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NYC PrEP's City against HIV

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene wants more New Yorkers to know they can PrEP themselves against HIV. PrEP, or pre-exposure prophylaxis is a new drug treatment that can be taken by people at a higher risk for HIV, like those who have a partner with the disease.

Yankee Stadium to Shake off Dust of Winter with Soccer

Major League Soccer comes to the Bronx March 15
New York City Football Club has its first game ever in just a couple months - March 15th at Yankee Stadium. That is a couple weeks before the Yankees return to the Bronx. But Dr. Cary Goodman of the 161st Street Business Improvement District, says he does not think the neighbors will mind starting the sporting season early.

Morning Brief: December 19

Farewell to "Colbert"

The final episode of The Colbert Report aired last night, and lots of guests were on hand to send the faux newsman off, including NJ Senator Cory Booker, President Bill Clinton, and Star Wars creator George Lucas. As the show ends, so does the Colbert character—the conservative blowhard pundit.  Colbert (the real one) will of course be taking over for David Letterman some time in 2015.  We here at Fordham University got a little taste of that in 2012 when Colbert spoke with Timothy Cardinal Dolan about faith.

Tensions Mount Further Between de Blasio, Police Union

PBA head Patrick Lynch accused de Blasio of throwing police officers "under the bus."
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is delivering the latest volley in his ongoing battle with the city's police union leaders.
 
He dismissed their ability to speak for their rank-and-file members during an appearance Tuesday on the daytime talk show "The View."

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