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NYC requiring vaccine for cops, firefighters, city workers

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

By MICHAEL R. SISAK and MICHELLE L. PRICE
NEW YORK - New York City will require police officers, firefighters and other municipal workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or be placed on unpaid leave, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday, giving an ultimatum to public employees who've refused and ensuring a fight with some of the unions representing them.
The mandate affecting the nation's largest police department and more than 100,000 other Big Apple workers - including trash haulers and building inspectors - carries a Nov. 1 deadline for getting the first vaccine dose, de Blasio...
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Police: NYC deli worker fatally stabbed over price of item

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

NEW YORK - A New York City deli worker was stabbed to death by a customer who became enraged over the price of an item, police said.
The altercation started inside an East Harlem deli at about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday when a customer got angry because he was 50 cents short for his purchase, a police spokesperson said.
The dispute spilled outside the deli, where the customer stabbed a 34-year-old employee in the upper body, police said.
The worker was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died. His name was not immediately released.
The stabber fled east on 102nd Street, police said.
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New York City requiring vaccine for police, firefighters, city workers

1 month ago   |   By ABC

The mandate affecting the nation's largest police department and more than 100,000 other New York City workers - including trash haulers and building inspectors - carries a Nov. 1 deadline for getting the first vaccine dose.
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