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Hall of famer Yogi Berra sits on the bench before the Yankees’ game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium on April 1, 2008. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Fans Meet Deadline For Yogi Berra Presidential Medal Of Freedom Petition

It was the bottom of the ninth inning, but fans came through with a big hit – getting enough signatures to petition Yogi Berra for a Presidential Medal of Freedom.

06/08/2015

Commuters at the Bedford Avenue subway station onboard a crowded L Train December 22, 2014. (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Petition: Weekend L Train Shutdowns Will Be Detrimental To Brooklyn Businesses

Some Brooklyn residents have launched a petition calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to cancel plans to shut down the L Train for five weekends in April and May.

03/24/2015

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Merrick Parents Sign Petition In Protest Of Cutting Spanish Classes

Some parents in the Merrick School District have signed an online petition to keep the Spanish program for 3rd-6th grade students after the school proposed cutting the instruction for younger students.

02/03/2015

Old Navy is under fire for charging more for women's plus sizes, but not for men's. (Credit: CBS2)

Old Navy Under Fire For Charging More For Women’s Plus Sizes, But Not Men’s

Old Navy has admitted that it is charging more for plus-sized clothing for women, but not for men.

11/13/2014

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City Council Considering Online Petition System For New York City

Councilman James Vacca of the Bronx believes such a system would help get more people involved with the issues facing the city.

09/12/2014

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Musicians + Sports: Weird Al Yankovic On His Chances Of Performing At The Super Bowl

A recent Change.org petition hoping to get Weird Al onstage during halftime of the year’s biggest football game got the “Eat Singer” thinking just what he would do if ever given the opportunity.

08/08/2014

FILE - Toys R' Us  (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Parents Petition Toys ‘R’ Us To Do Away With Gender-Specific Marketing

Parents have begun a campaign to stop mounting Toys ‘R’ Us from marketing its toys by gender, accusing the retail giant of sexism.

09/23/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Activists Petition Against ‘Abusive Practices’ In The NYPD

Members of an activist group circulated a petition at posts around the city Sunday — with the goal of ending what the group called “abusive practices” in the New York City Police Department.

04/07/2013

"Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" (credit: 20th Century Fox)

Obama Administration Rejects Petition To Build A ‘Death Star’

The Obama administration will not be starting a new “Star Wars” defense initiative.

01/13/2013

Donald Trump (credit: Joe Corrigan / Getty Images Entertainment)

Online Petition Calls On Macy’s To Sever Ties With Donald Trump

Trump, who claimed credit for getting President Barack Obama to release his birth certificate, made headlines recently with his election-night Tweets calling for a “revolution” following Obama’s victory.

11/13/2012

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Report: Park Slope Neighbors Want Chicken Coop Gone

Neighbors in Park Slope, Brooklyn, have launched a petition to evict a chicken coop that recently added eight more birds to its community garden.

CBS New York–10/21/2012

Petrosino Square Petition

Petitioners: Jail Cell Artwork In SoHo Park Is Insult To Italian-Americans

Some opponents have launched a petition demanding that Mayor Michael Bloomberg stop a replica of a Rikers Island jail cell from being mounted in Petrosino Square in SoHo, calling the exhibition an insult to Italian-Americans.

CBS New York–10/10/2012

Sesame Street's Bert and Ernie (credit: Matthew Simmons/Getty Images)

Sesame Street: Bert and Ernie Are ‘Just Friends’ In Response To Online Marriage Petition

Sesame Street responds to those who think that puppet roommates Bert and Ernie should get married.

08/11/2011

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Apple Pulls Exodus Group’s ‘Gay-Cure’ App From iTunes Store

Apple has dumped a controversial “gay-cure” iPhone app launched by Exodus International after thousands of people signed an online petition demanding the company remove it.

03/23/2011