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MTA 'Prepared' to Ease Commute Woes in Event of LIRR Strike

As the clock ticks down toward a possible Long Island Rail Road strike that could come as soon as July 20, the MTA on Thursday unveiled its plans on how riders on the commuter railroad can get around in case of a walkout. Updated 07/11/2014 08:21 PM

"Manhattanhenge," a phenomenon where the sun aligns with Manhattan's grid layout so it's framed by the buildings on several crosstown streets, lit up the city Friday for the second time in 2014.

Updated 07/11/2014 11:13 PM

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City's Health Commissioner Shares Plans to Respond to Increases in Heroin Overdose Deaths

After years of decline, the number of heroin overdose deaths in the city is on the rise, and now, there are initiatives being created to help turn it around once again. NY1 health reporter Erin Billups recently sat down with Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett to see what the city is doing to respond to those who are already addicted and prevent others from going down the same road.

07/11/2014 08:43 PM

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NY1 Online: Reporters Weigh In on de Blasio's Vacation

The four members of Inside City Hall's Reporters Roundtable - Brigid Bergin of WNYC Radio; Chris Smith from New York Magazine; Erica Orden of the Wall Street Journal; and Blake Zeff, political editor at Salon - offered their take on Mayor Bill de Blasio's long vacation to Italy and what role the governor should play in a looming strike by Long Island Rail Road workers.

07/11/2014 10:42 PM

 

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First Lady Promotes Education During NYC Visit

The first lady came to the city Thursday to deliver a speech on education, but first, she met with a group of local students who are focused on global issues. Updated 07/10/2014 06:53 PM

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