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Joel Rose

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New Residential Towers Bring Big Changes To New York's Skyline

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The New York skyline is undergoing big changes with more than a dozen super tall residential towers going up now. Many of the global ultra-rich who buy these apartments spend just a fraction of the year in them. Critics say they're paying a much lower tax rate than full-time New York residents. But defenders say these luxury buildings support a lot of good jobs and contribute to the local economy.

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New NYPD Commissioner Led Shift Toward 'Community Policing'

Friday, August 05, 2016

Incoming NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill takes the job at a challenging time for American policing. O'Neill is a 33-year-old police veteran who's overseen the department's shift toward a "community policing" model. NPR went to the Bronx, where O'Neill once served as commanding officer, to find out how the rollout is working.

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NYPD Commissioner William Bratton To Step Down Next Month

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton is resigning his post. Bratton led the department through a challenging time for policing in America.

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Military Veterans Dismayed By Trump's Feud With Muslim Soldier's Family

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Military veterans in the battleground state of Pennsylvania are following the war of words between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and the family of slain U.S. soldier Humayun Khan. Even some Trump supporters are dismayed by his remarks. But that may do little to change their opinions of the candidate.

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Developers Recycle Suburban Office Parks For New Age

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Suburban office parks and corporate campuses look increasingly like dinosaurs as corporate America downsizes and chases a younger workforce into city centers. But some developers are trying to recycle older office parks for the information age.

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NYC Correction Officers' Union Head Charged In Corruption Probe

Wednesday, June 08, 2016

The head of the New York City corrections officers union was arrested Wednesday on corruption charges. It's the latest development in a probe of alleged corruption inside the NYPD and City Hall.

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New Jerseyans Chew Over What To Call Their Favorite Pork Product

Thursday, June 02, 2016

In North Jersey, it's called Taylor Ham, and in South Jersey, it's pork roll. The governor and Legislature are taking sides. Even President Obama brought it up during a visit to the Garden State.

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In 'Unlocking The Cage,' A Man Fights To Achieve Legal Rights For Animals

Monday, May 30, 2016

Unlocking the Cage is the latest from filmmakers D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus. Pennebaker made his name with the Bob Dylan documentary, Don't Look Back, and Monterey Pop. For some 40 years, he and Hegedus, his wife, have collaborated on award-winning films such as The War Room, about Bill Clinton's presidential campaign.

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In A Lawsuit, New York Accuses Domino's Pizza Of Wage Theft

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.

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At 80, Carla Bley Keeps Looking Toward The Next Composition

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The pianist and composer, a force on the jazz scene for 50 years, celebrated her 80th birthday with a gala concert and new album — and she has another album on the way.

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New Jersey's Anti-Discrimination Law Is 'Just A Tool' To Protect Gender Identity

Monday, May 16, 2016

Seventeen states have legal protections to prevent discrimination against transgender people in areas like housing and employment. But just having a law on the books doesn't change people's attitudes.

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Public Defenders In The Bronx, N.Y., File Lawsuit Over Court Delays

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Public defenders in the Bronx filed a lawsuit Tuesday against lawmakers in New York. They charge that courts are chronically understaffed, jeopardizing the right to a speedy trial for many defendants.

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More Than 100 Arrested In Largest Gang Takedown In NYC History

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

More than 100 alleged members of two rival gangs in the Bronx were arrested early Wednesday morning in what prosecutors are calling the largest gang takedown of its kind in New York City history.

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New York Wants To Know: Have You Been Texting And Driving?

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

A bill in New York would allow police to examine drivers' phones to see whether they were using the device at the time of an accident. But critics are worried about privacy implications.

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Your Conversation On The Bus Or Train May Be Recorded

Friday, April 15, 2016

In a number of cities, what riders say may be recorded. Transit agencies are adding audio recording for security reasons, but civil liberties advocates say it's an invasion of privacy.

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Paid Family Leave Advocates Celebrate A Big Week, But The Battle's Not Over

Sunday, April 10, 2016

In New York and San Francisco, lawmakers have taken groundbreaking steps toward more generous leave policies. Still, some business leaders worry how much paid family leave will cost them.

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Gun Lovers And Critics Agree: They're Not Sold On Smart Guns

Friday, April 08, 2016

Suppose there were a new kind of gun that might reduce accidental shootings. Such a smart gun exists, but you can't buy one in the U.S. There is a lot of opposition to smart guns.

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How An Idea To Develop A Safer, Smart Gun Backfired

Thursday, April 07, 2016

If we can lock and unlock our smartphones with a fingerprint, why can't we do the same with guns? One company tried to make a safer so called smart gun and found itself hated by everyone.

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Despite Protests, Princeton To Keep Wilson's Name On School Buildings

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Princeton University has decided to keep former President Woodrow Wilson's name on its school of Foreign Policy despite protests on campus demanding its removal due to his segregationist views.

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Sound Sculptor Harry Bertoia Created Musical, Meditative Art

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Designer and sculptor Harry Bertoia spent the final decades of his life creating mesmerizing "sonambient" music out of big metal objects. An 11-CD collection of his recordings has just been reissued.

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