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Scott Stringer Wants to Halt Group's Spending of Columbia Cash in Harlem

Borough President Scott Stringer is trying to stop the group handling the $150 million Columbia University community benefits agreement with West Harlem to stop disbursing funds and reorganize.

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Candidate Wants Audit of Group Disbursing Columbia Money in Harlem

Vince Morgan, a candidate for the Congressional seat held by Charlie Rangel, said the West Harlem Development Corp. is a "shell of an organization" incapable of accomplishing its goals.

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Pols Seek to Fight Youth Unemployment with Urban Jobs Act

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Rep. Charlie Rangel are pushing for legislation that would fund groups who provide job training for young people.

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NAACP Leader Lashes Out at Critics of School Lawsuit

Hazel Dukes threw latest punch in squabble with Success Charter Network.

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Forum Looks to Give Residents Access to City Agencies

Assemblyman Keith Wright and Council Speaker Christine Quinn host open community forum at Harlem Hospital.

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Harlem Anti-Gang Seminar Looks to Educate Parents

Assemblyman Keith Wright hopes the community can come together to help keep kids away from gangs.

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Rep. Charlie Rangel Files Early for Reelection

The 80-year-old congressman filed to seek a 22nd term, though many thought his 21st would be his last.

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New Schomburg Head Welcomed to Harlem

Khalil Gibran Muhammad, 38, outlined his plans for the cultural center.

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Charles Rangel Wants Time to Argue Against Censure for Ethical Violations

Rep. Charles Rangel will ask to speak before the House before they vote on whether to censure him.

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Charles Rangel Compares Himself to President Obama, Says the Two Face Similar Criticisms

Harlem Rep. Charles Rangel said at a rally Sunday that President Obama faces the same hurdles as he does.

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Rep. Charlie Rangel Defends Troubled Non-Profit at Dominican Day Parade Breakfast

Mounting allegations against Rep. Charlie Rangel put a damper on the Dominican Day event.

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Pols Say Nonpartisan Elections Will 'Disenfranchise' Minority Voters

Comptroller John Liu declared a "Coalition for Fair and Free Elections" to fight the push for nonpartisan elections.

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Harlem Still Waiting for $76 Million From Columbia University Due to Non-Profit Bungling

The West Harlem Local Development Corp., charged with managing the funds, has been mired in mismanagement.