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New York Lieutenant Governor's Race Heats Up

Wall Street Journal - 25 Feb 2018
A lifelong Brooklyn resident, Mr. Williams ousted a Democratic incumbent in 2009 to become the councilman representing the borough's Flatbush area and quickly earned a reputation as an ally to New York City's liberal activists on issues including ...
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Everything You Need to Know About the March for Our Lives

The Cut - 21 Feb 2018
The National School Walkout is being put together by Women's March organizers, who are calling for students, teachers, administrators, and allies across the country to walk out of their classrooms for 17 minutes at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14 ...
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The Left is Energized. Now It Needs to Vote.

New York Times - 26 Feb 2018
The Trump presidency has brought a political awakening for American progressives. It began even before he took office, with the organizing for the Women's March. Then came the citizen activists who protested at airports and later helped save health ...
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Women's March, MeToo movement inspiring women to run for office

WPIX 11 New York - 24 Feb 2018
WESTCHESTER, N.Y. — Omayra Andino has been overseeing group homes and working with people who have disabilities in NYC and Westchester for decades. Now, the 48-year old mother is hoping to use her skills on a political platform. “I feel empowered ...
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Deontay Wilder stars on NYC's power-packed boxing night

New York Post - 24 Feb 2018
It's a fair question to ask: Why on earth would there be two major boxing shows in New York on the same night? On March 3, Barclays Center will feature a boxing card headlined by the WBC heavyweight championship fight between the champion Deontay ...
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There's Reason for Hope on Guns

New York Times - 19 Feb 2018
A nationwide protest is scheduled for March 14, with help from organizers of the Women's March. Teachers are also talking about mass protest, as Slate's Dahlia Lithwick explains. • The share of Americans who own guns has fallen to its lowest level in ...
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Activists Seek to Keep Gun-Safety Movement Student-Led

New York Magazine - 22 Feb 2018
The students have enlisted Deena Katz, co-executive producer of Dancing With the Stars, to help organize the rally in Washington, D.C., on March 24. It's a complicated process involving many logistical issues, from planning marching routes to obtaining ...
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Sexual Misconduct Spurs New Elections: The #MeToo Races

New York Times - 20 Feb 2018
These and other allegations of sexual misconduct led to resignations by nearly a dozen state and federal lawmakers in recent months, setting off a flurry of special elections around the country to fill seats suddenly left open by the #MeToo reckoning ...
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Childcare, healthcare, equal pay, key issues for women

Poughkeepsie Journal - 23 Feb 2018
To her, women of her generation are facing two key areas of concern: “Education and childcare,” James, 27, said, noting she wishes “there were extended hours” at area childcare providers, but has been unable to find it. James on Friday attended a ...
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Winter Olympics 2018 Results: Russia Wins Hockey Gold

New York Times - 17 Feb 2018
Marit Bjoergen of Norway powered away from the field and won the women's mass start race by almost two minutes. It was the eighth gold medal and 15th medal overall for Bjoergen, 37. The eight gold medals equaled the record held by two other Norwegians ...
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Olympic Curling Rocked by Russian Doping Case

New York Times - 19 Feb 2018
GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Victoria Moiseeva, in a high-stakes match, found it impossible to push a brewing scandal out of her mind on Monday morning at Gangneung Curling Centre. It was the first time in her life, she said, that she could not fully ...

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