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Tribune staff reportersA freeze in the South and Mexico has caused a tomato shortage, which leaves some food lovers stewing. Here are 10 tomato tidbits: 1. The tomato originated in South and Central America, and the earliest variety was probably a yellow cherry tomato. The...
Top of the TicketThird in a Ticket series of State of the State speeches: Democrat says New York has the worst tax climate for businesses of any state....
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is recovering Monday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital Columbia, after undergoing surgery to have his gallbladder removed. "The procedure was successful and recovering well according to his doctors," Koch's spokesman...
Tags: Health, WPIX, New York, Regional Authority, New York City
wpix.comNew York's 105th Mayor believes the timing is right for change in Albany. This Sunday's guest on PIX News Closeup, Ed Koch maintains that he's sick and tired of state government being crippled by a dysfunctional legislature. He's trying to do something...
Associated Press WriterState Sen. Eric Schneiderman, who won the Democratic nomination for New York attorney general, will face Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan in a general election, pitting a self-described progressive lawmaker against a tough-talking prosecutor in...
Mark Yudof became president of the University of California in 2008. Some timing. Since then, the university has seen its state funding, which accounts for about 13% of its operating budget, cut again and again. Now Gov. Jerry Brown wants another $500...
Theodore Kheel, a New York labor mediator who helped resolve more than 30,000 disputes, including an East Coast longshoremen's strike in 1962 and the city's 114-day newspaper union walkout the next year, has died. He was 96. Kheel died Friday in New York...
Hilburn, former pop music critic for the Los Angeles Times, is author of "Corn Flakes With John Lennon (and Other Tales From a Rock 'n' Roll Life)." An excerpt in Sunday Calendar recalled his relationship with Lennon after the Beatles' breakup. In today's...
wpix.comRepublican Gubernatorial Candidate Carl Paladino tried to convince an audience that they were listening to a "kinder, gentler" candidate. But at the breakfast meeting of the city's business leaders, Paladino called his opponent a "real phony." Aftewards...
Tags: WPIX, Regional Authority, Crimes, Criminals, Politics
Late returns from New York City in the Democratic primary for New York attorney general show state Sen. Eric Schneiderman moving ahead of Nassau County prosecutor Kathleen Rice in a race where she was ahead early. With 83 percent of precincts reporting,...
Pop & HissThis much is true: If you write a song called “Drunk Girls,” no matter how thick you cake on the layers of irony, you will reap what you sow. Of course, there are other ways to explain the popularity of......
wpix.comThe Bloomberg administration has allocated money to hike teacher salaries by 8 percent over the next two years. According to the New York Post, this plan is to be enacted before contract negotiation talks, and as a result, Bloomberg will have raised...
Tags: Contracts, Wages and Pensions, WPIX, New York, New York City
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