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  1. For six years running, Bronx is the least-healthy county in NY stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | New York Business.com

    A coalition of Bronx politicians and health care organizations is trying to improve the reputation of the borough's health care. Bronx County ranked last among 62 New York state counties for the sixth straight year, in a report published Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute.

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  2. For six years running, Bronx is the least-healthy county in NY stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Crain's New York Business

    A coalition of Bronx politicians and health care organizations is trying to improve the reputation of the borough's health care. Bronx County ranked last among 62 New York state counties for the sixth straight year, in a report published Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute.

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  3. Morning 10: 7-train extension delay | Banks shuffle securities | Pot plant's $1.7M in aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | New York Business.com

    The opening of the No. 7 line station at West 34th Street and 11th Avenue will be pushed back until at least July, Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials said.

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  4. Is a new Brooklyn-to-Queens subway in NYC's future?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Crain's New York Business

    Thomas Wright, 46, recently took the reins as president at a critical juncture for the Regional Plan Association, a nonprofit that generates urban-planning initiatives and ideas for the tristate area. For the fourth time in its nearly 100-year history, the association is beginning research on a long-range strategic plan.

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  5. Is a Brooklyn-to-Queens subway in NYC's future?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | New York Business.com

    Thomas Wright, 46, recently took the reins as president at a critical juncture for the Regional Plan Association, a nonprofit that generates urban-planning initiatives and ideas for the tristate area. For the fourth time in its nearly 100-year history, the association is beginning research on a long-range strategic plan.

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  6. U.S. Air Force vet indicted for attempting to aid ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | New York Business.com

    A U.S. Air Force veteran was accused by the the government of turning his back on his country and trying to join a terror group that's taken control of a swath of Iraq and Syria and publicly executes its captives. Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh, 47, was charged by a Brooklyn, New York, grand jury Monday with attempting to provide material support to Islamic State and obstruction of justice.

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  7. Morning 10: Replacing bus terminal | Women's equality bills | Gunshot trackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Crain's New York Business

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey estimates it would cost between $8 billion and $11 billion to replace the agency's Eighth Avenue bus terminal. The authority's board is expected to discuss the possibility at its Thursday meeting, as part of a refocusing on regional transportation needs following the 2013 George Washington Bridge scandal.

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  8. Morning 10: Robert Durst arrested | Laundromats disappearing | Prosthetic-limb makers growingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | New York Business.com

    Law-enforcement officials have long suspected that Robert Durst, a member of one of New York's storied real estate dynasties, was involved in the disappearance and death of his wife, Kathleen, and in the murder of a friend, Susan Berman. Mr. Durst seemed to admit as much in the final moments of The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst , an HBO documentary that aired Sunday night.

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  9. Developers fire back against calls to kill tax breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Crain's New York Business

    Nearly 5,500 affordable apartments in just nine projects would never have been planned if not for a four-decade-old tax break due to end in three months, according to a report by the Real Estate Board of New York. The 421a abatement, which lowers property taxes on new apartments for up to 25 years, expires June 15. The REBNY report is intended to counter critics who say 421a mainly subsidizes luxury apartments and should be left to die.

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  10. An uptick in crime has city officials pointing fingersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | New York Business.com

    Two crimes last week rose above the din to prod some local soul-searching: A group of teenage girls beat up a 15-year-old at a McDonald's in Brooklyn. Witnesses caught the pummeling on a video that went viral, but the collective horror stemmed mostly from the fact that no one rushed to break up the fight or call police.

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  11. Luxury developer DDG expands TriBeCa officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Crain's New York Business

    DDG is growing by more than 50% to 14,000 square feet at 60 Hudson St. The expansion comes as the firm, which drew attention in recent years for its successful boutique condo projects, 41 Bond St. and 345 Meatpacking, has a robust pipeline of projects. The company is in the process of building four new condo developments, including one of its largest to date, a 521-foot tall tower it is planning to erect on the Upper East Side at 180 E. 88th St. DDG is also building new condos at 325 West Broadway in SoHo and 12 Warren St. in TriBeCa.

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  12. B'klyn councilman: Build a park, not housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | New York Business.com

    City Councilman Stephen Levin will rally Thursday to protest the sale of any part of an 11-acre parcel along the Williamsburg waterfront.

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  13. Manufacturers in Williamsburg, LIC get hemmed in by hotelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Crain's New York Business

    The 56.4 million visitors to New York City last year had their choice of hotel rooms - 102,000, in fact, with thousands more on the way. The city's manufacturing businesses only wish they had so many places to hang their hats.

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  14. Morning 10: Banks pass stress tests | Minimum wage | NYC high-school diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | Crain's New York Business

    The Federal Reserve said yesterday that the nation's 31 largest banks had enough capital to weather a major financial downturn, including a global recession. The announcement followed the Fed's annual round of stress tests, which started after the crash of 2008.

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  15. Retailer Marine Layer to open Brooklyn outpostRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Crain's New York Business

    Another national retail brand will land in Brooklyn. Boutique clothier Marine Layer is setting up shop along Cobble Hill's Court Street and furthering the transformation of the retail strip, which was once home to local mom-and-pop shops.

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  16. B'klyn Bridge repair costs $600MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Crain's New York Business

    Brooklyn Bridge repairs are $100 million over budget, and their completion will be delayed for another year. Engineers recently discovered more than 3,000 new structural flaws that need to be fixed, increasing the cost of repairing the bridge to more than $600 million , according to the Daily News .

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  17. Morning 10: Middle-market retailers' woes | Tech-company leasing | City Hall, council riftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | New York Business.com

    Selling to the middle-class shopper has rarely been so tough for mass-market retailers. Macy's lowered its 2015 earnings forecast last week, following the January shuttering of Kate Spade Saturday, C. Wonder and Gap Inc.'s Piperlime - three businesses aimed at young, fashion-conscious professionals who can't yet afford true luxury - and a spate of middle-market retail closures in 2014.

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  18. Mayor's chummy City Council relations suddenly aren'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Crain's New York Business

    After a year of sunny collaboration between natural liberal allies, clouds loom on the horizon for Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council. What began as an ideologically aligned pairing is giving way to a power struggle more typical of New York City politics.

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  19. Robert Benmosche, former AIG chief, dies at 70Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | New York Business.com

    Robert Benmosche, the combative former chief executive officer of American International Group Inc. who led the insurer, once the world's largest, to repay a $182.3 billion taxpayer bailout, has died. He was 70. He died on Friday at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York following treatment for lung cancer, AIG said in a statement.

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  20. LIC tapas | Window-cleaing service goes under | Adidas in BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Crain's New York Business

    For the Record is a weekly listing of information from the public record that can help businesspeople in the New York area find opportunities, potential new clients and updates on competitors. To ask questions or get more information on this section, contact Crain's research department at cnyb-research@crainsnewyork.com .

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