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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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Rikers after the storm

The storm revealed a heartbreaking truth: in the event of a serious natural disaster the city would not protect their sons, detainees on Rikers Island.

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Cleaning up after Irene

Who cleans the Bronx Greenway, a new stretch of coastline pathways in Soundview? No one, according to the state department for parks.

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Rebel Diaz: A musical legacy of activism

Rebel Diaz: A musical legacy of activism

“The drive we have is unstoppable,” Rodstarz said, “because we carry the weight of history on our shoulders.”

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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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Aspiring rapper slain near Soundview

Mott Haven man was killed outside the Sotomayor public housing complex, a block from where a 22-year-old woman was murdered on Sept. 25.

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Bloody Sunday in Mott Haven

The day began with three shootings in two hours, moved on to a mugging in broad daylight, before ending with a murder.

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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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