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Kathleen Horan

Reporter, WNYC News

Kathleen Horan appears in the following:

Iconic Record Store Struggles to Stay Open

Friday, January 27, 2012

Legendary music shop Bleecker Bob's Golden Oldies in Greenwich Village may soon be out of business. The store's operators say increasing rent and meager sales of its vinyl records may soon force them from their spot at the corner of MacDougal and West 3rd Streets, where they've been since 1982.

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High Court Ruling On GPS Tracking Could Affect City Taxi Suit

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

WNYC

A local attorney will argue a case using the recent Supreme Court decision banning law enforcement from using GPS to track suspects without a warrant to challenge the use of data gathered from GPS systems in cabs as evidence. He's defending a taxi driver in a lawsuit against the city's Taxi and Limousine Commission.

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Mayor Stuck On Sanitation Stickers

Monday, January 23, 2012

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he plans to veto legislation that would put an end to the Sanitation Department's so-called 'shame' stickers on cars. The Mayor said he supports the 25-year-old practice of plastering a fluorescent sticker on cars that violate alternate side parking rules.

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NYC Construction Related Accidents Declined in 2011

Monday, January 23, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Buildings Commissioner Robert LiMandri announced an 18 percent decrease in construction related accidents last year, even as permits for new projects increased.

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City Opens First Senior Center for the Blind

Sunday, January 22, 2012

WNYC

The first senior center in the country specifically for the visually impaired, in Chelsea, has already registered 250 people after being open for two weeks.

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Brakes Applied to Taxi Receipt Ads

Thursday, January 19, 2012

WNYC

The city's Taxi and Limousine Commission has delayed a decision about whether to approve advertisements on taxi receipts.

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Taxi Receipts: The Next Frontier for Advertising

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

WNYC

Commercial ads are everywhere, from computer screens to bus shelters. And they'll soon be appearing on the back of taxi receipts, if the Taxi and Limousine Commission approves the proposal on Thursday.

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Mitt Romney Supporters Flock to Midtown Manhattan Fundraiser

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

WNYC

A few days ahead of the South Carolina primary, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney held a fundraiser in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday where economy was a keystone of the frontrunner’s remarks and the topic that was at the forefront of supporters’ minds.

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Volunteers Honor Dr. King's Legacy With Service

Monday, January 16, 2012

WNYC

Hundreds of volunteers around the city participated in anti-hunger activities as part of the ninth annual Serve-A-Thon to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Patti Smith Cancels Concert After Chelsea Hotel Residents Protest

Friday, January 13, 2012

WNYC

Patti Smith canceled a private concert for residents of the Chelsea Hotel — her old haunt — after some tenants who face eviction from the storied building protested the show. SEE A SLIDESHOW INSIDE THE FAMED HOTEL.

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Trump Tapped to Run Bronx Golf Course

Monday, January 09, 2012

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is defending the terms of a 20 year city deal with Donald Trump to operate a golf course at Ferry Point in the Bronx.

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Family of Manhattan Soldier Gives Update on His Death

Thursday, January 05, 2012

After weeks of demanding details about the death of their son in Afghanistan, the parents of Private Danny Chen said investigators told them that Army superiors knew of at least one abusive incident in the weeks leading up to their son's death. 

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What Lies Underneath: Germs Straphangers Carry

Monday, January 02, 2012

WNYC

Walk onto any subway car, especially during a crowded commute, and you're likely to see a bag or two on the floor. Putting a bag down on the ground may lighten the load for a while, but riders may want to think about the hygiene of their bag once it is picked up. It may be toting more than just dirt.

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Family of Deloris Gillespie Grieves

Thursday, December 29, 2011

WNYC

A memorial service will be held on Friday for the Brooklyn woman who was torched in an elevator, allegedly by a man who did repairs in her apartment, and now faces murder charges.

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Mayor: City Continues to be Safe, In Spite of Economy

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

WNYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is focusing on the positive as the year comes to a close. With the police and fire commissioners at his side, Bloomberg announced the city is on track to record just over 500 murders for 2011.

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List of NYC's Worst Landlords and Buildings Released

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

WNYC

Public Advocate Bill DeBlasio is hoping to publicly shame apartment owners who’ve violated the law by not fixing their buildings. He’s added 318 landlords to his third annual list of the worst in the city.

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Contingency Plan to Replace Striking Nurses

Sunday, December 25, 2011

WNYC

Continuum Partners, the company that runs St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital, said it has already contracted with a nursing agency, in the event its nursing staff goes out on strike next month as threatened.

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Judge Rules TLC Must Help Disabled Riders

Friday, December 23, 2011

In a decision that's the first of its kind in the country, a federal judge barred the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission from issuing medallions for taxis unless they are accessible to people with disabilities.

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The Taxi Bill's Long, Winding Road

Thursday, December 22, 2011

WNYC

The path for Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s outer borough taxi plan was much like a cab ride: bumpy and expensive.

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Taxi Deal

Thursday, December 22, 2011

WNYC reporter Kathleen Horan explains the governor-brokered deal to allow livery cabs to pick up street hails, increase medallions and make cabs more accessible to the disabled. Ken Lovett, Albany bureau chief of The Daily News, talks about the impact the taxi deal might have on future city-state negotiations. 

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