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New York City Orders Thermostats In Buildings Over 100 Feet To 78 Degrees During Heat Wave

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has ordered tall buildings to adjust their thermostats to 78 degrees as the city prepares for this weekend’s heatwave. de Blasio declared a heat emergency Thursday evening, signing an executive order that all buildings over 100 feet turn thermostats up until Sunday evening to conserve energy during what is expected to be a ...

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New York City Backs Off Gun Restrictions To Avoid Supreme Court Defeat

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The Supreme Court should dismiss a challenge to New York City’s gun transportation ban because a new ordinance will moot the case, city lawyers told the justices Wednesday. The ordinance and a newly-enacted state law will give the plaintiffs who challenged the transportation ban everything they have sought in court, making dismissal the appropriate course, city lawyers wrote in a ...

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Bat-Wielding Subway Man Threatens Armed Retired NYPD Cop. It Does Not Go Well For Him

A retired NYPD cop pulled his revolver to subdue a bat-wielding maniac threatening passengers on a city subway Wednesday. The incident occurred on the G train in Brooklyn around 7 a.m. when Brian Baska, a homeless man wielding a bat, threatened David Morales, a retired 28-year NYPD detective who happened to be carrying his revolver, the New York Post reported. ...

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Man Arrested For Plotting To Blow Up Times Square

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A man has been arrested for allegedly plotting to blow up Times Square with grenades, local reports say. The man’s name has not been released, but he allegedly discussed buying grenades and detonating them in Times Square, according to ABC News, who cited law enforcement sources. He was arrested in an undercover operation by the New York Joint Terrorism Task Force when ...

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Trump Backs Bid To Strike Down New York City Gun Laws At Supreme Court

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The Trump administration has asked the Supreme Court to strike down a New York City ordinance strictly regulating the transportation of firearms. The ordinance at issue prohibits licensed gun owners from transporting weapons to any location, save one of seven authorized gun ranges. License holders are not permitted to take their firearms beyond city limits. “To confine a weapon to ...

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Utility Halts Natural Gas Hook-Ups For NYC, Long Island After Cuomo Administration Blocks Pipeline

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The northeastern U.S.’s largest supplier of natural gas stopped processing new customer applications in New York City and Long Island after the Cuomo administration blocked a major pipeline project. The moratorium is the second to hit New Yorkers in 2019 as a result of Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s opposition to natural gas pipelines needed to meet growing demand in the ...

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New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio Orders Vaccinations Amid Measles Outbreak

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a public health emergency Tuesday and ordered vaccinations for some of the city’s residents amid a measles outbreak concentrated in one neighborhood’s Orthodox Jewish community. “There’s no question that vaccines are safe, effective and life-saving,” de Blasio said in a statement. “I urge everyone, especially those in affected areas, to get their ...

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No Business Is Safe from the Left’s Ignorance & Envy

The late Darryl Royal once explained the problem with cockroaches, “It’s not what they eat and tote off, it’s what they fall into and mess up.” That pretty much sums up the left’s impact on economics. Recently the most visible example was Alexandria Ocasio–Cortez’ attack on Amazon’s plans for a New York City headquarters. The ignorant but passionate congresswoman opposed ...

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Gambino Crime Boss Frank Cali Killed Outside His Home

Mob boss Francesco “Franky Boy” Cali, of the Gambino crime syndicate, was fatally shot outside his home in Staten Island Wednesday night, police sources said. Cali, 53, was shot in the chest six times by an unidentified gunman who sped away in a blue pickup truck, reported The New York Daily News. Cali’s wife and children were inside his large ...

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AOC, As The Worm Turns – Ben Garrison Cartoon

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, (also known as ‘Occasional Cortex,’ or ‘Ocrazio,’) spoke out against billionaire Jeff Bezos, (also known as ‘Dr. Evil,’). We know that AOC despises rich people and especially considers billionaires to be ‘immoral.’ Yet her wormy outspokenness against Amazon bringing thousands of jobs to New York caused Bezos to lose his appetite for the Big Apple. Yeah, I ...

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Amazon May Bail On New York Headquarters After Locals Rage Against It

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Amazon is reportedly rethinking its promise to build a headquarters in New York City after receiving pushback from local officials and residents, sources told The Washington Post. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio are pushing the Amazon deal after being instrumental in securing it. Many locals have protested at stores and hearings and the ...

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New York City’s Minimum Wage Increase Is Crushing Small Businesses

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New York City hiked its minimum wage for the third time in three years on Jan. 1 and small business owners are struggling to adapt to the steadily increasing labor costs. New York City’s minimum wage rose to $15 an hour for all employers with more than 10 employees at the start of 2019. Small businesses have set about adapting ...

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New York Rings In New Year By Offering Gender Neutral Birth Certificates

New York residents may now change their birth certificates to reflect a neutral gender identity after an October bill became effective on the first day of the new year. The New York City Council first passed the bill in September allowing any adult living in the city to change his or her gender to “X” on their birth certificate. The ...

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Find Out The Origins Of The Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball Drop

The iconic New Year’s Eve ball drop in New York City’s Times Square first occurred on Dec. 31, 1907 — 111 years ago. The first New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, however, started in 1904 at the then-new headquarters of The New York Times in Times Tower, according to Times Square’s website. It was just without dropping the ball. ...

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