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Some Schools In New York, Connecticut To Lengthen Class Time

New York and Connecticut are among five states set to announce Monday that they will add at least 300 hours of learning time to the calendar in some schools beginning next year.

12/02/2012

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Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Tax Problem

Mitt Romney is the person who needs to put up or shut up in his dispute with Harry Reid. There is no reason to believe a word he is saying about his taxes.

10/08/2012

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Opinion: Clint Eastwood Made My Day

Last night, Clint Eastwood produced the most bizarre and uncomfortable moments in modern convention history. If Mitt Romney cannot get his campaign right. If he cannot even get the things that he can control right, how can he make the case that he can run the country?

08/31/2012

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Opinion: What Is Mitt Romney Hiding?

Romney isn’t revealing what he did while he held the public’s trust, both as head of the Olympics and as Governor of Massachusetts. With each passing week, Romney creates more questions about what he has done in the past and what he will do in the White House.

07/24/2012

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Opinion: You Weren’t Fired You Were Outsourced

Mitt Romney’s contortions to differentiate offshoring from outsourcing don’t matter to those who lost their jobs because of it.

06/27/2012

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan (file / credit: CBS2)

WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 5 – Staten Island’s Drug Death Problem

In all of New York City, Staten Island has the biggest problem with addiction and death by Oxycontin, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

05/18/2012

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Dan Malloy Sides With Giants In Super Bowl, Pokes Fun At Boston Fans

When it comes to sports, Connecticut is in an interesting position. With the Super Bowl coming up, you have to pick a side. Are you rooting for the New York Giants or the New England Patriots?

01/23/2012

Houses are seen on Fairfield Beach Road following Irene - Fairfield, CT - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy Presses For Federal Help After Irene

Gov. Dan Malloy says he is pressing the federal government to help Connecticut assess damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.

08/30/2011

Michele Dufault (credit: Video Still/CBS 2)

OSHA Faults Yale University In Fatal Lab Accident

Federal safety regulators say a piece of machinery that killed a Yale University student lacked required safeguards.

08/16/2011

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Gay Marriage Raises Prospect Of New York Adoption Boom

Adoption lawyers and agencies in New York say they’re getting ready for a baby boom as same-sex couples emboldened by the state’s new gay marriage law take the next step and try to adopt children.

07/11/2011

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Economy Could Help Ease Restrictions Of Fireworks Sales In Tri-State Area

While the sale of fireworks is illegal in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Delaware, beaches and backyards in those states and others could be more explosive than ever this year.

07/03/2011

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Thousands Protest As Vote On NJ Public Worker Benefits Nears

Thousands of unionized public workers protested outside the Statehouse against legislation that would require a half-million government employees to make sharply higher health care and pension contributions.

06/23/2011

Tornado Damage - Springfield, MA - Jun 2, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Long Island Reaches Out To Help Massachusetts Tornado Victims

Volunteers were loading up a Red Cross truck in Mineola as they prepare to travel to Springfield, Massachusetts to help the victims of the tornado.

06/09/2011

Massachusetts tornado damage (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Tornadoes Avert Tri-State Area, Touch Down In Massachusetts; State Of Emergency Declared

A massive storm that prompted a tornado watch throughout the Tri-state area Wednesday, slammed into Massachusetts, spawning at least two late-afternoon tornadoes.

06/02/2011

Great Beds Lighthouse (file / credit: United States Coast Guard)

Great Beds And Romer Shoal Lighthouses For Sale Off New Jersey

There are two real estate listings you should know about, but they’re not the average homes for sale.

05/11/2011

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