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Transit officials and the union representing an estimated 34,000 New York City subway and bus workers have reached a tentative contract deal that includes raises but also higher health insurance pa … Full Article

Texas storm support team heading to Brooklyn

Texas Gov. Rick Perry says a 39-person team is being sent from Texas to Brooklyn to support Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts. … Full Article

Prospect Park Zoo welcomes first baby dairy cow

Prospect Park
A baby dairy cow at the Prospect Park Zoo is the first to be born there. Zoo officials say the newborn calf weighed in at a healthy 84 pounds when he was born two weeks ago. He could grow to more than 1,000 pounds as an adult. … Full Article

Brooklyn company developing downloadable gun

SAN FRANCISCO— Downloading a gun's design plans to your computer, building it on a three-dimensional printer and firing it minutes later. No background checks, no questions asked. … Full Article

"Sandy Claus" delivers toys to storm-stricken kids

From his toy-cluttered Brooklyn apartment, the man in the red suit was making his list and checking it twice. But he made no distinction between naughty or nice: Every child on it would receive a gift from this Santa Claus. … Full Article

Five-year extension planned for East River Ferry

Williamsburg
There's good news for New Yorkers who fancy the East River Ferry: The city is looking to extend the popular service until at least 2019. … Full Article

Good samaritans rescue Brownsville girl trapped under a car

Brownsville
A Brooklyn girl who was trapped beneath a vehicle has been saved by several good Samaritans. … Full Article

Unfair fares! NYC subway, bus, rail fares set to rise in March

Millions of commuters and visitors will have to pay more to ride the city's subways and buses early next year, and hundreds of thousands of drivers and railroad passengers also will face higher costs to commute. … Full Article

Report: MTA chairman Lhota to resign on Friday for mayoral run

After doing a strong job getting the MTA up and running quickly after SuperStorm Sandy, its chairman Joe Lhota is expected to resign on Friday in order to run for the city's 2013 mayora … Full Article

New York criminals sentenced to Sandy relief help

Coney Island
New Yorkers who got into minor trouble in Manhattan have been sentenced to Sandy. … Full Article

Brooklyn entrepreneur Kuriyama makes every second count

When Brooklyn-based business man Cesar Kuriyama turned 30, he wanted to capture the very best moments of his life on video as Gawker reports. … Full Article

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