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CUNY Cornered the Cookie Story

Posted on 17. Dec, 2009 by .

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The CUNY J-School was all over the closing of the Stella D’oro cookie factory in the Bronx.

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Weary Investors Go for Gold, But Sunset Park Isn't Buying It

Posted on 13. Nov, 2009 by .

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Want to put a finger on the pulse of the economy? Look to the price of gold. The metal hit a new high of $1119 per once on Wednesday as wary investors ran to sink their savings into a stock even their grandmothers could love. Investors often turn to gold as a safe investment when […]

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Wear a T-Shirt, Get a Job?

Posted on 09. Nov, 2009 by .

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A recent CNN article by Samuel Sherraden, an Economic Growth Program analyst at the New American Foundation compared the difficulty of finding a job in this economy to gaining admission to an Ivy League college. In the article, Sherraden said: Since the beginning of the recession in December 2007, job openings declined from 4.4 million […]

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Trying to Make Ends Meet

Posted on 08. Nov, 2009 by .

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We have been in what the government has been calling a recession for quite some time now. The unemployment rate has continued to rise and each day, people have been struggling to find new ways in order to make ends meet. Recently, I met a woman in Harlem that is a gospel singer. Her husband […]

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