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Teacher Layoffs Averted, Fire Companies Saved in City Budget Deal

About 1,000 city workers will still be laid off under the budget plan, set to be approved by the City Council Tuesday.

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City Might Have to Cough Up $40 Million in Private School Tuition for Special Needs Kindergarten Kids

The city could be on the hook for the cash after failing to place 2,500 special needs kindergarten kids in public schools.

Downtown »

Residents Rally to Save the 'Ghostbusters' Firehouse

More than 100 residents and politicians called on the city not to shut down TriBeCa's Hook & Ladder 8.

Manhattan »

FDA Announces Graphic New Anti-Smoking Campaign

The campaign includes graphic photos on cigarette ads, much like NYC's ads that were banned by a federal judge last year.

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Gay Marriage, Rent Guidelines Remain in Limbo

The state senate voted to extend rent regulations 24 hours longer as both sides continue to debate.

Manhattan »

Deal Near for Gay Marriage Bill, Report Says

The state Senate was reportedly close to passing a revised version of the bill to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Mayor Bloomberg's Mother Dies at 102

"Our family recognizes how truly blessed we have been to have her live such a long and full life," the mayor said.

Manhattan »

Taxi Plan Would Legalize Street Hails Uptown

The legislation is the latest attempt at making taxis more accessible to Upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Bette Midler Honored for Work on Upper Manhattan's Parks

Bette Midler was awarded for her work restoring upper Manhattan's parks by the Fort Tryon Park Trust.

Downtown »

9/11 Museum Worth More Than a Movie, Bloomberg Says

Mayor Michael Bloomberg defended the 9/11 museum's plan to charge up to $25 admission.

Manhattan »

Men Accused of Synagogue Bomb Plot Plead Not Guilty

Ahmed Ferhani and Mohamed Mamdouh were indicted in connection to an alleged synagogue bomb plot.

Manhattan »

High School Graduation Rate Reaches All-Time High, City Says

More than 65 percent of students who began 9th grade in 2006 had graduated by Aug. 2010, the most ever, the city says.

Harlem »

Mark Teixeira Goes to Bat for $85 Million Charter School

Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira pledged Monday to raise $10 million of the $85 million Harlem RBI Charter School.

Manhattan »

Bill Thompson Running for Mayor in 2013

Failed 2009 candidate and former City Comptroller Bill Thompson filed paperwork to run for mayor again in 2013.

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Mayor Bloomberg Threatens More Tickets for Cabbies Until Taxi Deal is Reached

The mayor is trying to get livery and yellow cab drivers to sign onto a plan intended to better serve the outer boroughs.