- The Education Department put out a controversial new ordinance on student rights, banning corporal punishment and allowing students the freedom to choose their own hairstyle and clothing.
- Bus and subway fares will go up about 13 cents next month.
- A proposed street smoking ban finds wide support among city residents - 80 percent support the measure according to one recent poll.
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