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8:56 AM EDT on July 5, 2013

    • Today's the Last Day With Cars in Central Park Above 72nd St. Until September 3 (NYT, WNYC)
    • Cuomo Says State Police Will Crack Down on Distracted Driving (WNYC, WSJ)
    • See How Much Silver and Skelos Earn at Their Day Jobs (WSJ)
    • Cabbie Attempts Aggressive Pass on UES, Breaks Pedestrian's Leg in Five-Car Pileup (DNA)
    • Driver Critically Injures Man at Meeker and Leonard in Williamsburg (DNA)
    • Man Reportedly Fleeing Police Strikes Woman on Coney Island Ave (DP Corner)
    • Meanwhile... Vanity Fair Staffer on a Citi Bike Ticketed for Speeding in NYPD Dragnet
    • What Is the City Spending to Subsidize Rockaway Ferries? EDC Won't Say (CapNY)
    • Big Rig Truckers Use Southeast Queens Streets as Rest Stops (QChron)
    • Independence Day, Meet Park(ing) Day (Gothamist)

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