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Clinton Reflects on Loss in South Carolina

Sunday, January 27, 2008

By the time the polls were closing in South Carolina Saturday night, Hillary Clinton was taking her campaign to states that are set to hold primaries on Super Tuesday. But she did take some time this morning to reflect publicly on her defeat yesterday.

REPORTER: Appearing on the CBS program Face ...

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Giuliani Campaigns Among Ex-New Yorkers in Florida

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani has been spending the day campaigning among Jewish and Italian ex-New Yorkers in Florida, ahead of that state's Tuesday primary. WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein is with the Giuliani campaign in Southeast Florida.

REPORTER: With former congresswoman Susan Molinari and Long Island congressman Peter King at his side ...

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Giuliani Speaks at Boca Raton Synagogue

Sunday, January 27, 2008

GOP presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani continues campaigning in Florida ahead of Tuesday's primary. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein was with the campaign as the former mayor spoke at the Boca Raton synagogue, before an audience that included many former New York residents and people who split their time between New York and ...

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Giuliani Banking on Early Votes in Florida

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Now that Democratic voters in South Carolina have had their say, attention is turning to Florida's primary on Tuesday. Former New York Mayor and Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani is banking on heavy support from early voters. Florida's secretary of state says more than 400,000 state residents have already voted, ...

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Judge Says Bloomberg's Gun Shop Sting Was Not Illegal

Saturday, January 26, 2008

A federal judge says the Bloomberg administration did not commit a crime when it sent undercover investigators to gun shops to attempt illegal purchases. The 2006 sting operation was the basis for a civil lawsuit that the city brought against 27 out-of-state gun dealers. Mayor Bloomberg says the shops sold ...

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Westchester Authorities Investigate Shooting of Officer

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Westchester authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of an off-duty Mount Vernon police officer in an incident involving County police outside a government building in White Plains. The slain officer has been identified as 23-year-old Christopher Ridley. County police officers were involved in the shooting yesterday evening, according to White ...

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Conn. Seniors Sound Off on Elections

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Have you ever wondered what's on the mind of the crowd that always votes -- senior citizens? WNYC's Amy Pearl brought a microphone to a bagel brunch in her mother's condo in a self-described "over 50" community in Newtown, Connecticut.

WNYC's Amy Pearl with her mother Susan Von Eggers, ...

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Many NYPD Internal Discipline Cases Don't Make the Headlines

Saturday, January 26, 2008

Every year in New York City, dozens of the NYPD's 34,000 offciers are arrested and make headlines. But as WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports, there are hundreds of internal discipline cases the public hears little about:

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Giuliani Ad Features Brother of Firefighter Killed on 9/11

Friday, January 25, 2008

Rudy Giuliani's campaign released an ad in Florida today featuring a brother of a firefighter killed on 9/11.

REPORTER: The 30-second spot comes after months of protests at various Giuliani campaign events by a group of New York City firefighters and family members of first responders killed in the terrorist attacks.

They ...

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Kelly Responds to NYPD Cuts

Friday, January 25, 2008

REPORTER: Mayor Bloomberg has rolled out a $58.5 billion budget plan, featuring cuts throughout city government, including the Education and Police Departments.

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says the reductions are manageable.

KELLY: Budget cuts are necessary. You never like them. It's uncertain times, but I think the public won't see a diminishment ...

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Detectives Request Trial by Judge

Friday, January 25, 2008

Three detectives charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man want to tried by a judge, not a jury - that's according to prosecutors and a representative for the detectives' union.

A hearing is scheduled for this afternoon to formalize the officers' plan to waive their right to a jury ...

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Activists Fight Major Changes to 125th St.

Friday, January 25, 2008

REPORTER: The plan currently under city review would allow new commercial and residential development along the east-west artery running through Harlem.

The city wants to bring development to 125th Street, while protecting the brownstone character of the side streets.

Critics say the plan threatens to displace longtime residents and businesses.

Attorney Norman Siegel ...

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NJ Pols Suggest Changes to Gov's Budget Plan

Friday, January 25, 2008

While New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine is in Europe, top democratic legislative leaders are suggesting major changes to his plan to cut state debt with hefty toll hikes.

Acting governor and Senate President Richard Codey says any toll hike has to include a major discount for frequent toll road users like ...

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Times Picks McCain, Clinton Over Giuliani

Friday, January 25, 2008

REPORTER: In last night's GOP debate in Florida, Rudy Giuliani dismissed The New York Times' endorsement of John McCain.

GIULIANI: I think there's serious ideological differences. That probably was some of the nicest language they've written about me in the last 6 months.

REPORTER: The Times' editorial board described the former mayor ...

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Bloomberg Wants Citywide Cuts

Friday, January 25, 2008

Hiring hundreds of new teachers may have to wait and the whole municipal workforce has to do more with less. And, don't spend what you think you might get in property tax relief just yet.

The mayor's budget workbook had just 3 charts to layout the good economic news, but it ...

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Sean Bell Case to be Tried Before a Judge, Not a Jury

Friday, January 25, 2008

The Sean Bell case will be decided by a judge, not a jury. The three detectives charged in the case requested a bench trial today, and a state supreme court justice formalized the arrangement.

The detectives had originally requested that the trial be moved outside of Queens, arguing that the publicity ...

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New York Goes to Sundance

Friday, January 25, 2008

The Sundance Film Festival is currently underway in Park City, Utah. It wraps up on Sunday.

This year, there are only a handful of New York filmmakers and films in the festival. We called New York-based film critic Stu Van Airsdale to walk us through the latest news from Sundance.

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Developer Withdraws from Hudson River Pier Project

Friday, January 25, 2008

A developer who won a hard fought battle to turn a Pier on the Hudson River into a catering hall and exhibit space has withdrawn.

Almost three years ago the Witkoff Group was designated the preferred developer for Pier 57 at West 15th Street. A spokesman said that the company changed ...

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Fishko Files

Friday, January 25, 2008

In the music world, being labeled a virtuoso is the highest compliment or is it? WNYC's Sara Fishko considers the question, in this edition of the Fishko Files.

OUTRO: For information on Marc-André Hamelin's upcoming performances and more, visit our Web site.

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Undercover Drug Squad In Need Of Outside Investigation

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Police watchdogs say the NYPD is overdue for an overhaul – similar to what resulted from earlier independent commissions that investigated police corruptions. Retired police captain and State Senator Eric Adams says . . . .

ADAMS: "When you have 20 officers that are directly under investigation, plus 6 officers who ...

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