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Mayor, family move into Gracie Mansion

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NEW YORK (AP) -- It's home, sweet new home for Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family.

The mayor, his wife and two children spent their first night in Gracie Mansion on Sunday.

They  returned from a vacation in Italy Sunday afternoon.

Gracie Mansion is the official mayor's residence, but had been empty for more than a decade. Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg chose to stay in his own home on the Upper East Side.

De Blasio had spent some time debating whether to move out of his family's home in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, but the family ultimately decided to make the shift.

They began the moving process at the beginning of June.

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