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Andrea Bernstein

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Ferrer, Bloomberg Trade Jabs on Affordable Housing

Thursday, October 27, 2005

The Mayoral candidates traded jabs yesterday on who had better plans for the city's renters. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: Democrat Fernando Ferrer picked up the endorsement of TENANTs PAC, a protenants lobby. The group praised Ferrer's record on affordable housing, and critized Mayor Bloomberg ...

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Mixed Reaction to Bloomberg's WTC Plans

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Mayor Bloomberg is getting a mixed reaction to his proposals to alter plans for the World Trade Center site. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, whose public expressions of dismay over Lower Manhattan led to his jettisoning the west side stadium, reacted with outrage ...

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Bloomberg Asks for More Housing in Lower Manhattan Plan

Monday, October 24, 2005

Mayor Bloomberg's new stance that Lower Manhattan's redevelopment should be revised has provoked some strong reactions. The mayor said he would much prefer to see more residential space than is currently in the mix and he would like developer Larry Silverstein off the project.

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Sen. Kerry Stumps for Ferrer

Monday, October 24, 2005

Former Democratic Presidential candidate John Kerry was in town this morning to stump for Fernando Ferrer. But the Massachusetts Senator deliberately refused to say anything negative about Mayor Bloomberg. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: Ferrer and Kerry toured a Lower East Side health center this morning, ...

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100 Million Raised Toward WTC Memorial

Friday, October 21, 2005

The World Trade Center memorial foundation has raised $100 million towards its goal of $500 million in private contributions. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: Just yesterday,a member of the memorial foundation board resigned in frustration over Pataki's halting the ground zero freedom museum. But today ...

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"Independent" Group Admits Getting Cash From Ratner

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

A supposedly independent group supporting the proposed Nets arena complex in Brooklyn now admits it has received over $100,000 from the developer, Forest City Ratner. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: Since first launching the arena project, developer Forest City Ratner has aggressively reached out to ...

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Bloomberg Second-Term Plans Focus on "Micro"

Thursday, October 13, 2005

Mayor Bloomberg is campaigning on New York being a safer place with record economic growth. But yesterday, the Republican incumbent said he wants to create 250,000 new jobs if elected to a second term. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: If the Mayor's first term economic ...

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Environmentalists Unhappy with GE PCB Plan

Friday, October 07, 2005

The EPA and General Electric have struck a new deal for the company to remove PCB's from the upper Hudson River. Environmentalists, though, say they are not happy with it. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: Three years ago, the epa ordered GE to clean up the hudson. ...

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Bloomberg Defends Subway Threat Announcement

Friday, October 07, 2005

Mayor Bloomberg is defending his decision to announce a threat to New York's subway system, despite federal officials questioning the credibility of the source. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: The Mayor road the subway to work today. He said most of his fellow riders were dozing ...

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Brooklyn Arena Supporters Got Millions From Ratner

Friday, September 30, 2005

A newly formed group that is supporting the Ratner arena project in Brooklyn reported to the IRS last year that it had recieved $5 million from developer Forest City Ratner. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports

REPORTER: Brandishing documents obtained under the freedom of information act, members of ...

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In Mayor's Race, What are Dems Thinking?

Friday, September 30, 2005

With just over five weeks to go in the Mayor's race, polls show Democratic nominee Fernando Ferrer is lagging. That comes in a city that voted overwhelmingly against President Bush. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein took a walk through three New York City neighborhoods to find out ...

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Ground Zero Snohetta Building Needs Museum Director

Thursday, September 29, 2005

Downtown rebuilding czar John Cahill today gave fresh details on what will happen in the cultural building at Ground Zero. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has more.

REPORTER: With a years long planning process upended by Governor Pataki, the vaunted museum being designed by the norwegian firm Snohetta ...

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Daniels Eyes Republican Nomination for Governor

Friday, September 16, 2005

Secretary of State Randy Daniels is one step closer to running for the Republican nomination for Governor. He's quitting his job to devote more time to the campaign. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

Daniels hasn't officially announced, but he's been agressively travelling the state courting Republican support ...

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Atlantic Yards Project Still Needs Several Approvals

Thursday, September 15, 2005

The MTA has voted overwhelmingly to sell the atlantic yards to Forest City Ratner, but the project still needs several more approvals. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: Forest City Ratner Executive Vice President Jim Stuckey says yesterday's 10 to 1 vote was a significant milestone in ...

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MTA Approves Brooklyn Railyards Sale to Ratner

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

The MTA overwhelmingly approved the sale of the Brooklyn Railyards to developer Forest City Ratner for $100 million dollars. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

REPORTER: Twenty eight people testified about the prospect heights project this morning, for and against. But in the end the MTA voted 10 ...

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Democrats Wait on Election Board for Ferrer, Weiner Outcome

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Democrats now have to wait for word from the Board of Elections to see who will face Michael Bloomberg in the upcoming Mayoral election.

REPORTER: Fernando Ferrer has fallen short of the forty percent of the primary vote he needs to avoid a runoff, but by ...

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Developer Has Mixed Record in Brooklyn

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Over the span of two decades, the Forest City Ratner company has left its mark in the borough of Brooklyn, erecting a huge office complex and a number of retail malls. Now, the company wants to embark on an even larger venture, turning the Atlantic ...

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Hotly Contested Races in Primary

Tuesday, September 13, 2005

Today is Primary Day in New York City. Democratic voters will cast ballots today for the man or woman who will challenge Mayor Bloomberg this fall. But WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports there are several other hotly contested races.

The race for Manhattan D.A. has been hard ...

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Miller's Campaign Suffers in its Final Days from CFB Decision

Monday, September 12, 2005

The Gifford Miller for Mayor campaign was dealt a blow today when the campaign finance board decided not to release its final matching funds payment to the candidate. The Miller campaign is trying to put the best face on the decision, but as WNYC’s Andrea ...

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An Overview of the WTC Rebuilding Efforts Since Last Year

Friday, September 09, 2005

In two days, political leaders somberly will gather at the World Trade Center site along with the family members of the victims who died there four years ago. The bells will toll four times to mark the planes hitting the buildings and the collapse of ...

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