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Warren takes her corruption plan to Washington Square Park

Thousands gathered at New York City’s Washington Square Park to hear Senator Elizabeth Warren’s speech. Many supporters held up “I’m a Warren Democrat” signs. By Amanda Pérez Pintado Senator Elizabeth Warren, addressing thousands of supporters in Washington Square Park last night, laid out her plan to root out government corruption.  The Democratic presidential hopeful vowed to purge corruption in Washington […]

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Queens Business Owners Rally Against Proposed Mega Liquor Store

Dozens of liquor store owners, sales representatives, and their families, met at the East Sheraton Hotel in Flushing.

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Warren wows the crowd with a fiery anti-corruption speech in Washington Square Park

 The event brought out many young people, who were  excited to hear Warren speak..

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Scabby the inflatable rat is a fixture at Muji on the Bowery

In addition to lower wages, grievances also include little too “no safety regulation on job sites” and “no insurance for laborers,” which was listed on a flyer taped to the belly of Scabby who sat poised in the bed of pickup truck parked on the street in front of Muji. 

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Ban on flavored vape could hurt NYC smoke shops

Following a recent ban in Michigan and a call from President Trump for a federal prohibition on certain vaping products, Cuomo pushed the state for a ban on flavored e-cigarettes. 

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9/11 Photographers remember the day

On the 18th anniversary of 9/11 the photographs of Franklin and other photojournalists  work bear witness to the memories of the day when nearly 3000 people were killed in terrorists attacks.

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For families of the 9/11 victims, the pain never ends

When this day comes, it’s right back to that day. Like 18 years never passed.” 

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Growing up in the aftermath of 9/11

To these young people, the events that followed 9/11 are part of history.

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A different reality for the city’s minorities after 9/11

Alam said Muslim women  in his community, including his mother, were afraid of wearing their Hijab out in public for years after 9/11. 

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NYC Fire Museum holds 9/11 memorial service

The 9/11 memorial at NYC Fire Museum is a permanent exhibition designed by Jude Amsel to commemorate the 343 firefighters lost on September 11, 2001. The center of the room is a memorial made of black marbles and tiles with the names and pictures of the individual firefighters. Photo by Shiyu Xu   The New York City Fire Museum marked […]