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Mayor’s Map Showed Most of Ida’s Victims Lived Where Rainfall Was Riskiest

Locations flagged in May match spots where basement apartment-dwellers drowned in flash floods Wednesday night. De Blasio says he’s accelerating alerts in advance of heavy rains.

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Can Eric Adams and Andrew Cuomo Get Along for the Sake of New York?

The Democratic mayoral candidate and scandal-scarred governor put on a united front Wednesday and pledged to work together to quell gun violence. But after eight years of the Cuomo-de Blasio war, is an Albany-City Hall ceasefire on tap?

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NYPD Oversight Board Overturned Hundreds of Its Own Police Misconduct Findings

Internal analysis found 585 allegations from 2014 to mid-2020 in which Civilian Complaint Review Board investigators confirmed police misconduct — but the board voted to clear the cops of wrongdoing.

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Retired City Workers Recoil at Coming Cost-Saving Medicare Shift

Impending move to privately managed health plans could save taxpayers as much as $600 million annually — at a high cost to retirees, who may have to pay more for less care and fewer doctor choices, some warn.

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City Hall Recruiting Additional Contact Tracers to Work on Staten Island

The move comes as the borough logs the highest seven-day average of positive tests in the city amid growing COVID-19-related hospitalizations.

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Unions Wary as de Blasio Backs Push for Early-Retirement Packages

The city has agreed to support an incentive bill in Albany that could apply to up to 75,000 municipal workers. But union leaders worry there could be problematic exceptions.

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Key Government Stats Missing After Blown Reporting Deadlines — With COVID to Blame, Says City Hall

Virtually every municipal agency has skipped legally mandated deadlines for filing reports, say record-keepers.

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How Decision to Skip Mayoral Race Brought ‘Relief’ to Corey Johnson After Depression Bout

The City Council speaker said his life became a "rollercoaster" amid pandemic isolation and a bruising budget battle. "It all sort of caught up with me," he told THE CITY.

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What Do You Want to Ask the Mayoral Candidates? Here’s Your Chance

THE CITY will be meeting in the weeks ahead with the growing crop of 2021 City Hall hopefuls. Tell us what’s on your mind and what you want to know. Your responses will help us come up with some challenging questions.

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As City Reopens, Playgrounds Within Parks Keep Green Space on Lockdown

It’s unclear when New York’s beloved playground parks will swing open again — or who even has the key — as City Hall and the governor’s office offer no clear answers.

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MTA and de Blasio Running on Opposite Tracks for Reopening Plan

The mayor wants to block off every other seat on trains and buses by Monday — but transit agency officials called his idea "utterly unworkable."

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Nonprofits and Stringer Assail Funding Cuts as Harder Times Loom

Organizations that serve some of the most vulnerable New Yorkers worried they are being decimated just as life is getting even tougher for many.

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NYC Health Department ‘Not Collecting’ Agency Coronavirus Numbers

In a memo Sunday, the Mayor’s Office of Labor Relations advised city agencies not to report any workers with coronavirus signs to health officials.

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NYC’s Basement Apartment Crackdown Clashes With Census Outreach Efforts

Building inspectors targeting illegal apartments risk making immigrants even less likely to respond, city advisers warn.

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For Fine Relief, Stores Could Open Their Restrooms to the Public

The city Department of Consumer and Worker Protection readies to allow retailers to cancel penalties by providing bathrooms to customers.

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City Reveals $40 Million Plan of Attack on 2020 Census

The effort will rely on outreach to traditionally undercounted communities with Congressional representation and federal funding at stake.

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With $6 Billion State Budget Deficit, Will Cuomo Target NYC?

If history is any indicator, the governor will look to hit the city with social services cuts as ballooning Medicaid costs drive widening budget gap.

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Mayor Knew About Delay of Damning Yeshiva Report, Probe Finds

City investigators say City Hall engaged in "political horse trading" during yeshiva review, but de Blasio was cleared of any wrongdoing.

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Former City Veterans’ Commissioner Loree Sutton Eyes 2021 Mayor’s Race

State election records show the former Army psychiatrist filed a campaign committee for a run to succeed Bill de Blasio in City Hall.

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State Fines Developers for Their ‘Gifts’ to Mayor de Blasio

On the day the mayor who would be president floated a national campaign finance reform plan, his fundraising tactics trailed him at home once again.