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Category: Business, City, Featured News, Local News

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City Seeking Proposals for La Marketa Urban Renewal Project

By Staff   The city is seeking proposals regarding the purchase and development of property for the La Marketa Urban Renewal project,...

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Judicial Process Commission Seeking Volunteer Mentors

By Staff   The Judicial Process Commission’s Faith Community Adult Mentoring Program has announced it will hold training...

Lawmakers Debate Whether Uber Drivers Should Get Fingerprinted

As New York State lawmakers return to Albany for the start of the 2017 session, one of their top priorities will be to determine whether...

New Latinos Sworn Into Congress Break Historic Barriers

For the first time in history, a Dominican-American will sit in Congress, a Puerto Rican will join the House of Representatives, and a...

Obama Ends Presidency With Fewer Deportations Than When He Began

President Obama is ending his final term with far fewer deportations than when he first took office — but if President-elect Trump...

On March 22, 2016, during an exhibition baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban National Team in Havana, Cuba, President Obama and President Raúl Castro of Cuba spontaneously joined in ‘the wave’ that others in the crowd had started. President Obama has sought to normalize relations with Cuba. But the future of that relationship remains uncertain under the future administration of now President-elect Donald Trump. PHOTO: Pete Souza/The White House

Despite Obama’s Efforts, American-Cuban Relations Remain a Mystery Under Trump

By Barrington M. Salmon   (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Uncertainty is the watchword for Cuba, its 11 million people and their future...

After Woman’s Racist Rant, She Faces Lifetime Ban From Kentucky Mall

A Kentucky woman faces a lifetime ban from a the Jefferson Mall in Louisville after going on a racist rant. Video of a the woman delivering...

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State Offers Employees Hotline in Advance of Minimum Wage Increase

By Staff   The New York State Department of Labor has launched a new ad campaign in advance of the state’s minimum wage...

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Trump Presidency Could Reverse Progress in U.S.-Cuba Relations

Two years ago this month, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced their intentions to begin normalizing...

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Miss Puerto Rico Crowned Miss World 2016

Reports show that 38% of women change their hairstyles to feel more confident. And when you’re a contender for Miss World, you need...