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Bronx

An "Occupied" State of Mind

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"Occupy" protesters on the 4 train in the Bronx
Kate Moore

Over the past two months, the Occupy movement has attracted thousands of followers across the Big Apple. And proof of that could be seen in their Day of Action rallies, where protesters took to the streets to spread a message about economic inequality.

Bronx Clinics Could Lose Medicaid Funding

by Claudia Morell
Patients watching the former state senator speak
Claudia Morell/WFUV

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.

New York City Flunks Air Quality Report

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Chrysler Building, Smog
Laurence Dodd, Flickr

New York City’s air ranks amongst the dirtiest in the United States. According to the American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report, the five boroughs have the worst air in state, with the Bronx representing the most dangerous levels of pollutants statewide. 

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