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Video – Just Missing One Thing

Felix Castro, 17 is a blind student at The Institute for Special Education in the Bronx. He loves playing Goalball, which is a paralympic game for the blind and visually impaired. The ball has bells in it that make dependency on hearing crucial to win. A story by Dunia Kamal and Rania Zabaneh.

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VIDEO – Bronx Community Boards Protest Proposed Budget Cuts

Community board members and their supporters gathered at the Bronx Supreme Court on Monday to protest Mayor Bloomberg’s plan to cut their budgets by 8 percent. By Dan Lieberman and Dunia Kamal.

Photograph by Dunia Kamal.

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VIDEO – Bronx Small Businesses Missing Out on Savings

A recent study shows that less than 1% of NYC small businesses are taking advantage of offered city and state energy conservation programs. Small businesses are missing out on saving thousands of dollars on their energy bills.

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VIDEO – East Bronx Straphangers Struggle with Station Closures

Two stations that service the number six train line in the East Bronx closed Monday for renovations causing significant delays for commuters, who now must use the BX 4 bus to finish their trip. The stations are scheduled to be closed until September 2010.

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VIDEO – A Mosque’s Call to Prayer

A mosque in the Bronx will once again seek a sound permit to amplify the Muslim call to prayer. Parkchester Jame Masjid on Virginia Ave first sought the permit back in October at Community Board 9 causing an up roar amongst residents. The mosque rescinded its request in November and is now preparing to seek it again.

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