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Time Warner Cable Increases Rates in New York After $55B Merger with Charter was approved

Time Warner Cable raises its cable and internet rates in New York after its $55 billion merger with Charter Communications got approved.

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Uber not responsible for New York traffic: Study refutes mayor’s accusation

A $2 million study relieves Uber of the blame of adding to New York traffic congestion. The study basically refutes the allegations made by Mayor de Blasio, and throws up several more findings which hints at commercial car industry needing sweeping reforms.

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New York program to teach English by means of phone calls and text messages

New York state is offering a unique pilot English language learning program that works through phone calls and text messages. Candelaria Lopez a Mexican immigrant, living in the United States for 20 years, was pretty much only comfortable saying “Hi”. It was hard for her to find the energy to sit through a 3-hour session after her long days as a farmworker in a New York’s Hudson Valley region.

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New York Governor’s Praiseworthy Effort to Stop Terrorism through ‘See Something, Send Something’ App

In order to strengthen New York's ability to fight with ever-rising terrorism, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has taken strong measures. He has announced two exceptional efforts including latest terrorism preventing 'See Something, Send Something' app to help and put an end to terrorism.

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Cuomo increases Basic Minimum Wage for NY State Workers to $15 an hour

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced Tuesday that he would increase minimum wage to $15 for all state workers in New York. According to The New York Times this minimum wage hike makes the New York the first state to put the pay this high for the public employees.

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Free Uber Rides thanks to Amex Centurion Lounge LGA

The US American Express Centurion is already considered as a huge step up from other domestic US lounges as they feature great decors from real hot food, complimentary beer, wine, and cocktails. And now, they decided to pair up with Uber rides with their new free rides promotion.

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Qatar plans $35B investment in US market

The Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the Doha-based sovereign wealth fund of the world's richest nation by per capita income manages over $300 billion, has opened its office in New York and earmarked $35-billion investment over next five years in the US business opportunity.

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Hawaii leads most expensive states in US; New York slips to 3rd position

The latest rankings on most expensive states in the US reveal that New York is no more the most expensive place in America. The Aloha State (Hawaii became Aloha State officially by 1959 Legislative Act) moved up to the top position in the list of most expensive state in the US for first quarter of 2015 from second most expensive state status in 2014.

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New York Manufacturing Index shrinks to -14.92 level; its lowest since 2009

A steep plunge in both new orders and shipments sent manufacturing activity in New York state tumbling down to its lowest level since 2009. This was the revelation showed by a survey conducted by the New York Federal Reserve.

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New Yorkers not ok with $4B La Guardia Airport renovation

Ambitious as it may seem, New Yorkers are not impressed with Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to redesign the city's battered and poorly-maintained La Guardia Airport.

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New York moves to raise state minimum wage to $15 for fast-food workers

New York moved on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour by the end of 2018 in New York City and by mid-2021 in the rest of the state.

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Met Gala 2015 Best Dressed: Rita Ora, J.Lo, Kardashian, Amal Clooney, dress bares all; Who followed the Chinese theme on the red carpet?

Many celebrities have been head turners during the Met Gala 2015 making them one of the best dressed. Men celebrities also stole the night while only a number followed the China theme.

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New York's governor outlines $142 billion state budget, caps spending

New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $142 billion state budget on Wednesday that keeps spending growth below 2 percent and promises more money for big-ticket infrastructure projects while cutting property taxes.

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Britain's fashion pack targets tech-savvy men to lift sales

Britain's leading fashion brands are hoping to give menswear sales a lift by targeting younger, digitally savvy male shoppers with live streaming and social media to promote the twice-yearly mens fashion week that began on Friday.

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Shake Shack IPO filing comes amid a hunger for premium burgers

Shake Shack Inc's filing this week for an initial public offering underscores a question for investors and foodies alike: How hungry are U.S. consumers for another burger chain?

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