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New York City wants to hire a ‘rat czar’—and could pay them $170,000 per year – CNBC

New York City wants to hire a ‘rat czar’—and could pay them $170,000 per year  CNBC Help Wanted: ‘Bloodthirsty’ NYC rat czar; pays $170000!  FOX 5 New York New York City seeks to hire rat czar  CBS New York NYC Is Hiring a Rat Overlord. Must Possess ‘Killer Instinct’  The New York Times View Full Coverage on Google News

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Transit blogger documents license plate vandalism in NYC

There’s a growing trend on social media calling out drivers in New York City who illegally obscure, vandalize or block out their license plates to avoid speed and toll cameras. Among those documenting their “un-vandalism” work is editor-in-chief of Streetsblog, Gersh Kuntzman. He joined Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter on “Mornings On 1” Friday, saying […]

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Gingerbread houses, ferries, and MSG highlight new exhibit

Baker Sherry Kozlowski’s gingerbread house is more like a gingerbread block. She spent 40 hours crafting the gingerbread tribute to her Queens neighborhood. “This is my imaginary block of goodness. This is all the shops that I shop at regularly, if they were all in one block,” said Kozlowski, who used melted gummy bears to […]

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Billionaire discusses the future of cryptocurrency in NY

Shortly before the Thanksgiving holiday, Gov. Kathy Hochul signed into law a new temporary moratorium on certain kinds of cryptocurrency mining at fossil fuel plants. A year ago, newly elected Mayor Eric Adams vowed to make New York the center of the cryptocurrency industry, taking his first few paychecks in bitcoin and ethereum, two of […]

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Aid will help low-income kids prepare for college

New York state is receiving $28 million in federal aid for a seven-year program meant to prepare low-income students for college, Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday announced.  The money is expected to aid more than 6,200 students under the GEAR UP program, a seven-year program that starts in middle school and runs through freshman year […]

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New York City mayor vows to have mentally ill people on the streets brought to hospitals – KGW News

New York City mayor vows to have mentally ill people on the streets brought to hospitals  KGW News New York City mayor announces plan to hospitalize mentally ill people involuntarily  CBS News Opinion | Moving Mentally Ill People Off the Streets of New York  The New York Times NYPD was ‘blindsided’ by Eric Adams’ plan to involuntarily commit […]

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Judge bemoans NYC’s bike hazard in ‘Gone Girl’ actor’s death

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge decried New York City’s problems with electric and gas-powered bikes on Wednesday as he sentenced the electric scooter rider who crashed into “Gone Girl” actor Lisa Banes to one to three years in prison for his manslaughter conviction. Brian Boyd, 27, was led away in handcuffs after sentencing in […]

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WORLD

New York City mayor announces plan to hospitalize mentally ill people involuntarily – CBS News

New York City mayor announces plan to hospitalize mentally ill people involuntarily  CBS News Adams announces plan to remove mentally ill people from NYC streets  CBS New York Opinion | Moving Mentally Ill People Off the Streets of New York  The New York Times ‘Police are not the answer’: Civil liberty advocates on NYC’s plan to involuntarily take […]

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Family waiting for school bus hit by car, hospitalized: NYPD

A mother and her four children, all under 8 years old, were injured after being struck by a car in a hit-and-run incident in Brooklyn Wednesday evening, police said.  The mother was with two of her children while she waited for her other two children to get off of a school bus, police said. The […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Meta ditches office space at Hudson Yards as tech giant cuts costs

Facebook’s parent company Meta is ditching office space that it rented out at the Hudson Yards complex in New York City — the latest sign of belt-tightening at the Silicon Valley-based tech giant that recently laid off thousands of employees. Meta will vacate 250,000 square feet of office space at 30 and 55 Hudson Yards, […]

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