What Tom Suozzi's victory can teach NY Dems about reaching out to Asian American voters
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by Brigid Bergin
41m ago
Asian American voters make up more than 20% of the voting population in the 3rd Congressional District. Asian American voters propelled Suozzi's victory and signaled a winning strategy to other candidates. [ more ..read more
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Another Bronx subway shooting leaves one man dead, NYPD says
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by Brittany Kriegstein
41m ago
A shooting Friday on a Bronx D train left one man dead, police said. The gunfire erupted shortly before dawn on a southbound D train, police said. [ more ..read more
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NY’s congressional map spurs a game of political chicken in Albany
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by Jon Campbell
4h ago
State lawmakers will have to decide next week whether to approve the commission's map or draw their own. State lawmakers could vote on a new electoral map as soon as Monday. But so far, Democrats are keeping their lips sealed. [ more ..read more
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Manhattan DA slams AZ prosecutor for refusing to extradite NYC murder suspect
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by Bahar Ostadan, Brittany Kriegstein
13h ago
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg denounces Republican Maricopa County Attorney Rachel Mitchell after she refused to extradite the suspected killer of a woman in a Soho hotel after he was arrested. The Republican attorney of Maricopa County critiqued the Manhattan district attorney’s treatment of migrants who attacked NYPD officers in Midtown earlier this month. [ more ..read more
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Nassau County bans trans women from playing sports at its facilities
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by Giulia Heyward
13h ago
Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman speaks at a news conference. The executive order signed on Thursday compels sports leagues to follow the order or lose their ability to use county-owned facilities. [ more ..read more
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2 CUNY campuses in Queens evacuated due to bomb threat: NYPD
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by Catalina Gonella
17h ago
The entrance to the York College building in Queens seen on Oct. 24, 2023 Police said York College and Queens Colleges were threatened Thursday afternoon. [ more ..read more
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Extra Extra: Aromatherapy is coming to an office building near you
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by Emily Nadal
17h ago
Because maybe making offices smell like hotels will trick your brain into thinking you're on vacation while at work, here are your afternoon links: Dunkin' has entered the energy drink game, NYC is sitting on a lot of unused gift cards, a beer truck crashes into a Popeye's, and more from around the city and internet. [ more ..read more
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Engineer accused of negligence in Bronx building collapse hit with 2-year suspension
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by Michelle Bocanegra
17h ago
1915 Billingsley Terrace in the Bronx seen after a partial collapse on Dec. 11, 2023 The city says Richard Koenigsberg won’t be able to conduct facade inspections given his role in the December 2023 collapse. [ more ..read more
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Early Addition: A tale of 2 tooth fairies
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by James Ramsay
22h ago
Because rich kids are finding something very different under their pillows, here are your early links: Zoomers love sober vacations, Joe Biden's dog loves biting people, the king of hurkle-durkling and more. [ more ..read more
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The 2024 Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade is on Sunday. Here's what you need to know.
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by Precious Fondren
22h ago
A woman waves a flag at a previous year's parade. Parade organizers expect 500,000 people to come and celebrate the "Year of the Dragon." [ more ..read more
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