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Graphic: Unemployment rates in the Bronx from 2005-2010

Report problems to embedding@chartle.net The chart above shows the effects of the 2008 recession on the soaring unemployment rates experienced in the Bronx, NYC and the nation at large, as well as the gradual economic recovery during the last year. Although the Bronx mostly mirrored economic trends taking place in the rest of the country, […]

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Interactive: Bronx unemployment by age

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Advocates stomping out South Bronx cigarette ads

Smokers in the South Bronx are still lighting up as much as ever since 2007. Are cigarette ads to blame?

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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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For two hate crime victims, jail not justice

Two former suspects in Bronx anti-gay hate crime now listed as victims in the indictment.

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The little Mexican restaurant that could

A mom-and-pop restaurant waits for neighborhood revitalization.

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Bronx food stamp recipients say no to ban on sugary drinks

Bronx food stamp recipients say no to ban on sugary drinks

At some Bronx grocery stores, drinks like Coca-Cola Classic, Fanta Orange, Nestea and Seagram’s Ginger Ale are cheaper than water.

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Hate crime stats more accessible

My Neighborhood Statistics website to include statistics on hate crime and domestic violence.

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