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NYC trying to recover from pandemic unemployment

From Midtown to Brooklyn, New York's businesses are making a slow comeback.

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Repeal of 50A, controversial police records policy, on pause

In a set back for the community, a group of federal judges has put a temporary hold on the repeal of 50A.

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Political fallout continues over Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is being remembered as a trailblazer who stood up for justice and equality.

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Everyone can help stop the spread of COVID-19, here's how

As businesses and services reopen nationwide, the death toll from COVID-19 continues to rise, and experts warn that Americans must continue taking precautions to help stop the spread of the virus.

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Managing COPD During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is always important, and especially so right now, as individuals living with a chronic lung disease are at a higher risk of severe illness and complications from COVID-19.

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Experimental drug blocks COVID-19 viral entry into lung cells

An experimental compound prevents the virus that causes COVID-19 from entering human airway cells, a new study finds.

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a longtime member of the United States Supreme Court, has died at the age of 87, the Supreme Court confirmed in a statement.

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State Sen. Kevin Parker provides school supplies and PPE for Brooklyn students

With New York City Public Schools set to open soon, State Senator Kevin Parker is doing his part to ensure students and families have what they need to begin the school year safe and ready to learn.

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Trump administration issues order banning downloads of TikTok, WeChat beginning Sunday

The Trump administration issued an order on Friday that will attempt to ban Americans from downloading Chinese-owned social media apps TikTok and WeChat beginning Sunday.

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Virtual African American Day Parade set for Sept. 20

The 51st Annual African American Day Parade (AADP) is set for Sunday, Sept. 20.

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Mayor: Not all NYC schools will begin in-person learning Monday; reopenings will be phased

Not all New York City public schools will begin their in-person instruction Monday as originally planned, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday.

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Make America Great Again: Trump Must Go! #189

Last week, much to the consternation of millions, Trump announced that “we’re rounding the corner. We’re rounding the corner on the virus.”

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FDNY and NYPD distribute groceries in Harlem on 9/11

Harlem firefighters and police officers joined Friends of Public School Harlem to distribute boxes of food on the 19th Anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

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Knowyournumb3rs Rebirth of the New Nation: September 18 - September 23

The new moon in Virgo on the 17th conjuncts the sun in Virgo at 25° Virgo. Virgo rules the sixth house of health, service and work.

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Let’s Do Some Pull Ups fellas show up and out on the Bed Stuy BLM Mural

Flexin’ their complexion, the New York/Pennsylvania-based muscle-bound collective of Let’s Do Some Pull Ups, posed for a series of photos for Hollis King on the BLM Mural in Bed Stuy, Brooklyn.

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50 young workers parish as floods cause cave-in unregulated Congo mine

Some 50 villagers hired to dig for gold in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo died this week when their mine entrance was blocked and the mine flooded due to torrential rains, it was widely reported.

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Juneteenth designated as state and public holiday in New Jersey

With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation designating the third Friday in June of each year, Juneteenth Day.

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Rollins celebrates 90, Brooklyn's BLM street mural

The genius, iconic tenor saxophonist and composer Sonny Rollins aka Saxophone Colossus celebrated his 90th birthday on September 7.

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Reggae legend Toots Hibbert has died at 77

Toots Hibbert, one of reggae’s founding fathers and principal singer-songwriter of the band Toots and the Maytals, has passed away at 77 years old.

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Do not let the polls fool you

We are now just under two months before the election on November 3rd. Although we will be voting for the president and vice president of the United States.

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