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Politicians urge Mayor Bloomberg to turn parking meters off for holidays

Assemblyman Michael Benedetto wants Mayor Bloomberg to give Bronx shoppers a 90-minute break from feeding the meter until New Year’s Day. (Daily News)

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Bronx Students Divided Over Advice From Schools Chancellor Replacement

Cathie Black, Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pick to replace the outgoing schools chancellor, has publicized her guidelines for success, but some city school children have mixed reactions to her advice. (NY1)

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Police Seek Bronx Robbery Suspect Targeting Women

Police are looking for a Bronx robbery suspect wanted in connection with three armed holdups. (CBS)

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Andrew Cuomo takes a dig at Mayor Bloomberg by appointing Ruben Diaz Jr. to transition team

Elect Andrew Cuomo sort of stuck his thumb in Mayor Bloomberg’s eye last week by naming Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. to his transition team (Daily News)

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Tropical Bakery serves traditional Jamaican eats, celebrates 40 years

Workers prepare corn bread rolls at Kingston Tropical Bakery in the Bronx, where they just celebrated their 40th anniversary. (Daily News)

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Morgue Workers Dragging Body

The family of Ropell McBeth, who died at an assisted-living facility in the Bronx from medication complications, said the workers disrespected their loved one (MyFOXNY)

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Loko sellers get buzz-ted

Eleven of 28 Bronx bodegas hit in an undercover sting sold minors a popular but controversial caffeinated alcoholic drink named Four Loko that has been banned in four states, authorities revealed yesterday. (NYPost)

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Bronx Teen Critical After Being Hit By Drunk Driver

A Bronx teen is in critical condition Sunday after being run down on a sidewalk a block from her home. (CBS)

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  • Woman charged with manslaughter in the death of a toddler at her day care center

    The Bronx caregiver was arrested on Friday Aug. 22nd after the death of 20-month-old Cardell Williamson, The New York Times reports.

  • Sears closes emblematic Bronx store 

    The 33 year-old store located on Fordham Road is closing, The Daily News reports. The shop will officially shut its doors in November and its 91 employees will be able to apply for open positions at other stores.

  • River Park drug gang charged for four years

    The Feds busted a gang that allegedly held the residents of the River Park Towers captive of their drug traffic, The Daily News reports. One of the 19 members is Tyrone Felder, who was also charged last week in the murder of a Bronx livery cab driver.

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