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Incumbent Arroyo Pummels Both Primary Challengers

Carmen Arroyo defeated Maximino Rivera and Charles Serrano in the Thursday Democratic primary election to remain Assemblywoman for the 84th district.

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Teen Pleads Not Guilty in Bronx 4-year-old’s Death

The victim’s family grieved at the 17-year-old suspect’s arraignment. “The community has not woken up,” the victim’s grandmother said.

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Morrisania Mourns Robbery Victim Shot by Police

The death of a 20-year-old bodega worker by police gunfire spurred family, friends, and activists to gather for a vigil Saturday night, many in protest against police violence in their community.

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Runners race around Yancey Field with Yankee Stadium in the background

Yankees strike out on promises

The city decided the new Yankee Stadium was worth over $60 million to New Yorkers, but those who live next door believe it is not nearly as valluable.

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Gimme Shelter

Mayor Bloomberg fails to deliver on promises of compassion for the city’s homeless.

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Glee

P.S. 48 wins $50,000 from national “Glee” contest

Hunts Point’s P.S. 48 saved its music program from the budget axe by winning one of three national Glee Give a Note grand prizes.

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Violent crime in Mott Haven, Melrose at five-year high

South Bronx residents are demanding more jobs to curb violence, which has climbed steadily since 2008.

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Africans immigrants add their own flavor to the South Bronx

African immigrants overcome a history of discrimination to establish a lively presence in the Bronx.

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