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Mayor's Office: New Development Will Revitalize Lower East SideMayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans Wednesday to develop a large stretch of land on the Lower East Side into a new mixed-use development.
Kelly: Bulletproof Vest Saves Cop On LES, Suspect Still At Large"Officer Groves is clearly lucky to be alive," Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said. "He was shot from no more than eight feet away. He would have almost certainly have been killed if it wasn't for his bullet-resistant vest."
Audit: NYC Construction Contract SoaredThe comptroller said New York City's economic development agency allowed a construction contract to increase tenfold. The agency called the audit "flawed" and "misleading."