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The Latest: Education Dept OKs Georgia plan for relief funds

By The Associated Press ATLANTA — The U.S. Department of Education approved Georgia’s plans to use $1.4 billion in federal coronavirus relief money. Federal officials already distributed two-thirds of the $4.2 billion that Georgia schools received under the American Rescue Plan, the relief bill backed by President Joe Biden. Most of the money is being directly allocated to Georgia’s 180-plus school districts, with $425 million held by the state Board of Education to address statewide needs. Geor...
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Mayor: NYC Businesses Should Mandate Worker Vaccinations

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city’s private sector businesses should institute vaccine requirements for their employees.
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Judge: NYC Mayor Won't Testify in Eric Garner Inquiry

A judge ruled Friday that New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio won’t have to testify in a judicial inquiry into the 2014 police chokehold death of Eric Garner.
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N.Y.C.’s mayor calls for companies to require shots, as national debate over vaccine mandates picks up

Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York said the city might broaden the number of city workers required to get vaccinated or tested weekly.
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US COVID cases triple in 2 weeks amid misinformation

By Heather Hollingsworth and Jim Salter | Associated Press MISSION, Kan. — COVID-19 cases nearly tripled in the U.S. over two weeks amid an onslaught of vaccine misinformation that is straining hospitals, exhausting doctors and pushing clergy into the fray. “Our staff, they are frustrated,” said Chad Neilsen, director of infection prevention at UF Health Jacksonville, a Florida hospital that is canceling elective surgeries and procedures after the number of mostly unvaccinated COVID-19 inpatient...
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New York City to require its health care workers to get vaccinated or submit to weekly tests

Workers at New York City's public hospitals and health clinics will be required to either get vaccinated or take weekly Covid-19 tests, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Wednesday, as the city moves to lean harder on remaining vaccine holdouts.
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Vaccinations or Testing Mandated for NYC Health Care Workers

Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will require workers in city-run hospitals and health clinics to either get vaccinated or get tested weekly.
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See NYC mayor's message to unvaccinated healthcare workers

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says it's time to do something different to combat the spread of Covid-19 and will require all healthcare workers to show proof of vaccination or get tested weekly as a condition to show up to work.
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Bill de Blasio won’t be eating Ben & Jerry’s ‘for a while’ because of Israel boycott

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined those condemning the decision by Ben & Jerry’s to bar ice cream sales in the “Occupied...
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The Latest: New York City Will Not Reinstate Mask Mandate

As COVID-19 cases increase nationwide, New York City Major Bill de Blasio says he does not plan to implement a citywide mask mandate.
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NYC Mayor Says No Mask Mandate as COVID-19 Cases Rise

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday he does not plan to reinstate a citywide mask mandate even as COVID-19 cases increase.
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Eric Garner's family commemorates his death as judge allows litigation against police and city officials

Eric Garner's family gathered at an event Saturday to commemorate the anniversary of his death on the heels of a judge's decision to allow the family to question the NYPD and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration in connection with Garner's death.
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Eric Garner's family commemorates his death as judge allows litigation against officials

Eric Garner's family gathered at an event Saturday to commemorate the anniversary of his death on the heels of a judge's decision to allow the family to question the NYPD and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration in connection with Garner's death.
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I am the mayor': Eric Adams upstages de Blasio at NYC Democratic Party event

Eric Adams boldly proclaimed himself the city’s new leader as outgoing Mayor Bill de Blasio looked on helplessly at a private political...
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De Blasio keeping school mask mandate in place despite new CDC guidance

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said requiring masks inside schools is "the smart thing to do." He said his office would provide an...
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While NY salutes health care workers, COVID surges in Missouri

By Heather Hollinsworth and Deepti Hajela | Associated Press New York threw a ticker-tape parade Wednesday for the health care workers and others who helped the city get through the darkest days of COVID-19, while authorities in Missouri struggled to beat back a surge blamed on the fast-spreading delta variant and deep resistance to getting vaccinated. The split-screen images could be a glimpse of what public health experts say may lie ahead for the U.S. in the coming months: continued progress ...
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4 takeaways from New York City's attempt to use ranked-choice voting to pick its next crop of politicians

New York City Democratic Mayoral Candidate Eric Adams. TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP via Getty Images This past June, New York City became the largest city to use ranked choice voting. The Board of Elections messed up on messaging and tabulation, but in the end the system worked. While the mayor race was a fiasco, ranked choice was huge for contentious city council races. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ranked-choice voting worked as intended, but its New York City debut didn't...
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RESULTS: Eric Adams projected winner of New York City Mayor Democratic primary

Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images; David Dee Delgado/Getty Images; Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider Eric Adams is now projected to win the Democratic nomination for New York City Mayor. New York City voters are selecting Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor. New York used ranked-choice voting for the first time. See more stories on Insider's business page. The latest tallies of New York City's...
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Adams wins Democratic primary in NYC mayor’s race

By Karen Matthews | Associated Press NEW YORK — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has won the Democratic primary for mayor of New York City after appealing to the political center and promising to strike the right balance between fighting crime and ending racial injustice in policing. A former police captain, Adams would be the city’s second Black mayor if elected. He triumphed over a large Democratic field in New York’s first major race to use ranked choice voting. Results from the latest t...
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"Eric Adams won the Democratic nomination in the race to replace Mayor Bill de Blasio — squeaking out a narrow victory in the ranked choice primary..."

"... according to a preliminary count of the final vote tally Tuesday. Adams emerged narrowly ahead of Kathryn Garcia, 50.5 percent to 49.5 percent.... Adams declared the primary race over in an evening statement. 'While there are still some very small amounts of votes to be counted, the results are clear: an historic, diverse, five-borough coalition led by working-class New Yorkers has led us to victory in the Democratic primary for Mayor of New York City,' he said." The NY Post reports.I'm so...
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Cuomo Declares FAKE ‘Gun Violence Disaster Emergency’ In New York State ~ VIDEO

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared war on guns and the firearms industry. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Anti-gun New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) has issued an executive order declaring a “gun violence” disaster emergency in the Empire State, reportedly allowing him to “tap into $138 million in state funds” to pay for efforts to combat what he calls an epidemic. The announcement came Tuesday as Cuomo was appearing at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan, according to NBC News. T...
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RESULTS: New calculation of New York City mayoral election has Eric Adams barely ahead of Kathryn Garcia

Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images; David Dee Delgado/Getty Images; Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider New York City voters are selecting Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor. New York is using ranked-choice voting for the first time, so the winner may not be known for weeks. Eric Adams is on track to become the Democratic nominee. See more stories on Insider's business page. The latest tallies of Ne...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces 'disaster emergency' and 'border war' on gun violence

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday issued a "disaster emergency" on gun violence. As part of the announcement, he unveiled a series of executive orders and bill signings. This comes less than two weeks since he ended his COVID-19 state of emergency and executive powers. See more stories on Insider's business page. In an announcement before gun control advocacy groups and clergy leaders on Tuesday, New ...
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NYC Concert Lineup: Springsteen, Paul Simon, Jennifer Hudson

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon and Jennifer Hudson will headline an August concert in Central Park marking the city’s comeback from the coronavirus pandemic.
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New York Faces Blackouts as Extreme Heat Strains the Grid

On Wednesday afternoon, New Yorkers’ phones started shrieking as an emergency alert warned them to conserve power or face the prospect of widespread blackouts. The city along with large parts of the East Coast are blanketed under an oppressive heat wave that is taxing the electricity grid, much as the record-setting…Read more...
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New York City's latest election debacle is the natural result of the BOE's systematic dysfunction

Voters mark their ballots at Frank McCourt High School, in New York, Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Richard Drew/AP NYC's snafu in reporting ranked-choice results is the latest in a long line of election problems. Critics say the incident wasn't a one-off, but emblematic of a fundamentally broken system. The embattled Board of Elections has long been a hotbed of nepotism and political cronyism. See more stories on Insider's business page. The rollout of ranked-choice voting devolve...
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"Surrogates for Mr. Adams have suggested without evidence that an apparent ranked-choice alliance between Ms. Garcia and another rival, Andrew Yang, could amount to an attempt to suppress the votes of Black and Latino New Yorkers."

"Mr. Adams himself claimed that the alliance was aimed at preventing a Black or Latino candidate from winning the race.... To advocates of ranked-choice voting, the round-by-round shuffling of outcomes is part of the process of electing a candidate with broad appeal. But if Ms. Garcia or Ms. Wiley were to prevail, the process — which was approved by voters in a 2019 ballot measure — would likely attract fresh scrutiny, with some of Mr. Adams’s backers and others already urging a new referendum o...
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RESULTS: New York City to re-tally ranked choice rounds after major tabulation errors included dummy votes

Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images; David Dee Delgado/Getty Images; Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider New York City voters are selecting Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor. New York is using ranked-choice voting for the first time, so the winner may not be known for weeks. Eric Adams' initial lead was cut down by Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Y...
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RESULTS: Eric Adams holds a commanding lead as officials begin ranked-choice runoffs in New York City

Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images; David Dee Delgado/Getty Images; Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider New York City voters are selecting Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor. New York is using ranked-choice voting for the first time, so the winner may not be known for weeks. Eric Adams holds a strong lead as absentee and ranked-choice votes remain outstanding. See more stories on Insider's business...
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RESULTS: Garcia and Wiley close gap on Adams as ranked New York City mayoral votes come in

Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images; David Dee Delgado/Getty Images; Spencer Platt/Getty Images; Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider New York City voters are selecting Democratic and Republican nominees for mayor. New York is using ranked-choice voting for the first time, so the winner may not be known for weeks. Eric Adams' initial lead was cut down by Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Y...
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