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New law upsets young smokers in New York

Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed into law in October a bill that prohibits New Yorkers under the age of 21 from purchasing cigarettes.

City school bus strike causes hardship for parents
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City school bus strike causes hardship for parents

At 5:30 a.m. every morning, Zsuzsa Schuster wakes up her six-year-old son for school. She lives in Jackson Heights, but due to overcrowding, has her son enrolled at a school in Long Island City, Queens.Schuster, 34, then drives to work on 23rd Street and Madison in Lower Manhattan. Her son, who suffers from asthma, would normally take a bus near […]

Occupy Wall Street park clean up postponed
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Occupy Wall Street park clean up postponed

Protestors celebrate in Zuccotti Park.

Bloomberg targets salty diets
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Bloomberg targets salty diets

As part of his National Salt Reduction Initiative, Bloomberg called for restaurants and food manufacturers to reduce salt content of their food by 25 percent over the next five years.