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Eric Garner’s family again asks judge to call Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD commissioners to testify at inquest

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NEW YORK — The family of Eric Garner urged a Manhattan judge Thursday to reconsider calling Mayor Bill de Blasio and current and past NYPD commissioners to testify at a judicial inquiry scrutinizing the circumstances of the Staten Island father’s death. In a motion filed in Manhattan Supreme Court, lawyers for Garner’s mother, Gwen Carr, asked Judge Erika Edwards to require the high-ranking officials to testify based on new evidence from Joseph Reznick, head of the NYPD’s Internal Affairs Bureau. When Edwards barred city leaders from having to testify in a July ruling, she couldn’t see the who…

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