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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.

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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.

Rockaway Park »

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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MAP: Here's Where the City Added the Most Free Pre-K Seats

The South Bronx's High Bridge saw a big increase in pre-K seats, while Downtown had few new spots.

West Harlem »

Dr. Craig Spencer Released From Bellevue After Beating Ebola

Spencer, a Harlem resident who treated Ebola patients in Guinea, had been treated for weeks.

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Boys and Girls High School Principal Says 'Mediocrity Cannot Be the Way'

New principal Michael Wiltshire announced an improvement plan for the struggling high school. 

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Police Won't Arrest Most People Carrying Small Amounts of Marijuana

Police will issue tickets rather than arrest most people caught with 25 grams or less of marijuana.

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Stabbing Near de Blasio's Park Slope Home Was Gang Attack, Prosecutors Say

A 2013 stabbing near Sixth Avenue and 11th Street in Park Slope was gang related.