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FDNY is urged to hire more women

City Council members and advocates told the Fire Department of New York on Wednesday that it must boost the number of female firefighters beyond the current 44 out of 10,500. ” The proportion of the department that is female — about 0.4 percent — is far lower than the national average of 3.4 percent, and […]

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Women brawl during YMCA Christmas party

The holiday spirit took a beating at a YMCA on the Lower East Side, where witnesses said a family Christmas party went from merry to scary and cops wound up… | Metro | New York Post

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Gov. Cuomo has announced an initiative to end the AIDS epidemic by 2020 in New York.

Cuomo’s Bid to End AIDS Must Connect Women to Daily Drug

Office of the Governor Gov. Cuomo has announced an initiative to end the AIDS epidemic by 2020 in New York. With Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s mid-year announcement of an ambitious plan to end the AIDS epidemic in New York State by 2020, there lies increasing promise in the arena of HIV prevention—the end of an […]

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Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

This week was almost exactly like last week except the non-indictment of a cop who killed an unarmed black man was from New York not Missouri. Twitter user Shauna summed up our feelings when she tweeted, “Watching the news lately makes me really miss the Ebola hysteria.” Sadly, so true. In a bit lighter news, […]

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Uber: Women behind the wheel

The clearest sign that Uber has become so popular in New York City is that it’s no longer a noun. People use the word as a verb: “Are you planning to Uber to the party?” Uber is not only popular with customers. Female drivers love it, too. Uber driver Liliana Rivas went to the Uber […]

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2 women struck and killed by NYC subways

Two women were struck and killed by trains in Manhattan and Brooklyn Monday morning, police said. A 40-year-old was hit in the Upper West Side by the downtown 1 train… | Metro | New York Post

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Bill Cosby paid off women says ex-NBC employee

The 90-year-old Scotti said he decided to speak as the drumbeat of sexual abuse allegations against Cosby, 77, grew steadily louder. New York News – NY Daily News

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SheRides, a New York Taxi Service Aimed at Women, Finds a Loyal Following

SheRides, a New York Taxi Service Aimed at Women, Finds a Loyal Following Ms. Cantillo's ride was through a service that began Oct. 29 for New York City, Westchester County and Long Island and has navigated logistical and potential legal hurdles to match nearly 300 female drivers with passengers who request them through an … […]

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SheRides, a New York Taxi Service Aimed at Women, Finds a Loyal Following

SheRides, a New York Taxi Service Aimed at Women, Finds a Loyal Following Ms. Cantillo's ride was through a service that began Oct. 29 for New York City, Westchester County and Long Island and has navigated logistical and potential legal hurdles to match nearly 300 female drivers with passengers who request them through an … […]

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Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

The women of Twitter were in fine form during #Election2014 — and the night of Nov. 6 inspired some of their best material. Abbi Crutchfield was relatively underwhelmed by the time all was said and done, tweeting “This recent election didn’t have half as much sex or murder that my favorite political dramas taught me […]

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Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

This week was quite productive for the ladies of Twitter. Not only did Twitter user Mmmkay? do laundry, she achieved the impossible: “Just finished the laundry with no missing socks. // *adds magician to resume*.” Yep, that’s definitely magic. Abbi Crutchfield killed two birds with one stone this week when she bought a pumpkin to […]

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Best Tweets: What Women Said On Twitter This Week

The ladies of Twitter were on their A-game while dating this week. We need to take a page out of Gaby Dunn‘s book of pick up lines after she tweeted, “‘You’re telling me you made it this far in life without knowing your Hogwarts house?!’ – another successful conversation with a man.” Very smooth. As […]

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Extra, Extra: Micropenises And The Women Who Love Them

Extra, Extra: Micropenises And The Women Who Love Them

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2 women killed, children hurt in Newark house fire

Two women were killed and three children were hospitalized after a fast-moving fire ripped through a northern New Jersey home. WNYW – Local News

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Meeting women on the subway

You can blame a botched subway pick-up attempt on the train line — everyone who rides the 4/5 wears a wedding ring — or the time of day — after 8 p.m. on Thursdays all the single ladies take cabs — or you can admit defeat and consult a self-proclaimed expert. WNYW – NYC News

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