An Apple Product a Day

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A pickpocket went on a spending spree at the Apple Store, at 1981 Broadway and West 67th Street, after stealing from a woman in a restaurant. A 48-year-old Westchester woman reported to police April 14 that her credit cards and driver’s license were stolen while she was eating at Ouest, at 2315 Broadway and West [&hellip
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At WNET.ORG, Only Front Row Seats

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WNET.ORG, the public media provider for New York City and the parent company for THIRTEEN and WLIW21, cut the ribbon on a brand new street level broadcast studio in Lincoln Center April 13. Plans for the new state-of-the-art studio were launched just over a year ago, when WNET.ORG CEO Neal Shapiro discovered that the space [&hellip
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The Woman Behind Subway Abortion Ads

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The “Abortion Changes You” campaign, running since early March, has added a little controversy to straphangers’ commutes, with New York Times columnist Susan Dominus calling the effort “propaganda masquerading as therapy.” The ads, which feature a serious young woman and direct viewers to a website (abortionchangesyou.com), are the work of Michaelene Fredenburg, a Wisconsin-born mother [&hellip
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Residents Want Low-Income Housing After Homeless Shelter Closes

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West 107th Street residents met with Department of Homeless Services Commissioner Robert Hess April 8 to discuss a temporary shelter on the block. Though Hess spent much of the meeting explaining how the shelter will affect the neighborhood until it closes Dec. 1, residents focused on converting the building into affordable housing after that date
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NADLER SELLS HEALTH CARE BILL

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Across the nation, Democratic members of Congress defended their support for health care reform to constituents during the Easter recess. But while many Democrats in more conservative districts stuck their necks out by voting for the historic bill, Rep. Jerrold Nadler is defending the legislation to liberal Upper West Side voters who believe it didn’t [&hellip
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