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Manhattan BP Pushes Mediation for Small Biz Rent Disputes

Brewer hopes to preserve City’s “interesting quality of life.”

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer says she has seen some of her favorite bakeries in New York close. Now she's trying to help other small businesses survive in the City.

Doctor Recovers From Ebola, Leaves NYC Hospital

Health officials praise planning, prep.
An emergency room physician who has recovered from Ebola said Tuesday as he left the hospital that he was living proof that early detection and isolation can stop the spread of the deadly virus, and he called for a better focus at the center of the outbreak in West Africa.

Strike a Chord: What's a School to Do?

Teachers have to be quick on their feet, but what do they do when tragedy strikes? As part of WFUV's Strike a Chord campaign on teen suicide prevention, we headed to one school that had to find out.
Last spring, a student at the High School for Math, Science and Engineering at City College in Manhattan died by suicide. Five months later, a group of sophomores, who asked to stay anonymous, said the tragedy doesn't come up much.

Fixes Promised for NYC Bus Terminal

New Chairman signals change, but could be years away

A replacement for the aging and outdated Port Authority Bus Terminal may be a decade or more away, but officials at the agency said Wednesday they plan to improve commuters' daily experience with a series of smaller measures while rethinking a long-term capital plan to include a new facility.

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