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MRI Stands Between Wilson and Return

After missing majority of last season, RB David Wilson says that he is waiting on an MRI to determine his return back on the football field.

Proposed Changes To Nutrition Labels

While I have been dinking around for months, trying to lose five pounds, two of my friends have gotten serious about weight loss. Each of them is down 50 pounds....
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Fordham Football Participates In Community Service Events

Last Saturday was a busy days for the Fordham University football Rams but it had nothing to do with any on field activity. No, the Rams dedicated the day to community service with one group heading to the Rockaways to assist with a Sandy Saturday project and another group spending time with members of the Eagle Academy in Bronx....
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30-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot In South Bronx

A 30-year-old man is dead after gunshots rang out in broad daylight in South Bronx....
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Former College Basketball Player Charged In Rape Of Girl, 14

Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli this afternoon confirmed that detectives from his office and city police arrested 24-year-old Darion Benbow on Friday....
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FCC & Federal Marshals Seized Pirate Radio Stations In New York

On Monday the FCC announced the unsealing of two complaints against unlicensed broadcasters operating in the New York City borough of Bronx. ...
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Grizzly Bear Research May Help Human Medicine

I have gained 5 pounds since last summer. My body mass index (BMI) is still fine, but I need to stop gaining to keep it that way....
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Religious & Elected Dignitaries To Attend Ministers’ Banquet

Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz, President of the Organization stated:...
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Eli Manning To Undergo Arthroscopic Surgery

The Giants announced that QB Eli Manning will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his left ankle on Thursday....
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Giants Announce 2014 Preseason Schedule

The NFL has announced their 2014-2015 preseason schedule, shortly after 3:15pm ET. The Giants' preseason schedule is exactly the same as their 2013 preseason schedule. ...
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Man Exposed Himself To Girl, 10, In Bronx Building

Police on Monday were searching for a man who exposed himself to a 10-year-old girl in Bronx back in late February....
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Bronx Residents Fight FreshDirect Relocation Citing Environmental Racism

Lawyers representing members of a South Bronx coalition were in court Monday morning in the latest attempt to block the relocation of FreshDirect's headquarters from Queens to Bronx....
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Bronx Store Shelves Topple; At Least 8 Injured

Eight people were injured, seven seriously, inside a Bronx discount store Monday after several shelving units fell over....
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Bridging The Valley Of Death

As a child, I learned about the “valley of the shadow of death” from the twenty-third Psalm. A similar image is conjured up by economists who talk about the “valley of death.”...
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Police Investigate Rapes In Bronx Apartment Buildings

Police are investigating two separate rapes in the Bronx, one in which the suspect pretended to be a building superintendent to get into the victim's apartment and another in which the suspect attacked the victim inside a stairwell in her apartment building....
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Bronx Man, 18, Arrested For Crack

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), assisted by members of the Norwich Police Department, executed a “no knock” search warrant at 1:45 p.m., on April 1, 2014, at a Norwich Inn motel room in the Town of Norwich and arrested an 18-year-old Bronx man....
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Teenager Shot On Decatur Avenue In Bronx

Police have released a surveillance image in connection with the shooting of a teenager in Bronx last month....
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Wallets Recovered On Bronx Men

Norwalk Police found two wallets belonging to Darien residents during a routine traffic stop on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 4 a.m. on a Bronx trio....
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20+ Arrested In Bronx "Murda Moore Gangstas" Takedown

More than 20 members of a violent Bronx-based drug trafficking crew known as the Murda Moore Gangstas were arrested Wednesday by federal agents and the NYPD, law enforcement officials say....
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Man Shot Dead In Mount Vernon

A 26-year-old Bronx man was shot dead in the parking lot of a Sheridan Avenue apartment complex Tuesday. Police said detectives caught the suspect in the act and arrested him moments afterward....
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Video Of Cops Arresting Man In Bronx Goes Viral

A video of a police stop in Bronx has gone viral on Facebook, eliciting hundreds of anti-NYPD comments and leading to a change.org petition to have the officers in the video investigated.

Really Brave New World

“First let us postulate that the computer scientists succeed in developing intelligent machines that can do all things better than humans can do them. In

It Is China We Need To Worry About

Pleading “guilty” in advance to the charge of excess hubris, I will start this piece with a quote from my last Dismal Optimist:
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International No Pants Subway Ride Day

Straphangers across the city and the world ditched their britches and went for a pantless ride Sunday to mark International No Pants Subway Ride Day.

The Dismal Outlook For 2014

I do not think the US stock market is in a bubble. If you do not think you have a good alternative for your money, do not sell your stocks. The US stock market as measured by the S&P 500 rose by 29.6% percent in 2013.

Giving Mental Health Equal Standing

When I was a kid, Jimmy Carter was in the White House. His wife, Rosalynn, was quite an active First Lady. She sat in on official meetings held by her husband and was said to be one of his closest advisers .

The Science Of Detecting Bluffs

Experienced poker players know the basic odds of drawing the card they need to build a better hand. They also are good at estimating if their hand is likely to be better than those of the other players around the table. In other words, probability and statistics are built into the game of poker.

Realities Facing Investors

Seizing resources from entrepreneurs and redistributing it politically is the death of creativity.            - George Gilder   As the Industrial Age is drawing
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Venezuelan President Sees Many Plots To Kill Him

As Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro tells it, he lives in a very dangerous world. Since narrowly winning election in April, his administration has said there have been almost a dozen plans to murder him.

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Roheeni Saxena

is a graduate student at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she is pursuing her master of public health degree. She has professional experience working with outdoor education programs at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, and her graduate work has focused on health and science education for children living in Northern Manhattan. Inquiries can be directed towards roheeni.saxena@gmail.com.