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Daniel P. Tucker

Associate Producer, WNYC News

Daniel P. Tucker appears in the following:

2-D Barcodes Popping Up Everywhere in New York City

Friday, December 24, 2010

This holiday season, squares that look like mazes or crossword puzzles are popping up on ads around New York City. They’re 2-D barcodes, a new tool businesses are using to market products and attract customers. The idea is to get consumers to interact with -- rather than just look at -- advertisements.

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Real Estate: The (Short) Reign of the Renter Is Over

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Months of free rent! No broker’s fees! Reduced monthly rent! Last year, Manhattan was a renter’s paradise. But the market has shifted, and today, renters are no longer running the show.

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New Website Makes Tracking Deadbeat Landlords Easier

Monday, August 30, 2010

Fu Ko Poon lives in a small Chinatown apartment without a working refrigerator or oven. The ceiling is yellow from water damage. For five years, the 74-year-old didn't even have electricity and had to light candles at night.

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Regional Rail Delays Pain Area Commuters

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Spoorthi Sharetha, 25, had to laugh as her commute turned into an odyssey Tuesday morning after a fire near Jamaica Station delayed trains coming into Manhattan for a second day in a row.

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Under Fire: Stores Air Conditioning the Streets

Friday, August 20, 2010

The energy wasting New York summer tradition of drawing in hot customers by cooling the outdoors came under fire Friday from two environmental groups. Protesters stopped in front of Fifth Avenue businesses that keep their doors wide open while blasting air conditioning, saying the practice taxes the power grid and increases demand for oil, which results in tragedies like the BP oil spill in the Gulf.

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New York City Supermarket Sweep Reveals Rampant Violations

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Cash registers at New York City supermarkets are filled with more of your money than you might expect. One out of two city supermarkets examined in a yearlong sweep by the Department of Consumer Affairs failed inspection for overcharging and misleading customers, the agency announced today.

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Supermarket Sweep Reveals Rampant Violations

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Cash registers at New York City supermarkets are filled with more of your money than you might expect. One out of two city supermarkets examined in a yearlong sweep by the Department of Consumer Affairs failed inspection for overcharging and misleading customers, the agency announced today.

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Up Close and Personal with Dinosaurs

Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Visitors to the Natural History Museum will now be able to get a better view of the meat-eating Allosaurus with its big fangs and sharp claws, poised to strike at a lumbering Barosaurus reared up on its hind legs in defense.

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I Love New York Redux

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

New York tourism officials are going with what works. The iconic I♥NY ad campaign is being revived with new television commercials aimed at bringing tourism dollars to New York City and the state.

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Public Television Sheds Old Gear

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Old public television video cameras, LCD Teleprompters, eight-track tapes and even a bank of Princess phones were up for auction on Monday.

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Circus Clowns Aspire to “The Greatest Show on Earth”

Friday, July 30, 2010

Would-be clowns didn't run away to join the circus Friday morning - they took the subway to Coney Island. That’s where 17 bright-eyed performers auditioned to be clowns for Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey. One applicant had just finished a ten-year career with a ballet company.

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Immigration Rights Advocates March Across Brooklyn Bridge

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Several hundred opponents of Arizona’s controversial new immigration law marched across the Brooklyn Bridge and rallied for immigrants’ rights in Lower Manhattan on Thursday.

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Immigration Rights Advocates March Across Brooklyn Bridge

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Several hundred opponents of Arizona’s controversial new immigration law marched across the Brooklyn Bridge and rallied for immigrants’ rights in Lower Manhattan on Thursday.

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City Council to Bed Bugs: Drop Dead!

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

There was hawkish rhetoric on the steps of City Hall this afternoon directed at an unlikely foe: bed bugs.

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NYC Event Commemorates 20th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

Monday, July 26, 2010

New York commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act at Lincoln Center on Monday with speakers from arts organizations, groups representing the disabled and a performance by 4 Wheel City, a duo that raps about the challenges of being wheelchair-bound.

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Green Girls: Scientists in Training

Friday, July 23, 2010

Twenty middle-school girls pulled on chest-high waders and went fishing with old-fashioned seine nets in the East River Friday morning. They are participants in a three-week City Parks Foundation summer program called Green Girls that tries to get 11-to-13-year-old girls interested in science and the environment.

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Chilling Out in a Cheese Cave

Saturday, July 17, 2010

When you’re sweating like an ogre on a 95 degree summer day, Michael Anderson is keeping cool while keeping an eye on about 20,000 pounds of cheese.

Anderson is the cheese cave manager and affineur—cheese refiner or ager—at Murray’s Cheese Shop on Bleecker Street, where the tons of cheese are kept in ...

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Green Thumbs Down: Community Gardeners Concerned About Proposed City Rules

Friday, July 09, 2010

Community gardeners are concerned about proposed new rules that would further regulate 300 gardens overseen by the city.

Gardeners like Edward Coleman, who has been growing vegetables in the East Village for 10 years, worry that the new rules will allow the city to seize community gardens to put ...

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Remembering the Time: One Year Since Michael Jackson Died

Friday, June 25, 2010

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On the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, a block party atmosphere took hold in front of the Apollo Theater in Harlem Friday morning, as scores of Michael Jackson fans--many dressed like the man himself--came out to pay tribute to their fallen King. Boomboxes were turned up and ...

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Pianos Ready for Play at a Park Near You

Friday, June 18, 2010

Drop that Frisbee and break out the sheet music.

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