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  • Tough to the Corps: Teen Girl Wants to Join Marines

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    Cece Rodriguez may be tiny at 5 ’4”, 100 lbs, but she’s physically strong. Despite her family’s concerns, she dreams of testing her toughness by enlisting in the U.S. Marines.

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  • De Blasio: The Earth Was My First Real Cause

    Mayor de Blasio goes global, talking about his relationship to the earth and world leaders.

  • We Cool? Your Guide to Avoiding Fights at Work

    Money Talking

    It's easy to lose your cool at the office and say something you regret. But you can learn how to choose the right words and avoid fighting with your coworkers.



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  • Climate Protests Continue, Occupy Wall Street Style

    On the heels of Sunday's peaceful march for climate change, activists staged a sit-in near Wall Street Monday, blocking traffic on Broadway all afternoon.

  • A Lawyer Corps for City Immigrants

    In New York City, competent immigration attorneys are in short supply. Now a new program, the first of its kind, could change immigrants' experience of American justice.

  • The MTA's Next Capital Program Faces Massive Shortfall

    The MTA says nearly half of its upcoming capital program — which includes projects like the next phase of the Second Avenue Subway — is unfunded.

  • Nine People, One Bedroom: A Teen's Take on Life In Poverty

    Radio Rookies

    Jairo Gomez's nine-person family lives in a one-bedroom apartment. He knows education is the way out of poverty, but sometimes being poor makes it difficult to make good choices.

  • Rookie Officer Killed, Eight Injured in Crash of NYPD Van

    Investigators are looking into why the van struck a jersey barrier on the Bruckner Expressway early Sunday morning.

Arts and Culture

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  • Tweedy: Tiny Desk Concert

    With his drummer son Spencer, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy performs three songs from their new album, Sukierae — plus a cover of "You Are Not Alone," which the elder Tweedy wrote for Mavis Staples.

  • Deggans Picks 'Gotham,' 'Black-ish,' 'The Flash' Among Fall TV's Best

    As the fall TV season begins this week, NPR TV Critic Eric Deggans gives his picks on new shows to watch and a few to avoid (or hate watch, if you like).

  • The Best American Poetry, Annotated

    Studio 360

    He's mean, he's funny, his grapes are more than a little bit sour, and he perfectly skewers the self-seriousness of a certain annual anthology series.

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  • Going Live: Curtain Up at the Met Opera

    That sudden blast of warm air felt in New York in early September was not climate change. It was the collective exhalation of hundreds of thousands of relieved opera lovers.

The Remix Summit in NYC

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  • WNYC and the Content Revolution

    Remix Summit

    The tools of the digital age have transformed the way  content is created and distributed. Companies like VICE, The Guardian and New York Public Radio are leading this change.

  • What's Next for Crowdfunding?

    Remix Summit

    Companies like Indiegogo and Kickstarter share their insights on the trends that are shaping the future crowdsourced financing.

  • Creating Experiences Worth Talking About

    Remix Summit

    We live in a world of overload and excess, but authentic and unique experiences still have the power to create deep connections between people.

Music for your day

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  • Jeff Goldblum: From Acting On Screen To Playing Jazz at the Carlyle


    Known for his roles in The Fly and Jurassic Park, the actor brings his jazz group to our studio.

  • Pick Three: David Mitchell


    The author of Cloud Atlas and his latest, The Bone Clocks, shares three favorite songs as part of Soundcheck's Pick Three series.

  • Craig Finn Of The Hold Steady Picks His Favorite Replacements Songs


    The lead singer of the Hold Steady shares a stage with his Minnesotan indie heroes The Replacements tomorrow night at Forest Hills Stadium. He guides Soundcheck through their music.

  • Sarah Jaffe: From Folk Songwriter To Adventurous Electro-Pop Artist


    Once an acoustic singer-songwriter, Sarah Jaffe's Don't Disconnect demonstrates a sonic transition to lush electro-pop artist. Hear her perform in the Soundcheck studio.

  • Watch: Helado Negro, Live On Soundcheck


    The experimental electronic artist's fourth full-length album, Double Youth, explores childhood memories and the concept of rediscovering youth. 

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