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A Report On Violent Teen Relationships

Sep 03, 2003

Children who witness violence between their parents are at the greatest risk for becoming victims of violence themselves in teenage and young adult romantic relationships, according to a 20-year studypublished

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Summertime Unemployment. Also: Kinship Foster Care

Aug 27, 2003

For too many New Yorkers, the summer of 2003 has turned out to be the proverbial rainy day. Unemployment remains high, particularly among certain ethnic and age groups. There is

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Aug 08, 2003

  Also in the series: The Judges Game Gotham Gazette's newest interactive game lets you see if you've got what it takes for the Brooklyn bench. The Courts of New York

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Murder in City Hall

Jul 25, 2003

  In the short time since Councilmember James Davis was murdered July 23rd in the City Council's chambers on the second floor of City Hall, New Yorkers have struggled to make

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When To End A Child's Life Support

Jul 11, 2003

  Last New Year's Eve, a three-year-old child in Brooklyn suddenly collapsed, had a seizure and was rushed to Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn. The doctors inserted a tube in her

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Prosecuting The Batterer Without The Victim's Approval

Jun 18, 2003

For years, Angela R. (as she is named in court records) had reported being beaten, attacked, dragged up and down staircases by her hair and even burnt by Victor Santiago,

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Litigation Over World Trade Center Clean-Up Payments

May 26, 2003

Within hours after the collapse of the World Trade Center towers, the New York City Department of Design and Constructionagreed with four main contractors to begin the daunting clean-up. Due

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NYC'S Blue Laws

May 26, 2003

  When the Harlem store Palace Liquors opened one particular day this week, it was a moment that some New Yorkers had wanted for more than three centuries. That is because

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