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Uber, de Blasio Strike Deal That Ends Plan for Driver Cap

Uber, de Blasio Strike Deal That Ends Plan for Driver Cap

The war is long from over, but it looks like at least one battle between Uber and the Bill de Blasio administration has reached a ceasefire. For now. Just days before the New York City Council was set to vote on a proposal that would cap Uber, putting a freeze on new drivers, the two have reached an agreement of …

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Uber Is Not Happy with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

Uber Is Not Happy with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio

Like many cities, New York City has a powerful contingent that’s none too pleased with Uber and other on-demand ride services. The City Council is set to vote on a proposal that would cap Uber, putting a freeze on new drivers. According to the bill, the reason for the freeze is so the city can run a study on traffic …

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Jillian Michaels Joins Rally Against Horse-Drawn Carriages

Jillian Michaels, the tough-as-nails trainer on “The Biggest Loser”, may appear to be unmovable when it comes to emotions on the competitive show, but in real life, she’s a soft-hearted animal lover. The reality show star joined a rally on the steps of City Hall in New York City on Monday in protest of the use of horse-drawn carriages along …

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Barbara Walters Day to Be Celebrated May 16th

Barbara Walters Day will be celebrated on May 16th in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed the day for a celebration of the talk show host and long time TV personality, who will leave it all behind and retire on that very same day. The New York City mayor and his wife Chirlane McCray visited the ladies of …

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Al Roker Berates Mayor De Blasio Via Twitter

New York City experienced blizzards on Thursday, and schools were kept open by the NYC administration. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was criticized for not following New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s lead, when Governor Cuomo declared a state of emergency. Elected officials and teacher’s unions called de Blasio’s decision to keep schools open a mistake, as the city was …

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Pussy Riot & the NYC Mayor: The New SuperGroup?

Pussy Riot & the NYC mayor. Sounds like the perfect name for an indie band, don’t you think? Although it’s probably safe to say that there probably won’t be any new songs coming from the two entities, Associated Press tells us that Mayor de Blasio met the Russian punk rock protest band at City Hall yesterday during their New York …

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Bill de Blasio – New York Mayor Sworn In

New York City has a new mayor as of midnight December 31st, as Bill de Blasio was formally sworn in as a crowd watched and cheered. He immediately began promising big changes to the city for 2014. He is the first Democrat in two decades and is expected to offer a more liberal and progressive organization in the nation’s largest …

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Bill de Blasio To Rid NYC Of Horse-Drawn Carriages

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has just announced plans to do away with the horse-drawn carriages in New York City, calling them “inhumane”. The move is a controversial one for an official who isn’t even in office yet, as many are worried that taking away such a popular tourist attraction will negatively affect the economy in the city. There’s also the …

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Chiara de Blasio, Daughter of NY Mayor-elect, Admits to Drug Abuse

The daughter of New York City Mayor-elect, Bill de Blasio, has recently revealed her substance abuse and clinical depression in a YouTube video confession posted on Christmas Eve. Chiara de Blasio, 19, admitted to suffering from both during her entire adolescence. In a well-crafted and professional video produced by her father’s staff, she explains how drinking and smoking marijuana carried …

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Bill de Blasio Wins New York Mayoral Primary

Often all it takes to be elected to public office is the promise that you will be nothing like the last guy. Nearly every president in the last twenty years has told the public that they would bring something to the table that was completely different from their predecessor. Now that same strategy is paying off for New York mayoral …

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Bill de Blasio Leads Polls In NYC Mayoral Primary

Bill de Blasio, the 52-year-old underdog of the New York City Democrat Mayoral Primary held Tuesday, has reportedly ended up as the race frontrunner. Political analysts have projected de Blasio to win in a landslide victory over his fellow candidates, namely former Comptroller of New York, Bill Thompson (who previously ran unsuccessfully in the 2009 Mayoral Election) and predicted favorite …

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Mayor Bloomberg Accuses De Blasio of Racist Campaign: Twitter Reacts

Michael Bloomberg, the New York City Major, accused Bill de Blasio (D), the front runner to succeed him as Mayor, as running a “racist” campaign. The original interview was published in the New York Magazine. During this interview, Bloomberg was asked to clarify what he meant exactly. Bloomberg commented that De Blasio is “…making an appeal using his family to …

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