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    NYC Sues Oil Companies

    Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city will be seeking billions in the lawsuit to recoup money spent by the city for resiliency efforts related to climate change. The defendants in the city's federal lawsuit are BP, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell. The lawsuit follows...
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    50,000 in NYC's homeless shelters

    Really? And how did NYC vote these last two elections? Hope and change! Mary.....who did you vote for? We sleep in the beds we make, Ms. Brosnahan....unless of course some of our rocket scientist contstituents elect a circus clown into office who couldn't run a fever during flu season...
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    NY Police: NYC murder rate to hit 50 year low

    Some are attributing it to stricter gun control. Levitt and Dubner might suggest Roe v. Wade. Any other theories? Either way, good news. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-12-26/new-york-police-say-murders-to-hit-50-year-low-in-city.html
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    NYC marathon canceled late Friday after backlash

    Bloomberg wanted to see it continue as he saw it a sign of solidarity for the city, but public backlash especially from Staten Island (where it would take place and where Sandy did the most damage in the city) got it canceled. Generators being used for press tents in preparation of the marathon...
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    NYC, Port Authority police officers/fire fighters not invited to 9/11 anniversary

    New York City police officers, Port Authority officers, and FDNY firefighters are not "invited" to the 10 year anniversary of the September 11th attacks due to "lack of room". Meanwhile the politicians (both liberal and conservatives) will be there. This is absurd. It is ridiculous and...