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Road Salt Barge Arrives In New Jersey After Long Delay

A barge carrying much-needed road salt has arrived in New Jersey at last, as another winter storm was bearing down.

02/25/2014

FILE - A worker  loads salt trucks.  (Photo by Julie Denesha/Getty Images)

Sen. Booker: New Jersey Will ‘Be Able To Get The Salt That It Needs’

New Jersey was expected to receive a critical supply of rock salt that was held up by the Department of Homeland Security because it was being carried on a foreign ship.

02/18/2014

New Jersey Snow Driving

N.J. Officials Work To Replenish Shrinking Road Salt Supply

New Jersey transportation officials say they’re working to replenish road salt supplies in the wake of several winter storms.

02/15/2014

A man walks past a large pile of snow created by snowplows on Broadway near Lincoln Center. (Photo STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Winter Storm Blowing Into Tri-State Area

Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.

02/12/2014

Marta Leiva, CSA with the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, salts the snow in Carl Shurz Park. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Faces Icy Conditions As Municipalities Deal With Salt Shortages

Forecasters say slush and standing water from Wednesday’s snow storm turned into ice as temperatures plunged below freezing overnight.

02/06/2014

A car stuck in the snow in Bergen County, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Winter Storm Knocks Out Power, Disrupts Travel In New Jersey

A winter medley of snow, ice and freezing rain has knocked out power to thousands of customers, caused massive delays on mass transit and made driving dangerous for commuters in New Jersey.

02/05/2014

Snow And Ice Storm Preps

Snow, Ice Disrupts LIRR Service, Makes For Slick Driving

A winter storm warning is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for all of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Snow is expected to fall through the morning before changing to a wintry mix of sleet and freezing rain.

02/05/2014

Hypertension Book (credit: CBS 2)

Study: No Health Benefit Seen In Adopting Low Sodium Diet

At the request of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Institute of Medicine reviewed more than 30 recent research papers.

05/15/2013

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NYC Takes To The Subway System To Promote New Anti-Salt Campaign

The city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has launched a new ad campaign for subway riders, advising them that too much salt is a bad idea.

04/01/2013

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Health Department Group Seeking Proposals To Limit Alcohol Sales In NYC

He doesn’t like the salt on the margarita glass and has fought against the fat in the Kahlua and cream. But was Mayor Michael Bloomberg really thinking of trying to shut the tap on the bar business as the New York Post reported?

01/11/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg with anchor Michael Wallace in WCBS Newsradio 880 Studio 11A - New York, NY - Dec 8, 2011 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Talks Cabs, Education, More In Interview At WCBS 880’s New Studios

Bloomberg visited WCBS Newsradio 880’s new studios at 345 Hudson Street this morning and participated in an extensive interview with anchors Michael Wallace and Pat Carroll, as well as veteran political reporter Rich Lamb.

12/08/2011

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New Salt Study Appears To Trump Bloomberg’s Assertion Too Much Is No Good

A dash of doubt was added Wednesday to Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s assault on salt. He’s made it one of the calling cards of his administration. But now a new study is taking the idea of cutting sodium with a grain of salt.

07/27/2011

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Word Of The Day In Snowy Tri-State: Florida

Another storm bore down on the Tri-State area on Wednesday, bringing groans and the potential for as much as a foot of new snow to areas already buried by a winter that is on track to be the worst in years.

01/26/2011

Shoveling Snow In Astoria (credit: CBS 2)

Shovels And Plows Out In Force In Queens

Some people went out on the street early Wednesday to clear paths to work. Three workers at the Neptune Diner on Astoria Boulevard had to keep shoveling and salting to make the parking lots available.

01/12/2011

A Home Depot Store - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Residents Hit Stores To Restock On Food, Shovels

Secaucus and other Bergen County residents stormed the Home Depot and Stop And Shop to stock up on supplies as the blizzard approaches.

12/26/2010

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