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Gov. Cuomo Picks Up Key Endorsements As Primary LoomsNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is picking up key endorsements from editorial boards and labor unions ahead of next week's Democratic primary.
Transport Workers Union Handing Out Bloody MetroCards To Subway RidersThe transit workers union is sending a grim message, reminding straphangers of the dangers of the subway system.
MTA Chief Pushes Back Against TWU On Subway SlowdownAn executive with the transit union went up against the acting chairman of the MTA today on the subject of subway safety and train speed.
MTA: Subway Platform Barriers Would Cost More Than $1 BillionManhattan Borough President Scott Stringer predicts that if things keep going the way they are, 100 people will have been killed in the New York City Subway system this year.
Stringer: New York City On Track For Twice As Many Subway Deaths This YearThere have been six subway deaths already in 2013. The circumstances in the incidents vary, but Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said the rash of death on the tracks deserves a closer look.
Dramatic Photo Shows Subway Stopped Just Feet Away From Person Who Fell On Tracks The incident comes as the Transport Workers Union has launched a campaign to get trains to slow down before they enter the station.
TWU Creates New Art For Subway Slowdown CampaignTransit workers want to slow down the speed of subway trains as they enter stations, and they're taking action, graphically.
American Airlines: Improperly Installed Clamps To Blame For Loose SeatsThe American Airlines seat scare has expanded to a third flight. Some have suspected sabotage, but on Tuesday surfaced a new theory on what’s causing the loose seats.
EXCLUSIVE: MTA Bus Driver Assaulted By Fare-Beating Suspect Speaks Out Nelson Diaz, 54, said he was beaten up, spit on and had his head pushed into his bus window by the suspect, who fled the scene and is still at large.
Contract Talks Resuming Between MTA, Union WorkersThe MTA has agreed to several union demands including a provision giving subway operators three paid days off when someone is struck by a train, according to a published report.
NYC Buses And Subways Keep Running After TWU Contract ExpiresNew York City's buses and subways are still running today, even though the contract for 34,000 Transport Workers Union workers expired at midnight.
Calls Continue For Gov. Cuomo To Extend Millionaire's TaxGov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire's tax.
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