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Manhattan DA Vance drops list of cops with potentially poor credibility

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance released a list of NYPD cops he says may have credibility problems

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Bill Cosby denied appeal, but other avenues to freedom remain

Bill Cosby, who in 2018 was convicted and sentenced to prison on aggravated indecent assault charges, has lost his bid for an appeal to the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

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Add optics to the list of the Jets’ problems

It doesn’t take much to get distracted from the New York Jets’ 5 and 8 win-loss record, or their loss last week to a winless Cincinnati Bengals team ending Cincy’s 11 straight record breaking defeats

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Giants face major changes after another discouraging loss

Something has to change for the Giants. Inevitably there will be numerous new faces on the sidelines—both players and coaches—as well as who is putting the team together in the franchise’s executive offices.

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Coaching shakeup doesn’t move the Knicks’ needle

There is no elixir to the Knicks’ myriad issues. The reconstruction of their markedly damaged foundation will be methodical rather than dramatic.

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Jordan and Allen are the Nets’ centers of attention

We frequently here about, “the mood of the locker room. What’s the mood of the locker room? Has the coach lost it or not?

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Brooklyn College readies for conference action

The Brooklyn College women’s basketball team is not happy with how last season ended. The Bulldogs lost a heartbreaker to Hunter College in the CUNY Athletic Conference final.

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St. John’s kicks off indoor track season

Although it was just two meets before taking a break for final exams and the Christmas holiday, St. John’s University track & field showed good form and got to channel the competitive energy that is built in training.

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Joshua gets his revenge in Ruiz rematch

For Anthony Joshua, his rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr. couldn’t come fast enough

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Colgate Women’s Games continues its holiday tradition

With December’s holidays and sales days also come the Colgate Women’s Games, the nation’s largest amateur track series open to all girls and women.

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Community wellness and tea event Dec. 15

On Dec.15, 2019, which is also International Tea Day, Wellness Tea Therapy, LLC will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to introduces wellness into the community and beyond through health-conscious teas

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Lean on the bean

It is interesting how important the bean is in our food chain, and I don’t mean jellybeans! For good nutrition and survival, man has had to lean on the bean.

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Community Calendar December 12 - December 18

Check out what's going on around the city this week.

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Milwaukee makes for a great Midwestern visit

When you think Milwaukee, maybe what comes to mind is the ’70s hit television show, “Laverne & Shirley,” with its catchy opening theme song and the two of them skipping through the streets of Milwaukee.

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Kem and Joe at NJPAC on Thursday, Dec. 12

Have you been a good bunch of elves this year? Then go right ahead and treat yourselves to this week’s Kem and Joe show at NJPAC, where WBLS presents “Home for the Holidays.”

McKinsey should be held accountable for the death of Carlos and other migrant children in detention

A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy’s lifeless body was left near a toilet on a cold hard concrete cell floor from approximately 1:30 a.m. until 6 a.m. in May this year.

Surinamese parties want clarity about convicted president

Opposition parties in the Caribbean Community nation of Suriname have asked for a special meeting with parliamentary speaker Jenny Geerlings-Simons to discuss the future relationship between President Dési Bouterse and the assembly in the wake of his recent jail sentence for mass murder.

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Will Smith participates in The World’s Big Sleep Out in New York City’s Times Square on Saturday, Dec. 7

On Saturday, Dec. 7, New York City joined over 50 cities worldwide to host The World’s Big Sleep Out, a global initiative uniting the world in a universal effort to help fight homelessness.

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Anna Deavere Smith’s genius at play in Signature Theatre's 'Fires In the Mirror'

Smith’s intensely conceived and written work is one of the most beautiful examples of journalism come to life.

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Jelani Anglin: Help is one phone call away

Jelani Anglin is using his sharp entrepreneurial skills to impact the community around him.

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