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Decision 2010: Our Political Picks

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Governor: Andrew Cuomo With the amount of dissatisfaction and disappointment that many have expressed toward New York State government, it’s clear we need a governor who has a strong vision for the office and who can take control of a Legislature that has caused embarrassment on a national level. The choice for voters is between [&hellip
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CUNY LAUNCHES VOTE DRIVE

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By Dan Rivoli CUNY launched a voting drive aimed at battling apathy among young voters and students. CUNY students are encouraged to wear their school’s colors and apparel to the polls. The university system got Barnes & Noble to give students a 25 percent discount on collegiate apparel to help. Campus stores are giving out [&hellip
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TASTE SYMPHONY

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By Dan Rivoli A new 60-seat café and bar is opening up in Symphony Space Nov. 9. But the Thalia Café will offer more than food and cocktails. It will feature comedy nights, jazz performances, wine tasting and art. The first exhibition will be pictures from art photographer Steve Sherman’s new book on composer Leonard [&hellip
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DOT, NYPD ANNOUNCE SAFETY INITIATIVES

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By Dan Rivoli The commissioners for the Department of Transportation and the NYPD announced new safety initiatives at the Broadway-West 71st Street-Amsterdam Avenue intersection Oct. 21. There will be an increase in police enforcement to crack down on speeding cars, drivers that fail to yield to pedestrians and bicyclists that disobey traffic laws. The city [&hellip
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Attempted Shoplifting at Filene’s

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A 28-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to shoplift $1,080 in clothing from Filene’s Basement at 2222 Broadway and West 79th Street, Oct. 17. Police said that at 4:35 p.m., a loss prevention agent observed Trent Jones taking the merchandise. The arresting officer and the loss prevention agent tried to arrest Jones on the [&hellip
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