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Wall Street occupation grows by the day

The occupation movement, which seems to have started spontaneously, reflects issues people have been concerned about for quite some time.

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Study: Public employee pensions a bargain

Public employee pension plans are actually far more cost effective than defined contribution, the 401k-style plans fashionable in the private sector.

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Close race for Weiner's Congress seat

Democrats are making a last minute push today, the day of the special election in New York's 9th Congressional District, where the surprisingly embattled Democratic candidate David Weprin is predicted to lose Republican Bob Turner.

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Fire Fighters commemorate 9/11 with N.Y.-to-D.C. memorial ride

The New York locals of the Fire Fighters, who lost 343 members and their priest on 9/11 2001, will commemorate their fallen colleagues with a 343-mile memorial bicycle ride.

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Sept. 11, 2001 archives: New York City, one month later

NEW YORK - One month can sometimes feel like a lifetime. For many, each day is marked by the struggle to recover. It's another step towards an uncertain future. Sept. 11 has forever changed the city.

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45,000 join AIDS walk in New York

On a recent May Sunday, I, along with a small group of family and friends, walked to remember my oldest son Keith, who died of AIDS 20 years ago.

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People power takes over Wall Street

An outpouring of 10,000 New Yorkers swept into lower Manhattan on May 12 to demand that Wall Street and the big billionaires pay their fair share.

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Cop found not guilty in slaying of African American youth

A grand jury ruled  that the police killing of Danroy "D.J." Henry, Jr., the African American Pace University football player cops shot outside of a bar in suburban New York, was not a crime.

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NY festival will showcase Cuban artists

The festival will include Cuban artists, musicians, dancers, filmmakers, photographers and writers who will showcase their work.

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Fight against Walmart stepped up

 

In rallies nationwide, union members told communities of the retailer's record and urged opposition to Walmart - even if itscaled back from its usual "superstores."

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