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Budget Showdown Begins as City Council Resists Mayor's Cuts

The City Council is pushing back on new cuts to senior, youth and children's services.

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OTB Board Adopts Shutdown Plan For Friday

The New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation says it will shutter its doors if it does not obtain emergency funding.

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Good Shepherd's Flock Mounts Fight for School

Good Shepherd School alum, parents and parishioners are working on a proposal to keep the school open.

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New Yorkers Suggest Money-Saving Tips for the City

New Yorkers share ideas for a new online suggestion box.

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Feds to Provide $18.5M for NYC Dirty Bomb Detection Program

The Manhattan program, which has been criticized as ineffective, is the nation's only dirty bomb detection system.

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Politicians Return to Albany for Extraordinary Session on Budget

Paterson called for the extraordinary session to pass the final part of the state budget, which is now 119 days overdue.

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Charging for Garbage Collection Is Still on the Table, Mayor Says

With budget pressures mounting, Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he won't 'rule out anything.'

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City's Election Board Says It Can't Afford 2010 Elections

The board says it doesn't have the cash to run both the primaries and general.

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State Senate Passes Bill to Stop MTA Layoffs, Citing Safety Risk

The bill says that leaving stations unattended "encourages our enemies to exploit a perceived 'weak link.'"

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Voters Don't Blame Mayor for Budget Woes, New Poll Shows

A poll finds that Mayor Michael Bloomberg has emerged relatively unscathed in the public eye from his service-slashing 2011 budget.

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City Council Passes Budget, Saves Fire Companies and Slashes Social Services

The vote comes a day after the State Legislature took a giant leap toward passing its own budget.

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David Paterson Says He "Has Regrets" About Dropping Election Bid

Gov. David Paterson told a radio show he regrets dropping out of the governor's race months ago.

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Legislature Passes Majority of Budget, Paterson Vetoes Education Spending

The legislature and governor are still at odds over how to balance the budget, which is now 89 days late.

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No End in Sight for State Budget Stalemate, David Paterson Says

Gov. David Paterson predicted that another week-long budget extension bill would be required after June 20.

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Keeping 210 Subway Station Agents Would Cost $40K a Day, MTA Says

The MTA will hold public hearings over proposed station agent cuts but makes no promises about holding onto jobs.

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