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Hack Attacks on City Computers

Monday, April 20, 2015

WNYC
Russian hackers broke in to a city computer system at least five times last year. It was six months before anyone noticed. Just how safe are we?

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Stringer: City Shelters Harming Animals

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Although some long-term management problems have been fixed, the City Comptroller finds municipal shelters still rife with poor record-keeping — and ripe with odors.

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The Bible and Pakistan in a Brooklyn Gallery

Sunday, April 19, 2015

WNYC
A new show by art students features sculpture, painting and other media set around the theme of finding a sense of place connected to where the artists are from.

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When a Puppet Goes Bad

Friday, April 17, 2015

After the success of Avenue Q, puppets are back on Broadway in "Hand to God."

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New Study Looks at 9/11 Health Effects on EMS Workers

Friday, April 17, 2015

EMS workers who responded to the World Trade Center are suffering from chronic digestive problems, difficulty breathing problems and depression. 

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Vatican Ends Investigation of American Nun Group

Friday, April 17, 2015

Is this savvy public relations from the so-called "Cool Pope" or a step toward real change?

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NJ Pension Boards Question Wall Street Fees

Friday, April 17, 2015

Trustees say management fees are way up, and the way the state explains them is confusing.

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Making Art Out of Doomed Lives

Friday, April 17, 2015

Playwright Octavio Solis and novelist Justin Torres explain how their writing reflect their own struggles growing up, and that of many who are living on the edge.

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Why 'Listening' Has Helped Hillary Clinton

Friday, April 17, 2015

WNYC
The candidate for president relies on a technique that left a lasting positive impression on her New York constituents.

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Binge-Watching 'Wolf Hall'

Friday, April 17, 2015

Hilary Mantel's award-winning novels are now on Broadway.

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Brooklyn Joins the 'Breastfeeding Empowerment Zone' Movement

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams launches a new proposal that will let mothers breastfeed in public.

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Report: State Senate Leader Dean Skelos and Son Under Investigation

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The New York Times reports that prosecutors and FBI investigators are looking into whether Skelos used his influence to award a contract to a company that employed his son. 

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Interview: De Blasio, Live From Iowa, on Hillary Clinton

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The mayor talks with WNYC about furthering his progressive agenda around the country, the NYPD officer who pulled his gun on protesters and why he has yet to endorse Hillary Clinton.

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Lower Fuel Prices Drove Down Cost to Landlords, Says City

Thursday, April 16, 2015

WNYC
The board that sets annual increases for roughly 1 million rent-stabilized apartments is out with its annual price index — and it's one of the lowest in 40 years.

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New York City’s Creative Reuse Hub Looks to its Past in Art Show

Thursday, April 16, 2015

A new exhibition traces the history of Materials for the Arts, collector and redistributor of NYC's surplus art materials since 1978.

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15 Percent of NJ 11th-Graders Opted out of PARCC Tests

Thursday, April 16, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Elementary schools see higher participation rates than middle and high schools.

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Off-Duty Officer Drew Gun During Protest

Thursday, April 16, 2015

New York City police say the officer was being assaulted when he drew his weapon during Tuesday's protest against police brutality.    

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Jurors Begin Deliberations in Etan Patz Case

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Jurors deliberated for about 90 minutes Wednesday before going home for the day.

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Got Potholes? Don't Just Blame the Weather

Thursday, April 16, 2015

WNYC
Mechanics say they've seen record numbers of cars come in this year with blown out tires and bent rims. But the blame may not lie where you'd expect.

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Christie Begins His Town Hall Presidential Redemption Tour

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

His presidential prospects on the ropes, Christie brings to New Hampshire his ace in the hole: the town hall meeting.

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