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Are charter schools actually rich, and is that a factor in their success? Read More.
Mayor de Blasio has made it his political mission to level out inequalities of wealth between New Yorkers. Read More.
Libraries requested $1.4 billion for renovations and infrastructure repairs, which are certainly needed. Read More.
Many New Yorkers perceive that homelessness is on the rise. Read More.
New York City is in the midst of a massive building boom. Read More.
Frank Musella, a nine-year veteran of the New York City Sanitation Department, died while on duty in Staten Island last week. Read More.
The 100 year-old cross-Hudson rail tunnels that link Manhattan to New Jersey are in desperate need of repair. Read More.
Governor Andrew Cuomo and Vice-President Joe Biden announced plans this week to rebuild LaGuardia Airport. Read More.
The city is paying inmates at Rikers Island $5 a day. Read More.
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