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NYPD flying to California to question 'Soho Karen' Miya Ponsetto...

Miya Ponsetto, who shot to viral infamy following the Dec. 26 incident Mayor Bill de Blasio called "racism, pure and simple," will initially be questioned by detectives and could be arrested and extradited back to New York....

 2021-01-05 21:19 

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Placard-policing follies expose the real 'Two New Yorks' injustice...

Officials are now admitting what we've known for eons: Two years after Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to address rampant parking-placard abuse by municipal employees, the city has done next to nothing to crack down. No shocker there. De Blasio has never c...

 2021-01-05 21:16 

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NYC reportedly has just one spot for every 116 bikes...

New York has a severe lack of parking for bike commuters compared to other cities — to the tune of just one spot for every 116 bicycles, according to a new report accusing Mayor Bill de Blasio of slacking on his promises to build more. That parking ...

 2021-01-05 20:23 

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De Blasio accepts responsibility for NYC's slow vaccine rollout...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday accepted some responsibility for New York City's sluggish rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines — but still blamed the state for the city hospital system receiving low marks on distribution numbers. "I am fully res...

 2021-01-05 03:08 

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'Arrogance': De Blasio slams Cuomo's vaccine rollout fine threat...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday slammed Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to fine hospitals as a means of speeding up the state's highly criticized slow vaccine rollout. "That's just arrogance," de Blasio said in an interview with NY1's Erro...

 2021-01-04 21:56 

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Parent letter rips City Hall silence on Gifted and Talented programs...

Roughly 1,600 parents signed a letter blasting City Hall's silence on the fate of Gifted and Talented program admissions for next year. While Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed middle and high school entry criteria last month, officials made no mention of ...

 2021-01-04 18:55 

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Gov. Cuomo blames de Blasio, city hospitals for slow COVID-19 vaccine rollout...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday pinned the slow coronavirus vaccine rollout on local leaders including Mayor Bill de Blasio — threatening entities that don't quickly use their allotted shots will be fined and barred from future shipments. Speaking d...

 2021-01-04 17:43 

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De Blasio pushes to close Umbrella Hotel in Queens after homicide...

Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he's moving to shut down the notorious Queens hotel that was the scene of the city's first homicide of 2021. "I do want that hotel closed," de Blasio told reporters during a City Hall press briefing of...

 2021-01-03 20:30 

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Mayor De Blasio's war on NYC parking placard abuse has stalled...

The city has barely made any headway on changes intended to combat rampant parking placard abuse that Mayor Bill de Blasio promised nearly two years ago, officials have admitted. Digital stickers — pitched in February 2019 as a cure to prevent holde...

 2021-01-02 07:15 

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'Tone deaf:' Critics blast De Blasio's dance display in empty Times Square...

Mayor Bill de Blasio is still facing heat — and not just from Andy Cohen — for dancing with his wife early New Year's Day in Times Square after the public was barred from gathering there due to COVID-19 restrictions. The mayor became an ea...

 2021-01-01 19:19 

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New York lagging behind Florida in administering coronavirus vaccines...

New York is lagging behind Florida in its efforts to administer the coronavirus vaccine, federal data shows, despite Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio's boasts of the Empire State's best-in-the-nation plan. The Sunshine State has thus far...

 2021-01-01 02:43 

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COVID vaccine fiasco shows Cuomo and de Blasio's ineptitude...

Once again, Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio prove their ineptitude as New York's leaders — all talk and little action. A Bloomberg News analysis finds that New York state has administered only 32 percent of the vaccines provided. In N...

 2020-12-31 19:05 

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Trash-hauling vet Edward Grayson appointed NYC sanitation commissioner...

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday officially appointed Edward Grayson as the new city Department of Sanitation commissioner. Grayson, a 21-year sanitation veteran, has served as acting commissioner ......

 2020-12-31 15:57 

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One million NYC residents will get COVID-19 vaccine in January, De Blasio says...

One million New York City residents will receive the coronavirus vaccine in the first month of 2021, Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a New Year's Eve pledge....

 2020-12-29 03:49 

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De Blasio says attack on Keyon Harrold Jr. is 'racism plain and simple'...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said the viral incident in which a woman falsely accused a black 14-year-old boy of stealing her cellphone was "Racism. Plain and simple." The mayor's comments came as Manhattan prosecutors said the...

 2020-12-28 22:35 

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Oh-oh: NYC's next mayor might actually be worse than Blas...

Mayors are meant to mind the potholes, not mend the world. Lose sight of that, and risk losing your city. Gotham has had two blatantly ideological mayors in recent times: John Lindsay and Bill de Blasio. Each ignored the basics, and each badly damaged the...

 2020-12-28 20:00 

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NYC restaurant owners say indoor dining saves lives in new lawsuit...

Indoor dining actually saves lives, a coalition of restaurant and bar owners charge in a new, federal class-action lawsuit against Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio. "We ask for indoor dining to resume to save lives not to risk them," the...

 2020-12-27 20:10 

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The de Blasio-Cuomo 'Doofstakes'...

Are Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio in a year-end contest to see whose comments can make more people slam their heads against the wall? In the runup to the holiday weekend, the mayor sai......

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