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Press coverage during 2013 of DC 37's White Papers and related issues from NYC and NYS media.



December 26, 2013
  What killed the liberal radio star?
by Errol Louis
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December 20, 2013
  Gonzalez: Ariel Russo delay probe finds enough blame to fill a call center
by Juan Gonzalez
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December 20, 2013
  Bloomberg's warning on the labor-electoral complex
Editorial
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December 19, 2013
  Corona Health Clinic To Shut Down
by Trisha Sakhuja
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December 19, 2013
  Municipal Workforce Provides Essential Services for NYC
by Harry Nespoli
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December 18, 2013
  In Final Speech, Mayor Bloomberg Warns Bill de Blasio
by Erin Durkin
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December 17, 2013
  NYCHA agrees to federal court's supervision in apartment mold scandal
by Greg B. Smith
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December 16, 2013
  Union leaders honor Nelson Mandela
By Stephon Johnson
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December 16, 2013
  'Sanitary' restaurant violations nearly impossible to overturn
by Carl Campanile
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December 15, 2013
  In Public Housing, Units Languish in Limbo
by Mireya Navarro
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December 13, 2013
  Poll Finds Hope Is Running High for Next Mayor of New York City
by Kate Taylor and Dalia Sussman
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December 13, 2013
  Amid Repressed Hopes, Reasons to Dream [Fifth in a series]
by Andrea Elliott
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December 13, 2013
  Finding Safety and Strength in the Bonds of Her Siblings [Fourth in a series]
by Andrea Elliott
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December 13, 2013
  A Neighborhood's Profound Divide [Third in a series]
by Andrea Elliott
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December 13, 2013
  Dasani: A Future Resting on a Fragile Foundation [Second of a series]
by Andrea Elliott
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December 13, 2013
  Girl in the Shadows: Dasani's Homeless Life [First in a series]
by Andrea Elliott
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December 13, 2013
  Making the Queens Library a cool spot for curious teens
by Lisa L. Colangelo
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December 13, 2013
  House budget tweak costs NY hospitals millions
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December 12, 2013
  Brooklyn Public Library unveils seven proposals for Brooklyn Heights branch
by Reuven Blau
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December 3, 2013
  How long can city hospitals stay a 'going concern'?
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November 27, 2013
  City EMS workers allowed to be fired immediately for refusing, failing drug test, rules court
by Barbara Ross
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November 26, 2013
  Unions Have No Say In FDNY Drug Testing Policy, Court Rules
by Eric Hornbeck
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November 26, 2013
  Enjoy the Parade, and Don't Forget to Thank Your Friendly Sewer Workers
by Jim Dwyer
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November 25, 2013
  City budget is balanced, but tough union contract negotiations loom
by Lisa Colangelo
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November 25, 2013
  Letter from Fitz Reid: Unions Must Stay United
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November 25, 2013
  Mayor's 'Balanced' Budget Still Tilted Against Fair Pay Hikes, Unions Say
by Richard Steier and David Sims
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November 25, 2013
  Cuomo Extends Time To Seek 9/11-Related Disability Benefits
by Sarah Dorsey
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November 23, 2013
  City pension fees jump 28%
by Yoav Gonen
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November 22, 2013
  No Money for Wage Increases in Mayor Bloomberg's Budget Plan
by Harry Nespoli
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November 20, 2013
  Civil: Mayor Bloomberg's plan to gut the century-old Civil Service system appears dead
by Reuven Blau
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November 19, 2013
  Ridiculous defense may finally end saga in CityTime corruption case
by Juan Gonzalez
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November 15, 2013
  Bloomberg, Liu agree on $50M Verizon settlement
by Erin Durkin
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November 15, 2013
  Workers to NYCHA: 'Hell No, You're Not Taking Away Our Jobs!'
by Joe Maniscalco
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November 14, 2013
  Verizon to Pay City for Cost Overruns
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November 11, 2013
  For de Blasio, Contract Talks Offer Problem
by Steven Greenhouse
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November 11, 2013
  Civil Service: Labor board rules NYPD clerical workers need to provide an emergency telephone number when they are off work
by Reuven Blau
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November 11, 2013
  Advocates: Parks Dept. cops should be trained before they're issued pepper spray and batons
by Ginger Adams Otis
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November 4, 2013
  DC 37 Rallies Against Health-Care Cuts It Says Will Shred Safety Net
by David Sims
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November 4, 2013
  City Unions Rally for De Blasio
by Steven Wishnia
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November 3, 2013
  Why Is Affordable Health Care Such a Bitter Pill for Some to Swallow?
by Lee Saunders
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November 1, 2013
  Bloomberg Booed On The Steps of City Hall!
by Joe Maniscalco
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November 1, 2013
  Help Is Available to Health Victims of Sept. 11 Attacks
by Clyde Weiss
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November 1, 2013
  New York, NY: Two Lifeguards Honored for Rescue
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October 31, 2013
  DC 37 makes endorsements; calls for mayor Bloomberg stop 'eleventh-hour' service cuts
By Stephon Johnson
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October 31, 2013
  Health Advocates Decry Funding Cuts to Free STD and Immunization Clinics
News by Jeff Mays
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October 31, 2013
  GONZALEZ: New York's next mayor must dump NYCHA chief John Rhea ASAP
News by Juan Gonzalez
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October 30, 2013
  Politicos And Labor Bigs Condemn Bloomberg's Healthcare Cuts
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October 30, 2013
  Immunization clinics in Queens and the Bronx remain open
News by Lisa L. Colangelo
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October 29, 2013
  Alleged CityTime crooks demanded fast payment for fake invoices of more than $5M per month, witness says
by Juan Gonzalez
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October 23, 2013
  AFSCME NY ad for Bill de Blasio on Daily News Website
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October 23, 2013
  Engineer brings $1M bias suit against city Department of Environmental Protection over bigotry
by John Marzulli
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October 19, 2013
  City to have $24 million expansion of job placement program in public housing
by Jennifer Fermino
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October 18, 2013
  Gonzalez: Witness testifies that top city official gave CityTime consultants free rein
by Juan Gonzalez
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October 17, 2013
  Unions Warn Lawmakers on Budget Cuts
By Melanie Trottman
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October 17, 2013
  Labor Backs Up Big Bill de Blaiso; Expects Even Bigger Changes
by Joe Maniscalco
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October 16, 2013
  Bloomberg administration signed off on CityTime expenses: lawyers
by Daniel Beekman
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October 16, 2013
  Trio goes to court for massive CityTime payroll scam
by Antonio Antenucci and Rich Calder
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October 14, 2013
  Union bosses to mayoral hopeful Bill de Blasio: 'You like us? Show us how much!'
by Reuven Blau
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October 11, 2013
  Gotham's Goliath: The people vs. the public sector
by William McGurn
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October 11, 2013
  Suit: Stop luxury apts. in NYC public housing
by AP
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October 11, 2013
  Civil Service Reform Study: Cut Job Titles and Reliance on Tests
by Mark Toor
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October 7, 2013
  City park police want to carry guns
by Kate Briquelet
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October 7, 2013
  City: Park Enforcement Patrol Officers Do Not Need Guns
by Tamara Leitner
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October 2, 2013
  Highlights at AFL-CIO 2103 Convention(interview with Lee Saunders)
by Sally Goldenberg
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September 30, 2013
  Tax crackdown yields city $72M
by Sally Goldenberg
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September 27, 2013
  Mayor Bloomberg and John Liu fight over $50M the city says Verizon needs to pay up, Liu claims its more
by Ginger Adams Otis
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September 25, 2013
  Concerns over City's 911 System Arise After Ambulance Delayed in Reaching Injured Child
by Lindsey Christ
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September 23, 2013
  De Blasio lines up powerful endorsements
Matthew Dondiego
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September 23, 2013
  DC 37, Teamsters Now In de Blasio's Corner
by David Sims
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September 23, 2013
  DC 37 Offers Videos On World Trade Center Health Aid
by David Sims
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September 17, 2013
  DC 37 Backs Bill de Blasio For NY Mayor
by Celeste Katz
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September 17, 2013
  Republican Joe Lhota Meets With DC 37
by Mara Gay
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September 16, 2013
  NYCHA Consultants Cost Taxpayers Millions
by Neal Tepel
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September 16, 2013
  The city and labor unions reach agreement on rules for municipal worker health care audit
by Lisa Colangelo
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September 15, 2013
  NYC Neighborhood Library Awards let New Yorkers show love for their local library branch
by Albor Ruiz
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September 14, 2013
  At Labor Group, a Sense of a Broader Movement
by Steven Greenhouse
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September 13, 2013
  Local 372 Flexes Political Muscle
by Stephanie West
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September 9, 2013
  Help is Available to Health Victims of September 11 Attacks
by Clyde Weiss
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September 9, 2013
  Mayor's audit of 911 system revamp reveals $24 million wasted
by Stephen Rex Brown
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September 8, 2013
  25,000 register for Sept. 11 victim fund so far
by Ridgely Ochs
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September 5, 2013
  New York Dismisses Criticism of New 911 System
by J. David Goodman
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September 5, 2013
  LIBRARY RAPE HORROR: 13-year-old boy charged with sexually assaulting girl, 8, in Harlem public library bathroom
by Rocco Parascandola , Barry Paddock , Corinne Lestch and Bill Hutchinson
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September 2, 2013
  Everybody out! Illegal late-night swimmers surge at NYC pools in Bronx, Brooklyn
by Reuven Blau
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September 2, 2013
  NYC distributed 7.6 million Summer Meals to needy kids this year
by Barry Paddock and Ben Chapman
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August 30, 2013
  Two Lifeguards Honored For Rescuing Brooklyn Man
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August 30, 2013
  City Parks Department issues employee 'Nonfraternization' policy after exclusive Daily News report on alleged holiday strip parties
by Ginger Adams Otis
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August 29, 2013
  Mean green! Crime jump in city parks
by Tina Moore and Lisa L. Colangelo
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August 24, 2013
  AFSCME Pres. Lee Saunders: 'American Dream' Not Realized for Too Many
Blog by Clyde Weiss
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August 22, 2013
  How to fund the library
Letter by Local 1931 Member Abigail Goldberg
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August 22, 2013
  Unionized Queens Library custodians are being replaced with lower paid workers
By Lisa Colangelo
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August 22, 2013
  Keep Bronx and Queens Immunization Clinics Open
Hosted by Jose Santiago
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August 21, 2013
  Bloomberg lauds 911 audit he once called 'stupid'
By Juan Gonzalez
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August 20, 2013
  Lhota Calls for DC 37 COLAs in Nonprofit Contracts
NY Nonprofit Press
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August 18, 2013
  Decision to close immunization clinics shows Bloomberg administration's ill will
By Albor Ruiz
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August 16, 2013
  Property owners fail to report $20M in billboard income
By Dan Friedman
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August 15, 2013
  Clinic Closures Spell Trouble For Kids
By Joe Maniscalco
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August 15, 2013
  Shutdown of Corona clinic causes uproar
By Lisa Autz
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August 14, 2013
  Immunization clinic slated for closure
By Mark Lord
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August 13, 2013
  Concern over closure of Corona immunization clinic
By Angy Altamirano
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August 12, 2013
  DC 37 Blasts Closing of 2 Health Department Immunization Clinics
By David Sims
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August 12, 2013
  For Disaster Preparedness: Pack A Library Card? - WNYC
By Joel Rose
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August 10, 2013
  Unions halt Mayor Bloomberg's overhaul of the city's $63 billion health care system
By Jennifer Fermino
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August 9, 2013
  Queens and Bronx Lose Their City Immunization Clinics
By Katie Honan
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August 8, 2013
  President Saunders on MSNBC: We March to Change Our Country for the Better
AFSCME
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August 8, 2013
  District Council 37 and others rally to keep immunization clinics open
By Stephon Johnson
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August 8, 2013
  Backlash Against Clinic Closings!
By Joe Maniscalco
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August 7, 2013
  Group Pushes To Keep Bronx, Queens Immunization Clinics Open
NY1
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August 7, 2013
  Advocates Protest Health Department's Closing Of Two City Immunization Clinics
By Erin Clarke
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August 7, 2013
  WTC Health Program on "Labor Lines" Show
Hosted by Vic Fusco
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August 6, 2013
  Immunization clinics in Queens and the Bronx set to close by the end of the month
By Lisa L. Colangelo
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July 30, 2013
  New York EMTs may get let off the hook for watching over dead patients while waiting for NYPD to arrive
By Barry Paddock
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July 29, 2013
  DC 37 Offers Variety Of Skill-Boosting Courses
By David Sims
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July 29, 2013
  DEAD TIME: Frustrated EMTs are forced to watch over corpses for HOURS before NYPD arrive on scene, leaving them unavailable for emergency calls
By Joe Kemp and Ginger Adams Otis
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July 28, 2013
  My hell as a 911 operator
By Susan Edelman
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July 27, 2013
  Mayor Bloomberg: detection of fraud in CityTime scandal saved NY money
By Carl Campanile
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July 26, 2013
  Mayor Bloomberg says NYC 'LUCKY' it had $500 million CityTime fraud because it 'saved a lot of money'
By Jennifer Fermino
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July 26, 2013
  NYC 911 System To Hire 150 New Employees
CBS Local News
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July 26, 2013
  Unions Press White House, Congress to Aid Detroit
By Melanie Trottman
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July 26, 2013
  Better call 911 for 911! Staffers in glitch crisis are exhausted
By Kirstan Conley and Bob Fredericks
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July 25, 2013
  City's EMS dispatch system finally 'stable' after three days of glitches that forced operators to use pen and paper for emergency calls
By Ginger Adams Otis
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July 25, 2013
  FDNY Fixes Faulty 911 Computer System, Officials Say
By Mathew Katz
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July 24, 2013
  Cops could be used as 911 call-takers: memo
By Juan Gonzalez
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July 24, 2013
  City's 911 system crashes THREE times as emergency operators forced to take notes by hand AGAIN
By Ginger Adams Otis and Joe Kemp
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July 23, 2013
  Pair of NYC 911 operators fall ill, collapse amid call center system crash
By Juan Gonzalez
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July 22, 2013
  Workers abuzz over city's insurance audit: MLC sues as city tries to make sure that employees' dependents are entitled to health coverage
By Lisa Colangelo
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July 22, 2013
  911 System Goes Down Amid Series Of High-Profile Failures
By Jess Wisloski
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July 19, 2013
  Labor group audit of employee health care plans on-going despite judge's temporary ban
By Jennifer Fermino
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June 12, 2013   Municipal Labor Committee video ads for June 12, 2013 Contract Rally at City Hall
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May 23, 2013
  911 Inadequate Staffing Puts City In Danger
By Neal Tepel
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May 23, 2013
  NYC Public Libraries Face $106.7 Million in Budget Cuts
By Genevieve Belmaker
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May 23, 2013
  DC 37 hosts mayoral forum
By Stephon Johnson
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May 22, 2013
  Ralliers Demand City Hire 400 More Workers for 911 Call Center
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May 22, 2013
  FDNY underreports emergency response times: firefighters union
By Joe Kemp and Ginger Adams Otis
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May 22, 2013
  Asian American Week 2013: Local Labor Leaders Fight For Safer Garment Industry In Bangladesh
By Shazia Khan
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May 20, 2013
  Letter: Mayor's 'False' Alarm
By Eddie Rodriguez, Alma Roper & Ralph Palladino
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May 20, 2013
  Quinn Booed in Absentia At DC 37 Forum, Mayoral Hopefuls Whack Bloomberg Over Contracts
By David Sims
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May 16, 2013
  District Council 37 Mayoral Forum
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March 21, 2013
  Tired of the annual library budget fight
By Carlotta Mohamed
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March 18, 2013
  Annual Library 'Budget Dance' in NYC Leads to Call for Baseline Funding
By Norman Oder
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March 18, 2013
  Workers tell city to 'save our libraries'
By Stephon Johnson
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March 18, 2013
  DC 37: Libraries Deserve Set Minimum Funding Allocation
By David Sims
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March 18, 2013
  Queens Central Library Opens Wider
By David W. Dunlop
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March 17, 2013
  Saving Schools and Libraries by Giving Up the Land They Sit On
By Berger & Baker
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March 14, 2013
  Weary Librarians Seek Relief from Constant Mayoral Cuts
By Marc Bussanich
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March 14, 2013
  Union says city should start new chapter in library funding
By Paula Katinas
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March 14, 2013
  Unsung heroes" fight for New York library funding
By Teresa Albano
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March 13, 2013
  Interview with DC 37 Queens Library Guild Local 1321 President John Hyslop at Save Our Public Libraries City Hall Rally and News  Conference (2)
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March 13, 2013
  Interview with DC 37 Queens Library Guild Local 1321 President John Hyslop at Save Our Public Libraries City Hall Rally and News Conference (1)
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March 11, 2013
  Talk: Exploring the Role of the City's Public Libraries
By Annmarie Fertoli
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February 26, 2013
  New York Aquarium in Coney Island, closed after Sandy, to reopen ahead of schedule
By Barry Paddock
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February 25, 2013
  Editorial: Within Rights, But Wrong
The Chief
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February 25, 2013
  Rule City Had Right To 'Charge' Blizzard To Absent Workers
By David Sims
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February 22, 2013
  Liu vows to block HP contracts until company FORKS OVER $163M
By Juan Gonzalez
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February 20, 2013
  Gonzalez: Yotel probed over its meager tax bill
By Juan Gonzalez
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February 20, 2013
  Rats Crawling Inside Cars, Driving Brooklyn Heights Crazy
By Huffington Post
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February 15, 2013
  Cuomo Panel: Reduce Civil-Service Testing
By Mark Toor
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February 13, 2013
  Man admits choking, punching EMT
By Sheila Anne Feeney
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February 12, 2013
  Ruling: NYC Can Dock Absent Workers in 2010 Storm
By NBC News
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February 12, 2013
  City wins ruling allowing it to dock workers pay for not showing up during 2010 storm
By David Seifman
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February 11, 2013
  AFSCME President Slams Pat Quinn, Michael Nutter As 'Turncoats' Who Must 'Pay'
By Sam Stein
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February 8, 2013
  Founder of Harlem Mothers Save, which seeks to end gun violence, finally gets a call from NRA chief
By Daniel Beekman
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February 7, 2013
  Business and Labor Unite to Try to Alter Immigration Laws
By Steven Greenhouse
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February 7, 2013
  Did Sandy Displace our Rats?
By Tom Lisi
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February 6, 2013
  $11M city 'con'tract: Liu probes 'fraud,' rips stonewalling by gov't
By David Seifman
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Jan. 29, 2013
  As Mayor Loses Cool, Unions Look to Future
By Richard Steier
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Jan. 29, 2013
  Brooklyn Public Library plans to sell two dilapidated branches and move them into smaller locations
By REUVEN BLAU
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Jan. 28, 2013
  In the wake of epic tragedy, Rabbi Harry Berkowitz is sent to soothe shaky subway operators who witness death
By Pete Donohue
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Jan. 26, 2013
  New York Scraps Privatizing Parking Meters
By Ted Mann
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Jan. 25, 2013
  Yotel in Hell's Kitchen gets 'under construction' tax break even after it was completed in 2011, city Finance has acknowledged 'oversight'
By Juan Gonzalez
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Jan. 23, 2013
  Share of the Work Force in a Union Falls to a 97-Year Low, 11.3%
By Steven Greenhouse
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Jan. 23, 2013
  911 operator's text takes down gun-toting teen
By Jessica Simone and Kirstan Conley
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Jan. 18, 2013
  AFSCME Neuters Nutter in DC
By Jake Stemberger
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Jan. 15, 2013
  Civil Service: Nine 'outstanding' civil servants honored with Isaac Liberman Public Service awards
By Lisa Colangelo
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Jan. 14, 2013
  Brooklyn libraries slow return to life after Sandy
By Andy Mai and Simone Weischelbaum
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Jan. 14, 2013
  Meeting the Challenge Every Day
By David Sims
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Jan. 2, 2013
  Labor leaders: Fiscal cliff deal a temporary victory
By Ned Resnikoff
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