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Alec Hamilton

Assistant Producer, WNYC News

Alec Hamilton appears in the following:

New York's Scariest Streets for Pedestrians

Thursday, February 06, 2014

A new report finds that Broadway in Manhattan is New York City's deadliest street for pedestrians.

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New Jersey Lt. Gov. Denies Using Sandy Aid as Pawn

Monday, January 20, 2014

New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno denied allegations made by the mayor of Hoboken that the administration of Gov. Chris Christie used federal funds designated for Sandy relief to push for approval of a real estate project in her town.

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Cuomo's Top Donors Have Deep Pockets

Friday, January 17, 2014

A government watchdog organization says 80 percent of Governor Andrew Cuomo's $33.3 million campaign war chest comes from donors who have each given a total of $10,000 or more.

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Springsteen and Fallon Jam on Christie and Bridgegate

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

New Jersey governor Chris Christie took some ribbing last night from his favorite rock star about his role in the lane-closures on the George Washington bridge last fall.

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What Happens When 140-Year-Old Water Main Bursts

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Voicing the frustrations of many New Yorkers, Greta Floyd from Jamaica, Queens, said the subway disruptions were a major annoyance. "It's not that inconvenient; it's just lately everything in New York is a natural disaster. Every time something happens, everything falls apart."

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On His Way Out, Bloomberg Renames City Streets

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Subhi Widdi Way, Ariel Russo Place and Hermena Rowe Street are among the newest streets re-baptized by the mayor on the eve of his departure.

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Haiti Slams Charity Run by Olde Good Things Antique Chain

Monday, December 30, 2013

The store is operated by the Church of Bible Understanding, and the owners tell customers that part of the proceeds go to pay for an orphanage the group runs in Haiti. But an AP investigation found that conditions at the orphanage run by the group are so poor that the Haitian government has said it should close.

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Me Again! ‘Tough on Crime’ Bratton to Return to NYPD

Thursday, December 05, 2013

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has appointed former New York City police commissioner Bill Bratton to head the city's police force once again.

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Black Friday: Now on Thursday

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Some big box stores are hoping Americans will be hungry for a heaping helping of shopping with their turkey and cranberry sauce this Thanksgiving.

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NJ Mall Shooter Didn't Want to Hurt Anyone but Himself, Say Authorities

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

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Authorities say they do not believe the alleged gunman who killed himself after causing a lockdown at New Jersey's largest shopping mall Monday night wanted to hurt other people.

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Halloween Brings The End Of 'Thriller' Season

Friday, November 01, 2013

Lots of businesses are winding down now that Halloween is over. One of the more unusual ones: Michael Jackson tribute artists and choreographers who do "Thriller" performances.

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Dancing Like Michael Jackson

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Hundreds of Michael Jacksons will be on the streets of New York for Halloween tonight. But for at least two New Yorkers, nailing the pop star's signature moves is a year-round obsession.

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One NY Artist: Director and Actor Adam Goldman

Saturday, October 19, 2013

There are thousands of artists in New York City. Some are famous internationally, while others are scratching out a living while perfecting their craft in basements or on stage. WNYC is bringing a few of them to the spotlight, in their own voices.

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Board of Elections Criticized Over Tiny Font

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

WNYC

Several good government groups and local politicians are taking on the New York City Board of Elections over their decision to use a tiny font on the ballot for the general election next month.

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Report: Local Temperatures May Exceed Historical Norms in 34 Years

Thursday, October 10, 2013

A new report says that average temperatures in New York will be hotter than ever, at least in recorded history, by the year 2047.

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Critics Pick: A Very Shakespeare Stage This Fall

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

This autumn, the Bard is on Broadway with several new Shakespeare performances. Some big name stars are making appearances, including two known for recent appearances as rival super heroes in the X-Men movies. 

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NJers to Face Higher Health Insurance Rates Than NYers

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A new report released this morning by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services indicates New Jersey residents will face higher average rates than New Yorkers through health care exchanges that are being set up as a result of the Affordable Care Act.

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Poll Shows Tightening of Booker-Lonegan Race

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

A new Quinnipiac poll finds Newark Mayor Cory Booker continues to lead in the U.S. Senate race against his rival, former Bogota Mayor Steve Lonegan. But Lonegan does seem to be picking up support.

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That Online Review May Really Be Too Good to Be True

Monday, September 23, 2013

A crackdown on posting fake online reviews has concluded with 19 companies agreeing to stop the practice and pay fines totaling more than $350,000, according to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office.

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Interview: New York City Opera May Cancel Season

Monday, September 09, 2013

New York City Opera will be forced to cancel most of its current season and all of next season if it does not raise $20 million by the end of December, company officials said on Sunday.

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