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Poll: New Yorkers Approve of Bike Lanes

The New York Times poll has found that when asked if bike lanes are a good idea or bad idea, 66 percent of New Yorkers say they were a good idea, with the highest support coming from Manhattan.

08/22/2012

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Report: Gov. Christie Orders Review Of State Purchasing Laws, Public Contracting

The move comes after a recent published report showed one in five multimillion dollar purchases made by governments in New Jersey broke the law.

01/15/2012

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Judge Bans Release Of Documents In Lawsuit Over Police Shooting Of College Football Player

A federal grand jury cleared a Pleasantville, N.Y., police officer of wrongdoing.

12/24/2011

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NYC Taking ‘Inform On Your Friends’ Approach To Outdoor Smoking Ban

Don’t even think of smoking in New York City parks and plazas or you’ll get burned. The city’s outdoor smoking ban went into effect Monday, but in one park officials took a ”make love not war” approach to banning the butts.

05/23/2011

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N.J. Town Outlaws Sleeping In Public

Even though that’s the letter of the law, Police Chief Paul Morrison said drowsy drivers and napping babies need not worry.

11/16/2010