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School cafeteria trades burgers for grass-fed beef

At a public school in West Farms, a national movement targets kids’ love of junk food.

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Prostitution and the playground

Across the street from a West Farms school playground, prostitution is a stubborn reality.

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A healthy revolution in the school lunchroom

At a public school in West Farms, a national movement targets kids’ love of junk.

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Activists react to anti-gay hate crime

New York City activists seek to educate the public on hate crimes and gay culture.

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United in soccer

South Bronx United actually means something in this new, multinational soccer league.

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For Some, Teaching Cuts Are Bad News – but No Surprise

For Some, Teaching Cuts Are Bad News – but No Surprise

Mayor Bloomberg announced today new budget cuts slated to affect some 6,700 public school jobs.

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Students Fight Proposed Campus Relocation

Students fight to keep their school on the Bronx Community College’s Campus.

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School Lunches Should Be Free for All Kids, Groups Say

Free school lunches invite the stigma of poverty, food advocates say.

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