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"On WCBS. Good. Thank Vicky Allen. Three things to know at eight fifteen one we are less than an hour away from coverage of the state of the union address with President Trump expected to stress unity and optimism a skeptical. Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer accuses the president of blatant hypocrisy here the speech right here at nine pm to governor Cuomo's has fellow Democrats in the state Senate are playing politics by nominating. Queen state Senator Michael generous to a state board with the power to derail the project. Chad iris is an outspoken critic of the billions in state subsidies for Amazon's plan campus and Long Island city and three for the first time. Pope Francis publicly acknowledges the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns. Speaking to reporters aboard the papal plane. He said he's committed to doing more to fight the problem. The issue is being dealt with as the Catholic church records with. The sexual abuse of minors. Shootings robberies and many other crimes are down in the city. But the NYPD is seeing a sharp jump and reports of hate crimes. WCBS reporter rich lamb has details via NYPD says it's investigating forty to hate crime. So far this year in contrast to nineteen at the same point last year chief of detectives Dermott shea, and as we've seen before the majority of them at this point in time one month into the air antisemitic chief, Shay says one person may be responsible for ten to fifteen of the heat crimes mayor de Blasios. There's no question we're dealing with an atmosphere of hate that has been generated largely from Washington DC, and that's a headwind, we're fighting against. But I have to say I've always believed the best way to inhibit. He crimes is to show consequences NYPD has done that very powerfully in a number of cases to stop hate crimes. The mayor says we need information. Adding this is another version of if you see something say something in Brownsville, rich, lamb, WCBS NewsRadio. Eight eighty a Bronx hospital. Reaches a settlement with seventeen rape survivors. They build for medical exams linked to their assaults. The Bronx care health system agreed on a deal with the state after charging the women more than nine thousand nine hundred dollars in some cases for exams conducted after the sexual attacks. State attorney general Letitia James has a dozen of the victims have the medical bills and to collection agencies. They'll be repaid by Bronx care health system. Previously now has Bronx Lebanon hospital sadder. In Paramus today. Governor Phil Murphy taking a victory lap a day after signing the Bill that puts New Jersey on track to a fifteen dollar minimum wage WCBS Steve burns says Moore he's heard the arguments. Governor Murphy says about a fifteen dollars minimum wage leading to unemployment in shuttered businesses. We've seen other cities and other states that have enacted this. So we now have a fair amount of data that supports our our long ago deeply held beliefs. That'll these are a lot of myths. It's happening. Gradually the minimum wage will go from eight eighty five to ten dollars an hour on July. First eleven dollars on January first then up a dollar every year until fifteen is reached in twenty twenty four. There are some carve outs. Murphy says through mom and pop small businesses. They will get there in a slightly slower. They'll get there. But they'll get there on a slower scale seasonal workers. Likewise farm workers. Likewise, by and large the governor thinks this will only strengthen the state's economy people aren't going to put that away in some hermetically sealed box. They're going to spend it they're going to go to. Pizzeria or go to the movies or go bowling. Some Republicans have pushed back asserting this. Elite businesses cutting back on employee benefits in parameters Steve burns, WCBS NewsRadio. Eight eighty it's eight eighteen."