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Top NYC news: Police confront journalists covering protest; Transit chief outlines reopening; more

Top NYC news: Police confront journalists covering protest; Transit chief outlines reopening; more
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By Hoodline - Published on June 04, 2020.

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

Mayor defends ongoing lockdown

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended his ongoing coronavirus-related restrictions on nonessential businesses and places of worship as protesters and looters continue to flood city streets over the death of George Floyd.

Read the full story on The Washington Times.

Police confront journalists despite essential worker decree

New York City police officers forced two Associated Press journalists to stop covering protests Tuesday, despite an order allowing essential workers to remain on city streets. 

Read the full story on NBC 7 San Diego.

 NYC Transit chief outlines what will be different when city begins reopening

"We now disinfect trains, buses, stations and work areas more aggressively and more often than may have seemed possible before," said Sarah Feinberg. 

Read the full story on New York Daily News.


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