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Leonard Lopate Weekend: Loving New York City, Matthew Broderick & Marilynne Robinson

Friday, October 24, 2014

This week: reasons to love New York City, Matthew Broderick on Broadway and Marilynne Robinson's latest book!
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Brian Lehrer Weekend: Mad Men's Matt Weiner, Ira Glass & Sarah Koenig, '04 Food

Friday, October 24, 2014

Three of our favorite segments this week: #BL25 talks to Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner; Ira Glass and Sarah Koenig on "Serial"; and Danny Meyer and Dan Barber on food in 2004.
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Amid Funding Fight, D.C. Cuts Streetcar System From 22 To 8 Miles

Friday, October 24, 2014

D.C. officials said a conflict with the D.C. Council over funding would likely cut the planned 22-mile system by more than half.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Friday, October 24, 2014

No, you won't catch Ebola on the NYC subway. A bike share unicorn has been set free in Boston. The Taxi of Tomorrow is back in court. And: Maryland has plenty of subway drivers.
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Advocates Crave Word from Mayor on Expanding Breakfast in Schools

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A coalition of anti-hunger advocates is calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio to fulfill a campaign pledge to serve breakfast in all schools, not just before the start of class.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Thursday, October 23, 2014

San Francisco may toll pedestrians and cyclists on the Golden Gate Bridge. Ford is adding pedestrian detection technology to vehicles. And: a runaway sheep disrupted Metro-North trains.
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All the Serious Artists Have Moved to the East Village

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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And Spanish and Yiddish are struggling to be called the official language of the Lower East Side. That's according to this 1970 Pan Am audio tour of New York City's neighborhoods.
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New Airport Ebola Screening: How It Works

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The U.S. is now limiting entry to the U.S. for people from Ebola-affected nations and they'll soon have to self-monitor for symptoms.
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NYC Middle School Directory Causes Problems for Non-English Speakers

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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The city guides for applying to middle school were available only in English weeks into the application season which was a big problem for many New York City parents.
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Running A Political Campaign Isn't Easy (Shocker)

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Knock the right way. Don't be too funny. Help voters visualize election day. Here's what we learned about getting out the vote -- and how we're putting it to work.
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NYC Sets One-Day Subway Ridership Record

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

If you were in New York City on September 23, chances are good you rode the subway.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

NYC set a one-day, all-time subway ridership record. Texans got a glimpse of a planned Dallas-to-Houston high-speed rail route. And: flight attendants could soon be wearing technology.
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Disgruntled Brooklyn Parents Want to Know: Do You Hate the Middle School Search as Much as They Do?

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

 "Probably the most stressful parenting endeavor I have yet encountered." That's what one parent said in a survey of District 15 parents about the search for a middle school.
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NYC Chancellor Shakes Up School Superintendents

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Chancellor Carmen Fariña fulfilled her pledged to strengthen the role of school superintendents, the principals' bosses, by filling seven vacancies and replacing eight others.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The auto industry is facing a safety crisis. China wants to sell high-speed trains to California. And: how have labor unions fared since the 2005 NYC transit strike?
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Overcrowded and Overwhelmed: Inside P.S. 176

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

How do you fit 22 third graders in a room the size of a Manhattan studio apartment? Ask P.S. 176 in Brooklyn. It's one of hundreds of crowded schools that can't catch a break.
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New York Regents Approve Career-Focused Diploma Requirements

Monday, October 20, 2014

New York high schoolers will be able to swap out a history test required for graduation for an exam of their choice, in subjects such as information technology or culinary arts.
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Cuomo Asks Public for LGA and JFK Makeover Plans

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Governor announced a design competition to improve LaGuardia and JFK Airports — and how we get to them.
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TN MOVING STORIES: Transpo News Links from Around the Web

Monday, October 20, 2014

Chicago's yellow light intervals are under scrutiny. New Jersey's transportation commissioner wants a "revenue enhancer." And: in 1927, Brooklyn installed a giant Death-O-Meter.
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Asphalt Orchestra Owns The Pixies' "Surfer Rosa"

Monday, October 20, 2014

WNYC
The New Sounds All-Purpose Assistant previews the exuberant record “Asphalt Orchestra plays the Pixies: Surfer Rosa” due out on November 18, 2014 from Cantaloupe Records.
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