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Rallying for more schools, it's a Bronx cheer for Bloomberg

Bronx residents send a message to Bloomberg and the Department of Education: More schools!

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Enforcement program blasted as abusive and wasteful

The Department of Homeland Security inspector general released a report last week criticizing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's controversial 287(g) program, which gives state and local law enforcement agencies authority to enforce immigration laws.

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Immigrant vets face deportation

Up to 1,000 foreign born veterans, permanent residents, but not yet citizens are sitting in 350 detention centers across the country awaiting deportation.

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Finance reform can spur job creation

The nation's labor movement is on target with its point that the risky practices on Wall Street were behind the destruction of 11 million jobs in America.

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As flood waters recede, deeper questions emerge

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - As Rhode Islanders recover from the state's worst flooding in 200 years, questions are being raised about why the damage was so great.

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Obama threads political needle on oil drilling

The president responds to "Drill, baby, drill" with his own drilling plan.

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April Fools? Fox News, Sarah Palin pull a quick one on viewers

This year, a massive April Fools joke is being played on unsuspecting Fox News viewers.

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Indianapolis pushes water privatization

Republican Mayor Greg Ballard wants to sell the city's publicly owned water and sewer utility to Citizens Gas, putting hundreds of union jobs at risk.

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Drug company ok'd spying on FDA officials

Where does spying fit in a drug company budget? Isn't Big Pharma always complaining that the cost of their research warrants high drug prices? I

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After loan victory, students and labor keep up fight

Nationwide students are on the move this week leading rallies, marches and educational forums highlighting student-worker solidarity, the fight for jobs, worker rights and increased access to higher education during the 11th annual National Student Labor Week of Action.

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