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Fred Mogul

Reporter, WNYC News

Fred Mogul appears in the following:

Clinton Speaks Up at Gala

Tuesday, March 13, 2007

It wasn't a fundraiser for her, but Hillary Clinton received a warm reception at a gala celebration for the 25th anniversary of the Gay Mens Health Crisis. WNYC's Fred Mogul has more.

REPORTER: Many in the GMHC audience said they weren't completely sold on Clinton but were impressed with her knowledge ...

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Proposed Changes to Daycare System

Thursday, March 08, 2007

The Health Department has proposed a sweeping overhaul of the city’s group daycare centers. It’s the latest attempt to make daycare safer after a child died at a Queens center more than two years ago. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Officials say the city lags behind both state and federal standards ...

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Clinton Makes Campaign Stop in Florida

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Candidate Clinton today heads west for the first time since announcing her presidential bid. Yesterday, she was in Florida raising money and trying to cement contacts with the African-American community. WNYC's Fred Mogul was in Miami.

REPORTER: Congressman Kendrick Meek enthusiastically introduced Clinton to a mostly black audience in north Miami, ...

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Hospital Budgets: Prognosis Uncertain

Monday, February 19, 2007

As Governor Spitzer takes aim at cuts in Medicaid (finding himself right in step with similar proposals from President Bush), hospitals around New York are bracing themselves for the fallout. Especially vulnerable are preventative programs, services for the uninsured, and teaching hospitals, all of which rely to some degree on ...

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City's New Plan Reviews 9/11 Related Illness Victims

Wednesday, February 14, 2007

The city has announced a sweeping commitment to monitor and treat people who have become sick in the aftermath of September 11th. For the first time, this includes Lower Manhattan residents, workers and students, as well as those involved in rescue, recovery and cleanup operations.

WNYC’s Fred Mogul has been following ...

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Clinton Swings by Granite State

Monday, February 12, 2007

Two weeks after launching her presidential bid with a trip to Iowa, Senator Hillary Clinton debuted her campaign in New Hampshire this past weekend. WNYC's Fred Mogul was there and has this report.

REPORTER: Campaigning for primaries and caucuses, especially the early ones, test candidates' ability to do two things at ...

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On the Campaign Trail with Hillary

Monday, February 12, 2007

Senator Hillary Clinton "Let the conversation begin" in New Hampshire this weekend. Her tour of the Granite State brings to mind the "Listening Tour" she used to introduce herself to New York voters in 2000.

This past weekend, she attended 'town hall' style meetings in the Capitol of Concord and in ...

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Spitzer Nominates State’s Highest Ranked Judge

Thursday, February 08, 2007

Governor Spitzer wants New York’s highest-ranked judge to keep her job, right up until state law forces her out for being too old. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Judith Kaye became the first woman to sit on the Court of Appeals in 1983 and was elevated to Chief Judge a decade ...

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Opening Statements in Norman Trial

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

Prosecutors laid out their case against deposed Brooklyn Democratic leader Clarence Norman. They told a Brooklyn jury he intimidated and threatened judicial candidates to hire his campaign advisors or lose party backing. But Norman’s attorneys argue he simply believed in a different campaign strategy – one that was more racially ...

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Former Brooklyn Leader in Court -- Again

Monday, January 29, 2007

In opening statements today, prosecutors alleged that former Brooklyn Democratic leader Clarence Norman coerced judicial candidates to hire his campaign consultants. Norman’s lawyer says he just wanted the candidates to pursue a winning strategy – and one that didn’t ignore black voters. WNYC’s Fred Mogul explains.

Defense attorney Anthony Ricco compared ...

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New York’s Health Debate Heats Up as Spitzer Prepares Plan

Friday, January 26, 2007

Governor Spitzer will detail his health care plan today. Reining in Medicaid expenses is one of the major promises he rode into office. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

At $45 billion, Medicaid now accounts for more than 3rd of the state budget and costs twice as much as it did a ...

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Norman Goes on Trial

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Another corruption trial begins today for former Brooklyn Democratic leader and state assemblyman Clarence Norman. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Over the last 3 years, Norman has been convicted in two corruption trials and acquitted in one. The trial that begins today, however, goes to the heart of Brooklyn District Attorney ...

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New York Archdiocese Announces Reorganization

Saturday, January 20, 2007

A closure and merger plan that will affect dozens of Catholic parishes from Staten Island to Ulster County will not be as extreme as anticipated. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

MOGUL: The Archdiocese of New York will close 11 parishes and three free-standing churches, but that’s many fewer than in a ...

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Number of Diabetics Appears to be Rising

Thursday, January 18, 2007

The number of diabetics appears to be rising in New York City, mirroring national trends. But new research shows that almost a third of those with the disease don’t realize they have it. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

REPORTER: Traditionally, the Health Department has asked people whether they’re diabetic as part ...

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Dr. Richard Daines Appointed Health Commissioner

Thursday, January 18, 2007

The president and CEO of a Manhattan hospital has been appointed state Health Commissioner. WNYC's Fred Mogul has more.

Dr. Richard Daines has been head of St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center since 2002, and was previously a senior administrator there and at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx. The 55-year-old Cornell-trained physician ...

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Terror Conspirator Sentenced Today

Monday, January 08, 2007

A man convicted of conspiring to blow up the Herald Square subway on the eve of the Republican National Convention will be sentenced in Federal Court in Brooklyn today. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

As they did during his trial, attorneys for Shahawar Matin Siraj will try to paint him as ...

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State Health Care Foundation Awards First Grants

Saturday, January 06, 2007

After years of legal wrangling, a new health-oriented foundation has made its first grants. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

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NY and NJ Senators Call for 9/11 Health Aid

Friday, January 05, 2007

The four New York and New Jersey senators are calling for almost $2 billion in federal aid for monitoring and health care related to the aftermath of 9/11. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

Senators Clinton, Schumer, Lautenberg and Menendez were joined by Senator Kennedy of Massachusetts in submitting a bill for ...

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Judge Blocks Closure of Medical Center

Thursday, January 04, 2007

A district judge has ordered the state health department not to close Westchester Square Medical Center in the Bronx at least not yet. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

A lawsuit against the state was filed Wednesday on behalf of a senior center and a 64-year-old woman, both located near the hospital. ...

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New Law Prohibits Overcharging Uninsured Patients

Sunday, December 31, 2006

A new state law set to take effect on January 1st will prohibit hospitals from overcharging the uninsured. WNYC’s Fred Mogul has more.

REPORTER: One study found hospitals across the state charge the uninsured 2.3 times more for the same procedures than people with insurance, including Medicare and Medicaid. The new ...

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