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Jersey City Immigration Reform Rally

Crowd Of Thousands Gathers In Jersey City To Call For Immigration Reform

A few thousand people gathered in Liberty State Park in Jersey City Saturday to push for reforms in immigration policy.

04/06/2013

Guns turned in as part of a gun buyback program in Bridgeport, Conn. - Dec. 22, 2012 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dueling Visions Of Guns In America Dominate Weekend Discourse

Dueling visions of guns in America were heard across the country this weekend – from rallies in favor of the right to bear arms to churches focusing on how to prevent gun violence.

01/20/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Push On To Require Sick Days In New York City Amid Flu Epidemic

A bill to require sick days for employees in New York City has been getting a new look after this winter’s flu outbreak.

01/19/2013

Cooper Union Protest (file/credit: CBS 2)

Cooper Union Students Push On With Fight Against End To Free Tuition

Students at Cooper Union this weekend continued to fight against a move from a free education to a tuition-based model with a march from Washington Square Park to the school’s East Village campus.

12/09/2012

The New York State Capitol in Albany - File / Photo: Daniel Barry/Getty Images

Advocates Rally In Albany For Increase In New York State Minimum Wage

Advocates for the working poor rallied in Albany Monday, urging state government leaders who are poised to raise their salaries in coming weeks to also raise the minimum wage and replenish food banks for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

11/19/2012

LIPA Protest

Tempers Boiling Over As Long Island Remains In The Dark, Cold

Long Island residents were rallying Saturday for fed up power customers to voice their frustration about still being in the dark.

11/10/2012

A man smokes licenced medicinal marijuana.  (file/credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Marijuana Advocates Hold Rally At City Hall

“There were over 50,000 arrests last year for low-level marijuana possession, which is a waste of scarce city resources,” said advocate Doug Greene.

03/17/2012

Elmont rally (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Rally Against Community Policing Plan In Nassau County

On Saturday, outraged PBA members and residents came together to fight a proposal to revamp four precincts, turning them into community policing centers.

02/11/2012

Protesters at Iran rally in Times Square (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Protesters In NYC March Against Future Military Action Against Iran

“Any invasion of Iran would be a repeat of what happened in Iraq,” said protester Corrine Willinger.

02/04/2012

Victor Cruz rally in Paterson, NJ (credit: CBS 2)

Giants’ Victor Cruz Gets Sendoff At Old Elementary School

Cruz basked in the glow of a packed pep rally Saturday, humbled by the thousands-strong turnout.

01/28/2012

Anti-gun rally in Harlem (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Anti-Gun March, Rally Held In Harlem Sunday

“My brother was out with his friends and the guy just came up to him and just shot him. Just picked a fight with him and shot him,” protester Cardida Wilkerson said.

01/08/2012

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protesters Rally For NYPD Accountability In Brooklyn

With protesters chanting “NYPD, keep your hands off me,” the elected officials and community members called on the mayor and commissioner to sign a resolution acknowledging there’s a problem.

01/07/2012

Black bear (credit: CBS 2)

As Hunters Ready To Curb Bear Population In NJ, Animal Activists Plan Rally

Parts of Sussex, Warren, Morris, Passaic, Bergen, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties will be approved bear hunting grounds. Last year nearly 600 were killed during the hunt.

12/04/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit: Jeff Zelevansky Getty Images News)

Gov. Christie Rallies Base For Next Week’s Election

Christie held a 20-minute conference call with candidates and party activists, urging them to work hard for state, county and local candidates in the final days of the campaign.

11/03/2011

Wall Street Trader (credit: AP Photo/Richard Drew)

3-Day Rally Ends Thursday On Wall Street

The Dow Jones industrial average fell 170.89 points, or 1.5 percent, to close at 11,149.82. It had been up 85 points shortly after the opening bell.

08/25/2011

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