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Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City has canceled large-scale events, including street fairs and events in parks, through Sept. 30

“The data is telling us it is not time for large gatherings,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says about cancelling large events through September. “It means like street fairs. It means big outdoor concerts and it means things like parades… it’s just not time for that now.” . @NYCMayor Bill de Blasio tells Wolf Blitzer that he is banning all large gatherings in New York City except for Black Lives Matter protests. Wolf Blitzer follows up by asking about the U.S. Open. More: — Heidi Heitkamp (@HeitkampHeidi) July 10, 2020 De Blasio claims Black Lives Matter protests are important because it’s about calling for ‘historic change’ so he’s not going to stop them, no matter whether people get sick or not. Buck Sexton wrote  “So these outdoor events that bring together the community and let people enjoy their lives are banned – but De Blasio thinks thousands of shrieking protestors screaming in each others faces for hours is