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from the NY Daily News:

City restaurants will be required to post letter grades based on health inspections. They could look like this. Finding a clean restaurant will be as easy as ABC under a Health Department rule passed Tuesday.

Starting in July, eateries will be required to prominently post letter grades based on health inspections, under a measure the Board of Health passed, 6 to 2.

“The grade in the window will give you a sense of how clean the kitchen is, and it will give every restaurant operator an incentive to maintain safe, sanitary conditions,” said Health Commissioner Thomas Farley.

Restaurants that earn an A will be inspected annually while those that garner a C will be visited four times a year.

Restaurant owners argue that health officials want to embarrass them, as well as collect more fines for the city’s coffers. They are considering a lawsuit. (more…)

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from www.reuters.com:

NEW YORK (Reuters) – This year has been the safest in New York City in more than four decades, with the murder rate down to levels not seen since the early 1960s, police said on Monday. (more…)

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