Christine Quinn

(AP Photo)

NYC proposes raising age for cigarette purchases

NEW YORK (AP) — No one under 21 would be able to buy cigarettes in New York City, under a new proposal announced Monday that marks the latest in a decade of moves to crack down on smoking in the nation’s largest city.

04/22/2013

Anthony Weiner (AP Photo)

Comeback: Weiner says he may run for NYC mayor

NEW YORK (AP) — A bold comeback attempt or the height of chutzpah?

04/10/2013

People in Times Square (AP Photo)

Cookie Monster, Elmo get in Times Square trouble

NEW YORK (AP) — Cookie Monster stands accused of shoving a 2-year-old. Super Mario was charged with groping a woman. And Elmo was booked for berating tourists with anti-Semitic slurs.

04/09/2013

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Bloomberg cigarette plan gets praise, criticism

NEW YORK (AP) — Anti-smoking advocates and health experts hailed proposals from Mayor Michael Bloomberg that would keep cigarettes out of sight in New York City stores, while tobacco companies and smokers called it an overreach.

03/19/2013

New Yorkers react to mayor’s call for ban of plastic foam

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers are wondering what a plastic foam-free city might look like after Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed an all-out ban of the food packaging product.

02/15/2013

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