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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.

Aspiring actor serves drinks to bide time
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Aspiring actor serves drinks to bide time

Aspiring actor James Quinn wishes he were on stage instead of behind a bar. His days are spent at unsuccessful auditions and his nights are spent mixing drinks.

Art galleries thriving in Lower East Side
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Art galleries thriving in Lower East Side

As restaurants and retail shops throughout Manhattan close their doors for good, art galleries in the Lower East Side are thriving.

Black women turn to online dating for love
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Black women turn to online dating for love

According to a recent study by ABC news, about 42 percent of black women never have been married. So black women are turning to the Internet to find love.

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.

Bangladeshi immigrant grooms future leaders
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Bangladeshi immigrant grooms future leaders

Muhammad Rashid sought to fill his debt of gratitude to the U.S. by grooming future leaders, helping them pass New York City’s Specialized High School Exam.

East Village health center a model for success
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East Village health center a model for success

Amidst the fierce debate over what works when it comes to health care, for many patients, Ryan-NENA serves as a model for success.

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Big foot mystery on the Upper East Side

On an Upper East Side street stands a white, 3-foot plaster statute of a foot — and no one knows its purpose.