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The State of Our City

by Ben Max   On Monday at noon, Mayor Bill de Blasio will deliver his first State of the City address at LaGuardia Community College, in Queens. In the speech, de Blasio is likely to continue to hit on-
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What I Learned in 2013

by Ben Max   2013 was an engaging, challenging and rewarding year for me. When I left teaching in June of 2012 to move back to New York City and explore other work opportunities, I did not plan to start-
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NYC2013 by the Numbers

In 2013, New York City voters cast ballots for mayor, comptroller, public advocate, all five borough presidents, and all fifty-one city council members: fifty-nine elected city officials in all. Hundreds-
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