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Brooklyn commuters face MTA construction, longterm delays
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Brooklyn commuters face MTA construction, longterm delays

The MTA’s recent launch of the Culver Viaduct project is causing headaches.

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Women protest wage gap, Wal-Mart a target

The U.S. Supreme Court will determine in March whether or not 1.6 million women will be able to sue Wal-Mart. Women workers claim they were systematically paid less and overlooked for promotions.

Philadelphia Life: Pennsylvania is an easy place to buy guns, officials say
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Philadelphia Life: Pennsylvania is an easy place to buy guns, officials say

Whether you’re a cowboy or a bandit, you will not have trouble obtaining a firearm in the state any time soon.

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Philadelphia Life: The Golden Block fights to revitalize in the face of urban ills

Amanda Plasencia report’s from Philadelphia’s “El Bloque de Oro” a Latino community that faces stiff economic pressures and battles the ills of drug addiction and high levels of crime.

Philadelphia Life: Group fields complaints of police misconduct
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Philadelphia Life: Group fields complaints of police misconduct

In Philadelphia, members of the Police Advisory Commission examine complaints of police misconduct.

Philadelphia Life: Homeless and hungry, hundreds turn to outreach groups for help
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Philadelphia Life: Homeless and hungry, hundreds turn to outreach groups for help

Philadelphia homeless shelters and advocacy groups are feeling the strain of a reeling economy, serving more people with fewer resources.

Jewish neighborhood copes with change
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Jewish neighborhood copes with change

The Hasidic Jewish community in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, faces increased rents and encroaching development.

Few vendors remain in historic market
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Few vendors remain in historic market

These days, Jose Cintron doesn’t carve as much pork as he used to. He doesn’t even have enough customers to keep his hands dirty.

Port Richmond confronts racial tensions
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Port Richmond confronts racial tensions

Several attacks on immigrants in Port Richmond, a Staten Island neighborhood, have forced the community to address racial tensions.

“Love in” promotes LGBT equality
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“Love in” promotes LGBT equality

Gay group holds “love-in” in Times Square to promote equality and tolerance.