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The pastelito lady

Miguelina Moscoso’s $1 Dominican pastelitos attract a loyal following

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One suspect in the gruesome gay-bashing crime becomes teen father

Eight suspects in the hate crime case appeared in Bronx Supreme Court on Thursday.

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Activists react to anti-gay hate crime

New York City activists seek to educate the public on hate crimes and gay culture.

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Attorneys for hate crime suspects ask for more time

Police Commissioner calls the arrested youth “predators,” who employed “wolf pack” tactics.

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VIDEO – Open Your Eyes

Domestic violence in New York City.

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VIDEO – “God, You Are My Insurance:” An Immigrant Speaks

Illegal Immigrants were excluded from the health care reform. Manuel, a father in the Bronx is one of them. Here is his story.

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Historic student loan changes also on tap

by Ryan Tracy The bill even revamps the federal government’s system for making loans to college students.  The loans would now be given to students directly, eliminating a decades-old program whereby private banks made student loans based on a government guarantee. For more than 100 current Yeshiva University students who hold loans under the soon-to-be-ended […]

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No coverage for illegal immigrants

by Sam Fellman The sweeping health care reform bill passed by Congress will benefit many immigrants, who now qualify for tax credits and more affordable insurance. However, because it bars undocumented immigrants from the new private insurance exchanges, critics say it runs counter to the goal of greater access to health care. The city estimates […]

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