Top NYC news: MTA launches express service on F train; 76 anti-ICE protesters arrested; more

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By Hoodline - Published on September 16, 2019.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in New York City.

Ric Ocasek, lead singer of influential new-wave band The Cars, found dead in NYC, police say

Ric Ocasek, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame singer whose popular new-wave band, The Cars, left a profound impact on rock music, was found dead in his New York City apartment on Sunday, a police spokesman said. Ocasek was 75.

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MTA launches express service on F train, New York City’s slowest subway line

Limited rush-hour express service returns on the F train line in Brooklyn starting Monday.

Read the full story on New York Daily News.

New York City schools want to ban chocolate milk

Holy cow! The city Department of Education wants to ban chocolate milk from schools as part of a health bid. 

Read the full story on New York Post.

76 anti-ICE protesters arrested after forcing Manhattan Microsoft to close early

New York City police said Saturday that 76 immigration policy protesters had been arrested at a demonstration outside Microsoft's flagship store in midtown Manhattan.

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Making comfort dogs an everyday part of school

Some schools, including a public high school in New York City, are embracing a program that allows comfort dogs on campus. 

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