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Amazon buying Whole Foods? RWDSU looks at it suspiciously

It’s a big game of Monopoly played by only one person.

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AFT thanks Trump for apprenticeship programs…with a caveat

Last week in Wisconsin, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that he said would allow industries to create more apprenticeship programs.

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Legionnaires’ disease outbreak kills one, hospitalizes six in Lenox Hill

The Legionnaires’ disease outbreak that affected the Bronx several years ago hit the Upper East Side recently.

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TWU verbally spars with WFP over progressive direction

For some, infighting for the direction of progressive politics has devolved into a purity contest.

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Advocates praise passage of Police-STAT Act in Assembly

Pushing for law enforcement transparency, the New York State Assembly passed legislation that would force police departments to make records on arrest available to the public.

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24-hour campaign raises awareness for childhood summer hunger

One thing that some people say others take for granted: a summer away from school in which a child doesn’t miss a meal.

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Organizations, interests combine to help ‘green up’ Polo Grounds

Although each entity involved may have a had different motivation for doing it, they shared a common goal: restoring high quality and open green space for residents of the Polo Ground Houses in Harlem.

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De Blasio’s education investments meet UFT’s approval

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council reached a handshake deal on a $85.2 billion budget for fiscal year 2018 that includes several investments in education and in young New Yorkers.

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Cuomo: NY health care stays intact regardless of Trump; 1199SEIU approves

Gearing up for a possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo is looking to shore up health care for his constituents.

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DC37, libraries workers and advocates to de Blasio: Keep investing in libraries

On a hot and muggy Friday morning at City Hall, libraries workers, advocates and members of the union DC37 called on the de Blasio administration to keep investing in libraries.

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