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The Francis Effect: Bishops and Their Square Footage

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WNYC

Criticism over an archbishop's lavish retirement home is making waves in the Catholic community.

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Bloomberg Backs New National Anti-Gun Violence Group

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WNYC

Bloomberg pledges big bucks to a group aimed at curbing gun violence.

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Horseless Carriage vs. Electric Car

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Owners and animal-rights advocates are debating different ways to replace Central Park's horse-drawn carriages with tourist-friendly vehicles.

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Rent Subsidies to Return for the Homeless

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WNYC

Today there are 13,000 homeless families living in the shelter system — will subsidies help?

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Are Stockbrokers Becoming an Endangered Species in New York?

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

New York City has a record number of jobs. But well-paying jobs on Wall Street are disappearing.

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NYPD Muslim Surveillance Unit is Disbanded

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

A unit within the New York City Police Department created in the wake of 9/11 to gather information on Muslims has disbanded.

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The Francis Effect: A Bishop in Francis' Mold

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Long Island priest Andrzej Zglejszewski of the Diocese of Rockville Centre says he's trying to follow Pope Francis' benevolent leadership style.

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Suit Alleges Landlord Targets Blacks

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

WNYC

Tenants in the Homewood Gardens Estates in the Prospect-Lefferts Garden neighborhood have filed a lawsuit against their landlord, alleging he is trying to evict them to bring in white renters.

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NJ Taxpayers Paying for Lawyers on Both Sides of Bridgegate

Monday, April 14, 2014

The state is paying $340 dollars an hour.

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Celebrating the Life of an Officer Who Rushed to Danger

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

NYPD veteran officer Dennis Guerra and his partner were overcome by smoke responding to a fire in a Coney Island high-rise.

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4th of July Fireworks Head Back to East Side

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

Macy's spectacle returns to the East River after five years on the Hudson.

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David Gibson: Francis Re-Orients the Catholic Church

Monday, April 14, 2014

One year into his papacy, some of Pope Francis' actions and statements have had liberals and conservatives alike wondering, because he's so shifted the Roman Church's emphasis and tone.

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Backed by Dems, Christie Pushes For Property Tax Relief

Monday, April 14, 2014

Some warn if the cap isn't renewed, services will be cut.

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LA Gives New York Advice on Our Version of "Carmageddon"

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

New Jersey commuters are feeling the effects of the Pulaski Skyway closure today. How did L.A. handle its own "Carmageddon?"

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NY Poet and Science Journalist Win Pulitzers

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

The winners of the Pulitzer Prize were announced today, and New York boasts four of the winners.

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This $90M View Could Slice into Your Sunshine

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

A growing coalition of preservationists and neighbors want the city to protect Central Park from shadows emanating from the new super slim towers rising around 57th street.

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Did Christie Aides Cover Up Bridgegate?

Monday, April 14, 2014

WNYC

Although Gov. Chris Christie's internal investigation says no, the trail of emails and texts among his top staffers suggests otherwise.

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Pulaski Skyway Closed to Manhattan-Bound Drivers

Monday, April 14, 2014

The deteriorating 82-year-old Pulaski Skyway in New Jersey closed on Saturday for two years of repair work.

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Summer Begins with Egg Cream Splash at Coney Island

Sunday, April 13, 2014

WNYC

Luna Park Opens, but the Cyclone is too scary for some.

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Among the Orchids, Evidence of Evolution

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Among the hundreds of species on display at the New York Botanical Gardens right now, one particular orchid stands out for its role in history.

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