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Whitney Museum Honors Photographer in Color

Thursday, November 06, 2008

In the mid-60s, American photographer Bill Eggleston introduced color photography to the art world. Up until that point, ad agencies used color photography, but art photography stuck to black and white.

Starting Friday, the Whitney Museum will present a career retrospective of Eggleston’s photographs. Co-curator Elisabeth ...

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Mayor Asks NYC to Spread the Pain

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Layoffs and tax increases are just part of how Mayor Bloomberg plans to balance the budget this year. WNYC's Lisa Chow reports on some of the other ways he plans to save money.

REPORTER: The city will save a lot by simply not hiring people to ...

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Mayor Offers Gloomy Forecast

Thursday, November 06, 2008

BLOOMBERG: New Yorkers must pull together. We're going to do that. Every city agency must push each dollar further. We're going to do that. Doing that involves making hard choices that won't be popular with everyone, or perhaps anyone.

HOST: From education and housing to police ...

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A Conversation with Obama

Thursday, November 06, 2008

As part of WNYC’s election coverage, Bob Hennelly had an exclusive interview with Senator Obama between stops in New York City after his Cooper Union address on increased market transparency. It was late March and he asked the then-Democratic candidate for president about the end ...

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Lieberman's Future Still Uncertain

Thursday, November 06, 2008

Former Democrat-turned-independent Joe Lieberman, Senator of Connecticut, is not saying whether he'll continue to caucus with Democrats or whether he's still chair of the Senate's Homeland Security committee.

Lieberman had this to say after his meeting with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.

REID: We must now unite ...

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Dems Take Control of NY State Senate

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

New York’s last bastion of Republican control -- the State Senate -- has become a Democratic power base, along with the Assembly and Governorship. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Two long-serving Republicans lost, two vacant seats split, two other races remained too close to call, and ...

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Chris Shays Knocked Out of Office After 21 Years

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

The tidal wave of support for Barack Obama swept Connecticut Republican Congressman Chris Shays out of office after 21 years. He was the last Republican from New England left in Congress and he was taken down by Democrat Jim Himes.

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NYC Celebrates First Black President-Elect

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

All night long, New York City has been celebrating the election of Barack Obama, the first African-American to win the White House. The partying erupted last evening along 125th Street in Harlem with hundreds of people watching the returns on a big screen in front ...

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New Yorkers Dance in the Streets

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Brian Lehrer takes calls from listeners who report thousands dancing in the streets in Harlem, celebrations in the Bronx, drum-playing in Ft. Greene, taxi drivers honking in Hell’s Kitchen, crying in Queens, and flag-bearing skateboarders in Soho.

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Obamanomics

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

What president-elect Obama can do to re-set America’s financial system.

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Nation Reacts as Obama Projected Winner

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Cheers in Times Square, Harlem and Chicago at 11PM on November 4, as all the networks project Barack Obama the President-elect of the United States of America.

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NYC Voters Take Long Lines in Stride

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

The lines are long but many people are just happy be there. WNYC's Marianne McCune is in Hamilton Heights in Upper Manhattan where people are calling their friends and taking photos while they wait on line.

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Voter Resources

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. in New York, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. in New Jersey

New Yorkers can verify that they are registered and find their polling place: NY Voter Look Up

New Jersey residents can visit: NJ Voter Look ...

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For Some, This Election Means More Than Just Casting a Ballot

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

This morning in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn a long line stretched down Macon Street as residents waited one to two hours to cast their vote at P.S. 262, the El-Hajj Malik al-Shabazz elementary school at the corner of Malcolm X Boulevard.

Egypt Griffin was videotaping the scene ...

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NYPD Cops Accused of Assault Are Put on Desk Duty

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Four police officers accused of assaulting and sodomizing a man last month in a Brooklyn subway station have been stripped of their guns and badges while a special grand jury investigates the allegations.

Tattoo parlor worker Michael Mineo says the officers approached him because they thought ...

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Waiting... Waiting... and Waiting to Vote

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Voters in Connecticut and New Jersey have until 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. in New York, to make their opinions known at the polls.

Turnout continues to be heavy. Nellie Vasquez was an early riser, getting in line to vote 15 minutes before her polling site ...

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Problems at the Polls

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

The record turnout is magnifying the the types of glitches that take place in every election, as every machine was needed and every poll worker kept busy.

A broken machine in Park Slope Brooklyn led to a line that snaked out the polling place and down ...

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Voting Problems In New Jersey

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

A spokesman for New Jersey Public Advocate Ron Chen says his agency has represented about one hundred voters who were turned away by poll workers for a variety of reasons.

Many have the same complaint as Somerset County resident Lisa Boylan and her husband.

BOYLAN: So we ...

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What’s Black and White and Shrinking?

Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Blogger Jeff Jarvis on newspaper and magazine layoffs, and what media can do to save itself.

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New York State Republicans Fight to Hold On to Congressional Seats

Monday, November 03, 2008

The national Republican Party decided last week to pull its money out of all but two congressional races in New York.

It was another sign that the democrats are ascendent in several swing districts.

One of the races the GOP targeted early on and now are in ...

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