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Bellies Full, Critical Mass Riders Take To The Streets

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) —  Critical Mass cyclists are taking to the streets of Miami Friday following the Thanksgiving holiday.

The ride, which takes place every last Friday of the month, is an event that draws thousands of cyclists through several neighborhoods, usually causing some traffic congestion in certain areas. 99 more words


Female fight club: The escape route from public housing

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — In a shocking documentary called “The Brooklyn Girls Fight Club,” women in Brownsville, Brooklyn, are literally knocking down odds.

PIX11 News took a look at how this gritty venture helped a few women make enough money to change their lives. 249 more words


How a Brownsville School Helps At-Risk Students Get to College

BROOKLYN — The odds of going to college were stacked against Monei Thompson.

The Brownsville teenager had two babies before the age of 16 and dropped out of school after ninth grade. 796 more words


Man threatens Brooklyn store clerk with gun, refuses to pay for $3 drink

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Police are looking for a man who threatened a deli store owner with a gun and refused to pay for a $3 alcoholic drink Wednesday evening. 118 more words



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Being an entrepreneur is hard work these days especially the funding end of it. Money definitely is needed to back those ideas that will one day become huge companies to create jobs. 106 more words


When you're down the only way is up

My primary attraction to rap music is the clever wordplay the emcees use to describe situations, emotions tell stories. Unfortunately I find a lot of today’s rappers really lack in this discipline. 578 more words

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