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Broken Windows Might Be to Blame for Strife Between de Blasio, Cops

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

WNYC
As the mayor ends the era of excessive stop-and-frisk policing, his alternative strategy poses new problems for the NYPD.

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Crime Is Down — But So Is Morale

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

WNYC
De Blasio is touting record-low crime rates as he continues to face harsh criticism from some cops for not showing them enough support.

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Chris Christie's Dream Act: Winning the Latino Vote

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Governor Christie's courtship of Latino voters has taken him as far as Puebla, Mexico, where tens of thousands of Passaic, NJ, residents trace their families back to.

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From Miss America to the Halls of Power, Bess Myerson Dead at 90

Monday, January 05, 2015

Myerson ascended the ranks of Democratic politics, but resigned after a corruption scandal. 

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Hundreds Brave Cold to Attend Wake for Mario Cuomo

Monday, January 05, 2015

Many waited for more than an hour in frigid temperatures to pay their respects to the former Governor.

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Judge to Hear Arguments to Unseal Grand Jury Records in Garner Case

Monday, January 05, 2015

WNYC
On Jan. 29, a Supreme Court judge on Staten Island will hear arguments from three New York groups and the Public Advocate seeking to unseal grand jury records in the Eric Garner case. 

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Trey Anastasio: Tiny Desk Concert

Monday, January 05, 2015

The Phish star was in town to put on a huge show, but the songs here feel more personal than that. Watch Anastasio perform "Sleep Again," "Summer of '89" and "Backwards Down the Number Line."

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At Officer Wenjian Liu's Funeral, Chinese-Americans Show Pride and Concern

Sunday, January 04, 2015

About 60 Chinese-Americans, who rode buses into Brooklyn from New Jersey, were among the many thousands paying respects to the slain officer Sunday.

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At St. Ignatius Funeral, Mario Cuomo to Join List of Notable Figures and Celebrities

Sunday, January 04, 2015

WNYC
The Catholic Church on the Upper East Side is known for holding high-profile funerals. 

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At Second NYPD Funeral, Another Affront to de Blasio

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Scores of officers turned their backs on the mayor during his eulogy for slain Officer Wenjian Liu.

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Festival Brings Theater from Iran and Brazil

Sunday, January 04, 2015

Most plays in this year's edition of the Public Theater’s Under The Radar Festival come from abroad.

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Mourners Attend Wake for Fallen NYPD Officer

Saturday, January 03, 2015

WNYC
Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio were among those who attended the gathering to honor NYPD Officer Wenjian Liu.

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Gov. Mario Cuomo's First Love Was Baseball

Friday, January 02, 2015

WNYC
Filmmaker Ken Burns says that for Cuomo, baseball was about democracy.

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Resignations Put Focus on Fiscal Woes at Thruway Authority

Friday, January 02, 2015

The resignations come against a budget shortfall and questions over financing the Tappan Zee Bridge. 

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Despite Danger, Chinese-Americans More Accepting of Careers as Cops

Friday, January 02, 2015

WNYC
Officer Wenjian Liu, gunned down on Dec. 20, was one of a small but growing number of Chinese-Americans who are overcoming cultural barriers to become New York City cops.

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More Changes Coming to City's Flawed 911 System — Soon

Friday, January 02, 2015

WNYC
A week after WNYC aired a story about the city's 911 problems, Mayor de Blasio called for a review. Here's the story and an update on what's been done so far.

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Mario Cuomo: A Liberal 'Mugged' by Crime Rates

Friday, January 02, 2015

WNYC's Brian Lehrer remembers former New York governor Mario Cuomo, who died Thursday at the age of 82.

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Mario Cuomo Says Vote For My Son

Thursday, January 01, 2015

"He gets results," Cuomo told Brian Lehrer of his son and gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo, in this July 2002 interview

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'There Is Despair, Mr. President': Hear Mario Cuomo's Legendary 1984 Keynote

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The former New York governor, who died at age 82, rose to national prominence after this speech at the Democratic National Convention, when he took down Reagan and the GOP agenda.

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Cuomo to Target Racial Injustice, Inequality in Second Term

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The governor confronted recent weeks of tension over police tactics during his inaugural address at the World Trade Center.

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