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Rents Near Kingsbridge Armory Jump

by Rob Palazzolo
Rents Near Kingsbridge Armory Jump

Rob Palazzolo, WFUV

The Kingsbridge Armory in the Northwest Bronx is slated to become the Kingsbridge National Ice Center, a massive ice sports complex. It opens in 2018, but many businesses across the street are already seeing their rents skyrocket.

Protesters: Fire NYPD Commissioner Bratton

by Associated Press
NYPD William Bratton.

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A group of demonstrators is calling for the resignation of New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton.

   The group, known as "New Yorkers Against Bratton," held a small protest Monday outside City Hall.

   Protesters said Bratton needs to be fired after the death of a Staten Island man in police custody.

   The NYPD did not immediately respond to a comment request.

   Eric Garner died Thursday after he was arrested for selling loose cigarettes.

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