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Chinese protestors unite against persecution

Falun Gong practitioners protested persecution in China at the 64th United Nations General Assembly.

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9/11 ceremony onlookers remember

Emmett Newton was driving his car in Lower Manhattan when he noticed smoke billowing into the sky. When he glanced […]

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Protestors speak out against development

Dozens of Upper East Side residents want their voices heard. And for at least a few hours Saturday afternoon, they […]

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In healthcare debate, economy trumps race

Leaning against a table in a small, crowded room in Harlem, Janice Williams watched as President Obama spoke last night […]

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Mets pack apples for the poor

The Mets have not been able to give too much to their fans this season. Those who follow the team […]

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Check-cashing store serves the poor

Sylvia Perez left her Harlem apartment with about $1,000 and made her way to the Lower East Side to “settle […]

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Stimulus Boost for AIDS Organizations

Housing Works is one of many nonprofit organizations for HIV/AIDS care around the country that are managing to tentatively ride out the economic crisis before the arrival of the economic stimulus package. Their second-hand bookstore in New York City’s SoHo area is a hot draw for lovers of inexpensive literature and has served as their own mini-bailout.

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Budget cuts hurt after-school programs

PS 64 receives funding from both the city and the state, but this past year, the program lost its state funding from the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC).and as a result, the program lost of 80 of its 120 students and 21 of its 30 staff members.