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Pedro Espada and Son Respond to Attorney General’s Latest Lawsuit

Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed a lawsuit against State Senate Majority Leader Pedro Espada and his son, Pedro G. Espada, charging them with “creating a sham job training program that cheated workers and shortchanged state coffers.” Espada responded to Cuomo’s latest attack against him by challenging the attorney general to a debate.

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For Pedro Espada, Accusations Swirl as Patients Wait and Watch

Beleaguered state senator begins to fight back as charges pile up against him and his family. (Photo: Pennink/AP)

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New Landlord for Troubled Building but Tenants Are Skeptical

Repairs have started in the building left by previous owner with more than 200 violations.

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Oh My Cod! Fishmongers Cringe at Salt Ban

Could a proposed salt ban knock the popular fish off menus?

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Mayor’s Proposed Budget Cuts Threaten AIDS/HIV “Epicenter” in Bronx

NYC budget cuts are feared to discontinue HASA programs

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VIDEO – Health Care Reform – Bronx and Brooklyn React

Reactions from Bronx and Brooklyn on the passage of the historic health care reform.

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Dozens Pitch In to Save a Life

Bronx woman races against time for emergency liver transplant.

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VIDEO – Puerto Ricans have highest asthma rate in nation

A study from the government shows that Puerto Ricans have the highest asthma rate amongst all ethnic groups in the country.

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