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- Melissa Mark-Viverito has come out in favor of congestion pricing, which the mayor still insists is a bad idea.
- Hooray the Patriots opened the NFL season with a truly embarrassing loss in front of the entire world.
- A candidate running for a local legislative spot upstate has been accused of one rape and multiple instances of coercing women into sex while at Cornell, and is attempting to male feminist his way out of it.
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