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Cuomo: Experts Recommend Statewide Fracking Ban

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday said his administration will move toward a ban on fracking in New York following recommendations from state Department of Environmental Conservation and health experts. Updated 12/17/2014 11:32 PM

Mayor Visits Rikers Island Jail Complex

Mayor de Blasio visits Rikers Island for a tour of the facilities, weeks after announcing several reforms for the problem-plagued jail complex.

Updated 12/17/2014 07:54 PM

State Board Accepts Three Casino Plans

A New York state board recommended approval of Las Vegas-style resort casinos in the Catskills, near Albany and in the central part of the state.

Updated 12/17/2014 07:02 PM


Next Governor to Have Major Influence Over Means of Travel

Whether your daily commute has you on the train or a bus or behind the wheel, or even your bike, the next governor will have a major influence over your means of travel. NY1's Josh Robin concludes his series on the issues in the governor's race with a look at how Andrew Cuomo or Rob Astorino could make your trip better, or worse.

10/24/2014 08:35 PM

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City Council Holds NYCHA Safety Hearing

Weeks after an unarmed man was killed in the dark stairwell of a Brooklyn housing project, the City Council is questioning whether enough is being done to improve safety in city housing. 12/16/2014 08:01 PM


2014 Projected to be FDNY's Busiest Year on Record

Mayor Bill de Blasio and fire officials are talking up the department’s year-end statistics—which project 2014 to be the busiest year on record. They're also looking at a major milestone in 2015. 12/16/2014 09:21 PM

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