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Ailsa Chang

Ailsa Chang appears in the following:

Yankee Stadium Neighborhood Businesses Still Hurting

Friday, November 26, 2010

WNYC

Merchants on 161st Street in the Bronx are expecting this year's holiday shopping season to be dismal, after seeing sales sag ever since the new Yankee Stadium opened more than a year and a half ago. 

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Doctors on Pharma Payrolls

Thursday, November 18, 2010

WNYC reporter Ailsa Chang talks about ProPublica's Dollars for Docs investigation and what some New York City doctors earn from the pharmaceutical industry.

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Physicians on Pharma’s Payroll: Educators or Marketers?

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Thousands of physicians all over the country get paid by pharmaceutical companies to speak about brand-name medications. Some have made more than $300,000 in speaking fees in the last...

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New York's Top Earners from Seven Big Pharmaceutical Companies

Thursday, November 18, 2010

This list is based on data released by ProPublica on Oct. 19, 2010. They identified 384 health providers who earned more than $100,000 total from one or more of the following seven companies that have disclosed payments in 2009 and early 2010: Pfizer, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly, AstraZeneca, Cephalon and GlaxoSmithKline. ProPublica says it matched the payee records with licensed doctors and registered nurses. When a match could not be found, for example when a recipient was a pharmacist, ProPublica used other sources to confirm their identities. Read more about how ProPublica compiled this information here.

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Former Sen. Monserrate Charged with Fraud

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Former Queens state senator Hiram Monserrate is once again in trouble with the law.  Federal prosecutors say he took taxpayer money meant for a non-profit to fund his personal senate campaign in 2006.

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Former Sen. Monserrate Charged with Fraud

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Former State Sen. Hiram Monserrate is facing federal charges that he funded his 2006 campaign with money that was supposed to go to a charity. The indictment unsealed Tuesday charge...

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Four Newburgh Men Convicted in Plot to Bomb New York Synagogues

Monday, October 18, 2010

A federal jury has convicted four Newburgh men of trying to blow up Bronx synagogues and shoot down military planes at Stewart International Airport last May.

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Four Men Convicted in Plot to Bomb New York Synagogues

Monday, October 18, 2010

Four Newburgh men have been convicted of trying to blow up Bronx synagogues and shoot down military planes after arguing they were illegally entrapped by a confidential FBI informant posing as a Pakistani terrorist.

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Advocates Claim Anti-Gay Crimes On The Rise

Friday, October 15, 2010

An eleventh man is being charged in three anti-gay assaults and a robbery that occurred in the Bronx earlier this month. Advocates say that while they are grateful for the raised public awareness of hate crimes targeting LGBT individuals the incident has generated, attacks on lesbian and gay residents in New York City appear to be increasing.

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Family of Anti-Gay Hate Crime Suspect Says He's a 'Good Kid'

Thursday, October 14, 2010

The Bronx District Attorney has been granted extra time by the court to continue investigating before they indict ten defendants accused of carrying out anti-gay attacks on four men more than a week ago.

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Largest Medicare Fraud Ring in History Charged in New York City

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Federal prosecutors are touting it as the largest single Medicare fraud ever charged. More than 40 people have been indicted in New York as part of a nationwide investigation that s...

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First Civilian Trial for Guantanamo Detainee Opens

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

During opening arguments for the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo detainee, federal prosecutors say the man accused of helping bomb two embassies in Africa in 1998 was a member ...

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Judge Bars Key Prosecution Witness from Testifying at Ghailani Trial

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

The first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee was delayed Wednesday after a Manhattan federal judge barred prosecutors from calling one of their most important witnesses.

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Judge Bars Testimony of Key Prosecution Witness in Guantanamo Trial

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

The first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee was delayed Wednesday after a Manhattan federal judge barred prosecutors from calling one of their most important witnesses. T...

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Failed Times Square Bomber Sentenced to Life In Prison

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

The Pakistani immigrant who tried to kill Americans by driving a homemade car bomb into Times Square in May and leaving it to explode has been sentenced to life in prison. The judge gave Faisal Shahzad a mandatory life prison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.

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Failed Times Square Bomber Sentenced to Life in Prison

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

The Pakistani immigrant who tried to kill Americans by driving a homemade car bomb into Times Square in May and leaving it to explode has been sentenced to life in prison. The judge gave Faisal Shahzad a mandatory life prison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.

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Closing Arguments Underway in Trial of Accused Bronx Synagogue Bombers

Monday, October 04, 2010

The six-week trial of the four Newburgh men accused of planning to bomb Bronx synagogues and shoot down military planes last May has largely focused on a single question: were the ...

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Jury Selection Begins For Guantanamo Detainee

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

More than a thousand New Yorkers have been whittled down to 60 to 70 prospective jurors for the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo detainee.

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City Board of Elections Director Says Give Us More Money And 'Leave Me Alone'

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The Executive Director of the City Board of Elections says the main reason for voting problems on Primary Day is chronic underfunding. George Gonzalez says if the Board had millions of dollars more, it could have hired more workers and conducted better public education campaigns about the new voting system.

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First Guantanamo Detainee Trial Set To Begin

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The first civilian trial of a Guantanamo detainee begins Wednesday in Manhattan federal court. But legal experts warn not to draw too many parallels between the trial of Ahmed Khalf...

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