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Julia Longoria

Julia Longoria appears in the following:

American Credit Cards in Cuba?

Saturday, December 20, 2014

WNYC
WNYC's Julia Longoria talks to frequent visitors to Cuba about what the new regulations might mean — and what's still missing.

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Obama Befriends Cuba; 'El Exilio' Answers

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

WNYC
At a popular gathering spot for Cuban Americans in Union City, NJ, the shift in U.S. policy toward the island nation draws a mixed response.

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Protesters Take to The Streets in DC, NYC

Saturday, December 13, 2014

From Washington Square to Washington D.C., thousands are marching to demand justice; many are calling for the prosecution of the policeman involved in the death of Eric Garner.

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New York Tries to Fight Its Way Out of a Plastic Bag

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Each New Yorker uses 3.2 plastic bags a day, every day, on average. Can a 10-cent fee change that?

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Protest Arrests, Theory and Reality

Saturday, December 06, 2014

Advocates say the majority are minor violations that will likely be dropped.

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Police Block Protesters and Tourists from Tree at Rockefeller Center

Thursday, December 04, 2014

When the grand jury decision dropped in the Eric Garner Case, protesters tried to descend on Rockefeller Center but police met them with barricades.

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Why 160 Immigrant Teens Call an Old Bus Depot 'School'

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

A Long Island district claims its main high school is full, but a state report found these new students aren’t getting proper instruction. The deadline for setting a new plan: today.

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NYU to Offer Aid to Students Regardless of Immigration Status

Friday, November 21, 2014

WNYC
New York University is launching a one-year pilot program to formally extend financial aid to New Yorkers, regardless of status.

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Another Promise for English Language Learners

Monday, November 10, 2014

WNYC
State and city agreed to improve services for English Language Learners, after the city failed to meet targets outlined in 2011.
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Filmmaker Returns to West Africa to Bear Witness to Ebola

Thursday, October 30, 2014

WNYC
Public health researcher Janet Tobias is joining her film crew in Liberia and Sierra Leone for the next few months.

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Ebola Quarantines Challenge Region

Sunday, October 26, 2014

WNYC
A nurse working with Doctors Without Borders described her ordeal as she was quarantined in New Jersey, and underscored unanswered questions about the new policy.

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West Harlem Food Hub Is a One-Stop Health Shop

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

WNYC
In West Harlem, healthy food can be hard to come by for low-income residents. A local healthy food hub takes a new approach.

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Amid Ebola Spotlight, Liberian New Yorkers Hang On

Friday, October 10, 2014

WNYC
As media floods African communities in the United States, New York's Little Liberia tries to stay optimistic.

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NYC's Catholic Cardinal and Couples Called to Rome to Talk Family Values

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

WNYC
Divorce, Same Sex Unions and "Living in Sin" are topics of debate at Pope Francis's special Vatican synod, or meeting, this week.

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Manhattan DA Says Three Lawyers Bribed Court Employee

Monday, September 29, 2014

WNYC
Investigators say the lawyers paid the court official up to $40,000 to hand out business cards to arrestees in the county.

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Film Unveils Latin Side of Williamsburg

Saturday, September 27, 2014

WNYC
Diego Echeverria's 1984 documentary "Los Sures" or "The Souths," was restored by young filmmakers who are starting a conversation about the neighborhood's past. 

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In Washington Heights, Students Greet Spanish Queen With Selfies and Song

Monday, September 22, 2014

Queen Letizia of Spain welcomed four Spanish immersion New York City Schools into a prestigious international network.
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Mayor Sweetens Municipal IDs With Museum Membership

Thursday, September 18, 2014

WNYC
Mayor de Blasio hopes to amp up sign-ups for city IDs next year with free membership at 33 cultural institutions.

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De Blasio Administration to Audit Verizon

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Months after a June 30 deadline, New Yorkers are still waiting on Verizon services.

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Tim Wu to Albany: Block Big Media Merger

Monday, September 15, 2014

WNYC
As the FCC reviews three million public comments on Net Neutrality Monday, Tim Wu urges Albany to block a $45 billion cable takeover.

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