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OCTOBER 2003 EVENTS
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OCTOBER 31, 2003
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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OCTOBER 31, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Relighting of East River Bridges "Necklace Lights"

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OCTOBER 30, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg, Parks & Recreation and City Parks Foundation Launch $25 Million Public/Private Initiative to Benefit 16 Parks

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OCTOBER 30, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Klein Announce Plans to Create 50 New Charter Schools Throughout all Five Boroughs

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OCTOBER 30, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Urges New Yorkers to Get Their Flu Vaccination Early in the Season

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OCTOBER 29, 2003
Speaks at Inter-Faith Memorial Service In Honor of Victims of Staten Island Ferry Tragedy

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OCTOBER 29, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Two Bills Into Law

Signs Legislation Creating Regulatory Framework for Newsstands
Signs Legislation Providing Air-Conditioned Buses for Special Education Students
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OCTOBER 29, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Joins Illinois Governor Blagojevich in Petitioning the FDA to Let States and Cities Import Prescription Drugs from Canada

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OCTOBER 29, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Proposes State Legislation to Provide Protection to Mitchell-Lama Development Tenants and Tax Relief to Owners

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OCTOBER 28, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Appointments to The New York City Latin Media & Entertainment Commission

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OCTOBER 28, 2003
Emergency Response Task Force Presents Report to Mayor Bloomberg

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OCTOBER 27, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly Announce New FBI Crime Statistics Show New York City Remains the Safest Large City in the Nation

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OCTOBER 27, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg, DoITT Commissioner Menchini, and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Dykstra Announce Program to Track Cell Phone "Dead Spots" Citywide

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1010 WINS Radio Address


OCTOBER 26, 2003
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's Weekly Radio Address

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OCTOBER 25, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Staten Island Borough President Molinaro Announce Inter-Faith Memorial Service in Honor of Victims of Staten Island Ferry Tragedy

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OCTOBER 24, 2003
Speaks at Inauguration of Reverend Joseph M. McShane as the 32nd President of Fordham University

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OCTOBER 23, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Announces East Harlem Business Capital Corporation To Redevelop "Marqueta Internacional" In East Harlem

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OCTOBER 22, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Partnership For New York City Announce NYC Counts

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OCTOBER 22, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly Honor Fallen Detective Jaime Betancourt and Police Officer Disdale O. Enton at New York City Police Memorial

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OCTOBER 22, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Announces Housing Initiatives to Aid Victims of Domestic Violence

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OCTOBER 22, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Yarrow LLC Break Ground for $47 Million Historic Redevelopment in Lower Manhattan

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OCTOBER 21, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Presents 34th Annual Volunteer Service Awards

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OCTOBER 21, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Releases Report Outlining Contracting and Procurement Reform

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OCTOBER 21, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Announces $53 Million Economic Development Project Near The Bronx Hub

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OCTOBER 21, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Delivers Speech on Economic Development and Job Creation

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OCTOBER 20, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Three Bills Into Law

Signs Legislation Establishing Drivers Advisory Board for TLC
Signs Legislation Increasing Penalties for Rowdy Fans at Sporting Events
Signs Legislation Naming 77 Streets
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1010 WINS Radio Address


OCTOBER 19, 2003
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's Weekly Radio Address

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OCTOBER 17, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Miami Mayor Diaz Announce Friendly Wager on World Series

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OCTOBER 17, 2003
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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OCTOBER 16, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Meets with NTSB Chairwoman Engleman

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OCTOBER 15, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki Announce Lease Extension Agreement Through 2050 for John F. Kennedy and Laguardia Airports

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OCTOBER 14, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Menino Double Their Bet On American League Championship Series

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OCTOBER 14, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and the Consulate General of Sweden Unveil Nobel Monument in Theodore Roosevelt Park

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Weekly Column


OCTOBER 12, 2003
Start Spreading the News!

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1010 WINS Radio Address


OCTOBER 12, 2003
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's Weekly Radio Address

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OCTOBER 10, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Kelly Honor Police Officer Disdale O. Enton At Plaque Dedication Ceremony

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OCTOBER 10, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg, City Council Speaker Miller and Landmarks Chair Tierney Encourage New Yorkers to Visit New York City's Landmark Jewels as Part of Open House New York

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OCTOBER 10, 2003
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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OCTOBER 9, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Archbishop of New York Edward Cardinal Egan Tour New Housing in Highbridge Section of the Bronx

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OCTOBER 9, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Attends Topping-Out Ceremony for Fulton Fish Market at Hunts Point

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OCTOBER 8, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Hosts Reception to Announce Winners of Excellence in Science and Technology Awards

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OCTOBER 8, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Scoppetta Join Thousands at Annual FDNY Memorial Day Ceremony

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OCTOBER 8, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Ward Announce Start of Manhattan Leg of City Water Tunnel No. 3

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OCTOBER 7, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Menino Announce "Friendly Wager" On American League Championship Series

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OCTOBER 7, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and National Football League Commissioner Tagliabue Announce Distribution of $5.5 Million NFL Disaster Relief Funds to Nine Lower Manhattan Projects

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OCTOBER 7, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and DoITT Commissioner Menchini Announce NYC TV's Fall Season Programming Line-Up

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Weekly Column


OCTOBER 5, 2003
Revitalizing New York City's Waterfront

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1010 WINS Radio Address


OCTOBER 5, 2003
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's Weekly Radio Address

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OCTOBER 3, 2003
Live from City Hall with Mayor Mike and John Gambling

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OCTOBER 2, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Governor Pataki Announce OppenheimerFunds to Return Downtown

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OCTOBER 2, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Comptroller Thompson, Jr. Announce Initiative to Increase the Use of Contracts with Existing Homeless Facilities

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OCTOBER 1, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg Signs Legislation Launching TLC Base Station for Livery Cabs That Can Accommodate Wheelchairs and Motorized Scooters

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OCTOBER 1, 2003
Mayor Bloomberg and Transportation Commissioner Weinshall Announce Pilot Program to Alleviate Truck Traffic in Astoria, Queens

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