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Taylor Swift donates $50K to New York City public schools

Taylor Swift donates K to New York City public schools A lot of artists and musicians born in New York talk about representing the city, “but they don't do anything for us,” said Holmes, a sophomore at Essex Street Academy on the Lower East Side. “She's not even from New York and she's giving back.” […]

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New York City Schools to Add Girls' Sports Teams

New York City Schools to Add Girls' Sports Teams A federal investigation found that New York City public schools have long denied girls an equal chance to play high-school sports, and district officials promised Tuesday to add teams so more can participate. In settlement papers released Tuesday, the … Read more on Wall Street Journal

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New York City has an exploding manhole problem

New York City has an exploding manhole problem "These incidents are yet another example of New York City's outdated infrastructure. It's well-known that saltwater and exposed electrical wires are a dangerous combination," said New York's Public Advocate Letitia James. "If we want a safer city, we … Read more on Business Insider

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New York City Reaches Out to Homeless People Who Are Wary of Traditional

New York City Reaches Out to Homeless People Who Are Wary of Traditional … So the church, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, converted part of its gym into a refuge for those who had nowhere else to go, as part of a New York City-financed expansion of housing for homeless people. Beginning last […]

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New York City Eases Pre-K Rules to Allow Prayer Breaks

New York City Eases Pre-K Rules to Allow Prayer Breaks Starting in September, some children attending taxpayer-funded prekindergarten programs in New York City may have school on Christmas and Thanksgiving. And their school day may be interrupted by a period for religious prayers. The new rules are a … Read more on New York Times

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New York City FC vs Charleston Battery: preview & how to watch

New York City FC vs Charleston Battery: preview & how to watch Tonight's game is the last game New York City will have before their inaugural season begins at Orlando next Sunday evening. At least, that's what's supposed to happen. Truth is, the chasm between the league's position and that of the MLS players … […]

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Autistic Teen From Sweden Missing In New York City

Autistic Teen From Sweden Missing In New York City NEW YORK (AP) – Police are looking for a 15-year-old Swedish boy with Asberger's syndrome who disappeared from a fast food restaurant in New York. The teen's father said the last time he saw his son, Marcus Kerttu, was Friday evening at a McDonald's in … Read […]

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8 Miniature Models of New York City, from LEGO to Cake

8 Miniature Models of New York City, from LEGO to Cake Although the Panorama of the City of New York at the Queens Museum is the undisputed king of New York City models, many other artists, model makers, cake bosses, etc. have attempted similar projects, albeit on a less grand scale. Here now, as Micro … […]

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American Kennel Club Reveals Most Popular Breeds in New York City

American Kennel Club Reveals Most Popular Breeds in New York City The American Kennel Club has announced its most popular dog breeds of 2014. Labrador retrievers lead the pack nationwide, but the French Bulldog reigns supreme in New York City. The small but mighty Yorkshire Terrier — once New York City's top dog … Read more […]

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Upstate New York Towns Consider Seceding to Pennsylvania

Upstate New York Towns Consider Seceding to Pennsylvania A poll this year found statewide support for Cuomo's decision, but many in this economically struggling area saw it as another instance of New York City's liberal desires trumping upstate needs. Adding salt to the wound: New York state rejected two … Read more on ABC News

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New York City man headbutts, fights Bethlehem police, police report

New York City man headbutts, fights Bethlehem police, police report Police shackled and restrained a New York City man on a stretcher after he fought, headbutted and spit on them while they were trying to arrest him Thursday, according to court records. Bethlehem police were called to a home in the 800 block of East […]

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New York City Gets Its HIV Act Together

New York City Gets Its HIV Act Together High proportions of New York City residents with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection are being diagnosed, receiving care, and seeing their serum viral load plummet to undetectable levels. Note that the main drivers of linkage to care and viral … Read more on MedPage Today

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'Ballet 422': A young choreographer's nervous rise at New York City Ballet

'Ballet 422': A young choreographer's nervous rise at New York City Ballet Making a dance is a complex engineering problem. A ballet company, especially one as big and famous as the New York City Ballet, is a machine with myriad moving parts, of which the dancers are only one. Creating a ballet for the company […]

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The Teachers of the New York City Public Schools Need Your Help

The Teachers of the New York City Public Schools Need Your Help That is why so many schools in NYC spend so much time prepping for the tests. One or two wrong answers can make or break a teacher's rating. It has already happened. If Governor Cuomo's evaluation proposals come to pass, it may start […]

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The New York City Ebola patient heard what you said about him

The New York City Ebola patient heard what you said about him Physician Craig Spencer became New York's first — and, as of this writing, only — Ebola patient last fall after he'd volunteered on the front lines of the deadly epidemic. He became instantly famous following his diagnosis, involuntarily injected … Read more on […]

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