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Frank McCourt High School, a selective public school due to open this September, has filled one-third of its incoming freshman class. The school, which will focus on writing and communications, is one of four small high schools replacing the larger Brandeis High School; each will contain fewer than 150 students per grade. McCourt High School [&hellip
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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 (, are the work of Michaelene Fredenburg, a Wisconsin-born mother [&hellip
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