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Designated Boarding Areas For Horse-drawn Cabs In Central Park
Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, New York, Transportation

Designated Boarding Areas For Horse-drawn Cabs In Central Park

NEW YORK, NY—  New York City will be establishing designated passenger boarding areas for horse-drawn cabs at several Central Park entrances. Locations will be moved from heavily-congested nearby locations along Central Park South. “By limiting boarding of horse-drawn cabs to designated areas within Central Park, the amount of time that horses spend alongside vehicular traffic will…

1199 Rallies Against ‘Intimidation’ at W. Va. Hospital
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1199 Rallies Against ‘Intimidation’ at W. Va. Hospital

HUNTINGTON, W. Va.—About 200 people in purple Service Employees International Union Local 1199 T-shirts marched past St. Mary’s Medical Center Aug. 13, where management has resisted its campaign to organize workers. “These workers are being harassed, they’re being intimidated,” Joyce Gibson, SEIU division director for West Virginia, southern Ohio, and Kentucky, told the Huntington Herald-Dispatch….

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