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  • Gaeta, the editor-in-chief of Famiglia Cristiana, one of Italy's highest-circulation magazines, claims to have had privileged access to the advocate's files of letters, many of them left by pilgrims at John Paul's tomb in the Vatican.

    Beatification prompts close look at Pope John Paul II's miracles.

  • Officials with the public advocate's office added that the EDC has complied with all city laws requiring the group to file annual reports to the City Council regarding its job-creation deals.

    Bill Focuses on Cost of Keeping Firms in City

  • But those reports "do not allow us to produce credible estimates of the costs to the city of different projects or their effectiveness in creating or retaining jobs," according to a copy of the IBO report provided by the public advocate's office and reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.

    Bill Focuses on Cost of Keeping Firms in City

  • In a report to be released Tuesday, the city's Independent Budget Office—at the request of the public advocate's office—analyzed 17 years of reports prepared by the EDC that are intended to evaluate the costs of projects and the amount of jobs those projects provide.

    Bill Focuses on Cost of Keeping Firms in City

  • Another law-enforcement official with knowledge of the case said two lawyers were transferred from the NYPD's legal bureau to the agency's advocate's office, which prosecutes departmental charges.

    Ticket Probe Reverberates Outside Court

  • The consumer advocate's motives are far from altruistic.

    Nader Kindles Fires of Revolt

  • The video is the first news of the Chinese advocate's whereabouts in five months.

    Chinese Civil Rights Activist Beaten After Secretly Recording House Arrest

  • As The Wall Street Journal reported last month, in the fine print of the mayor's preliminary budget Mr. Bloomberg recommended cutting the public advocate's budget by 20% and each of the borough president's budgets by as much as 36%.

    Borough President Denounces Cuts

  • From an equity advocate's perspective, there is both much to like and still many unsettled and unsettling questions.

    John Affeldt: Money Must Follow the Student in Brown's School Funding Reform

  • That same year, the "Choke 'em, Don't Smoke 'em" t-shirts started circulating among the PPD in the aftermath of a police choke-hold killing of an African-American businessman during a traffic stop, and a dead possum was tossed onto an outspoken community justice advocate's front porch in NE Ptld. Meanwhile, Goldschmidt and his cadre ate sandwiches.

    Turning point (Jack Bog's Blog)

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