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Morning 10: Silver bribery case | JPMorgan resists downsizing | Maraschino cherry-maker suicide

Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's lawyers asked a judge to throw out a bribery case against him. JPMorgan Chase continues to defend the virtues of supersize banking. To view the full story, click the title link.

Mayor's pre-K program cannibalized private schools, study claims

About half the students who signed up for Mayor Bill de Blasio's signature prekindergarten program last year came from existing private programs, according to a study by a professor at the University... To view the full story, click the title link.

A saga of ambition, pain and redemption

Attorney John O'Hara will get the standard one-third of the $750,000 settlement from the Park Slope home for the aging that housed former judge John Phillips without authorization. The settlement,... To view the full story, click the title link.

A six-figure payday that took five minutes and 39 years

Attorney John O'Hara will get the standard one-third of the $750,000 settlement from the Park Slope home for the aging that housed former judge John Phillips without authorization. The settlement,... To view the full story, click the title link.

City reaches deal with Orthodox Jews over circumcision

Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration says it has reached an agreement with members of the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community over a tradition known as oral suction circumcision. City health officials... To view the full story, click the title link.

Maraschino cherry maker kills himself after drug bust

The owner of Dell's Maraschino Cherries in Brooklyn fatally shot himself Tuesday following a visit from authorities who suspected that the company's Red Hook facility was being used to warehouse... To view the full story, click the title link.

Throw out Sheldon Silver's bribery case, says lawyer

Former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's lawyers asked a judge to throw out a bribery case against him on Tuesday, saying the prosecutor went too far in discussing the case... To view the full story, click the title link.

Underwear made of silver draws cash

Forget silver bangles and earrings. Underwear made of pure silver is the latest craze. Manhattan-based Mack Weldon, a three-year-old menswear brand that makes underwear and R-shirts with silver,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Lawyer to jury: Ignore Ira Rennert's $500M mansion

Billionaire Ira Rennert's mansion in the Hamptons isn't relevant to a lawsuit accusing him of looting the magnesium empire he built and ignoring an environmental mess that would tip it into... To view the full story, click the title link.

$1 billion bonus found in city budget

Mayor Bill de Blasio's proposed budget is both overly cautious and not cautious enough, according to Comptroller Scott Stringer. Mr. Stringer said Tuesday the city will finish fiscal 2015 with $1... To view the full story, click the title link.

JPMorgan snubs investors' call to downsize

Once again, JPMorgan Chase executives defended the virtues of supersize banking. But more than ever, the firm's owners and overseers seem to crave the simpler things in life and are willing to do... To view the full story, click the title link.

Court agrees to hear opponents of NYU expansion

Opponents of New York University's $6 billion expansion plan in Greenwich Village won a hearing before the state's highest court in their bid to block the proposal. The Court of Appeals in Albany on... To view the full story, click the title link.

Two West Side townhouses sell for $22M

A firm that focuses on high-end townhouse redevelopment has bought two of them, paying $21.5 million. The buyer plans to refurbish them and sell them off for nearly double what it paid. Long... To view the full story, click the title link.

The end of JP Morgan as we know it?

Once again, JPMorgan Chase executives defended the virtues of supersize banking. But more than ever, the firm's owners and overseers seem to crave the simpler things in life and are willing to do... To view the full story, click the title link.

The GOP has a say on mayor's agenda too

Mayor Bill de Blasio heads to Albany Wednesday to push his agenda. The media is portraying the journey as the continuation of his confrontation with Gov. Andrew Cuomo. There are differences between... To view the full story, click the title link.

Hangar records at Newark to be subpoenaed

U.S. prosecutors investigating a former top ally of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie subpoenaed records relating to an airplane hangar at Newark Liberty International Airport, a person familiar with... To view the full story, click the title link.

JPMorgan defends supersize banking amid pressure

Once again, JPMorgan Chase executives defended the virtues of supersize banking. But more than ever, the firm's owners and overseers seem to crave the simpler things in life and are willing to do... To view the full story, click the title link.

State suggests $7.50 minimum wage for tipped workers

After four months of deliberations, the state's acting labor commissioner recommended consolidating and raising the minimum wage for tipped workers to $7.50 an hour. The wage hike was suggested last... To view the full story, click the title link.

Gawker is having an identity crisis

Gawker Media, which is battling heavily financed digital publishers like BuzzFeed and Vox for audiences and ad dollars, is working with brand-strategy agency Redscout, according to two people... To view the full story, click the title link.

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