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Could Congressman Rangel end up representing the Bronx? — The NY World

Radical changes proposed for Rep. Charles Rangel’s 15th Congressional District might affect voters in the Bronx

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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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Africans immigrants add their own flavor to the South Bronx

African immigrants overcome a history of discrimination to establish a lively presence in the Bronx.

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Five arrested during Occupy The Bronx protest

Organizers had planned a day of peaceful demonstrations to protest the city’s decision to close a community garden and prepare the land for sale.

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Running for president of the Dominican Republic–from the South Bronx

A Bishop and real estate manager running for president of the Dominican Republic, from a Bronx salsa club.

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Occupy Bronx day two: Yankee Stadium just another bailout

On its second day, Occupy the Bronx protesters directed their anger at the Yankee organization and local banks

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Advocates to Obama: Keep your promise

Bronx leaders take Obama to task for failing to protect immigrant families.

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A beleaguered Philippine president seeks approval in the Bronx

He’s having problems at home, but Philippine President Benigno Aquino received a warm welcome at Fordham University

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