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Congress fails to OK funding bill, setting off another shutdown

Congress has done it again: Nothing. For the second time in the first six weeks of 2018, the federal government is officially closed after Washington missed a midnight deadline to keep the country rolling. The shutdown started at 12:01 a.m. ...

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State of the Art: A Crazy Idea for Funding Local News: Charge People for It

The plan, for any would-be entrepreneur brave enough to try it, goes like this: Hire some very good journalists; just one or two are O.K. to start. Turn them loose on a large metropolitan area — try San Francisco, Los ...

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White House voicemail accuses Dems of holding funding 'hostage'

Anyone hoping to give the White House a piece of their mind got an earful about the government shutdown instead. A voicemail on the White House comment line at (202) 456-1111 brazenly blames Democrats for bungling talks to avoid the ...

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Hospital funding fight leads city’s public network to cut hiring

The city is cutting hiring at its public hospital network — and blaming Gov. Cuomo for the cutbacks. Health + Hospitals will fill only 25% of the 250 to 300 positions that typically open up at the hospitals each month, ...

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Officials rip proposed anti-terror funding cuts for NYC

BY Rocco Parascandola, Thomas Tracy, Larry Mcshane NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Thursday, February 18, 2016, 12:25 AM Robert Sabo/New York Daily News Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ripped a proposal that would cut federal counterterrorism funding for New York City. ...

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Bits Blog: Drone Maker Lily Announces a Product Delay and New Funding

Photo The drone from Lily is waterproof and can track its user’s movements automatically from the air.Credit People who order innovative new drones from start-ups without track records have good reason to be nervous. Last month, a British start-up that ...

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Cuomo to push for $200M in state funding for HIV and AIDS

DAILY NEWS ALBANY BUREAU CHIEF Monday, November 30, 2015, 1:56 PM Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Housing Works Gov. Cuomo will announce that he will seek an additional $ 200 million in state funding to support housing and health care programs ...

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Lyft Said to Seek $500 Million in Funding

Photo John Zimmer of Lyft in New York in September to announce a deal with the Chinese ride service Didi Kuadi. Credit Stephen Yang for The New York Times Even as questions swirl over the fund-raising environment for hot young ...

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Bits Blog: Thumbtack Raises New Funding at a $1.3 Billion Valuation

Thumbtack, which handles marketing and job listings for professionals like yoga instructors and electricians, has raised $ 125 million and is now valued at about $ 1.3 billion. The investment catapults the six-year-old start-up into the ranks of the unicorns, ...

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