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Pre-K Teacher Salaries Fall Short of De Blasio's Promise

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

WNYC
Many directors of private pre-k programs in New York City are paying their teachers less than the recommended amount because, they say, they don't have a dime to spare.

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Look | New York City's 2011 Pride March

Sunday, June 26, 2011

The atmosphere was jubilant and celebratory at Sunday's Pride March following Friday's vote by the New York State Senate to legalize same-sex marriage.

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2010 Whitney Biennial

Friday, April 16, 2010

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New York Metropolitan Flora Project

Thursday, April 01, 2010

All photographs by E.M. Kittredge

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New York: Then (1976) and Now

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

View scenes from Martin Scorsese's "Taxi Driver" paired with the same locations in present-day New York.

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MTA Station Agents and the Increasingly Empty Booths

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

As the MTA continues to cut the number of station agents, WNYC checks in to see what this means for riders and MTA employees.

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Cultural Barriers at New York City Hospitals

Monday, March 29, 2010

Even though there is no state-wide mandate for cultural sensitivity, many doctors say it's become a necessary instrument in providing medical care for the city's immigrant population.

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Walk to Freedom

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

WNYC reported on one prisoner, Amir Varick Amma, who spent nearly two decades in prison under the Rockefeller drug laws. On March 23, at 10:30 a.m., he was released from prison and walked free.

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Maps of Languages Spoken in New York City

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Facts: There are over 140 languages spoken in New York City. Over 46% of New York residents speak a language other than English at home. More than 25% of residents have limited English proficiency and say they cannot adequately communicate with their health care providers. More from ...

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Interpreting Health

Monday, March 08, 2010

One in four New Yorkers don't speak or understand complex sentences in English. But at some point in their lives, every one of them will need to see a doctor. Language barriers can result in misdiagnoses, medication errors, and potentially fatal mistakes that are costly for both patients and providers. ...

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Gowanus Canal: The Latest Superfund Site

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal, known as "The Lavender Lake" is now the nation's newest Superfund site. The federal EPA made the designation over objections from the city, saying Superfund will provide the most efficient and comprehensive cleanup. EPA officials say the cleanup will take 10 to 12 years, and cost $300 ...

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From the Control Tower at JFK Airport

Thursday, February 25, 2010

Starting March 1, the longest and busiest runway at JFK airport will be closed for repairs. The manager of JFK's air traffic controllers says it won't be a problem and says they are prepared for the change in operations. But the president of the Air Traffic Controllers Association says travelers ...

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Chinese New Year 2010

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Sunday, February 14 marks the first day of the Lunar New Year. The auspicious color red blanketed the streets of Chinatown and families came out to pop firecrackers, watch lion dances, and make some noise to ring in the New Year.

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Aerial Photos of 9/11 Attacks

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Here are newly released photos obtained through a Freedom of Information filing, and provided courtesy of ABC News.

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Aerial Photos of Terror Attacks Released

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Here are newly released photos obtained through a Freedom of Information filing, and provided courtesy of ABC News.

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West Side Tunnels

Wednesday, February 03, 2010

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and MTA Chairman Jay Walder donned hard hats and orange vests for a tour of the nearly half completed No. 7 Line extension project on the West Side near the Hudson Yards. Standing 140 feet underground, walking along freshly laid concrete, the mayor says he expects this ...

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