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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and his Special Envoy for Cities and Climate Change Michael Bloomberg speak to the press, Feb. 21, 2014. (credit: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe via un.org)

Former Mayor Bloomberg Visits UN In New Role As Climate Change Special Envoy

The U.N. chief said he was counting on Bloomberg’s “dedicated and visionary leadership” to help countries around the world address the climate change phenomenon.

02/21/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Addresses Income Inequality In 1st State Of The City Speech

In his State of the City at LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to ask state lawmakers next week for the power to raise the minimum wage.

02/10/2014

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

De Blasio Won’t March In St. Patrick’s Day Parade

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he won’t partake in the parade along Fifth Avenue because of organizers’ refusal to allow participants to carry gay-pride signs.

02/04/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers a speech at the U.S. Conference of Mayors winter meeting in Washington, D.C., Jan. 23, 2014. (credit: usmayors.org/82ndWinterMeeting/)

De Blasio Joins Mayors Against Illegal Guns, Pledges Aggressive Action

Mayors Against Illegal Guns was started by Michael Bloomberg and former Boston Mayor Tom Menino in 2006. De Blasio pledged to aggressively work locally and on the national level to combat illegal gun sales and gun trafficking.

01/30/2014

Michael Bloomberg Delivers Final Major Address Of His Administration

Quinnipiac Poll Finds Majority Of City Residents Think Bloomberg Was A Successful Mayor

According to the poll released Friday, 64 percent of city voters said Bloomberg was a success as mayor, while just 24 percent say he was a failure.

01/17/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio announces an expansion of the paid sick days law on Jan. 17, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

De Blasio Announces Expansion Of Hotly Contested Paid Sick Days Law

The mayor is calling for businesses with five or more employees to provide five sick days, which would help more than 300,000 additional New Yorkers.

01/17/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio, Health Commissioner Bassett Vow To Continue Much Of Bloomberg’s Health Agenda

There will still be a bulls eye on over-sized sugary drinks and tobacco, but Dr. Mary Bassett said she wants city residents to be on board with those restrictions.

01/16/2014

NYPD officers monitor a march against stop-and-frisk tactics on Feb. 23, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Police Unions Ask Court To Speed Up Stop-And-Frisk Ruling

New York City police unions have asked a federal appeals court to hurry its decision on whether they can continue stop-and-frisk litigation if Mayor Bill de Blasio drops the case.

01/03/2014

Bill de Blasio (R) is sworn in as New York City Mayor by former US President Bill Clinton (L) on the steps of City Hall in Lower Manhattan January 1, 2014. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Mayor De Blasio Takes Formal Oath At City Hall

Bill de Blasio was sworn in as the 109th mayor of New York City at midnight during a small ceremony at his Brooklyn home.

01/01/2014

A Con Edison truck (credit: Getty Images)

Con Edison Reaches Agreement With Cuomo To Freeze Rates

Consolidated Edison has agreed to freeze its base electricity rates for two years and gas and steam rates for three years, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday.

12/31/2013

Dennis Rodman  (Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images), Michael Bloomberg watches Knicks-Spurs at MSG (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

2013 Sports Oddities: A Wayward Super Bowl Ring, Bloomberg’s Popcorn Caper & More

The mystery of what exactly happened to Patriots owner Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring was one of many odd places sports wandered into this year…

12/31/2013

Carmen Farina (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor-Elect De Blasio Appoints Carmen Farina As Schools Chancellor

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has tapped Carmen Farina, a former teacher, principal and longtime advocate of early childhood education, to be New York City’s next schools chancellor.

12/30/2013

Outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at the opening ceremony of Four World Trade Center on Nov. 13, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Bloomberg In Final Radio Address: ‘Thank You’ For Taking Chance On Me

In his final weekly radio address, Mayor Michael Bloomberg thanked New Yorkers for electing him three times and touted his record at City Hall.

12/29/2013

The newest officers to join the ranks of the NYPD graduated from the police academy on Friday. (Credit CBS 2)

Real Life ‘Blue Bloods’ Graduate From NYPD Academy

The event could have been a scene from the CBS drama Blue Bloods, three generations of a family that has served the NYPD for nearly 70 years were on hand for the ceremony.

12/27/2013

Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS (Craig Warga/New York Daily News)

Saying Goodbye To Legendary 1010 WINS Newsman Stan Brooks

Stan Brooks died Monday of cancer at his home surrounded by family. He was just one month shy of his 87th birthday.

12/27/2013

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