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Bronx Clinics Could Lose Medicaid Funding

Patients cheer as Espada assures there will be "no burial" for the clinics, and calls the investigation unwarranted.

A network of health clinics in the Bronx founded by embattled former state senate majority leader Pedro Espada, could be headed for shut down.  Soundview HealthCare Network could reportedly lose millions in Medicaid funding as the state investigates its finances.

Park Re-Opened After Sewage Spill, Pools Remain Closed

Riverbank State Park was re-opened Friday but pools will remained closed until Saturday.

Progress was reported Friday on repairs at a Manhattan wastewater treatment plant that disgorged millions of gallons of raw sewage into the Hudson River, and environmentalists in New Jersey said there appeared to be no impact on the shore and shellfish beds there.

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