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Sergeants' Union Advises DNC to Choose Other Venue for Convention

Mayor Bill de Blasio is trying to bring the 2016 Democratic National Convention to Brooklyn, but an open letter from the Sergeants Benevolent Association to the DNC chairperson says the city is not a safe place to host the convention.

Updated 08/26/2014 09:44 PM

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NY1 Online: Wise Guys Discuss SBA's Criticism of DNC Bid

The NY1 Wise Guys, Former U.S. Senator Alfonse D'Amato, guest Wise Guy former Bronx Assemblyman Roberto Ramirez and former Congressman Anthony Weiner discussed a police union’s criticism of Mayor Bill de Blasio and his push to bring the Democratic National Convention to the city as well as the mayor’s declining popularity among white voters in a recent poll.

08/26/2014 10:20 PM

NY1 Online: State Senate Candidates Debate on NY1

As part of Inside City Hall’s series of State Senate and Assembly primary debates, State Senator Jeff Klein and his challenger, former City Councilman Oliver Koppell faced off in a spirited debate over Senator Klein’s Independent Democratic Conference, development in the district and more.

08/26/2014 10:13 PM

 

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Park Slope Gets More Pre-K Spots Due to High Demand

With less than two weeks before students head back to school, the de Blasio administration is scrambling to launch its citywide pre-K program but finding that there are too many applicants in some neighborhoods, but not enough in others. Updated 08/26/2014 07:50 PM

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FDNY Gets New Simulator for Maritime Fire Training

It’s tough enough putting out a fire in an apartment building; try it on a boat. To ramp up its maritime training, the FDNY Department is now using a multi-million dollar simulator. 08/26/2014 11:30 PM

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