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Judge Allows Port Authority Toll Increase

Beginning Dec. 7, tolls for bridge and tunnel cash customers will increase by $1 to $14. The increase for E-ZPass motorists will be 75 cents.

11/20/2014

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Study: Excessive Texting Could Injure Your Spine

Back pain from texting? It might be a reality, says one New York doctor.

11/20/2014

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TSA: Knitting Needles And Ice Skates OK On Plane, But Fake Saws Should Stay Home

As the chaotic holiday travel season approaches, the agency wanted to remind the public what carry-on items are no-nos.

11/19/2014

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New York City Phone Booths Stalking Smartphone Users

Unbeknownst to New Yorkers, a company that controls the ad space on 5000 phonebooths installed Bluetooth beacons on them.

11/10/2014

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Police Rule Out Frein Link In Car Theft

Police say they’ve determined that a car stolen in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains is not linked to the man being sought for the killing of a Pennsylvania state trooper.

10/25/2014

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NJ And NY Implement Strict Ebola Quarantine Rules

A health care worker quarantined in a New Jersey hospital after caring for Ebola patients in West Africa has now developed a fever. She’s the first traveler quarantined under a new Ebola watch. Now, New York and New Jersey officials have implemented new rules for people who come in contact with Ebola infected patients.

10/25/2014

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New York, New Jersey Issue Stronger Ebola Quarantine

Any person traveling from the three West African nations who had contact with infected, or possibly infected, people will be automatically quarantined for 21 days. This includes doctors.

10/24/2014

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4 Northeast States Stand Together Against Heroin Trafficking

Four Northeastern states have agreed to collaborate in investigations of heroin trafficking that often cross state lines, authorities said Wednesday.

10/08/2014

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The 2015 NFL Draft Is Heading To Chicago

The 2015 NFL Draft is heading to Chicago.

10/02/2014

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Lawsuit Filed Against SEPTA After Transportation Authority Nixes Incendiary Ads

The ads are incendiary. They include images of Adolf Hitler, as well as American journalist James Foley kneeling next to his masked executioner moments before he was beheaded.

09/24/2014

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Philly Environmental Group Recruiting People To Go To Anti-Global Warming March In NY

Although the idea of climate change remains hugely controversial, there’s a call for those who think it is an imminent threat to head to a major march next weekend.

09/14/2014

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4 From Philadelphia Charged In New York Thefts

Authorities say they’ve arrested four people from Philadelphia in connection with thefts of personal property in the Albany area.

09/11/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Fee Frustration

By Jay Lloyd PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In case you haven’t noticed, hotels and restaurants have been taking a page out of the airlines’ playbook and are tacking on fees for what used to be free […]

09/11/2014

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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: New York’s South Street Seaport

Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy, New York’s popular South Street Seaport is still recovering. But it’s really worth a getaway visit.

09/04/2014

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College Campus Of The Future Focuses On Technology And Flexibility

Think of a college campus – classrooms, libraries, faculty offices. No more! A college of the future being built now in New York is intended to change with the technological times.

08/26/2014

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