Located in northern Manhattan between Inwood and Harlem is Washington Heights. Get there via 1, A or C trains. Today, with over 70% of the population Hispanic and Latino, Washington heights has been dubbed "Little Dominican Republic." 

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NYC Announces 4 New Homecoming Week ConcertsDespite recent COVID setbacks, New York City has announced four new Homecoming Week concerts in August to honor the history of hip-hop music.
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NYC Council Proposes Bill To Cap Classroom CapacityNew York City Council on Thursday announced a proposal to put a limit on classroom capacity.
NY AG Reaches Deal With WH To Crack Down On Air PollutionNew York Attorney General Letitia James has reached an agreement with the White House to crack down on air pollution that blows into the state.
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Advocacy Groups File Motion Asking Court For Additional NYPD Oversight MeasuresSome New Yorkers are suing the city and the NYPD over the controversial form of policing known as stop-and-frisk. As CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports, they say it’s still being used improperly, even years after a court-appointed monitor was put in place to develop and assess NYPD reforms.
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Three Connecticut Counties Now Considered Substantial COVID Transmission AreasThree counties in Connecticut are now considered "substantial" COVID transmission areas.
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President Biden Announces Masking, Vaccine Mandates For Federal WorkersThursday afternoon, President Joe Biden announced new masking and vaccine mandates for federal workers, along with a new incentive to get people vaccinated; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.

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