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City delays expanded calorie count law until at least next spring

City health officials agreed on Friday to hold off enforcing its expanded calorie labeling requirements until at least next spring. In a legal settlement reached with a handful of trade groups, the city agreed to delay its expanded calorie count law until at least May 7, 2018 — the date that similar federal regulations are supposed to be enacted. “We ...

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Definition of 'close family' expanded for visa applicants

WASHINGTON — The State Department is expanding its definition of “close family” to include grandparents and other relatives that constitute a bona fide U.S. relationship for visa applicants and refugees from six mainly Muslim nations. In response to a federal judge’s order last week, the department on Monday instructed U.S. diplomats to consider grandparents, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts and uncles, ...

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De Blasio budget would fund expanded pre-K, immigrant services

Washington may be promising to cut New York City’s spending — but Mayor de Blasio sure isn’t. “We could sit around dead in the water, just waiting for the unknown, or we can keep moving and keep building our city,” de Blasio said during a City Hall press conference unveiling the document. The mayor proposed an $ 84.86 billion executive ...

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Cheap Gas Fueling Expanded Thanksgiving Travel Day

Filed under: Holiday Shopping, Travel, Transportation, Gas Prices Matt York/APA motorist fuels his vehicle Tuesday in Gilbert, Ariz. With Thanksgiving gas prices at its cheapest since 2008, the number of travelers is expected to rise. By JUSTIN PRITCHARD LOS ANGELES — An expanded version of America’s annual Thanksgiving travel saga was under way Wednesday with gas prices low and terrorism ...

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