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New York

Beyond potholes: Most NYC major roads in disrepair – Crain’s New York Business

Crain’s New York BusinessYears of underinvestment in New York’s infrastructure have led to unsafe and congested roadways that cost New York motorists a total of $20.3 billion annually statewide, and approximately $2,300 per driver in the New York City area, according to a new …Seeking Money for Aging Infrastructure, Obama Looks at Tax ChangesNew York […]

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New York

Clash of the liberals in New York – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNEW YORK — When he ran for mayor last year, Democrat Bill de Blasio thrilled liberals when he promised universal pre-kindergarten funded by taxing rich New Yorkers whose wealth skyrocketed under his billionaire predecessor Mayor Michael Bloomberg.Cost of Educating New York City’s 4-Year-Olds Proves Difficult to CalculateNew York TimesCuomo unveils low-growth budgetCrain’s New York […]

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New York

Christie appointee kept Fort Lee in dark on closures – Crain’s New York Business

Crain’s New York Business(Bloomberg) — David Wildstein, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official who ordered lanes closed at the George Washington Bridge, told agency staff not to alert the town of Fort Lee, N.J., about the move. Mr. Wildstein, an appointee of …Rich LowryNew York Post20 Subpoenas Issued In George Washington […]

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tech

Facebook Branches Out To Jumpstart The Social Conversation – ReadWrite

ReadWriteThe talent behind Branch Media, the New York City-based social startup backed by the likes of Twitter’s Biz Stone and Evan Williams, will officially become property of Facebook thanks to a $15 million deal to “build Branch at Facebook scale.” Josh Miller …Facebook Buys Social Startup Branch to Spearhead New ‘Conversations’ GroupReutersFacebook scoops up Branch […]

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New York

Christie’s Waterloo – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsWhen Foye began to undo the closures, Wildstein wrote Kelly, “The New York side gave Fort Lee back all three lanes this morning. We are appropriately going nuts. Samson helping us to retaliate.” Wildstein was referring to PA Chairman David Samson, …Christie bridge scandal: ‘I was misled by staff’New York PostWATCH: Christie […]

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New York

Christie bridge scandal: ‘I was misled by staff’ – New York Post

New York PostThe lane closures were halted after four days by a PA official appointed by New York Gov. Cuomo. Wildstein reacted in an e-mail, saying the Christie-appointed PA chairman, David Samson, “is helping us to retaliate” against the New York officials. The …Christie Faces Scandal on Traffic Jam Aides OrderedNew York Times‘It’s the worst […]

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New York

Artic air eases grip – myfoxny.com

myfoxny.comAnother bitter blast of cold temperatures hit the New York City area on Wednesday after the coldest, most dangerous blast of polar air in decades gripped the country a day earlier. Fewer schools reported delayed openings on Wednesday after many …JetBlue counts on NY flight halt to untangle storm delaysCrain’s New York BusinessCold Snap Takes […]

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New York

Solar energy finally gets a push in NY – Crain’s New York Business

Crain’s New York BusinessThe NY-Sun initiative by Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration will provide tens of millions of dollars a year for public and private projects producing at least a megawatt of solar power, the equivalent of about 200 typical residential installations.NY solar program heating upNew York PostSolar energy projects finally getting boost in New YorkBurlingtonFreePress.com […]

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New York

Hope they’re nice this year! SantaCon 2013 in New York City – New York Daily News

New York Daily News14, 2013 to congregate in the streets and barhop. Behavior at the annual event worries locals, who observed fighting, urinating and vomiting among participants in previous years. Here, SantaCon participants crowd Tompkins Square Park in New York City.SantaCon, after last year’s rowdy event, divides New York CityLos Angeles TimesSantaCon Hits New York […]