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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio Meets With Clergy, Demands Vote For Universal Pre-K Funding Proposal

Mayor de Blasio has called for a tax on New Yorkers earning at least $500,000 a year to fund universal pre-K and after-school programs.

02/11/2014

These are some of the guns that were turned it at a gun buyback in Brooklyn on March 30, 2013 (credit: NYPD)

Assault Rifle Among Weapons Turned In At Brooklyn Gun Buyback

A gun buyback in Brooklyn sponsored by the NYPD held on Saturday netted 115 weapons, including an assault rifle.

03/31/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Ahead Of Silent March, Mayor Bloomberg Defends Stop-And-Frisk Policy At Brooklyn Church

For the second Sunday in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took to the pulpit of a Brooklyn church to defend the city’s stop-and-frisk policy. The mayor’s speech came hours before New Yorkers who are angry about the policy will take part in a silent march to call for an end to it.

06/17/2012

Hide/Seek

Religious Groups Upset Over New Exhibit Set To Open At Brooklyn Museum

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said a sacrilege is about to go on display at the Brooklyn Museum with the debut next week of “Hide/Seek,” an exhibit focused on gay-themed art.

11/10/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Mayor Bloomberg Wants Teacher Seniority Rules Changed

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is warning that unless teacher seniority rules are changed, the city could have to lay off nearly every teacher hired in the last five years.

01/30/2011