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Two Bronx Men Arrested in Terror Scheme

A former Harlem high school teacher and his twin brother were arrested on Thursday in a federal investigation and charged with building an explosive device, according to court papers.

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Park or Playground? Semantics Dispute Illuminates Preservationists’ Fight

Advocates have sued to block the city’s bid to redevelop an East Harlem ballpark, citing legal protections for parkland. City officials say the lot is just a playground, not a park.

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City to Settle Discrimination Claim in Brooklyn Housing Plan

By J. DAVID GOODMAN December 3, 2017 An eight-year legal fight over racial discrimination by New York City in a proposed Brooklyn development is expected to be settled on Monday, after community groups and the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio…

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Mayor de Blasio’s Big Experiment: Making Police Officers Nicer

By J. DAVID GOODMAN and AL BAKER November 5, 2017 The grim campaign ads portended carnage to come: New York City, in the hands of a Democratic mayor, thrust back into the days of squeegee men, street prostitutes and 2,000 murders a year….

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The Ad Campaign: Dietl Ad: Mayor de Blasio ‘Turned His Back on Dead Cops’

October 24, 2017 The Ad Campaign By J. DAVID GOODMAN Bo Dietl, the businessman and former police detective who is running for mayor of New York City as an independent, will begin airing his first 30-second television advertisement…

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In New York, an Influential First Lady Redefines the Position

In New York, an Influential First Lady Redefines the Position By SHANE GOLDMACHER October 20, 2017 Chirlane McCray in the backyard of Gracie Mansion; she has taken on a far more expansive role in guiding city government than previous first…

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On Health, de Blasio Focuses on Crises and Inequality

By MARC SANTORA October 16, 2017 Four years ago, Bill de Blasio, then the city’s public advocate and a mere mayoral hopeful, took part in a rally in Midtown Manhattan to protest the imminent closure of Long Island College Hospital….

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