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Health Workers' Union Wins Right to Organize Clinics

Monday, July 21, 2014

As important as wages, health benefits and pension were to SEIU-1199, an even bigger victory could be winning the right to add healthcare workers to a union that is widely considered one of the most powerful forces in city and state politics.

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Side Effects and Stigma Keep Minorities from HIV Treatment

Monday, July 21, 2014

It's easy to get a prescription for HIV and AIDS medication in New York. But when you're scared of the treatment and what people might think, the hard part is asking for one.

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'Modified Duty' For Medics After Fatal NYC Arrest

Monday, July 21, 2014

Four emergency workers involved in the medical response to a man who died in police custody have been barred from responding to 911 calls.

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Does the Affordable Care Act Mean the End of NJ's Health Centers?

Monday, July 21, 2014

 If more people have access to doctors and providers, why can't Newark's largest clinic keep its doors open?

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Firms Bid to Revamp NYC Payphones

Monday, July 21, 2014

WNYC

They'll be WiFi hotspots, digital ad displays, and even pollution sensors. Monday is the deadline for proposals to modernize the city's payphones and payphone kiosks.

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Newark Mayor Now Needs to Make Nice With Christie, Booker

Monday, July 21, 2014

WNYC

The self-proclaimed “radical” new mayor has been critical of his predecessor — now a U.S. Senator — and of New Jersey's governor. But now that he’s in office, he'll need their help.

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Old Cops Teach New Picks

Monday, July 21, 2014

WNYC

As shootings spike this summer, hundreds of rookies have been paired with veteran cops in some of the city's busiest precincts — the vanguard of a new, community-friendly philosophy in the NYPD.

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Anger and Tears in Staten Island for Man Who Died After Apparent Chokehold

Sunday, July 20, 2014

WNYC

Four medical workers who responded to the scene where Eric Garner died have been barred from taking emergency calls, while two officers involved in the arrest have been assigned to desk duty. Garner was put in an apparent chokehold by police.

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A Yard Sale, Chelsea-Style — in an Art Gallery

Sunday, July 20, 2014

WNYC

A good, old-fashioned “yard sale” where even the grass can be haggled over.

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Refugee Camps and Matchboxes: Art from the Arab World

Sunday, July 20, 2014

While stories of conflict in Arab nations fill the news, an exhibit at the New Museum presents the personal testimony of 45 Arab artists.

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A Planetarium of Old Socks and Q-Tips

Sunday, July 20, 2014

The U.S. submission to the 2013 Venice Biennale is on display at the Bronx Museum. 

 

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A Play for You Alone

Saturday, July 19, 2014

In these "theatrical interventions," you're given detailed instructions of where you should go and what to do so that the actor(s) will recognize you. What follows is a thrill-ride of an immersion experience.

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Weekend Staff Picks: Fire, Ice Cream & Brazilian Music

Saturday, July 19, 2014

WNYC

Eclectic performances by dancers from all genres will appear on a makeshift stage on the water, with the Great South Bay and the setting sun as the backdrop, at The Fire Island Dance Festival.

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Forty-Five Years of a Giant Leap

Friday, July 18, 2014

WNYC

On Sunday, America celebrates the 45th anniversary of the Moon landing.

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Mayor Promises Full Investigation Into Fatal Staten Island Arrest

Friday, July 18, 2014

WNYC

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he's ordered a "full and thorough investigation" into the death of a Staten Island man who died Thursday while in police custody.

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Thousands Line Jersey City Streets for Funeral of Fallen Police Officer

Friday, July 18, 2014

WNYC

Officer Melvin Santiago's life was celebrated in Jersey City, but his death has raised fear among residents.

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Black Boxes From Downed Malaysian Airliner Found

Friday, July 18, 2014

Emergency workers searched through wreckage and bodies scattered across sunflower fields and Ukrainian villages Friday after a Malaysian jetliner flying high above the country's battlefield was shot down, killing 298 people.

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De Blasio Removes Firm Overseeing Sandy Rebuilding Program

Friday, July 18, 2014

Homeowners complained that the first repair job did not get underway until March, nine months after the firm received its contract.

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For Sale: Giant, Empty Pill Factories

Friday, July 18, 2014

Big pharma once employed over 40,000 people in New Jersey. Now, the “nation’s medicine chest” is shrinking and leaving behind millions of empty offices.

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First J.C. Penney. Then Target. Now Food Courts?

Friday, July 18, 2014

The iconic mall eateries come to the city, but please, call them “Food Halls.”

 

 

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