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Park51 protesters, supporters face off
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Park51 protesters, supporters face off

Supporters and opponents of the proposed Park51 Islamic cultural center gathered near Ground Zero to voice their opinions.

Tensions high on 9/11 anniversary
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Tensions high on 9/11 anniversary

As Americans marked the ninth anniversary of 9/11, one man lit a Quran on fire near Ground Zero.

Transgender activists win battle
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Transgender activists win battle

The Jersey Journal, a Jersey City-based tabloid, yanked an article about a transgender woman from West New York, from its Website earlier this week after a two-month-long battle with advocates.

After cuts, rat problems in E. Village could worsen
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After cuts, rat problems in E. Village could worsen

The health department plans to reduce the number of pest control aides by almost 70 percent, and East Village residents fear rat infestations might increase.

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Transgender activists, Jersey tabloid at odds

Transgender activists are outraged over a recent report in the Jersey Journal, a Jersey City-based tabloid, about the prostitution arrest of Coy Gordon of West New York.

Mexican-Americans urged to respond to Census
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Mexican-Americans urged to respond to Census

The last time the census came to town, research estimates only half of the city’s Mexican-American residents — the third largest Latino group — were counted.

City’s public hospitals might see $370-million in cuts
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City’s public hospitals might see $370-million in cuts

Under Paterson’s proposed budget, the HHC would see its funding slashed by $370 million. The cut would come at a time when more uninsured New Yorkers than ever are using the city’s public hospitals.

Council: City’s jobless need better resources
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Council: City’s jobless need better resources

Council members expressed concerns that city agencies geared toward growing the economy and stamping out unemployment were not in lockstep with each other.

Proposed budget cuts will hurt homeless
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Proposed budget cuts will hurt homeless

More than 39,000 people in New York City seek shelter each day. Officials and advocates claim Paterson’s proposed cuts would drastically reduce aid to the homeless.

Demonstrators call for immigration reform in D.C.
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Demonstrators call for immigration reform in D.C.

Tens of thousands of people descended on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to call on President Obama and Congress to enact immigration reform.