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Suicide and cops: Are there police with mental health issues on the patrol?

On Labor Day a 48-year-old retired NYPD officer was found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound in a transit parking lot on Arthur Kill Road on Staten Island.

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Unions reflect on Labor Day, continue to mobilize

Labor unions celebrated Labor Day this week, but kept one eye toward the future of worker solidarity during conservative rollbacks of their gains.

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NYSUT, others say ‘pump the brakes’ on state test bragging

New York City’s mayor and the schools chancellor touted the latest gains on the state English and math exams, but the state teachers’ union wants them to slow down.

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New polling sparks debate on consolidating Dem candidate pool

Democratic candidates on the polling bubble are fighting to join the third and fourth debates.

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Jay-Z’s partnership with the NFL surprises some, upsets others

It was the brand management heard around the world.

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Immigrant car workers file lawsuit against New Jersey car wash

Eight immigrant car wash workers in New Jersey are taking their boss to court.

32BJ condemns government for ICE raid in Mississippi

U.S. Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement Homeland Security Investigations raided Koch Foods’ food processing plants in Mississippi arresting 680 people, the majority of them Hispanic.

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East NY activists and leaders want mayor, city to keep NYCHA promises

While New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s fruitless campaign for presidency moves along, public housing residents just want him to keep his promises.

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Charge ’em out: Trump administration looks to make immigrant life harder

This week, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli reworded Emma Lazarus’ famous poem to CNN’s Erin Burnett.

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Report finds lead in NYC public elementary schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to eliminate lead exposure by 2029.

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