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Today’s Headlines

9:03 AM EST on January 22, 2008

    • Parking in Front of Barney's on "Official Business" (Post)
    • US DOT Secretary Peters: Don't Hike Gas Tax (WSJ via Planetizen)
    • Taxi and Livery Crashes Have Declined Since 2003 (AM)
    • State Will Approve Down-Scaled Javits Center Expansion (NYT via TRE)
    • Historic Pier May Become Ferry Hub for Harbor's National Parks (NYT)
    • Some Metal Structures on City Streets Still Carry Stray Voltage (City Room)
    • NJ Senate to Hold Public Hearing on Tolls Tomorrow Night (AP)
    • Fire Response Faster in Brooklyn Than Other Boroughs (News)
    • Detroit Retires Hummer H1 (News)
    • Shell Chief: Oil Sands and Shales "Much More Expensive" Than Crude (NYT)

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