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Bob Hennelly

Bob Hennelly appears in the following:

New York City, New Jersey Wrap up Campaigns

Monday, November 07, 2005

Tomorrow, voters on both sides of the Hudson River will choose new leaders. The campaigns for mayor of New York and governor of New Jersey have involved almost $150 million dollars in total spending and Republican candidates who have challenged their opponents in a state and city that voted overwhelmingly ...

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Bloomberg Lays Out Second Term Agenda

Friday, November 04, 2005

Mayor Bloomberg took his campaign to Harlem's City College yesterday, where he pledged to double child care and pre-Kindergarten slots, as well as enroll every eligible child in a health care plan. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: Mayor Bloomberg was with Reverend Calvin Butts when he layed out his ambitious ...

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Corzine Faces Possible Setback in Final Days

Thursday, November 03, 2005

The latest polls show New Jersey Gubernatorial candidate Senator Jon Corzine anywhere from four to ten percentage points ahead of his Republican opponent Doug Forrester. But in the last few days of this increasingly negative campaign, there's been a surprise that pollsters haven't quantified yet. Corzine's ex-wife has broken her ...

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NJ Voters Uninformed in Local Races

Thursday, November 03, 2005

In New Jersey the state's battle for Governor gets all the headlines and all the air time. Tens of millions of dollars of campaign ads have been aired to impugn the character of either the Republican or Democratic candidates for Governor while supposedly enlightening voters about competing proposals for property ...

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City Reaches Contract Deal with FDNY

Thursday, October 27, 2005

After three years the city has finally reached a contract deal with firefighters that will mean a 17 percent salary hike for veterans but a dramatic cut in pay for new hires. WNYC's City Hall reporter Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: The average firefighter should see on average a $15,000 check ...

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Corzine and Forrester Engage the Undecided

Thursday, October 27, 2005

New Jersey votes will go to the polls in less than two weeks to choose the state's next governor. Democrat Jon Corzine is pressing to add to his single digit lead, while Republican Doug Forrester is trying to rev up his base and use the issue of corruption to engage ...

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Community Activists Want Input in Deutsche Bank Demolition

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Community activists assailed the the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation last night at it tried to give an update on plans to take down the Deutsche Bank Building. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: Site preparation for the deconstruction of the 42 story building started last month. But at a public information ...

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Public Debate Over WTC Site Heats Up

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

For four years the public debate over the fate of the World Trade Center site has been over abstract concepts and designs. With little tangible progress Mayor Bloomberg has tried to jump start the stalled redevelopment effort by weighing in with a greater sense of urgency. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has ...

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NYC Unprepared for Terrorist Attack

Monday, October 24, 2005

9-11 Commission member and New School President Bob Kerry says Mayor Bloomberg and the Bush Administration have failed to properly prepare New York for another terrorist attack. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: Kerry told CBS's Andrew Kurtzman that Mayor Bloomberg has failed to be a zealous enough advocate in Washington ...

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NYPD Officer Convicted in Zongo Shooting

Friday, October 21, 2005

New York City Police Officer Brian Conroy has been convicted of criminally negligent homicide in the 2003 shooting death of an unarmed African man. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

REPORTER: Officer Conroy was convicted of shooting Ousmane Zongo, a native of Burkina Faso. Zongo was working out of a storage space ...

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Bill Clinton Endorses Ferrer

Friday, October 21, 2005

Fernando Ferrer got a much needed boost yesterday when Bill Clinton endorsed his campaign. The former president and the Mayoral hopeful drew hundreds of supporters to a once dilapidated Bronx street; WNYC's Bob Hennely reports.

REPORTER: The two appeared together in the Morisiana section of the Bronx. Clinton credited Ferrer for ...

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NJ Gov Race: A Reporter's Notebook

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Tonight New Jersey gubernatorial hopefuls Republican Doug Forrester and his Democratic rival Senator Jon Corzine will face off in their third debate. A contest that many thought was Corzine's to lose is now too close to call.

With just 3 weeks to go in the race, record spending by the two ...

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Lawsuit Could Result in Federal Takeover of NJ's Child Welfare

Monday, October 17, 2005

The state of New Jersey and a national child right's advocacy group have just ten days to head off a lawsuit that could result in a federal takeover of New Jersey's beleagured child welfare agency. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

The clock starts running today on the mediation between Child Rights ...

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Laura Bush Campaigns for Forrester in Newark

Friday, October 14, 2005

First Lady Laura Bush visits Newark, New Jersey today to campaign for Republican gubernatorial candidate Doug Forrester. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

The First Lady arrives as Forrester continues to close in on the Democratic front runner Senator Jon Corzine. Corzine has seen his double digit lead in the polls slip ...

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Candidates Question Each Other in NJ Gov Debate

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

In their second debate, New Jersey Gubernatorial candidates Doug Forrester and Jon Corzine peppered each other with questions. WNYC's Bob Hennelly reports.

Polls show the governor's race is nearly neck-and-neck, and last night was the first time the two men were allowed to ask each other questions as part of a ...

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Can Ferrer's David Bring Down Bloomberg's Goliath?

Wednesday, October 12, 2005

As the mayoral race moves toward the final lap -- Democrat Fernando Ferrer has been invoking the Old Testament a lot. He casts himself as David, the giant-slayer and Mayor Bloomberg as Goliath, vulnerable to the little guy with a stone in his sling.

But it appears that this post-modern David ...

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NJ Gets Negative Review on Foster Care

Tuesday, October 11, 2005

The court appointed monitors overseeing New Jersey's efforts at reforming its troubled child welfare system are expected to issue a negative review of the state's efforts today. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more.

A preliminary report of today's findings obtained by WNYC takes the state to task for not moving fast enough ...

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Subway Security Increased in Face of Threat

Friday, October 07, 2005

For the second time since the London subway bombings New Yorkers were told last night by Mayor Bloomberg and Police Chief Ray Kelly that they had enough specific information about a specific threat to the city mass transit system to ratchet up security. But reports out of Washington are down-playing ...

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Ferrer Supporters Attend Bloomberg Event

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Two of Democratic mayoral candidate Fernando Ferrer's top supporters helped Mayor Bloomberg launch a program to reduce unmemployment in communities of color. WNYC's Bob Hennelly was there.

The impetus for the job plan came from Ferrer's backer Congressman Charles Rangel. He first floated the idea earlier this year, around the time ...

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Concern Over Religious Profiling in NJ Counter-Terrorism Office

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

New Jersey State Police detectives have been pulled from the state's counter-terror office. WNYC's Bob Hennelly has more on the growing dispute between two state law enforcement agencies:

REPORTER: The New Jersey State Police say that 14 of their detectives were reassigned to a federal Joint Terrorism Task Force. The state ...

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