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Bloomberg unveils new crime-fighting system for New Yorkupdated: Wed Aug 08 2012 18:40:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Wednesday a new crime monitoring system -- developed with Microsoft -- designed to allow law enforcement to better collect data and review the city in real time, using a collection of cameras, license-plate readers and other resources.

Bloomberg on a potential police strikeupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 10:22:00

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg suggests police go on strike in an effort to force more gun control

Bloomberg's out-of-order remarks got one thing rightupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 10:22:00

When an elected official whose heart seems to be in the right place offers a courageous perspective on an important subject, I'm inclined to try to find some good in it.

Gun control politicsupdated: Sat Jul 21 2012 16:10:00

NYC Mayor demands that presidential candidates act on gun regulation. John Avlon reports on the gun control debate.

Bloomberg blasts politics on gunsupdated: Fri Jul 20 2012 18:34:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg blasts President Obama and Mitt Romney on guns in the wake of the Aurora shooting.

Politicians barred from speaking at this year's 9/11 ceremony in New Yorkupdated: Fri Jul 13 2012 06:36:00

Politicians will be barred from speaking at this year's commemoration ceremony on the anniversary of the 2001 terror attacks, according to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.

New York ban on sugary drinks goes to public comment stageupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 21:02:00

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposed ban on the sale of large-size sodas and other sugary beverages moved forward Tuesday after the city's Board of Health unanimously voted to open the plan to a three-month public comment process.

Ethicist: Health bans and 'sin taxes' can easily backfireupdated: Fri Jun 08 2012 15:43:00

I was walking down 125th Street in Harlem last week when my iPhone beeped to alert me that New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg had proposed saving obesity-prone urbanites from themselves by banning restaurant sales of large sugary sodas and teas.

Ban on big beverages brewingupdated: Mon Jun 04 2012 16:22:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg wants to ban sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

Forget large sodas, how about banning French fries?updated: Mon Jun 04 2012 16:22:00

Smart policies are essential to America's "war on obesity."

NY mayor wants ban on big, sugary drinksupdated: Sat Jun 02 2012 10:19:00

New York's mayor wants a ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

The war on big sodaupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 09:01:00

CNN's Erin Burnett tackles NYC Mayor's latest attempt to ban the sale of large sugary drinks.

New York's Bloomberg defends city surveillance of Muslimsupdated: Tue Feb 21 2012 22:42:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Tuesday fired back at the president of Yale University and others who have suggested city police went too far in their surveillance of Muslims.

9/11 memorial hits milestoneupdated: Fri Dec 30 2011 10:25:00

The 9/11 memorial in New York opened less than four months ago and has seen more than one million visitors.

'No chance' of 9/11 museum opening on time, New York mayor saysupdated: Fri Dec 30 2011 10:25:00

Work on the National September 11 Memorial Museum has been halted over a budgetary dispute, delaying its opening, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

New York draws record number of touristsupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 14:53:00

It's been a big tourism year for the Big Apple.

New York court upholds eviction of Occupy protestersupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 05:33:00

A New York Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that Occupy protesters will be allowed to return to Zuccotti Park, but they can't bring their tents and generators -- once a mainstay of the movement.

NYC mayor testifies in trial of political operativeupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 22:18:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg testified Monday in the criminal trial of a political operative charged with stealing up to $1.1 million from personal donations Bloomberg made during his 2009 re-election campaign.

Bloomberg: We must fix immigrationupdated: Thu Sep 29 2011 15:21:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg tells CNN's John King why the nation must address its growing immigration problem.

CNNMoney: Bloomberg: Jobs crisis could spark riots hereupdated: Fri Sep 16 2011 16:10:00

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is worried that high U.S. unemployment could lead to the same kind of riots here that have swept through Europe and North Africa.

Bloomberg: 'Taking threat seriously'updated: Tue Sep 13 2011 14:50:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg asks New Yorkers to be vigilant as they go about their normal day.

First responders decry exclusion from 9/11 ceremonyupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 19:24:00

When debris rained from the sky in lower Manhattan on September 11, 2001, the first responders to the terrorist attack did not turn away. They rushed to the World Trade Center buildings while the world around them crumbled.

3 killed, 2 cops shot in New York gun fightupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 04:49:00

Three people were killed and two police officers were injured in a gun fight in Brooklyn Monday evening -- the latest bloodshed in a violent holiday weekend in New York City that saw at least 48 people shot.

Bloomberg: 9/11 Memorial unaffectedupdated: Sun Aug 28 2011 18:21:00

New York Mayor Bloomberg says officials are still assessing the damage, but the city may have avoided major issues.

Hurricane hunter warns Northeastupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 22:11:00

Hurricane hunter Mark Sudduth says Northeast residents should expect the same destruction already left in Irene's wake.

Evacuation time running out in mid-Atlantic states, New Englandupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 22:11:00

Officials in the mid-Atlantic states and southern New England on Saturday sounded fresh warnings about Hurricane Irene and told residents they were nearly out of time to leave for safer ground.

Bloomberg to spend millions of his money to help black, Latino malesupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 16:44:00

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday announced the launch of a major policy initiative to aid the city's minority youth.

Obama, Bush to be at 9/11 anniversary ceremony, N.Y. mayor saysupdated: Fri Jul 29 2011 19:12:00

Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush will be part of a small group of politicians to participate in the ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced during his weekly radio address Friday.

Supporters give 'hug' to budget-pinched NYC librariesupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 23:06:00

A group of supporters encircled the New York Public Library's 42nd Street branch in Manhattan arm-in-arm Saturday to show their love.

CNNMoney: Zoo animals face budget knifeupdated: Thu May 19 2011 10:41:00

Lions and tigers and budget cuts, oh my!

Bloomberg to cut more than 6,000 NYC teaching positionsupdated: Fri May 06 2011 17:21:00

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that he plans to make good on a decision to slash more than 6,000 New York City teaching positions through attrition and layoffs.

Fortune: The big city fix for climate changeupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 10:07:00

Jay Carson is CEO of the newly formed C40 Clinton Climate Initiative, which combines previous efforts led by former President Clinton and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to leverage big cities in the fight against global warming. He'll have a budget this year of $12 million and a staff of 65.

NYC schools chancellor steps down after 3-month stintupdated: Thu Apr 07 2011 12:57:00

Cathie Black, the publishing executive turned New York City schools chancellor, is stepping down after three months in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters Thursday.

Political Circus: Bloomberg is 'friendly neighborhood Spider-Mike'updated: Mon Mar 28 2011 13:41:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all the time.

New York City mayor turns to celebs to fight absenteeismupdated: Fri Feb 11 2011 07:12:00

Many parents struggle daily to get their kids out of bed, but New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is hoping a wake up call from the stars will do the trick.

Students wake up to celebrity callsupdated: Fri Feb 11 2011 07:12:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg hopes that a wake up call from a celebrity will help battle absenteeism. NY1 reports.

New York City Council votes to ban smoking in parks, on beachesupdated: Wed Feb 02 2011 22:53:00

The city that never sleeps is moving closer to becoming the city that never smokes, or at least the city that highly restricts it.

Bloomberg exposes gun show 'loophole'updated: Mon Jan 31 2011 14:55:00

An undercover investigation at an Arizona gun show shows how easy it is to buy a gun.

Undercover investigators buy guns without background checksupdated: Mon Jan 31 2011 14:55:00

Undercover investigators purchased semiautomatic weapons at an Arizona gun show, despite telling vendors that they probably could not pass background checks, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters Monday.

NY mayor calls on Obama to discuss gun control in State of the Unionupdated: Tue Jan 25 2011 09:37:00

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Monday joined the eldest son of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to call for stricter gun legislation in the wake of the Arizona shootings that left six people dead and 13 wounded.

Bloomberg on snow: Not business as usualupdated: Wed Jan 19 2011 10:59:00

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the lessons learned from New York's last snowfall pushed the city into more action.

New York to tag snow plows with GPS after clean-up controversyupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 17:59:00

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday that some city snow plows will be fitted with global positioning systems in a pilot program meant to better track sanitation vehicles as officials brace for a winter storm.

NYC mayor to probe claims that workers delayed snow cleanupupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 11:16:00

Days after a monster blizzard blanketed much of the northeastern U.S., New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he will investigate whether sanitation workers intentionally delayed cleanup efforts over frustrations regarding citywide budget cuts.

Stranded, snowy and steamingupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 11:42:00

CNN's Randi Kaye talks with passengers stuck on JFK's tarmac for 11 hours.

Bloomberg: The time for excuses is overupdated: Mon Dec 20 2010 16:52:00

Michael Bloomberg says the GOP should stop stalling a 9/11 First Responders bill now that tax cuts have been extended.

Bloomberg urges passage of 9/11 health billupdated: Mon Dec 20 2010 16:52:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg joined lawmakers, police and fire officials on Monday in urging U.S. Senate passage of a health care bill benefiting September 11 rescue workers.

No Labels to combat partisanshipupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 10:25:00

Kiran Chetry talks to Mark McKinnon and Kiki McLean about their new group No Labels.

New group hopes to emphasize non-partisan solutionsupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 10:25:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, an Independent, joins several leading Democrats, Republicans and other Independent political leaders in the launch of a new group that hopes to find non-partisan solutions to some of the nation's problems and to impact the next Congressional session. N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg's Daughter Georgina Injured In Horseback Riding Fallupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 10:51:00

The elite equestrian suffered a concussion and fractured spine

Campaign Circus: Bloomberg a good-luck charm?updated: Mon Nov 01 2010 13:38:00

With Election Day just hours away, the rhetoric keeps getting more intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.

Fortune: Mayor Mike holds a dinner for The Giving Pledgeupdated: Thu Sep 30 2010 16:16:00

The Giving Pledge-the drive started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates to get billionaires to donate at least half their wealth to charity-has 40 signers listed today on its website, And a full-blown campaign to enlist more givers continues.

Stop profiling on terrorism and in Arizonaupdated: Thu May 06 2010 10:20:00

Michael Bloomberg is out a quarter. That's how much New York's mayor, who has an estimated net worth north of $15 billion, wagered that he knew exactly what type of person would try to set off a car bomb in Times Square.

Fortune: Bloomberg's ambitionupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 10:04:00

BusinessWeek relaunches this week with a new name, a new design, and a new editorial vision, just four months after it was bought by financial information giant Bloomberg LP. Viewed through the lens of an acquisition, it's therefore perplexing that Bloomberg executives have declined to talk about when and how this new version of the 80-year old weekly will make money. Instead they tell Fortune their plan is to focus on their consumers and deliver a great product. Those notions seem impossibly idealistic in a world where print advertising revenues are likely to be permanently impaired by cheaper online ad rates, and where nearly every major magazine publisher has recently shuttered unprofitable titles, a fate BusinessWeek, under previous owner McGraw-Hill, very nearly met.

New York marks fewest murders everupdated: Wed Dec 30 2009 02:56:00

Calling a sharp drop in overall violence throughout America's most populous city "one for the record books," New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced this week that 2009 saw historic crime-rate declines across the city's five boroughs.

Mayoral races could change political landscapeupdated: Sun Oct 25 2009 12:42:00

Last fall, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg won his campaign to extend the city's mayoral term limits from two four-year terms to three. Next week, he'll see if voters think he should serve a third term.

CNNMoney: Bloomberg buys BusinessWeekupdated: Wed Oct 14 2009 14:20:00

Looking to expand its reach beyond Wall Street, Bloomberg LP said Tuesday it would buy BusinessWeek magazine from McGraw Hill Cos.

Sting operation finds illegal gun sales in 3 states, report saysupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 19:48:00

An investigation commissioned by the city of New York found private gun vendors selling weapons to buyers who admitted not being able to pass background checks, breaking federal law, a report released Wednesday says.

Three NYC schools closing for week over H1N1 fluupdated: Thu May 14 2009 23:35:00

Five new cases of the H1N1 virus in New York City schools will force three schools to close for a week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a news conference Thursday evening.

CDC: 8 New York students have swine fluupdated: Sun Apr 26 2009 22:08:00

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed cases of swine flu in eight students at a New York preparatory school, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday.

CNNMoney: $4B shortfall - NYC may cut 23,000 jobsupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 16:05:00

The Big Apple will have to tighten its belt as the city that leans heavily on Wall Street's profits is expected to suffer a dramatic decrease in tax revenues in coming years.

Bloomberg to announce NY budget cutsupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 01:36:00

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday will lay out details of a plan to cut an additional $1 billion from the city budget and lay off as many as 23,000 city employees, according to a press release from the Mayor's office.

N.Y. City Council extends term limits for mayor, other officialsupdated: Thu Oct 23 2008 18:22:00

The New York City Council on Thursday voted in favor of a bill that would extend term limits, allowing Mayor Michael Bloomberg to run for a third term. Term Limitsupdated: Sat Oct 04 2008 00:00:00

Michael Bloomberg's attempt to amend New York City's mayoral term limits revisits a long, robust debate on the controversial topic

Bloomberg wants third termupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 21:00:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he'll ask the City Council to amend the term limits law so he can run for a third.

N.Y. mayor wants to extend term limits, run againupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 21:00:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Thursday he is asking the city council to change the office's two-term limit to allow him to run for a third term. NYC Mayor Bloomberg Will Seek Third Termupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 16:00:00

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has decided to try to reverse the term-limits law he had long supported so he can seek a third term next year and help the city emerge from financial turmoil

Bloomberg eyes NYC skyline, sees wind turbinesupdated: Wed Aug 20 2008 23:01:00

New York's famous skyline may be getting a new addition: Wind turbines. Gates, Bloomberg to Fight Smokingupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 17:00:00

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are pooling their piles of money to pour $375 million into a global effort to cut smoking For Bloomberg, Rumors About Future Persistupdated: Wed Apr 23 2008 18:00:00

If you believe the rumors, it's as if Mayor Michael Bloomberg is having a midterm crisis.

Bloomberg: Next president will be 'adult' updated: Fri Apr 18 2008 01:49:00

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Thursday that whoever wins the presidency in November, "at least we'll have an adult in office who can lead and accomplish something."

Could there be an Obama-Bloomberg ticket?updated: Thu Mar 27 2008 19:19:00

He was only the warm-up act for Sen. Barack Obama's economic speech in New York on Thursday, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg sparked plenty of speculation by sharing the stage with the Democratic presidential hopeful.

Three missing after New York City crane collapseupdated: Mon Mar 17 2008 04:30:00

Three people were missing Sunday, a day after a crane collapsed, killing four construction workers on the east side of Midtown Manhattan, Mayor Michael Bloomberg told reporters.

Bloomberg passes on White House runupdated: Thu Feb 28 2008 13:47:00

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has publicly flirted with the idea of a run for the White House as an independent, said he will not run for president. Smoking Will Kill 1 Billion Peopleupdated: Thu Feb 07 2008 18:00:00

A sweeping new global report, released by the World Health Organization today in New York City, urges governments to get tough on the tobacco epidemic before it's too late Draft Bloomberg Movement Launchedupdated: Tue Jan 15 2008 17:00:00

Two veteran political consultants form a committee to convince the billionaire New York City mayor to run for President as a third-party candidate

Bloomberg will decide on White House bid by early Marchupdated: Thu Jan 10 2008 12:35:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will decide by early March whether he will pursue an independent bid for the White House, a source close to the mayor told CNN.

The Bloomberg effectupdated: Thu Jan 10 2008 12:35:00

CNN's Bill Schneider analyzes the effect of a potential Bloomberg run and what's at stake in the Michigan primary.

NYPD winning crime battleupdated: Thu Dec 27 2007 02:09:00

CNN's Allan Chernoff reports serious crime has declined for the 17th consecutive year in New York City.

New York homicide rate on pace for record lowupdated: Thu Dec 27 2007 02:09:00

New York City is on course to mark the fewest homicides since records have been kept, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly announced Wednesday.

Fortune: Merrill Lynch looks to shed assetsupdated: Wed Oct 24 2007 14:01:00

Merrill Lynch all but hung a "For Sale" sign today on its 20 percent holding of Bloomberg LP, the financial information company.

Bloomberg: Immigrants welcomeupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 02:48:00

Bloomberg: Immigrants welcome

Two New York firefighters killed in massive blaze updated: Sun Aug 19 2007 07:31:00

Two firefighters were killed Saturday while battling a blaze at a building just south of New York's ground zero, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said, calling it "another cruel blow" to the city.

NYC fire controversyupdated: Sun Aug 19 2007 07:31:00

NYC fire controversy

Mayor called to dutyupdated: Tue Aug 07 2007 02:25:00

Mayor called to duty Bloomberg Pushes Merit Pay for Teachers updated: Wed Jul 25 2007 18:00:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a potential independent presidential candidate, pushes for performance-based merit pay for teachers in the nation's public schools

Commentary: Bloomberg's America is different from Ross Perot'supdated: Fri Jun 29 2007 23:49:00

Political junkies are excited and electrified over a potential independent presidential bid by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and for good reason.

Poll: Bloomberg could have Perot-like effect on 2008 raceupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 17:46:00

Is there popular support for a Michael Bloomberg presidential candidacy? The latest CNN-Opinion Research Corporation poll released Monday has the answer: Yes -- a surprising amount. New Yorkers Crowd White House Fieldupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 14:55:00

The specter of an all-New York November 2008 was raised when Bloomberg, a titular Republican since his 2001 mayoral run, announced last week that he was quitting the GOP to become an independent

CNNMoney: Politics: Off year, on the moneyupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 02:19:00

There typically aren't a lot of political advertisements in odd years since there aren't any Congressional races and no presidential election. But this odd year is shaping up to be a bit odder than the most. Why Bloomberg May Not Want to Runupdated: Sun Jun 24 2007 12:10:00

For all the frenzied speculation, the new independent has plenty of reasons not to make a Presidential bid Would Bloomberg Have a Chance?updated: Thu Jun 21 2007 03:45:00

As an independent candidate for President, he wouldn't be afavorite. But he could hurt theDemocrats' chances Bloomberg's Independent Streakupdated: Wed Jun 20 2007 14:15:00

New York's mayor claims he has no plans to run for President. But his latest party change suggests he's toying with the idea Bloomberg and Schwarzenegger: The New Action Heroes updated: Mon Jun 18 2007 16:40:00

The New York City Mayor and California's Governor are doing the things that gridlocked Washington won't

CNNMoney: New York yellow cabs go greenupdated: Tue May 22 2007 06:27:00

The ubiquitous New York City yellow cab is going green.

Hagel hints at a 2008 run with New York's Bloombergupdated: Mon May 14 2007 10:34:00

Expressing dismay over the Republican Party's trajectory, Sen. Chuck Hagel said Sunday that an independent presidential bid would be good for the nation.

N.Y. mayor meets with dead groom's familyupdated: Tue Nov 28 2006 15:47:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg met Tuesday with the family of a man shot and killed by police early Saturday in an incident that has sparked community outrage and could lead to a federal investigation.

Ground Zero human remains won't halt constructionupdated: Mon Oct 23 2006 03:03:00

Construction at the World Trade Center site will continue despite discovery nearby of apparent remains of 9/11 victims, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Monday.

N.Y. officials defend responseupdated: Tue Oct 11 2005 11:28:00

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday he and other city officials weren't about to wait until a security threat materialized before acting.

Bloomberg defends threat responseupdated: Fri Oct 07 2005 13:59:00

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Friday stood by his decision to increase security after information from the FBI revealed a "specific threat" against the city's subway system, despite intelligence officials saying the information was not credible.

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