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PRIMARY FOR DEMOCRATIC COMMITTEE SLOT

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By Dan Rivoli The Upper West Side will participate in the city’s hottest races, such as embattled Rep. Charles Rangel’s re-election campaign and the six-candidate primary for an open State Senate seat. But there is a three-way primary that will likely attract attention from the most die-hard Democratic voters
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Debate Over Charter Schools Plays Out in State Senate Race

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By Dan Rivoli Since charter schools became the new battleground for New York education reform, State Sen. Bill Perkins has become public enemy number one for advocates of these publicly-funded, privately-operated schools. Perkins, who represents a Harlem district that covers parts of the Upper West Side, has criticized the way charter schools operate and occupy [&hellip
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