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 2020-07-13 00:40 

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NYC Reports No New Deaths From Coronavirus For 1st Time In 4 Months...

New York City reported no new deaths from the coronavirus on Saturday—the first time it has done so since the first death was reported in March....

 2020-07-12 23:41 

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Hard-Hit Areas Of NYC See High Rates Of COVID-19 Antibodies...

The coronavirus hit working class neighborhoods with high minority populations the hardest, and now those places are seeing their positivity rates for COVID-19 antibodies skyrocket, which could help the areas in the event of a second wave....

 2020-07-12 22:49 

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Virgin Mary Statue Vandalized With 'IDOL' Graffiti In Queens...

Police are searching for the person who spray-painted graffiti on a statue of the Virgin Mary in Queens....

 2020-07-12 21:45 

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Long-Awaited North Jersey Bike Trail Is A Step Closer To Reality...
 2020-07-12 21:09 

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Long-Awaited North Jersey Bike Trail Is A Step Closer To Reality...

Plans are finally in motion to turn an abandoned rail line into a walking and biking trail in North Jersey....

 2020-07-12 20:45 

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2 Men In Their 70s Stabbed In 'Heinous' Attack On 7 Train In Queens...

Two men in their 70s were attacked by a knife-wielding stranger aboard a 7 train in Queens, police said....

 2020-07-12 19:37 

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Concession Stands Reopen At NY's Ocean, Lakefront Beaches...

Concession stands began reopening at some of New York's ocean and lakefront beaches on Sunday, two days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave them the green light to open their doors to customers....

 2020-07-12 19:01 

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As Virus Rages In US, NY Prepares For A Potential Surge In Cases...

As coronavirus rages out of control in other parts of the U.S., New York is offering an example after taming the nation's deadliest outbreak this spring — while also trying to prepare in case another surge comes....

 2020-07-12 17:47 

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Schumer Pushes For $345B In Federal Funds To Help Schools Reopen Safely...

Sen. Chuck Schumer said Sunday that schools don't have enough funding to reopen safely in the fall—and he's pushing a new plan for $345 billion in federal funding to help them....

 2020-07-12 16:31 

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11-Year-Old Boy, 2 Teens Killed In Brooklyn Parking Lot Crash...

A boy and two teenagers were killed in a head-on collision in Brooklyn Saturday night, police said....

 2020-07-12 15:59 

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Florida Reports 15,299 New COVID Cases, Single-Day Record In US...

Florida on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any one state since the beginning of the pandemic....

 2020-07-12 14:57 

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Cuomo: NY COVID Numbers Remain Low, But US Spikes 'Very Concerning'...

Deaths from the coronavirus in New York state dropped to their lowest level—last seen in late June—on Saturday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo again warned that spiking cases in other states threaten the progress made here....

 2020-07-12 12:52 

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As Fall Nears, Schools Deal With New Plans And Trump Demands...

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — With little more than a month before millions of U.S. schoolchildren go back to class, much is still up in the air - and not just because of the surging number of coronavirus cases nationwide....

 2020-07-11 22:53 

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City Hall Has No Childcare Plan If Schools Partially Reopen: Council Member...

Parents across the city were sent scrambling to figure out childcare options after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced this week that schools would be partially reopening in the fall—and a City Council member said he's working up a plan to help them....

 2020-07-11 22:51 

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Mueller Defends Russia Probe, Says Stone Remains A Felon...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of "paramount...

 2020-07-11 22:21 

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Trump Wears Mask In Public For First Time During Pandemic...

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infec...

 2020-07-11 21:17 

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Tucker Carlson Writer Resigns After Racist Post Revealed...

NEW YORK (AP) — Tucker Carlson's top writer has resigned from Fox News after secretly posting racist and sexist remarks online....

 2020-07-11 21:08 

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Rough Surf Expected Along Jersey Shore This Week As Rescues Rise...

Rough surf is expected over the next week along the Jersey Shore, and with the number of beach rescues already rising, officials are warning beachgoers of the dangers....

 2020-07-11 20:45 

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FDA Expands List Of Hand Sanitizers That May Contain Toxic Ingredient...

The Food and Drug Administration expanded a list of hand sanitizers it's urging people to avoid over the risk they contain the toxic, and potentially deadly, ingredient methanol....

 2020-07-11 18:59 

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438 New Coronavirus Cases Bring NJ Total To Nearly 175,000...

Gov. Phil Murphy said Saturday that 438 new positive coronavirus cases had been reported in New Jersey, pushing the cumulative total to almost 175,000....

 2020-07-11 18:58 

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Yankees Closer Aroldis Chapman Tests Positive for COVID-19...

Closer Aroldis Chapman became the latest Yankee to test positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. Skipper Aaron Boone said Chapman has only experienced mild symptoms, thought the All-Star left-hander is expected to be out for the "foreseeable future."...

 2020-07-11 18:16 

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Disney World Reopens As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in Florida...

After being closed for nearly four months due to the coronavirus pandemic, Walt Disney World in Orlando has reopened. On Saturday, the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom opened despite concerns of the recent spike in COVID-19 cases....

 2020-07-11 17:48 

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NY Senator: Absentee Voters Should Get Update On Status Of Ballots...

As a record number of absentee ballots get counted from New York City's primary, a state lawmaker wants the process to have more transparency come November—he9;s sponsored a bill that would require boards of elections to update voters on the ...

 2020-07-11 16:42 

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Take Hikes In NJ Over COVID? Murphy Says 'Everything Is On The Table'...

The coronavirus pandemic has had an oversized impact on local governments, and Gov. Phil Murphy said that without federal assistance, tax hikes could be coming....

 2020-07-11 15:14 

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NY State's COVID Hospitalizations Below 800 For 1st Time Since Mid-March...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday that coronavirus hospitalizations in New York state had dropped below 800 for the first time since mid-March....

 2020-07-11 14:55 

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Cuomo Says NY Will See Uptick In COVID Cases: 'It Is Going To Come Back Here'...

New York state will inevitably experience an uptick in COVID-19 cases soon because of the virus' surge in the rest of the country, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday....

 2020-07-11 14:45 

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US Coronavirus Deaths Take A Long-Expected Turn For The Worse...

NEW YORK (AP) — A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic....

 2020-07-11 00:09 

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President Trump Commutes Roger Stone's Sentence...

The White House on Friday announced President Donald Trump has commuted the prison sentence of his longtime political adviser Roger Stone....

 2020-07-10 23:59 

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Murphy Extends MVC Document Expiration Dates To Ease Lines...

Gov. Phil Murphy has announced new deadline extensions for expiring licenses in the coming months....

 2020-07-10 23:32 

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Doctor Advises Americans To Avoid All Gatherings To Stop COVID Spread...

Coronavirus cases have been spiking throughout the country over the past weeks, and some believe some states should not be moving as quickly as they are to get the economy running again....

 2020-07-10 21:42 

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Reports: Amazon Bars TikTok App On Workers' Phones...

Amazon said it mistakendly send an email to employees Friday telling them to delete the popular video app TikTok from their phones....

 2020-07-10 21:32 

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Cuomo Considers Writing Book About Coronavirus Pandemic...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is considering writing a book about the lessons he learned during the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-10 20:15 

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New York Sending Shipment Of COVID-19 Drug Remdesivir To Florida...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that New York State will send the COVID-19 medication Remdesivir to Florida to help with its surge of cases....

 2020-07-10 19:48 

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Waterfront Alliance Warns NY And NJ Under Prepared For Natural Disasters...

A regional organization is pointing to Tropical Storm Fay as a reminder to how ill prepared New York and New Jersey are for natural disasters....

 2020-07-10 19:12 

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COVID-19 Cases Top 400K In New York...

New York has topped 400,000 coronavirus cases, which accounts for about 2 percent of the state's population....

 2020-07-10 18:44 

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DOH: NY Nursing Homes, Long-Term Care Facilities Without COVID Cases To Resume Limited Visits...

The New York State Department of Health on Friday announced nursing homes and long-term care facilities will be allowed to resume limited visitations....

 2020-07-10 18:29 

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Trump Postpones New Hampshire Rally Over Tropical Storm Fay...

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump made it to the critical battleground state of Florida on Friday to raise campaign cash and tend to issues of high interest there for his base supporters....

 2020-07-10 18:00 

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Reports: Amazon Bars TikTok App On Workers' Phones...

Amazon has told employees to delete the popular video app TikTok from phones on which they use Amazon email, citing security risks from the China-owned app, according to reports and posts by Twitter users who said they were Amazon employees....

 2020-07-10 17:41 

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NY Road Runners Hold Virtual Race To Support BLM Movement...

New York City's running community is throwing its support to the Black Lives Matter movement....

 2020-07-10 17:31 

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Brodie Van Wagenen Not Worried About Pending Mets Sale...

The closing of a sale of the New York Mets is an inevitability at this point, the only questions left being when it happens and the identity of the winning bidder....

 2020-07-10 17:13 

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Malls In Phase 4 Regions Begin Reopening After COVID Shutdown...

Indoor shopping malls outside of New York City were set to reopen on Friday....

 2020-07-10 16:58 

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MLB Reveals Results of COVID-19 Intake Testing...

Major League Baseball has announced full results of the league's intake screening ahead of Summer Camp openings, revealing several statistics about the effects of coronavirus....

 2020-07-10 16:49 

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Murphy: NJ Must Phase Out Political Title 'Born From Racism'...

New Jersey is looking to phase out the political title freeholder....

 2020-07-10 16:19 

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Trump Postpones New Hampshire Rally Over Tropical Storm Fay...

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump is postponing his planned rally Saturday in New Hampshire, the White House said, citing a tropical storm threatening parts of the mid-Atlantic and southern New England....

 2020-07-10 16:01 

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DA: Man Forced Girls To Have Sex With Men At Queens Hotel...

A Queens man held two girls, ages 16 and 17, against their will at a hotel near JFK Airport, where he forced them to have sex with strangers, prosecutors said....

 2020-07-10 15:37 

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De Blasio Unveils Grassroots Plan To Curb Gun Violence: 'We Will Take Back Our Streets'...

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan Friday to curb a recent spike in gun violence in New York City, with a focus on community outreach....

 2020-07-10 15:16 

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NYPD Officer Knocked Unconscious By Fallen Tree Branch...

An NYPD officer was knocked unconscious when a large tree branch hit her in the head near Central Park....

 2020-07-10 14:54 

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Goya Faces Backlash After CEO Praises Trump At White House Event...

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The supercharged political landscape in the U.S. has grown potentially more perilous for companies ahead of the 2020 presidential election as Goya, a food company with a tremendously loyal following, discovered this week....

 2020-07-10 14:38 

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Comet Streaking Past Earth, Providing Spectacular Show...

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a stunning nighttime show after buzzing the sun and expanding its tail....

 2020-07-10 14:01 

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880 IN DEPTH: Saving The School Year...

Getting back in the classroom. 880 IN DEPTH looks at how to make the school year work for all....

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