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Man killed by livery cab run down

A twenty-six-year-old Bronx man identified as Rony Mejia, died after being hit by two livery cabs on Pelham Parkway early Sunday morning. Bronx 12 News reports: http://bronx.news12.com/news/police-man-killed-in-hit-and-run-near-white-plains-road-pelham-parkway-1.9427589#autoplay=true  

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Raving at the Kingsbridge Armory in the Bronx

Time Warp, a German-based rave, plans on turning the Bronx’s Kingsbridge Armory into a techno haven for two days in November. The New York Daily News reports. 

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Pelham Parkway To Be Converted to Apartment

A Bronx horse stable was purchased by the developer Mark Stagg, who plans to convert the Pelham Parkway property into an apartment building. The New York Daily News reports.

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Bronx nonprofit’s dishonest operator goes to jail

Joseph Junkovic, 49, diverted funds from the $25 million he received from government contracts for his nonprofit Cancer Services Network to a personal consulting company. He will spend a year in jail and face a hefty penalty. The New York Post reports.

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Dept. of City Planning Envisions New Neighborhood in South Bronx

An underused 57-block stretch between Grand Concourse and Highbridge in the South Bronx could be developed into a new neighborhood called “Cromwell-Jerome” based on intersecting avenues of those names, the Department of City Planning told The New York Daily News on Tuesday.

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Bronx unemployment rate dips below 10%

The unemployment rate in the Bronx is now 9.8%, which is the lowest it has been in six years. Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Governor Cuomo credit state-backed programs as driving forces. The New York Daily News Reports.

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Wrongly Convicted Bronx Man Dies Before Lawsuit

William Lopez, 55, died of an asthma attack Saturday before his $124 million lawsuit for wrongful conviction headed to trial. He was freed 20 months ago after spending 23 years in jail. The New York Daily News Reports.

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South Bronx Receives $1.25M Gift From Gas Giant

The Venezuelan-owned CITGO gas company announced a $1.25 million gift for South Bronx social programs on Friday, after having given $7.3 million to the South Bronx since 2007. The New York Daily News reports.

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