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Flights slowly resume in NYC area

NEW YORK CITY — Two magic words, "on time," are appearing on some airport departure boards in New York City. But it's still unclear how many passengers will actually make it out on Tuesday.

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NYC settles religious discrimination case

NEW YORK CITY — New York City has settled a lawsuit with an Orthodox Jewish nurse who was denied a job at a city hospital because she couldn’t work on the Sabbath. The Wall Street Journal reports the city denied any wrongdoing in settling the case for $40,000.

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Lawsuit charges room at Waldorf had bedbugs

NEW YORK CITY — A Michigan couple has filed a lawsuit claiming their room at New York's Waldorf-Astoria hotel was infested with bedbugs. Christine and David Drabicki charged in the lawsuit filed Thursday that they unwittingly brought the bedbugs home ...

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NYC stops hiring firefighters amid bias suit

NEW YORK CITY — City officials on Friday said the Fire Department of New York won’t hire any firefighters until a new entry exam is created to replace one a federal judge said discriminated against minorities, which is expected to take at least a year.

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Bloomberg: Stopping mosque compromises terror fight

NEW YORK CITY — Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered an impassioned speech at an event marking the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, saying that not allowing a proposed mosque to be built near ground zero would be "compromising our commitment to fighting terror with freedom."

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