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Domestic violence and housing linked to homicides in the South East Bronx

There have been five domestic homicides in the South East Bronx this year. Last year there were none. Experts point to high unemployment and rising rents in the borough.

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Disabled in the Bronx? Good luck finding a subway station

The new MTA chief pledges to fast forward plans to make NYC subway stations accessible to the disabled. In the Bronx, a full 83 percent violate federal law. “We are one of the least accessible cities in the country,” Susan Dooha, disabled advocacy group director.

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From Street Vendor to Shop Owner

Without proper immigration paperwork and no previous experience in flower design, this Bronx entrepreneur beats all odds by opening her own flower shop and restarting her life for the third time.

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The Bronx is Branding

The Bronx has an image problem. Local artists and entrepreneurs are building businesses and organizing events to make sure the world knows that it is, in fact, no longer burning.

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New Tax Rules Shut Down Hundreds of Bronx Nonprofits

Recent changes to tax rules for nonprofits have led 280,000 charities to lose their nonprofit status across the nation. In the Bronx, small, local organizations were the ones hit the hardest.

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Bernard Kerik Hovers Over the DiTommaso Perjury Trial

“These defendants thought that Bernard B. Kerik had juice, power and influence,” the Bronx prosecutor argued in the Sept. 27 perjury trial of two friends of the jailed former police commissioner.

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“Little Albania” in the Bronx

Businesses along Lydig Avenue provide staples for the sizable ethnic Albanian and eastern European communities in New York City.

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Occupy City Council: Politicians evoke protests to support wage bill

Supporters of a bill to increase the minimum wage hope the Occupy movement will energize their cause

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