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Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

Upstate Grape Growers Brace for August Weather

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Wine producers in the Finger Lakes are praying for rain — a drizzle, to be specific, not a downpour — as they face one of the worst droughts in the area in 20 years.

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New York Metro Area Loses 20 Bank Branches: Report

Friday, July 27, 2012

A new report shows the New York metro area has 20 fewer bank branches today than it did a year ago, despite a net gain of five branches in the city.

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Banks Could Owe $35B Over Alleged LIBOR Rate Rigging: Report

Monday, July 23, 2012

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will testify before Congress this week. He’s expected to be asked about the LIBOR scandal. It comes at a time when a new report indicates banks from around the globe, including some U.S.-based banks, could be on the hook for billions of dollars over the LIBOR rate rigging.

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Boston Edges Out NYC in Latest Round of Venture Capital Funding, Reports Show

Friday, July 20, 2012

Two reports released Friday show New York City raised less venture capital money in the second quarter than perennial rival Boston, though how much less depends on the report.

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When News Breaks, Study Finds People Turn to YouTube

Monday, July 16, 2012

Justin Bieber and Charlie the finger-biting baby have some competition. A third of the most searched terms on YouTube are now news-related.

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Bronx Residents Flock to Apply for Low-Wage Fresh Direct Jobs in Queens

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Fresh Direct is opening a new headquarters in the Bronx in 2015, but residents of the borough aren't waiting around for the new facility to get a foot in the door.  

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'Silicon Alley' Is Manhattan's Commercial Real Estate Hotspot

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A new report shows Midtown South — home to Silicon Alley's start-up scene — is the hottest commercial real estate market in the city.

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Could Eminent Domain Resuscitate Underwater Homeowners?

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

A company called Mortgage Resolution Partners wants local governments to use eminent domain to help homeowners drowning in debt.

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Big Banks Write 'Living Wills' For July 1 Deadline

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

A person writes a "living will" so caretakers will know his wishes if his health starts to fail. Now, nine of the world's largest financial institutions have to do the same thing so regulators will know what to do if one of them fails.

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Free Wi-Fi Goes Underground as Subway Stations Get Connected

Monday, June 25, 2012

Six subway stations in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood now have free Wi-Fi as part of a program bringing cell phone, data and Internet access to 36 stations by the end of 2012.

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At Freshkills Park, Goats Take a Bite Out of an Invasive Species

Sunday, June 24, 2012

New York City’s Park Department is getting some unlikely help in dealing with some invasive plants on Staten Island. Twenty goats are expected to clear the area of the plants by eating them.

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NYC Budget May Face Gaps in Future Years, State Comptroller Says

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

A new report from the state comptroller finds Mayor Michael Bloomberg's $68.7 billion proposed budget for fiscal year 2013 relies heavily on resources that will not be available in 2014 and later years.

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Tourism, Development Add to Manhattan’s Retail Boom

Monday, June 04, 2012

Retail is soaring in Manhattan, with sales expected to reach $52.4 billion in 2012.

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Bedford Stuyvesant Holds First Memorial Day Parade

Monday, May 28, 2012

Bedford Stuyvesant is holding its first veterans’ Memorial Day Parade Monday where a granite veterans' memorial will be unveiled.

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UN Grapples with Syria, Presidential Politics, Memorial Day

Monday, May 28, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about the escalating violence in Syria, presidential politics and the American military.

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Library Reps Poised to Fight $100M in Cuts

Monday, May 14, 2012

Representatives from the city’s three library systems will testify before the City Council Monday about how the mayor’s proposed $100 million in cuts would impact patrons.

 

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Mitt Romney Defies Some Policy Advisers In Campaign Strategy

Monday, May 14, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about Mitt Romney's campaign strategy and President Obama's endorsement of same sex marriage.

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Elections in France and Greece, Jobs Numbers and Political Strategies Back Home

Monday, May 07, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, talks to Kerry Nolan about recent elections in France and Greece, the jobs numbers released Friday morning, and President Obama's presidential campaign 2.0.

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Councilman Says Funds Could Help Boost CUNY Graduation Rates

Sunday, April 29, 2012

After growing for 10 consecutive years, enrollment in the city's public university system has hit a plateau, according to administrators, and some lawmakers are worried low graduation rates are to blame.

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President Obama Grapples With Secret Service, GSA Scandals

Monday, April 23, 2012

In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for the New York Times, speaks to Kerry Nolan about how President Obama is dealing with two scandals.

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