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The Many Voices of Martin Short

Friday, January 30, 2015

Martin Short is affable, talented, and hilarious. While he was on the show with guest host Joy Behar, he couldn't help himself and started performing impressions left and right.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Corruption, Kitchen Disasters & Obamacare

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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Bored, Brilliant and... Counterintuitively Interesting: A Reading List

Friday, January 30, 2015

Just some of the compelling reads about boredom (and beyond) you've been sending our way.
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BL Weekend: Learning To Drive; Gentrifying Thrift; Senator Gillibrand

Friday, January 30, 2015

3 of our favorite segments this week: Adam Gopnik Learns to Drive As An Adult in NYC (First) | Are Thrift Stores Gentrifying? (Second) | Senator Gillibrand On Parental Leave (Third)
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Teachers Union Fires First Shot in Battle Over Charter School Cap

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Union leaders say charter schools shouldn't be rewarded by Albany lawmakers until they accept more of the most difficult to teach students. 
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Video: What Happened When 130 People Got Really, Really Bored

Thursday, January 29, 2015

We gave them sponges, forks, and Post-it notes.
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A Compendium of Dips

Thursday, January 29, 2015

A collection of dips to serve at your Super Bowl party.
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Report: Special Needs Students Stay Longer at New York City Charter Schools

Thursday, January 29, 2015

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In a reversal, the Independent Budget Office said students with special needs are less likely to leave charters than their peers at city district schools.
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Ariel Dorfman: Exile and Disappearance

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Ariel Dorfman describes his and every caring person’s obligation to not forget those secretly killed by totalitarian regimes.
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Orthodox Jewish Group Presses for More Half Day Pre-K Seats

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

With only so many hours in a day, some orthodox groups want more half-day pre-kindergarten seats so they have enough time to offer religious instruction as well. 
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MTA Had Plan to Keep Subways Running Despite Heavy Snow

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

It's called Plan V. But Gov. Cuomo instead shut the nation's largest mass transit system down for the first time because of snow.
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Relishing A Day to Play Before School Resumes Wednesday

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Plenty of New York City school children made the most of their snow day in textbook fashion, with sledding, snow ball fights and hot chocolate. Schools re-open Wednesday.
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Snow Day: Blizzard Shutters Schools Across Region

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Snow days for the New York City public school system do not come easily, but with forecasts predicting two feet of snow and wind gusts up to 65 miles per hour, yes: school's canceled.
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#CookingUpAStorm with a Chef, an Editor in Chief, a Food Critic, and a Novelist

Monday, January 26, 2015

Today's guests tell us what they like to cook up in a snowstorm!
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#CookingUpAStorm with Leonard Lopate

Monday, January 26, 2015

We asked you to send us pictures of what you're cooking to make it through the blizzard. 
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Digging the Blizzard of '47

Monday, January 26, 2015

WNYC
The 1947 blizzard in song & satire  
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Shirley Chisholm Declares She is a Candidate for President

Sunday, January 25, 2015

The first African-American to declare candidacy for the Presidency from a major political party.
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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Al Pacino, Aasif Manvi with Dean Obeidallah, and Chicken Wings 101

Friday, January 23, 2015

The Leonard Lopate Show's three favorite segments from the last week, in case you missed them. 
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BL Weekend: A Year of Legal Weed; Climate Records & Trends; Search for a Bully

Friday, January 23, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: a two-part convo on legal weed, the difference between warming records and trends, a 20-year search for a bully.
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18 Places Where You Can Survive Without Your Phone

Friday, January 23, 2015

The first Bored and Brilliant Week challenge will be to keep your phone out of sight at a moment when you otherwise wouldn't. Here are some ideas.
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