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Number of chain stores increase, WSJ

While the number of chain stores has gone down in Manhattan, the Bronx followed a city-wide trend, seen the number of chain stores increase by 3.8 percent, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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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.

  • Van crash leaves police officer dead in the Bronx

    Officer Michael Williams, 25, was thrown from a police van as it crashed into a barrier on the Bruckner Expressway Sunday morning. No other vehicles were involved and the cause is pending. The New York Times reports.

  • A novel approach by a Bronx charter school

    Principal Aaron Gillaspie emphasizes the importance of college with regalia and song among kindergarten, first, and second graders at Brilla College Prep in the South Bronx. The New York Post Reports.

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