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Empire State Goes Purple for Domestic Violence Month

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 17
New York turned the Empire State Building purple to raise awareness about National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Isn't Afraid to be Goofy

POLITICS | By Jonathan Lemire | Jul 14
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is not afraid to be bold - and, at times, downright goofy.

NYC Mayor Calls Baldwin Arrest ’Unfortunate’

NATIONAL | May 14
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling the arrest of actor Alec Baldwin "unfortunate."

NYC Mayor’s Budget Funds Homeless Services, LGBT Youth Programs

POLITICS | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 13
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his preliminary budget plan on Feb. 12, lambasting his predecessor for leaving more than 150 outstanding labor contracts.

De Blasio Won’t be in NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade

NATIONAL | By Jonathan Lemire | Feb 4
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will not be marching in the nation’s largest St. Patrick’s Day parade, deciding to skip one of his city’s signature celebrations because the event organizers refuse to let participants carry pro-gay signs.

Mayor Gets Piece of NYC’s Mind on Pizza Etiquette

NATIONAL | Jan 12
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio incited culinary scandal when he used a fork and knife to eat his pizza.

DeBlasio Leading in NYC Mayoral Primary

POLITICS | By Jonathan Lemire | Sep 10
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio held a clear lead Tuesday night in New York City’s mayoral Democratic primary as polls closed, according to early and incomplete voting returns. It was unclear, though, whether he would top the 40 percent threshold needed to

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