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Recession keeps dentist’s chair full

Despite economic slowdown, the recession is actually giving dentistry a boost.

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Brooklyn student is spelling bee champ

With the soundtrack of Rocky V ringing in his ears, Thomas Harkins became the hero of New York City’s Hunter […]

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National Pig Day

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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.

Business

Who is chasing Harry Winston?

At a time when the world’s largest banks are folding and the unemployment rate is climbing to new heights, who’s shopping for engagement rings that cost as much as $15,000? Plenty of people, according to Harry Winston representatives.

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Follow the zany antics, heart-wrenching drama, and high-flying adventures of senior citizen scooter racing.

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City rat sightings, complaints are up

New York rats are Norway rats, though they are not from Norway, and they don’t have rabies, so Jay did not wake up the following morning with foam in her mouth. But their urine or feces can transmit seven-day fever or salmonella, two diseases that humans usually get when they work in close contact with rats, which is extremely rare in New York. In the worst case, symptoms are diarrhea, high fever or abdominal cramps. You will not get the plague either, which accounts for only 10 to 15 cases in rural areas in the U.S.

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Special Reports

Living with HIV/AIDS: The Crisis Continues

HIV/AIDS still spreads, but to many it is the "forgotten disease" as more of the infected live with HIV instead of die of AIDS.