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Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

LIPA Billing Customers for Delivery Fees Despite Blackouts

Monday, December 03, 2012

The Long Island Power Authority is charging residential customers a delivery fee of more than $10 a month even if they were in the dark for weeks after Sandy.

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On Staten Island, Residents Face a Hard Decision to Stay or Go

Friday, November 30, 2012

President Barack Obama’s pointman for the region’s Sandy recovery told WNYC in an exclusive interview that the federal government wants storm-damaged coastline neighborhoods and towns to build back better and stronger.

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Money Talking: Future of Economic Growth After the Fiscal Cliff

Friday, November 30, 2012

The question gets more urgent by the day: Can President Obama and Congress cut a deal in the next month to prevent the automatic government spending cuts and tax hikes known as the fiscal cliff?

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NY-NJ Economy Will Recover Quickly from Sandy: NY Fed

Thursday, November 29, 2012

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York said the New York-New Jersey regional economy will recover from Sandy by early 2013, but places like the Rockaways, Long Beach and parts of the Jersey Shore will need months and months more to bounce back.

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New Tech City: Is Tech Good for Kids? Plus, 3D Printing Puts Down Roots in NYC

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Americans will buy millions of smartphones, tablet computers and other digital tech this holiday season, and many of those gifts will be given to children.

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New Tech City: Using Digital Maps to Study Disaster Preparedness, History

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Digital maps play a huge role in everyday tasks — from finding a restaurant to a friend’s apartment. But they’re also playing a large part in serious pursuits like disaster cleanup and rebuilding. This week, New Tech City looks at mapping before and after Sandy, as well as a the process known as “map warping.”

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Tourism at South Street Seaport Hit Hard By Sandy

Friday, November 16, 2012

When Sandy blew into the South Street Seaport the night of October 29, the neighborhood's quaint red-brick buildings were quickly submerged in a raging river full of timber, debris, street signs and fuel oil.

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Money Talking: After Sandy, Who Decides How Federal Aid Is Spent?

Friday, November 16, 2012

Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.

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Gas Rationing Will End in New Jersey, Continue in NYC and Long Island

Monday, November 12, 2012

New Jersey will end its 1970s-style even-odd gas rationing system at 6 a.m., Tuesday, just in time for the first morning rush hour after the holiday weekend.

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Little Threat to Health from Gowanus Canal Flooding, EPA Says

Monday, November 12, 2012

Homes and businesses flooded by the Gowanus Canal during Sandy are safe from the harmful chemicals that earned the waterway Superfund status in 2010, a report by the federal Environmental Protection Agency shows. 

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Experts Say Gas Lines in Parts of City, Long Island Could Persist

Friday, November 09, 2012

Gas rationing is now in effect in New York City's five boroughs and on Long Island, but the effectiveness of the program may depend on where you live, experts say.

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Money Talking: Will Obama and Congress Avoid the Fiscal Cliff?

Friday, November 09, 2012

With President Barack Obama reelected to a second term and Congress set to reconvene after Veterans Day, all eyes in Washington are set on the January 1 fiscal cliff when billions in spending cuts and tax increases will go into effect.

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After 9 Days Without Power, NJ Residents Fume Over Utility's Response

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Nine days after Sandy slammed into New Jersey, more than 360,000 residences and businesses in the state still have no power — and half of them are customers of Jersey Central Power and Light.

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NJ Gas Distribution Network Faces Challenges After Sandy

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Getting gas for cars and generators continues to pose challenges for residents in many parts of the New Jersey, a week after Sandy.

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NY, NJ Investigate Price Gouging in Sandy's Aftermath

Monday, November 05, 2012

Officials in New York and New Jersey are investigating whether merchants have been artificially inflating prices to take advantage of customers in the aftermath of Sandy.

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Power, Transit Problems Drive Lines at the Pumps

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Around the metropolitan area, drivers are lining up at gas stations for hours on end to fill up. More people are traveling by car because of limited mass transit and many are buying gas to fuel generators after losing power. 

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The Fraught Process of Hiring a Nanny

Friday, October 26, 2012

As details continue to emerge in the case of the Upper West Side nanny who allegedly murdered two of the children in her care, there is no clear answer on what could have been done to prevent the tragedy. Reflecting on the incident, parents and nannies in the city say that since the hiring process is not regulated, it's not an exact science.

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Money Talking: Consumers and Corporations Hold Clashing Views of Economy

Friday, October 26, 2012

When it comes to the economy, corporations see the glass as half-empty, while consumers see it as half-full.

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Are Americans Ready for Banking via Social Media?

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

A bank in South Africa announced this summer that its mobile banking customers will now be able to conduct transactions and monitor their accounts through Facebook. This type of cross-pollination between banks and social media does not yet exist in the United States, but it could be coming.

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New Tech City: Sentiment Analysis and How Banks Use Social Media

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The social media realm can at times seem like a frivolous place full of out-of-focus photos and posts about what your friends ate for breakfast. But for businesses, it can also be a cash cow thanks to the sheer number of people you can reach with something as simple as a tweet.

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