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06/20/16 2:24pm

Juneteenth essay winners

Imagine for a moment that you were an African-American in the 1800s, and after a lifetime of enslavement you learned you had finally been granted freedom.

This reflective exercise was given to the fifth-graders at Pulaski Street School, who were then asked to write first-person narratives detailing how they would feel if they were given that news.

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06/07/16 11:58am

BlackSeaBass

Black sea bass fishing in New York was suspended for a month beginning June 1, prompting a backlash from fishermen who say the regulations are unnecessary right now and are only hurting the fishing industry.  READ