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De Blasio Takes A Swipe at Bloomberg Over Workforce Development

De Blasio says his predecessor simply was not handing workforce development correctly.

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NYPD Officer in Eric Garner Death Testifies Before Grand Jury

Officer Daniel Pantaleo's appearance Friday morning could signal the inquiry is nearing its conclusion.

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De Blasio Lays Out Changes to Rikers Island's 'Dehumanizing Environment'

In extensive comments about the jail, the mayor said it is in desperate need of a culture change.

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De Blasio Says His Wife Will Remain Central to Administration Despite Poll

Most New York City voters feel the mayor's spouse should have little role in developing policy.

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De Blasio Wants to Be a 'Better Person' About Being Late

The mayor also said he has not smoked marijuana since college.

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Voters Say De Blasio's Wife Should Have Little Influence on Policy

Mayor Bill de Blasio has called wife Chirlane McCray his most important adviser.

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Support High for Mayor's Marijuana Policy, But He's Losing White Voters

More than 70 percent of voters approve of Bill de Blasio's new marijuana policy, a new poll found.

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City Phasing Out Pay Phones in Favor of Free Wi-Fi

LinkNYC will provide free, fast Wi-Fi and free calling to anywhere in the United States.

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Abandoned Navy Yard Warehouse to See New Life with $140M City Investment

Building 77 will be a "modern manufacturing facility" that will create 3,000 new jobs, the mayor said.

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Embattled De Blasio Aide Rachel Noerdlinger Takes Leave of Absence

She said she didn't want to be a "distraction" to the administration.

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Latino Leaders Blast de Blasio About Disrespect in City Government

A group says de Blasio has not appointed enough Latinos despite broad support from the community.

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Councilman Introduces Law to Make NYPD Chokeholds Illegal

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton oppose the legislation.

Midtown »

What Happened in New York This Week: 9 Stories You Need to Read

Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer was released and the mayor missed a memorial because of "a rough night."

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NYPD Would Have to Tell of Right to Refuse Searches Under New Bill

The law would require officers to identify themselves and explain why an individual was being stopped.

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De Blasio Blames 'Rough Night' and Fog for Missing Flight 587 Ceremony

The mayor missed the tolling of the bell marking the time of the crash.

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