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The ecstasy and the agony of Ethiopian marathoners

Kenyans and Ethiopians triumph in the largest NYC Marathon with 47,107 runners. The Bronx’s Fikadu Lemma is already thinking about 2012.

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Renovation program unable to finish projects as funds dwindle

A Bronx-based Weatherization Assistance Program’s stimulus funding is nearly gone, so they may not finish construction at River Park Towers.

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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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Dr. Bola has more to do

The focused 50-year-old has quickly climbed the leadership ranks in Community District 5 and may go higher yet.

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Prepping for the city’s elite high schools

M.S. 80 set to become the Bronx pilot site for free tutoring to prepare more low-income students for the city’s elite high schools.

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Neighbors rally to fight increased gun violence in Morris Heights

A shooting less than two weeks ago that left one dead was the impetus to a “Community in Crisis” rally Wednesday night.

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Muggings in the Oval

During the past month alone, at least five people have been assaulted at the Oval Park in broad daylight, police said.

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Bronx Hate Crimes: Hard life, hard time

Nelson Falu has missed a major event since his arrest for the October anti-gay assault.

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