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Protesters calling for The Metropolitan Opera to cancel "The Death of Klinghoffer" on Sept. 22, 2014 (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Former Mayor Giuliani Expected To Join Protest Against ‘The Death of Klinghoffer’

Critics of the Met’s decision to feature the opera want it canceled, arguing that the performance is anti-Semitic and anti-Israel.

10/18/2014

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Liberian Population On Staten Island Concerned About Discrimination In Wake Of Ebola Scare

As many as 8,000 Liberians live in the Clifton section of Staten Island, known as Little Liberia.

10/17/2014

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Report: Cost-Per-Inmate Jumps In Troubled NYC Jails

A new report has found that the taxpayer cost of jailing a New York City inmate has jumped 42 percent since 2007 as levels of violence continue to rise.

10/17/2014

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Newark Mayor Pens Letter To President Regarding State Of School District

Newark’s Mayor is asking for the Commander in Chief to weigh in on how to fix New Jersey’s largest school district.

10/16/2014

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American Red Cross: Are You Prepared For A Fire At Your Home?

The American Red Cross has launched a campaign aimed at cutting the number of deaths in home fires by 25 percent over the next five years.

10/13/2014

Essex County Acting Prosecutor Carolyn Murray discusses the stray-bullet shooting of 15-month-old Sania Cunningham in Irvington, N.J. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Authorities Looking For 3 Men In Stray-Bullet Killing Of NJ Toddler

The family of a 15-month-old girl who was killed by a stray bullet inside her home Saturday had just moved into the Irvington apartment two days before, authorities said.

10/12/2014

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Another Possible Ebola Scare In NYC As New Screenings Start At JFK

New York City health officials said the teen tested negative for Ebola.

10/11/2014

Claire Thomas, staff attorney for the Safe Passage Project (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Group Training Pro-Bono Lawyers To Help With Surge Of Immigrant Kid Cases

Claire Thomas, the staff attorney for the Safe Passage Project, said many of the children don’t have legal representation, and that’s why her group is training volunteer lawyers as fast as it can.

10/06/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer holds a news conference about tightening Ebola-related measures on Oct. 5, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Calls For Better U.S. Screenings Of Travelers Coming From Ebola-Stricken Countries

The New York Democrat said Sunday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should train agents to conduct screenings on passengers arriving at U.S. airports from Ebola-affected countries.

10/05/2014

Rainbow Room at 30 Rockefeller Plaza (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Historic Rainbow Room Reopens Atop NYC Skyline

The Rainbow Room reopened on Sunday for brunch, offering diners sweeping views of Manhattan and beyond through windows widened during a renovation.

10/05/2014

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N.J. Department Of Health: Sick Passenger On Newark Flight Does Not Have Ebola

Port Authority police said a passenger on board United Flight 998, inbound from Brussels, was vomiting aboard the plane.

10/04/2014

A memorial was held on Oct. 4, 2014 to mark the one year anniversary of Avonte Oquendo's disappearance (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Memorial Marks 1 Year Since Disappearance Of Avonte Oquendo

On Oct. 4, 2013, Avonte Oquendo ran out of Center Boulevard School in Long Island City, setting off a massive search.

10/04/2014

1923 college graduation photo of Sister Miriam Teresa Demjanovich. (credit: Handout)

Native New Jersey Nun Moves One Step Closer To Sainthood

More than 80 years after her death, a New Jersey nun credited with curing a boy’s eye disease is set to be beatified on Saturday.

10/03/2014

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Report: Yale Research Students To Voluntarily Sequester Themselves Following Trip From Liberia

Two Yale University doctoral students returning from West Africa are taking extra precautions to ensure that they did not contract the Ebola virus while traveling.

10/03/2014

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Citizens Union Director: De Blasio Aide Under Criticism, Rachel Noerdlinger, Is Obligated To Disclose Background

Citizens Union Executive Director Dick Dadey says public officials such as Rachel Noerdlinger, served at the appointment of the mayor, but also served the public and as such, are obligated to disclose their background and history under the law.

10/03/2014

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