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2016 NY Fiscal Budget Includes Free Breakfast for Students

According to POLITICO Pro, free in-classroom breakfast for students is now included in the  NYC 2016 fiscal year budget. Anti-hunger advocates praised New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council for the decision, after months of lobbying.   The budget includes $17.9 million to provide in-classroom breakfast at 530 elementary schools and will reach 339,000 students by fiscal […]

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Orchestral Musicians Face Problems: Locked-Out Minnesotans ‘Devastated’ By Music Director’s Resignation; NYC Opera To Shut

MINNEAPOLIS–Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra, locked out of their jobs for the past year, were devastated by the Oct. 1 resignation of its Music Director, Osmo Vanska, who quit when management refused to end the lockout in time for rehearsals for a concert at Carnegie Hall. Vanska’s departure, which made clear that he sides with his orchestra, came the same […]

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