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Ilya Marritz

Ilya Marritz covers business for WNYC and is the host of "The Season."

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.

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An Agreement ‘In Principle’ to End Strike By Verizon Workers

Friday, May 27, 2016

Tens of thousands of striking Verizon workers will likely be back on the job next week.

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Some Customers Suffer in Silence as Verizon Strike Grinds On

Monday, May 16, 2016

More than a month after tens of thousands of Verizon workers went on strike, customers seem to be feeling the consequences.

New Jersey's Board of Public Utilities reports  a 56 percent increase in complaints relating to Verizon's copper wire phone service. From the beginning of the strike last ...

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Cirque’s Plot to Conquer Broadway

Friday, May 13, 2016

Audiences are getting a chance to see the show before it officially opens later this month. What do they think?

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Risky Business

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Cirque du Soleil's plans for a Broadway show pose professional, creative and physical risks.

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Cirque du Soleil Launches Itself Onto Broadway

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

The Canadian circus company, with outposts in Las Vegas and Dubai, aims to plant a flag in New York.

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Hamilton's Gatekeeper

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Tickets to "Hamilton" are almost impossible to come by. But there is a way, if you know a guy.

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Thousands Of Verizon Workers Go On Strike As Contract Talks Stall

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

About 40,000 Verizon workers went on strike Wednesday demanding an extension on talks for a new labor contract. The workers are represented by two unions, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Communications Workers of America.

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Verizon Workers Prepare to Strike

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Nearly 15,000 workers in New York State may go on strike Wednesday morning unless they reach a last-minute deal with their employer.

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Goldman Sachs Settles Mortgage Meltdown Probe for $5 Billion

Monday, April 11, 2016

New York State will receive $670 million dollars from Goldman Sachs as part of a $5 billion payout by the bank to settle questions over its role in the 2008 financial crisis.

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Bronx Ice Center Project Frozen, For Now

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Work on a proposed world-class ice rink is on hold until the developers can show they have raised all the funds the city expects.

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Who Wins When Mixed Martial Arts Becomes Legal

Monday, March 28, 2016

Now that the New York legislature has voted to legalize professional mixed martial arts, new business opportunities could open up.

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Wall Street Bonuses Down, But Employment Is Up

Monday, March 07, 2016

Bonuses declined in 2015, reflecting a sagging stock market and lower profits in the financial sector.

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Study: New York's a Good Town for Female Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

A new study suggests women are rapidly making inroads in the business world in New York.

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Feds Scrutinize Luxe Manhattan Apartment Sales

Tuesday, March 01, 2016

New condominium towers of glass and steel are rising in neighborhoods all over the city. The U.S. government is concerned that luxury real estate is vulnerable to money laundering.

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NYPD Uses Hidden Devices to Track Suspects, Without Warrants: Report

Thursday, February 11, 2016

A freedom of information request suggests police have deployed stingrays more than a thousand times since 2008 to intercept phone records in the hunt for suspects.

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Can Bernie Make Inroads with Young, Non-White Voters?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

At Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, many students are just beginning to pay attention to the presidential race.

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New York City Hit by Worst Flooding Since Sandy

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

And it may get worse, said a professor who studies storm surges.

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The Flooding No One Saw Coming

Monday, February 08, 2016

A mild snowstorm brings high waters to neighborhoods on Jamaica Bay.

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De Blasio Orders New Safety Measures on Cranes

Sunday, February 07, 2016

The mayor has a plan to increase safety on construction sites.

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Despite Stock Market Swoon, 2015 Was a Great Year for Jobs in Our Area

Thursday, January 21, 2016

New York and New Jersey saw strong job growth last year.

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