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Police Officer Who Investigated Housing Project Fire Dies

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

A police officer died after investigating a fire in a Coney Island public housing building. 

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New Manischewitz Owner Wants to Break Out of Kosher Aisle

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The biggest matzo maker in the world changes hands, just days before Passover.

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Can This Relationship Be Saved?

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

WNYC

As the de Blasio administration attempts to reset the troubled relationship between police and communities of color, WNYC measures the progress in one neighborhood in central Brooklyn.

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Who's Sleeping in the Family Bed?

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Attention parents: our first week of data from WNYC's Clock Your Sleep project reveals that those who sleep in a "family bed" aren't sleeping as well as the rest of our participants. The good news? New York parents appear to be sleeping more efficiently.

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5 Things You Can Do With The Sleep Project Right Now

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

WNYC

Join the over 3,000 people tracking their sleep with us.

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Rev. Al Sharpton Says He's Not a Rat

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

WNYC

The Rev. Al Sharpton said a report indicating that he was a paid FBI informant in the 1980s is old news. But he acknowledged he worked with the FBI while he was in the music business to protect himself from the mob.

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Enviros: Flood Maps Skipped 300,000 New Yorkers in Sandy's Path

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

An environmental group says FEMA's flood maps underestimated the extent of the storm's impact, affecting more than 300,000 New Yorkers.

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MAP: Tracking New York City's Distillery Boom

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

New York now has a bunch of distilleries, 22 of them in New York City. Wanna sample? You're in luck - many of them offer tours and tastings.

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New Poll Shows De Blasio Approval at 49 Percent

Monday, April 07, 2014

A new poll shows nearly half of respondents approved of the job New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is doing.

The New York Times/NY1/Siena College poll released Monday found that 49 percent of those polled liked how he was performing, while 31 percent disapproved.

Seventy-three percent of those ...

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Where in the World Is Sen. Cory Booker?

Monday, April 07, 2014

When he was Newark's mayor, Cory Booker was everywhere - magazine spreads, cable news, and even a TV series. But since his election to the Senate, he's been conspicuously silent.

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Tom Finkelpearl Is NYC's New Cultural Commish

Monday, April 07, 2014

WNYC

In 12 years at Queens Museum, the director had a reputation for serving the community.

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Yankees' Fans Take Nostalgia Train to Opening Day

Monday, April 07, 2014

WNYC

The MTA ran a special vintage subway train direct from Grand Central Station to Yankee Stadium to mark the opening game of the 2014 season. 

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An Iconic Murder Helped Create the 911 System

Monday, April 07, 2014

In 1964, The New York Times reported that 28-year-old Kitty Genovese was murdered outside her apartment while dozens of her neighbors did nothing. The real story was a little more complicated. 

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Task Force to Address Opiates 'Epidemic'

Sunday, April 06, 2014

WNYC

Twelve public forums will be held across New York State.

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Massive Reptiles Once Flew, Above the Dinosaurs

Sunday, April 06, 2014

It's a bird, it's a plane? It's ... a pterosaur?

These giant flying reptiles lived alongside the dinosaurs, and are the subject of a new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History.

More than 150 species of pterosaurs have been discovered, according to curator and chair of the ...

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Making Feminist Art with Car Hoods and Fireworks

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Before "The Dinner Table," Judy Chicago experimented with automotive spray paint.

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Weekend Staff Picks: Cartoons, Birds & Herbs

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Check out some of the works by Drew Friedman and many others at the Society of Illustrators MoCCA ArtsFest this weekend at the 69th Regiment Armory. That's just one of the events some of our staff members are checking out.

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This Week In Politics: A Flood of Cash

Saturday, April 05, 2014

WNYC

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wins and loses in the Albany budget....campaign reformers just lose...and new details emerge on how Chris Christie mingled campaign and government work. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein, Brigid Bergin and Robert Lewis break it all down This Week In Politics.

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A Bridgegate Legal Primer

Friday, April 04, 2014

Here's what we do know: Last September, local access lanes to the George Washington Bridge were closed with little notice, causing traffic jams, accidents and general chaos in Fort Lee for four days. The lane closures were ordered by Port Authority executive David Wildstein, with the knowledge of Bridget Anne ...

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Asthma Costs New York 1.3 Billion Dollars

Friday, April 04, 2014

WNYC

Asthma costs New York State $1.3 billion a year, according to a report released by State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli. The report  found that while hospitalizations and asthma-related deaths have been decreasing steadily, asthma-related Medicaid costs have increased by more than 26 percent in the last five years.

"Asthma isn't just ...

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