WHITE MANHATTAN

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By Dan Rivoli Manhattan has become a majority white borough for the first time since the 1970s, the New York Times’ City Room blog reported. Crunching census estimates, the Times found that non-Hispanic whites make up 51 percent of the borough’s population, with Hispanics coming in at 24 percent. Blacks made up 14 percent of [&hellip
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BAD BICYCLING? FINE BUSINESSES

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By Dan Rivoli Business owners in the city may get hit with the fines their deliverymen receive. In an attempt to curb bad bicycling behavior, a group of East Side elected officials want to pass a law that would shift the burden over to the city’s companies that employ bicyclists who ignore traffic laws
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BILL TO GIVE NANNIES RIGHTS PASSES

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By Dan Rivoli Nannies in the state are close to winning labor rights. The State Legislature just passed a final bill that will give time-and-a-half overtime for nannies and other domestic workers that put in more than 40 hours a week (44 hours if the nannies are live-in), at least a day off a week [&hellip
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No Smelling Daises at Flower Store

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Posies, a flower store on 366 Amsterdam Ave. between West 77th and 78th streets, was robbed July 3 at 5:30 p.m. Employees told police a man entered and simulated a weapon under his jogging suit. He took an undisclosed amount of money from the register and the cashier’s cell phone. He told the employee to [&hellip
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