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Thank Hockey: New York Sports Fans Can Finally Get Excited

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Rangers enter the playoffs with the best record in hockey, and the Islanders have had their best season in more than 30 years.

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De Blasio Looks For New Ways To Get People From Welfare to Work

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The de Blasio administration is dismantling a core program at the center of decades of welfare reform.

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Ex-NLF Player Aaron Hernandez Convicted of First-Degree Murder

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The conviction seals the downfall of the former New England Patriots star who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him. 

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NBA Player Blames NYPD for Season-Ending Injury

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Atlanta Hawks forward Thabo Sefolosha sustained a fractured leg and ligament damage while being arrested outside a Manhattan nightclub.

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Doctor Tied to Menendez Indicted on Medicare Fraud Charges

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Salomon Melgen was charged with 46 counts of health care fraud as well as additional charges of filing false claims and making false statements.

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Several Protesters Arrested During March Against Police Brutality

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Marches were organized by National Actions to Stop Murder By Police. Many of the protesters cited the deaths of Eric Garner in Staten Island and Walter Scott in South Carolina.

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The Rookie Behind James Franco's New Movie

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Pamela Romanowsky could have gone to medical school, but she ended up writing and directing “The Adderall Diaries,” which is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.  

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De Blasio Heads to Midwest, Still No Endorsement

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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Speaking to reporters for the first time on Tuesday, the mayor held firm on holding off on a Hillary Clinton endorsement.

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Chris Christie Went To New Hampshire and Talked About EVERYTHING

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Social Security, check. Medicare, check. 

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Christie Would Push Back Eligibility Age for Social Security, Medicare

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The New Jersey governor says the age of eligibility should be pushed back for future retirees.

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Federal Lawmakers, First Responders Push to Make 9/11 Zadroga Act Permanent

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Senators and house members say extending the Zadroga Act indefinitely is a moral obligation to 9/11 first responders and survivors

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Clearing Court Backlog is Next on Mayor's List of Rikers Reforms

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Mayor de Blasio hopes to resolve long standing cases and institute better coordination between the city, courts and attorneys to create a smoother process.

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Prosecutors in Patz Case Prepare to Deliver Closing Argument

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Pedro Hernandez is accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz. After a 10-week trial, prosecutors are expected to rest their case Tuesday.

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City to Acknowledge It Operated a Slave Market for More Than 50 Years

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Wall Street's new historical marker will explain that in the 1700s, New York had an official location for buying, selling and renting human beings.

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Tales of Toxic Mushrooms and Dirty Bombs in New York

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Two new novels imagine the city experiencing apocalyptic events. 

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WNYC + Friends Up For Webby Awards. Vote Now!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

The Webbys are like the Oscars of the Internet, and we're up for two of them -- for our Bodega Cats video series and for the WNYC app. Help public radio take on the Internet!

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Across the Street from East Village Explosion, Tapped Gas and an Eviction Notice

Monday, April 13, 2015

The Stage Restaurant at 128 2nd Avenue has been ordered to leave the premises by April 30 for being cited for an illegal gas line.

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Christie to 'Tell It Like it Is' to Live Free or Die State

Monday, April 13, 2015

Gov. Christie heads to New Hamphire in an attempt to make some gains in Republican primary. 

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Thousands Attend Brooklyn Funeral for 'Dean of American Preachers'

Monday, April 13, 2015

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The life of civil rights activist Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor was celebrated at the Concord Baptist Church of Christ in Bedford Stuyvesant.

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Shuttered Churches Could Serve as Affordable Housing

Monday, April 13, 2015

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The Archdiocese of New York's controversial move to close or merge one third of its churches may fit into the city's plan to build more housing for low and middle income residents.

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