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Cash incentives for NYC's poor

Apr 25, 2007
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to replicate a program being used in Mexico that offers cash incentives to poor families who meet certain goals, like keeping their kids in school. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: New York

A drive in Manhattan could cost you

Apr 20, 2007
New York City's Mayor Bloomberg is expected to announce a proposal to charge drivers entering busy parts of Manhattan as much as $8 for the privilege. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: New York

Hillary v. Rudy?

Apr 16, 2007
Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani have taken the early lead in polls for the presidential election. If the two New Yorkers end up going head-to-head in 2008, Wall Street might have to hedge its bets.
Posted In: New York, Washington

Columbia U. gets some big financial aid

Apr 11, 2007
Broadcast industry mogul John Kluge has given $400 million to Columbia University — just for student financial aid. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports on what kind of aid that amount will come to.
Posted In: New York

What's in the black and read all over?

Mar 30, 2007
Big-city newspapers may be having their problems, but small community papers are still seen by companies such as News Corp as worthwhile investments. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Investing, New York

Safe passage for Deutsche Bank cargo deal?

Mar 22, 2007
Deutsche Bank has plans to take over Maher Terminals, a major ocean cargo handler in the New York area. And it looks like the deal won't face the same scrutiny as last year's ill-fated Dubai Ports World proposal.
Posted In: Canada, New York

Turn up the heat and open the window

Mar 12, 2007
In New York City you can walk past a building on a cold day and hear the whir of an air conditioner. Ashley Milne-Tyte explains.
Posted In: New York

Boom times for young NYC lawyers

Mar 5, 2007
First-year associates at a top law firm in New York City are bringing down $160,000. Partners say it's just thanks for hard work. But Ashley Milne-Tyte reports there may be more to it than just gratitude.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs, New York

Mideast wars draining big city budgets

Mar 1, 2007
Taxpayers in New York, Los Angeles and other major U.S. cities have been footing the bill for tens of millions of dollars in indirect costs for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. And now they want the federal government to pay them back.
Posted In: New York, Washington

This subway station brought to you by . . .

Feb 16, 2007
To help pay the costs of New York City's transit system, MTA officials are taking a cue from professional sports. Alisa Roth reports on their new approach.
Posted In: New York

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