A Foodbox example from GrowNYC's program

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This Is A Way Around The Wall Between NYC’s Food Swamps And NY Farms

0 Comments 22 July 2014

GrowNYC's program may solve problems faced by both NYC's food insecure residents and upstate New York farmers.

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Mayor de Blasio today named Rick Chandler as the Department of Buildings Commissioner, Richard Emery as Chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, and Carmen Beauchamp Ciparick and Barry Cozier as Chair and Vice Chair of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on the Judiciary, respectively.

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NYPD Oversight Agency May Be Unequipped For Responsibilities Ahead – Morning Brief

0 Comments 22 July 2014

CCRB, described by some as on life support, is investigating over 1000 NYPD choke hold complaints, Study suggests NY's wealthy don't flee taxes, And more Morning stories.

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Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton at a press conference addressing the death of Eric Garner while in NYPD custody

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Here’s Mayor de Blasio’s NYPD vs. Black Men, In 5 Videos

0 Comments 21 July 2014

What has changed for the NYPD under Mayor de Blasio and Commissioner Bill Bratton's "progressive" "Broken Windows" policing philosophy?

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Freeze frame from an Associated Press video showing Eric Garner's wife collapsing during a press conference with Al Sharpton

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In Eric Garner’s Death, Video Proof Of The Tale Of Two Policing Styles

0 Comments 21 July 2014

The video of Garner's arrest is, for many, the first look into the common, lethally violent behavior of NYPD officers in poor Black and Latino neighborhoods.

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Eric Garner gets choked out by NYPD Officer David Pantaleo

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NYPD Officers in 120th Pct Reassigned As New Abuse Videos Emerge – Weekend Watch

0 Comments 21 July 2014

At least one NYPD officer involved in Eric Garner's death is punished and responding emergency workers take some flak, Activists ask Mayor de Blasio to end an anti-immigrant policy, And more Weekend stories you missed.

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NYPD Allegedly Chokes Asthmatic Man To Death On Video – Weekend Digest

0 Comments 18 July 2014

Staten Island man dies while being choked by arresting NYPD officers, The LIRR strike has been averted, And more Weekend stories.

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Obesity rates by weeks spent unemployed, as reported by Gallup

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Health Worsens And Obesity Grows Among Those Unemployed The Longest

0 Comments 17 July 2014

Obesity and poor quality of health found to be more likely as bouts of unemployment lengthen, reinforcing the theory that preventable deaths are more likely among those who suffered chronic unemployment.

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A farm on Governor's Island, run by the non-profit group GrowNYC

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Fresh Produce Grows In NYC For Those Who Care For It – Morning Brief

0 Comments 17 July 2014

An 8000 sq ft farm rises on Governors Island, A study may identify which Brooklyn neighborhood is leading the rent climb, And more Morning stories.

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The Bronx Lens: Jekyll And Hyde in Crotona

0 Comments 16 July 2014

Cataloging Bronx neighborhoods starts in vibrant Crotona, once deemed the worst slum in America.

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Preventable Data Breaches Revealed Your Personal Info To Hackers – Morning Brief

0 Comments 16 July 2014

Millions of New Yorkers had their data compromised by a record number of breaches, A lawsuit wants to establish that public filming of the NYPD is legal, And more Morning stories.

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