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We’ll have more audio from the 911 call in the Hudson River plane crash last night on News 4 at 5.

RIP Gowanus Canal Dolphin.

RIP Gowanus Canal Dolphin.

GOWANUS DOLPHIN. A dolphin that appears to be injured is stranded in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn and authorities are responding.
We captured video of the poor animal from Chopper 4 earlier today.
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GOWANUS DOLPHINA dolphin that appears to be injured is stranded in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn and authorities are responding.

We captured video of the poor animal from Chopper 4 earlier today.

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WTC GRAFFITI. 

"Freedom Forever. WTC 9/11" is scrawled on a beam near the top of the gleaming, 104-story One World Trade Center. "Change is from within" is on a beam on the roof. Another reads: "God Bless the workers & inhabitants of this bldg."

Amazing video of the “things from the heart” scrawled on steel beams being hoisted into the sky to construct One World Trade Center.

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HE DID IT. Al Roker scored the first interview with President Obama in his second term. Check out the sideline question.

Obama’s answer was a thumbs up.

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STRIKE. Not all students will be affected by the school bus strike that began Wednesday morning. Check this website to see if your child’s routine will be changed.
If your route is affected, city officials want you to know the following:
All students who currently receive yellow bus service are eligible to receive a MetroCard. Parents should request a MetroCard from the main office of their child’s school. 
Parents of pre-school and special education children requiring transportation from their home directly to their school, as well as parents of general education children in grades K through 2, may also request a MetroCard for the parent or guardian to act as the child’s escort to school.
More: NBC 4 New York.

STRIKE. Not all students will be affected by the school bus strike that began Wednesday morning. Check this website to see if your child’s routine will be changed.

If your route is affected, city officials want you to know the following:

All students who currently receive yellow bus service are eligible to receive a MetroCard. Parents should request a MetroCard from the main office of their child’s school. 

Parents of pre-school and special education children requiring transportation from their home directly to their school, as well as parents of general education children in grades K through 2, may also request a MetroCard for the parent or guardian to act as the child’s escort to school.

More: NBC 4 New York.

The fact that the Jets would be making big changes this offseason was no secret even before the team officially fell out of playoff contention and they didn’t try to build up any suspense. 
Jets owner Woody Johnson released a statement a little after 9 a.m. on Monday morning announcing that general manager Mike Tannenbaum would not be returning to the team in 2013. Johnson also announced that Rex Ryan would remain as head coach for a fifth season.
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The fact that the Jets would be making big changes this offseason was no secret even before the team officially fell out of playoff contention and they didn’t try to build up any suspense. 

Jets owner Woody Johnson released a statement a little after 9 a.m. on Monday morning announcing that general manager Mike Tannenbaum would not be returning to the team in 2013. Johnson also announced that Rex Ryan would remain as head coach for a fifth season.

-Josh Alper. [NBC 4 New York]

Iconic New Jersey house, split by Sandy, demolished by owner. It appeared on the cover of Newsweek, a symbol of the powerful storm’s devastation. But the owners of this Union Beach home say it’s too expensive to save. Brian Thompson was there Friday as it was demolished, and spoke to the owner, who vows to rebuild.

Dad of Newtown Student Thanks Hero TeacherMichael Gargiulo talks to the father of a student who survived the rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary. He says her teacher, Kaitlin Roig, saved her life. “We as parents forever owe our gratitude to Ms. Roig,” he said.

Rockeller Center Tree timelapse. Because who doesn’t love a timelapse?