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Mayor declares state of emergency for NYC over migrants

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New York City's mayor declared a state of emergency on Friday over the thousands of migrants being sent from southern border states since the spring, saying the demand being put on the city to provide housing and other assistance is “not sustainable.”
“A city recovering from an ongoing global pandemic is being overwhelmed by a humanitarian crisis made by human hands,” Mayor Eric Adams said. “We are at the edge of the precipice.... We need help. And we need it now.”
By the end of its fiscal year, Adams said the city expected to spend $1 billion helping the new arrivals, many of whom are...
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NYC Mayor Adams Declares State Of Emergency Amid Migrant Busing Crisis

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More than 17,000 migrants have arrived in New York City since Republican governors started sending them on buses.
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Revisiting San Juan Hill, the neighborhood destroyed to make way for Lincoln Center

Revisiting San Juan Hill, the neighborhood destroyed to make way for Lincoln Center

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In New York City, the area dominated by Lincoln Center was formerly home to Black and Puerto Rican communities. Etienne Charles' new musical work addresses that difficult past. (Image credit: Lawrence Sumulong/Courtesy of Lincoln Center)
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Mayor declares state of emergency for NYC over migrants

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NEW YORK - New York City's mayor declared a state of emergency on Friday over the thousands of migrants being sent from southern border states since the spring, saying the demand being put on the city to provide housing and other assistance is “not sustainable."
“A city recovering from an ongoing global pandemic is being overwhelmed by a humanitarian crisis made by human hands," Mayor Eric Adams said. “We are at the edge of the precipice.... We need help. And we need it now."
By the end of its fiscal year, Adams said the city expected to spend $1 billion helping the new arrivals, many of...
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Don Imus Sidekick Bernard McGuirk, Who Called Black Women Athletes ‘Hard-Core Hos,' Dies At 64

Don Imus Sidekick Bernard McGuirk, Who Called Black Women Athletes ‘Hard-Core Hos,' Dies At 64

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Radio host Don Imus relaxes during a commercial while doing a live show at Merrill Auditorium in Portland on October 31, 2003. Behind Imus is Bernard McGuirk. |
Beloved New York City radio host Bernard McGuirk has passed away at the age of 64 after battling prostate cancer. His station, WABC, made the announcement Thursday, the New York Post reported, and an outpouring of condolences and posthumous praise has been flowing for the “Bernie & Sid in the Morning” co-host ever since.
Heartbreaking news. the great Bernard McGuirk has passed away. Bernie was a beloved colleague, competitor and...
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Mayor Adams declares state of emergency over NYC migrant crisis, pleas for help from feds, state

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The emergency declaration will suspend certain land use requirements in order for the city to more rapidly construct tent camps to house migrant, such as the controversial facility set to be constructed on Randalls Island, Adams said in a speech from City Hall.
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Eric Adams Declares State of Emergency in New York City to Respond to Migrant Crisis

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The number of people in the New York City main shelter system has exceeded 61,000, nearing a record for the city.
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