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Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Commits $50 Million To New Grassroots Gun Safety Effort

The new campaign, Everytown for Gun Safety, will be about targeting political dollars. Candidates who support stronger gun laws will receive money.


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Report: Beat Cops Wary Of Potential Stop-And-Frisk Related Lawsuits

The report indicated that word of the policy shift had started to hit the street and sources told The Post that there are concerns that it could lead to a spike in violent crimes.


Members of Occupy Wall march on Broadway during a celebration march after learning that they can stay on Zuccotti Park, October 14, 2011. (credit: AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand /Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Occupiers Get Entertaining

Tired of those run-of-the-mill occupiers? Looking for an occupier with a star quality? Some rhythm maybe? A good singing voice? You’re in luck, the Occupy Wall Street movement now comes complete with an entertainment department, and they’ve created their own movement called Occupy Broadway.


Plaxico Burress #17 of the New York Jets speaks to the media at NY Jets Practice Facility on August 7, 2011 in Florham Park, New Jersey. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: Plaxico Burress – Real Sports And Real Life

No one with a pen and a pulse would write that Plaxico Burress didn’t deserve to be punished. Fined? Hell, yes. Suspended? Absolutely? Cut? Why not? But jailed for 20 months? That’s different.


Former New York Giants star Plaxico Burress is released from the Oneida County Correction Facility in Rome, N.Y., Monday, June 6, 2011. Burress was released from prison after spending nearly two years behind bars on a gun charge. (credit: AP Photo/Heather Ainsworth)

Keidel: Burress Is A Free Man; Give It A Go, Plaxico

I’m rooting for Plaxico Burress. Not because my beloved Steelers drafted him. Not because he helped your Giants beat the despised Patriots. I’m rooting for him because Burress publicly and privately paid for a crime with no victim.


One World Trade Center Construction Reaches Midway Point

Bloomberg: 9/11 National Memorial On Schedule For Anniversary

As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, 9/11 National Memorial chairman Mayor Bloomberg said construction is moving along exactly as anticipated.


Has NYC Gone Too Far By Banning Smoking In Parks?

Smokers have yielded as places to puff have diminished over the years, but many of them and even some nonsmokers are saying the city has gone too far this time.


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Bloomberg Asks NYers For Ideas On Going Green

The Mayor’s Office announced Friday that three public forums are planned for December in eastern Queens, upper Manhattan and south Brooklyn.


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Christie Would Consider Helping Fund Subway Link

Gov. Christie said the plan had three points in its favor: it would be cheaper than the scrapped tunnel, it would connect to Penn Station and it would have funding from New York City and state.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seen in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Report: Budget Cuts In The Works For NYC

Mayor Bloomberg was reportedly set to announce up to $1.75 billion in budget cuts for next year.


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Mayor Looks To Ban Sugary Drinks From Food Stamp Users

First there were bike lanes and then no smoking on beaches. On Thursday came another proposal for New Yorkers: no food stamps for soda or other sugared drinks.

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N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

Christie Rips Into Obama Over Mosque Remarks

There was strong condemnation Monday from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie of the Democrats and Republicans who have weighed in on the ground zero mosque debate.


NYC Skyline

Drivers: NYC Streets For Everyone But Us

Coming soon to a New York City street near you: fewer parking spots, driving lanes that will be narrowed and a 20-mile per hour speed limit.