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New York, the Folk Music Center of the World

Friday, June 19, 2015

Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" mentions wheat fields and dust clouds rolling — but it was written right here in New York City in 1940. 

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Why You Shouldn't Flush Your Toilet During Rain Storms

Friday, June 19, 2015

Every year, 27 billion gallons of untreated raw sewage spews into our waterways. The city will have to do something about that.

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If New York's Water Is So Good, Do You Need a Brita?

Friday, June 19, 2015

Water filters reduce chlorine. If you want to be sure to get the lead out, you need to take a closer look.

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Tie-Dye T-Shirts? Water Pipes? The Cannabis Crowd's Not What You Think

Friday, June 19, 2015

A major marijuana conference and business expo at the Javits Center attracts investors, lawyers ... and a single mom from Long Island. 

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It's Not Easy Being A Green Candidate

Friday, June 19, 2015

WNYC
Inside the hardball world of Latin American politics, a renegade Presidential candidate gives new hope to young voters.

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News Analysis: Port Authority Reform Bill to Bring Transparency and Accountability Is Introduced with Neither

Thursday, June 18, 2015

WNYC
To reform a scandal-tainted authority, a scandal-tainted government in Albany rushes a bill.

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NJ Man Arrested for Allegedly Planning to Join ISIS

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A New Jersey man is being held without bail for allegedly planning to provide resources and fighters to the terrorist group that calls itself the Islamic State.  

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City Slams Verizon for Slow Rollout of Fiber Network

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Fiber optic cable was supposed to be available in all NYC homes, but it still isn't.

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Local Officials Outraged, Saddened by Charleston Shooting

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Mayor de Blasio called it a "troubling and heart wrenching moment."

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Parts of Central and Prospect Parks to be Car-Free

Thursday, June 18, 2015

More bird song, less honking horns.

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Treasury Says Woman Will Join Hamilton on $10 Bill

Thursday, June 18, 2015

The redesign of the bill will feature the first woman on U.S. paper money in more than a century. So who will be chosen? The Treasury will make the final decision this summer.

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Water Pressure: Why Your Shower Is an Affordable Housing Issue

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Water rates have risen more sharply than heating fuel, labor costs and even real estate taxes. That's putting pressure on low-income households.

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NYC Libraries Are Giving Out Internet Devices for Free. Could it Be a Model for the Nation?

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Borrowing an internet hotspot is now almost as easy as borrowing a book.

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How to Get New Yorkers to Conserve Water if They're Not Paying the Bill

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Some landlords complain they pay more for water than for heating fuel. That's where technology comes in handy.

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'The Sound of Clean Water'

Thursday, June 18, 2015

A $1.6 billion ultraviolet light facility cleans New York City's water supply — and makes a unique hum in the bargain.

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Young Public School Artists Light up Times Square

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

WNYC
Times Square's digital billboards are showcasing artwork by public school students selected from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's exhibition P.S. Art 2015.

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Landlord Faces Criminal Charges for Alleged Tenant Harassment

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

New York State Attorney General Eric Scheiderman and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announce the first indictments from their joint, tenant anti-harassment task force.

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Are Rent Laws Worth It?

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Rent regulations are expected to be renewed, but what would happen if they weren't?

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Do White People Have a Role in a 'National Conversation on Race?'

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

As the U.S. continues to grapple with its troubled racial past, what role do whites have to play in the nation's ongoing racial dialogue?

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Second New York Man Charged in Alleged ISIS Terror Plot

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A 21-year-old Staten Island college student was arrested for his role in an alleged plot to stage a pressure-cooker bomb attack in New York on behalf of ISIS.

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