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  1. Grimm, Recchia battle in first head to head debateRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm and his opponent, former Councilmember Domenic Recchia, met for their first head-to-head debate Wednesday morning. While the questions from the audience were provocative, it was the candidates' questions to each other that generated the most heat.

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  2. Listen to the Expert?Read the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | Metropulse.com

    I don't think Sen. Alexander, his friend Gov. Bill Haslam, and other Common Core supporters have been reading Diane Ravitch these days. She regularly rails against the Billionaire Boys Club of Bill Gates, the Walton family, and Michael Bloomberg.

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  3. Financial Times Editor Lionel Barber: "Now Software's Driving the Journalism"Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Re/code

    Lionel Barber , the 59-year-old, Oxford-educated editor of the Financial Times, comes across exactly the way you'd expect a 59-year-old, Oxford-educated editor of a significant newspaper to act: Gracious, opinionated, maybe a bit deliberative. But that's not the full picture.

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  4. NYC schools chancellor: 'No more letter grades'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    Her remarks were part of a policy speech at a Brooklyn school. The audience applauded when Farina said: "No more letter grades." Mayor Bill de Blasio has long criticized the letter grade system. It was created in 2006 by his predecessor Michael Bloomberg.

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  5. Battle for the Senate: Who else is spending like the Koch Brothers?Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    It's not just the Koch Brothers. In key Senate-race states across the US, the airwaves are chock-full of political ads - and most of the money is coming from outside groups, not from the candidates' official campaigns.

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  6. 92% of patients say medical marijuana worksRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A 2013 survey in the New England Journal of Medicine found that nearly 8-in-10 doctors approved the use of medical marijuana. Now, a wide-ranging survey in California finds that medical marijuana patients agree: 92 percent said that medical marijuana alleviated symptoms of their serious medical conditions, including chronic pain, arthritis, migraine, and cancer.

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  7. New Tenant Protections: Got Teeth?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | City Limits

    Landlords found guilty of harassment will face increased penalties under revamped legislation signed by Mayor de Blasio on Tuesday, but some tenant advocates say the bill may not curb increasingly aggressive attempts by landlords to push out low-income renters. The Council voted 49-0 last week to amend the Tenant Protection Act, which was signed into law in 2008, by Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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  8. Nine Billionaires With Westchester Ties Make Forbes 400 ListRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Briarcliff Daily Voice

    Former New York City Mayor and media magnate Michael Bloomberg, who owns a home in North Salem, was the wealthiest Westchester resident with a net worth of $35 billion. Boomberg was ranked eighth overall.

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  9. Five neighborhood groups vote to oppose Sacramento strong mayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Kevin Johnson is facing organized opposition to Measure L, the strong-mayor proposal he is energetically trying to see voted into law. Members of five neighborhood associations, four in the central city, have voted to oppose Measure L, the November ballot measure seeking to increase the authority of the mayor's office.

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  10. Education officials plan overhaul of city's grading system: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina was expected to give more details at a Wednesday policy speech on the city's plan to do away with the A-F system of grading schools created under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Education Department officials are overhauling the city's longstanding system of letter grades for the public schools, agency sources tell the Daily News.

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  11. New school evaluations will lower test scores' influenceRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | District Administration

    New York City is overhauling its system for evaluating schools, de-emphasizing test scores in favor of measures like the strength of the curriculum and the school environment, and doing away with an overall A-through-F grade for each school, the schools chancellor, Carmen Farina, said on Tuesday. Mayor Bill de Blasio had pledged to end Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's system of giving schools letter grades, which some parents and educators argued were too simplistic and, in some cases, painted an inaccurate picture.

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  12. David Cameron riles the Queen in second gaffeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    The Queen will not be amused with David Cameron's second royal gaffe in a week - she will be downright fuming. The British Prime Minister apparently told 20 MPs visiting his country residence, Chequers, that the Queen had to be corrected for mistakenly claiming to have the original of a painting hanging in the residence, the Daily Mail reported .

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  13. CityLab Panel: Film/TV Productions Bring Much More Than JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

    Louisiana, Georgia, Illinois, New York and, most recently, California have determined that it is worth spending even more to get more production The value of financial incentives that attract movie and television productions is always about jobs first. But it is more than that for states, cities and countries that are successful in creating the right infrastructure and environment.

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  14. Shake-Up At NYPD Oversight Board Ahead Of Leadership VoteRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Switched

    At least two more members of New York City's Civilian Complaint Review Board have resigned ahead of a Thursday vote on replacing the police watchdog's executive director, The Huffington Post has learned. Mohammad Khalid and Jules Martin confirmed that they have left the board in recent days.

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  15. David Cameron 'makes new royal gaffe' over Queen's ownership of Van Dyck paintingRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Independent

    The Prime Minister is embroiled in a fresh gaffe involving the Queen, after he told guests at his country retreat that the monarch thought she owned a painting that was actually at the estate. David Cameron was showing around 20 MPs the art at Chequers, as part of a meeting where he hoped to come up with a plan for "English Votes for English laws" following this month's Scottish referendum.

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  16. Bypassing City Council, de Blasio expands living wage law to thousands more workers with executive orderRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | SILive.com

    Bypassing the City Council, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order on Tuesday expanding the living wage law to cover thousands of more workers and raising the hourly wage from $11.90 to $13.13 for those without benefits. "People are struggling -- they need help now," de Blasio said before signing the order at a Bronx playground.

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  17. For Nightclubs, Life Is No Cabaret Without a LicenseRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    If a customer at Muchmore's in Brooklyn so much as busts a move, owner Andrew Muchmore could be busted. New York City prohibits dancing in a venue unless it has a cabaret license, and Muchmore's-like lots of bars and restaurants across the five boroughs-doesn't have one.

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  18. In light of 5 POINTZ demolition, DEFACED fights to protect NYC's artistic rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Archinect School Blog

    Upon the recent controversial demolition of the "5 POINTZ" graffiti mecca in Long Island City, NY, a group of architects consisting of Arianna Armelli , Ishaan Kumar , David Sepulveda and Wagdy Moussa came up with the idea of DEFACED. In the proposal, DEFACED is an organization that is dedicated to the preservation of cultural landmarks, districts, and neighborhoods worldwide.

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  19. Scarsdale's Och Makes Forbes 400 Billionaire ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Scarsdale Daily Voice

    Former New York City Mayor and media magnate Michael Bloomberg, who owns a home in North Salem, was the wealthiest Westchester resident with a net worth of $35 billion. Boomberg was ranked eighth overall.

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  20. Bloomberg Commits $125 Million To Combat Global Road Traffic DeathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Forbes

    I've worked as a journalist in new media, print, television news and documentary film, and have written and reported extensively about travel and road safety, as well as job trends, small business, personal spending, education, human interest topics, environmental and social issues, and the arts. I've contributed to many publications and news organizations, including The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, NBCNews.com, BBC.com, AOL, ABC News, PBS, HBO and CNBC.

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