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The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Big Party Planned For Statue of Liberty’s 125th Anniversary

There will be a fireworks show, a flotilla of ships up New York harbor, a naturalization ceremony, a cake and much more to celebrate the statue’s 125th anniversary.

10/15/2011

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg chat as Bloomberg gives Sarkozy a tour of the Statue of Liberty - New York, NY - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Sarkozy, Bloomberg Celebrate Lady Liberty’s Birthday Early

The Statue of Liberty is celebrating her 125th birthday a little early this year so French president Nicholas Sarkozy could be there.

09/22/2011

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Statue Of Liberty To Close For Yearlong Renovations To Make Interior Safer, More Accessible

Starting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.

08/11/2011

Sarah Palin spoke with schoolchildren at Ellis Island on June 1, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Sarah Palin Concludes New York City Visit With Private Tour Of Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty

Sarah Palin said she got goosebumps as she walked through the halls of Ellis Island where millions of immigrants passed through between 1892 and 1954.

06/01/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg: Immigration Key To Rescuing Detroit

Detroit should take a page from Lady Liberty and shine a beacon of welcome to immigrants as a way to overcome its severe population loss, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday.

05/01/2011

The 'Lady Liberty' Stamp depicts the statue outside the New York-New York casino in Las Vegas. (credit: Raimund Luke/USPS.com)

‘Lady Liberty’ Stamp Features Image Of Replica From Las Vegas

The stamp may have been issued to stir feelings of national pride, but instead it has stirred up controversy.

04/15/2011

Last-Minute Filers Race To Make Income Tax Deadlines

Tri-State Area Federal Workers To Face Furloughs During Shutdown

Taxpayers in the Tri-State Area still expecting a refund check in the mail from Uncle Sam may have to wait a bit longer.

04/08/2011

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Tri-State Area Would Suffer In Event Of Federal Government Shutdown

In New York City, where roughly 10 percent of revenue comes from Washington, thousands of locally-based federal workers would be furloughed.

04/07/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Federal Government Shutdown Would Mean Closure Of Statue Of Liberty

The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.

04/06/2011

The Statue of Liberty is seen from Liberty State Park - Jersey City, NJ - Jun 19, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

New Statue Of Liberty Security Plan Still Undecided

The NYPD wasn’t initially consulted, so a plan to reconfigure and speed up the security screening process for the Statue of Liberty is now up in the air.

02/18/2011

Wall Street Bull (credit: Getty Images)

What To Do This Weekend In NYC, Dec. 30

Visiting New York City this weekend? Our weekly visitors’ guide is here to help — filling you in on the right way to see Manhattan when you’re on a tight schedule.

12/30/2010

Lady Gaga and Marc Jacobs on the cover of V Magazine. Credit: Mario Testino

Lady Gaga Turns Into Lady Liberty For V Magazine

Gaga morphed into a stripped-down version of the Statue of Liberty holding a burning paper torch and wearing only a lacy black bra, panties and a crown made of long, blond hair.

09/02/2010

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Copper Cast of Lady Liberty’s Nose Up For Auction

A copper casting of the tip of the Statue of Liberty’s nose is among a collection of items that will be auctioned off next month at Guernsey’s auction house.

08/23/2010

(AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Statue Of Liberty To Get New Staircase For Safety

A set of 354 narrow steps spirals all the way up to the Statue of Liberty’s crown, and it’s the only escape route for tourists in an emergency.

1010 WINS–08/09/2010

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