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Yankees Captain Derek Jeter: I’d Consider Playing Elsewhere

It’s unfathomable to many: Derek Jeter in something other than pinstripes or Yankee road grays.


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Wright ‘Extremely Optimistic’ About Long-Term Deal With Mets

Ask any Mets fan about David Wright, and chances are they’ll make a case for No. 5 to stay in Flushing. Well, good news.


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David Wright: Decision Over Mets Future Probably Won’t Come Down To Cash

We’ve seen it before. For many MLB stars, cash talks. But not for Wright.


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Jets’ Revis Wants New Contract ‘Sooner Or Later,’ Was ‘Close’ To Holding Out

“Hi,” the All-Pro cornerback said to reporters Thursday with a big smile. In other words, yep, he’s here. But he very nearly wasn’t.


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Mike DeVito Agrees To Pay Cut In Restructured Deal With Jets

The Jets have restructured DeVito’s contract, reducing the veteran player’s salary this season after drafting Quinton Coples in the first round.


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NJ District Plans To Sue Superintendent For Over Alleged Salary Overpayments

“Asserting a legal claim in furtherance of your order is the only viable corrective action available,” interim district Business Administrator Mark Resnick said.


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Report: Gov. Christie Orders Review Of State Purchasing Laws, Public Contracting

The move comes after a recent published report showed one in five multimillion dollar purchases made by governments in New Jersey broke the law.


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New York City Opera Announces Lockout Of Musicians After Negotiations Break Down Sunday

On Sunday, hours after talks broke down, the cash-strapped company canceled Monday rehearsals for a Feb. 12 opening production of Verdi’s “La Traviata” in Brooklyn.


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Montefiore, Nurses Union Avert Strike

The New York State Nurses Association and Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx said Friday they had reached a deal for a new, four-year contract.


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NJ Education Commissioner Voids Ramsey Teacher Contract

Chris Cerf found the deal between teachers and the Ramsey school board exceeded a three-year limit on contracts.


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Public Workers Union To Respond To Contract Proposal From Gov. Cuomo

The Public Employees Federation’s 56,000 members already rejected one contract proposal. Cuomo had vowed 3,500 layoffs would follow but held back and returned to the bargaining table.


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Report: Central Park’s Boathouse Making Concessions To Striking Workers

Union head Peter Ward said Tuesday that the New York Hotel Trades Council would not end its walkout without a full union contract.


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Connecticut Red Cross Workers Authorize Strike

Larry Dorman, a spokesman for the AFSCME Local 3145, would not release the vote totals but said a “clear margin” was in favor of authorizing a strike. He said Red Cross workers in other states also will be taking strike authorization votes this week.


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Negotiations Under Way After Verizon Workers Hit Picket Lines Across NY, NJ

Candice Johnson of the Communication Workers of America and Verizon’s Richard Young had no immediate word on progress toward settling a strike that was in its second day Monday.


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Thousands Of Verizon Workers Strike Over Labor Contract Talks

The strike does not involve employees of Verizon Wireless so it won’t affect service. The contract covers telephone and repair technicians, wireline customer service representatives and operators.