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Mayor dismisses call to probe anti-horse carriage plan

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images Mayor Bill De Blasio gives State of the City Address on February 4, 2016. De Blasio dismissed calls to investigate his legislative push as being “foolish.” Mayor de Blasio dismissed as “foolish” the push for a state investigation into his drive to ban horse drawn carriages. The Transport Workers Union requested a state attorney general’s probe ...

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Mayor de Blasio's daughter Chiara sporting new buzz cut

@chirlane via Twitter Chiara de Blasio’s mom, Chirlane McCray, tweeted out a picture of her daughter’s new ‘do. Mayor de Blasio’s daughter – whose flowered headbands spawned a fashion trend during the 2013 mayoral race – is sporting a new look. Chiara de Blasio, 20, who is a college senior in California, shaved her hair off and now has a ...

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Stabbed German candidate elected mayor

Stabbed German candidate Henriette Reker elected Cologne mayor 18 October 2015 From the section Europe Image copyright Reuters Image caption Henriette Reker is expected to make a full recovery, doctors say A German politician who was stabbed in the neck while campaigning in the city of Cologne on Saturday has been elected mayor of the city. Henriette Reker – an ...

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Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg gets a knighthood

Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, Oct. 6 (UPI) — Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York, was awarded an honorary British knighthood, the British Embassy in Washington announced Monday. Top News – UPI.com

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‘Our march to keep the promise of New York alive…begins today’: Bill de Blasio inaugurated as mayor on steps of City Hall

Vowing to “leave no New Yorker behind,” Mayor de Blasio took his oath of office Wednesday in an inaugration ceremony that signaled a sea change in city government and policies after 20 years of Republican and independent rule. From the opening remarks of actor Harry Belafonte to the strident words of teenage poet Ramya Ramana, the themes of income inequality ...

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Mayor: ND town dodged a bullet in crude explosion

Originally published: December 31, 2013 5:45 AMUpdated: December 31, 2013 11:17 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Authorities urged residents to evacuate a small North Dakota community Monday night after a mile-long train carrying crude oil derailed outside of town, shaking residents with a series of explosions that sent flames and black smoke skyward. (Dec. 31) CASSELTON, N.D. – A southeastern North ...

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Mayor Bloomberg has been a major cultural booster for the city

It feels like ancient history: A new mayor sworn in three months after 9/11 with the city’s cultural fabric fraying, its tourists jittery if they visited at all, its museums losing funding and its streets and soundstages home to only seven television productions. Twelve years later, the cultural life of New York City is as vibrant as it has been ...

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Justin Bieber — THREATENED BY AUSTRALIAN MAYOR … Clean Up Your Graffiti, OR ELSE!!!

Exclusive Justin Bieber picked the wrong city to spray tag, ’cause the mayor of Gold Coast, Australia just issued an ultimatum to the “pop princess” — clean up your mess … OR SING FOR ME!!!!! Mayor Tom Tate just issued a video message to Bieber after the singer went graffiti crazy all over a hotel wall during a visit to ...

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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to launch YouTube show

Nathan Denette/ASSOCIATED PRESS Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who has admitted to smoking crack, will debut a YouTube show with his brother. Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford and his brother say they will debut a YouTube show by Christmas that will take their message straight to “Ford Nation,” the name of the show and the term they use for the mayor’s ...

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Lupica: As Bill de Blasio takes mayor, we can’t ignore Christie

MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has demonstrated leadership skills that will stand to him if he runs for President in 2016. This is Bill de Blasio’s New York now, the de Blasio who wasn’t so much the Democratic candidate in this election as he was the candidate of the 99 Percent and Occupy Wall Street and Zuccotti ...

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