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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC.

He was born and raised in Manhattan and lives in Brooklyn. He attended Stuyvesant High School and Wesleyan University, and has also worked as a producer at WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show, a producer at NPR's All Things Considered, a reporter at Radio MultiKulti (sadly now defunct) in Berlin, Germany, and Radio Prague, in the Czech Republic.

Ilya Marritz appears in the following:

Three New York Sites Selected for Casinos

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The three regions were picked to spread out the benefits — and to avoid competition with existing tribal casinos.

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Plan to Replace All NYC Payphones Is Approved

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Officials greenlight a plan to build a citywide wireless internet network.

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Judge Voids Insider Trading Guilty Verdicts

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A crusading prosecutor is handed a rare setback.

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Myriad Views from the Pews on Garner Case

Sunday, December 07, 2014

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From the weekend after a grand jury's decision not to indict a white officer in a black man's death, hear some divergent takes from faith communities about the case.

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Cablevision Violated Workers’ Rights, Court Says

Friday, December 05, 2014

A judge criticizes CEO James Dolan and finds Cablevision went too far in its effort to halt a unionization drive.

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A Workers’ Flashmob Inside a McDonald’s

Thursday, December 04, 2014

On its second birthday, the fast food workers' movement has a few victories, and many unfulfilled goals.

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Electeds: de Blasio Kiosk Plan Would Worsen Inequality

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Does a plan to spread free wifi favor rich New Yorkers?

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Cablevision Goes on Offensive as Council Questions Labor Practices

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

One of New York City's biggest cable providers vigorously denies charges of union-busting.

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Google Targets 10,000 NYC Households for High Speed Internet

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

An ambitious pilot program aims to put broadband in poor New Yorkers' homes.

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The Neon Comes Down at Subway Inn

Monday, December 01, 2014

A beloved east side dive bar packs its bags.

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Late, Overbudget and Awe-Inspiring: Downtown Transit Hub Takes Shape

Monday, November 24, 2014

The final steel element is added to the downtown PATH hub, now under construction.

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Congress' Unfinished Business: Terrorism Insurance

Friday, November 21, 2014

Real estate and insurance companies worry the lame-duck Congress will fail to re-authorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act before it expires on December 31.

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The Future Payphone: Gigabit Speed and Free Wi-Fi on NYC Streets

Monday, November 17, 2014

Faster than an express train, New York City plans to turn payphones into the largest, fastest (and free) Wi-Fi network in the world.

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26.2 Miles and a Night At a Stranger’s House

Friday, October 31, 2014

Airbnb hopes sponsoring this year’s New York marathon will turn runners into loyal guests. What it won’t do: get the New York Attorney General off its back.

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Value of Flood-Prone Property in New York Soars

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Buildings worth more than $100 billion are vulnerable to coastal flooding in New York City.

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Ebola’s Threat to Business

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Insurance may not cover the costs of dealing with the disease.

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Airbnb, New York State Spar Over Legality Of Rentals

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The state's attorney general says nearly three-quarters of Airbnb's listings in NYC are illegal. The company says local laws should be changed.

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Future Storms Could Lead to Financial Disaster

Sunday, October 12, 2014

In 2050, a storm comparable to Sandy could cause $90 billion of damage. That's 4.5 times the damage the storm inflicted in 2012—equal to the entire economy of Ecuador.

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San Fran Is Legalizing Airbnb. Should NYC?

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The controversial short-term rental website Airbnb will soon be legal in its own hometown, San Francisco.

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New iPhone a Draw for Chinese New Yorkers

Friday, September 19, 2014

A waiting game to get one's hands on Apple's latest gadgets.

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