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Hose, Helmet, Ladder? Check. Definition Of The Word “Caitiff”? Um…

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The Vulcan Society “fraternal order” of black firefighters has moved to join a U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit against the FDNY accusing it of inadvertently discouraging blacks and Hispanics from joining the department. Yesterday, lawyers for the organization filed papers in Brooklyn federal court in support of Justice Department claims that the written SAT-style exams [&hellip
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Cop Shooters Now Cop Killers, Family Calls For Death Penalty

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The three men arrested in connection with last Monday’s tragic Crown Heights traffic stop police shootings were arraigned on first-degree murder charges yesterday and ordered held without bail following the death of Russel Timoshenko, one of the two police officers shot during the attack. Timoshenko died Saturday from his injuries with his parents at his [&hellip
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Buying Your Degree, And Your Grades: Touro College Scam Uncovered

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Ten people, including administrators, teachers and students, have been indicted in a scam at Touro College, in which individuals allegedly paid former administrators up to $25,000 to create or alter college and graduate school transcripts. Former Manhattan campus director of admissions Andrique Baron and the school’s computer center director, Michael Cherner, are believed to be [&hellip
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Starbucks-Haters Of The World Unite!

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The National Labor Relations Board began a trial Monday investigating employee complaints against everyone’s favorite neighborhood retailer, Starbucks. The coffee super-giant is accused of engaging in anti-union discrimination, including firing pro-union employees, intimidating union activists at four Manhattan locations, banning workers from wearing union pins and giving unfair negative performance reviews. “In my view it [&hellip
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The British Lose Again

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We may have a Little Italy, a Little Brazil, a Curry Hill and China and Korea Towns, but it looks as though “New York” is the best Brits are going to get. A proposal to officially co-name a section of the West Village spanning Greenwich Avenue between W. 12th and 13th Streets “Little Britain” was [&hellip
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