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Rally against trash transfer station (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Rally Against Plan To Reopen Garbage Transfer Station In NYC

Many Upper East Side residents who live near the Asphalt Green athletic complex stand opposed to any plan to reopen the station, which closed back in 1999.

06/29/2011

New York Senate

Same-Sex Marriage Issue Takes Over Albany As Rest Of N.Y. Waits In Anticipation

There were passionate protests on Wednesday and still no vote on same-sex marriage from the Senate. Republicans, who control the vote, have yet to decide if they want one — or when.

06/22/2011

Rev. Jesse Jackson (credit: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

Rev. Jesse Jackson Holds Rally In Camden, Urges Workers To Stay Strong

The Rev. Jesse Jackson was on a solidarity tour across New Jersey to support union workers and oppose cuts to public services by Gov. Chris Christie.

05/31/2011

New York City Comptroller John Liu - File / Photo: Office of the Comptroller

City Council To Debate Living Wage Legislation In NYC

The Fair Wages for New Yorkers Act would use taxpayer subsidies to expand living wage jobs. The City Council scheduled a public hearing for Thursday afternoon.

05/12/2011

Union Square Anti-War Protest

Thousands Gather At Union Square To Voice Concerns Against Wars

Thousands attended an anti-war rally at Union Square on Saturday.

04/09/2011

Hundreds gather outside City Hall to protest the cuts under Mayor Michael Bloomberg's preliminary budget proposal on March 24, 2011 (Photo/Stan Brooks)

Hundreds Protest Bloomberg’s Budget Outside City Hall

Demonstrators chanted “put it back” Thursday morning as they gathered on the steps of City Hall protesting cuts of $300 million to social service programs set forth in Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s preliminary budget proposal.

03/24/2011

Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., center, the only Muslin in Congress, becomes emotional as he testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee on the extent of the radicalization of American Muslims, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 10, 2011. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Muslim Congressman Breaks Down At Radicalization Hearing

Rep. Peter King’s hearings took an emotional turn when Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim elected to Congress, tried to speak of the heroism and patriotism of Mohamad Salman Hamdani, a New York City EMT who died on 9/11.

03/10/2011

Rep. Peter King  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rep. King: Islamic Radicalization Hearings Will Be Fair

“The reasons the hearings are focusing on the Muslim community, the president’s own national security advisor said al Qaeda is attempting to radicalize the Muslim-American community,” King said.

03/09/2011

Rep. Peter King  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Interfaith Rally Protests Rep. King’s Hearings On US Muslims

A coalition of over 100 interfaith, nonprofit and governmental organizations plans to rally in New York City against a planned congressional hearing on Muslims’ role in homegrown terrorism.

03/06/2011

Egyptian Rally In Times Square (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Egyptian Protesters Make Presence Known In Times Square

Egyptian-Americans protested in Times Square on Friday, coinciding with a huge demonstration called in Egypt’s capital, Cairo.

02/04/2011

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stands on the Statehouse steps Monday, Jan. 24, 2011, in Trenton, N.J., as he addresses an anti-abortion rally. The rally was one of many around the country held by abortion opponents on the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Gov. Chris Christie Speaks At Anti-Abortion Rally

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told anti-abortion activists gathered in the bitter cold Monday that they have an ally in him.

01/24/2011

Demonstrators held rallies across the country in support of women going topless. (credit: CBS 2)

Activists Rally For Women Going Topless In NYC

Some demonstrators say if Americans have the right to bear arms, they also have the right to bare breasts.

08/23/2010

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Advocates Rally To Preserve NYC’s Community Gardens

Organizers held a rally Tuesday morning on West 25th Street ahead of a public hearing regarding proposed rules for community gardens.

08/10/2010

(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Advocates Rally To Preserve NYC's Community Gardens

Organizers held a rally Tuesday morning on West 25th Street ahead of a public hearing regarding proposed rules for community gardens.

08/10/2010

Hundreds Rally in NYC Against Arizona’s Immigration Law

Hundreds of immigrant advocates have marched across the Brooklyn Bridge and rallied in Manhattan to protest Arizona’s toughest-in-the-nation immigration law.

1010 WINS–07/29/2010

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