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Brigid Bergin

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Brigid Bergin appears in the following:

The Challenges of Reporting in Guantanamo Bay

Sunday, February 10, 2013

WNYC

Pre-trial hearings in the case against five men accused of plotting the September 11 terror attacks resume Monday. Those hearings are being held off the U.S. mainland in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Access to the base is strictly controlled, and that made for some reporting challenges I never expected.

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NY Ranks Among Worst in Nation at Running Elections: Study

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

WNYC

When it comes to running elections, New York State ranks among the worst in the nation according to a new report released Tuesday from the Pew Charitable Trusts in partnership with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Families of September 11 Victims Follow Hearings from Guantanamo

Monday, February 04, 2013

For some people watching the pre-trial hearings in the case of Khalid Sheik Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the September 11 attacks, there was a simple question: Is that man responsible for the death of my loved one?

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9/11 Judge: No Third Party Can Cut Courtroom Feed

Thursday, January 31, 2013

A new ruling in the contentious case being heard in Guantanamo Bay means nobody outside the room can impede the trial's live broadcast.

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KSM Guantanamo Trial Latest

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

WNYC's Brigid Bergin and Arun Rath, reporter for "Frontline" and PRI's "The World", check in from Guantanamo with the latest developments of the terror hearings and the state of the detention program in general.

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As Defense Makes Its Case, Delays Mount at 9/11 Terror Trial

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A major sticking point in this week's pre-trial hearings for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other men accused of plotting the September 11 terror attacks has been how the military commission will handle classified evidence.

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Judge Angered at Unprompted Interruption at 9/11 Hearing

Monday, January 28, 2013

The episode lasted just about ten minutes. But it wasn’t the only dramatic moment of the first day of a four-day hearing on pre-trial motions.

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Families of 9/11 Victims Face Their Grief in Guantanamo Trials

Monday, January 28, 2013

For many Americans, the grief of a lost family member will never be reconciled, and the wait for justice has been unbearably long. As the hearings for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed resume today, WNYC's Brigid Bergin is reporting from Guantanamo.

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View from Guantanamo: Families of 9/11 Victims Frustrated By Pace of Trials

Monday, January 28, 2013

For families of 9/11 victims, this trial is a reminder of how long their wait for justice has taken, and how much further it still has to go.

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Reporter's Notebook: Inside Guantanamo Bay

Monday, January 28, 2013

As the trial of Khalid Sheik Mohammed, accused mastermind of the 9/11 attacks moves forward, the Department of Defense has brought reporters to Guantanamo Bay to cover the legal proceedings.

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Unemployed Job Seekers Set Off Battle at City Hall

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

WNYC

The City Council approved a bill Wednesday that would block employers from posting job listings that require prospective candidates to be employed in order to apply — but the mayor has vowed to veto it.

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Bloomberg Unveils Design for City's First Micro-Apartment Building

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Packing into a tiny space at the Museum of the City of New York, Mayor Michael Bloomberg showed off the winning design for the city’s smallest apartment. The 10-story building will feature balconettes, 10-foot ceilings and a shared roof garden.

+ Share: Have you lived in a very small apartment? Send us your stories and pics!

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In Mayor’s Race, Quinn Keeps Lead in Money and in Poll

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

WNYC

In the New York City mayor's race, Council Speaker Christine Quinn continues to have the edge in campaign cash and in early polls, according to new data out this week.

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A Renewed Push for Paid Sick Leave Amidst Severe Flu Season

Sunday, January 13, 2013

WNYC

While staying home MAY be the best course of action when it comes to the flu, it's not a viable option for all New Yorkers.

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Flu Strikes Hard But New Yorkers Carry On

Sunday, January 13, 2013

WNYC

Despite the widespread warnings, New Yorkers are taking this latest health scare in stride going about their daily activities.

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Man Arrested in Deadly Soho Blaze, Police Say

Thursday, January 10, 2013

A 45-year old man has been arrested in connection to a deadly blaze that tore through his five-story apartment building on Spring Street near Mulberry Street, killing one person and injuring at least 10 others.

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Council Pushes Bill for Housing Fix

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

The New York City Council wants to crack down on do-nothing landlords. Members unanimously approved a bill Wednesday aimed at forcing owners of approximately 100 buildings with a history of violations to make repairs or face fines.

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Council Pushes Bill for Housing Fix

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

WNYC

The New York City Council wants to crack down on do-nothing landlords. Members unanimously approved a bill Wednesday aimed at forcing owners of approximately 100 buildings with a history of violations to make repairs or face fines.

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Competition Underway for Best Math Apps

Monday, January 07, 2013

The city has launched a challenge to its high-tech sector: help develop programs that engage middle schoolers in math lessons. The competition runs through April; it's being done in coordination with the iZone program.

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Talk of School Bus Strike Heats Up

Sunday, January 06, 2013

The city continues its efforts to prepare families for a possible bus strike as the drivers' union held a large rally on Sunday. Union leaders say they hope to avoid a job action in favor of negotiated job protection for its experienced bus drivers.

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