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In New York, I’m Sushmita Pathak.   Manhattan and the Bronx are under a flood warning until 4:30 today. Heavy rains are causing problems for the already strained infrastructure at Penn station. The main entrance to the station had to be shut down briefly but is now open. Two tracks of NJ Transit system are […]

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New Jersey Voters Pressure Republican Rodney Frelinghuysen to Stay Moderate in Wake of Proposed Health Care Bill

In New Jersey’s 11th district – which includes Morristown – constituents have been eagerly watching how longtime Republican Representative Rodney Frelinghuysen [free-ling-HIGH-sen] will vote. He’s a moderate in a reliably Republican district, and so far has voted in line with President Trump’s conservative agenda. Now, in the throws of the health care debate, Kamila Kudelska […]

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City Opens Homeless Shelter for LGBTQ Youth

Earlier this week, the city opened a new homeless shelter in the Bronx called Marsha’s Place. It’s the first shelter specifically for LGBTQ young adults. And in a city where 40 percent of homeless youth identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, the need for customized shelters like Marsha’s Place is high. But some advocates and homeless youth say there are still too many barriers to getting a spot.

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