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Kathleen Horan

Reporter, WNYC News

Kathleen Horan appears in the following:

NYC to Challenge Taxi Accessibility Order

Monday, February 27, 2012

WNYC

City lawyers are heading to court Tuesday seeking an appeal of a judge's order that the Taxi and Limousine Commission must submit a long term-plan for wheelchair accessibility.

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Mourners at Ramarley Graham Funeral Demand Justice

Saturday, February 18, 2012

WNYC

The funeral for Ramarley Graham, the 18-year-old, unarmed Bronx man shot by a police officer who said he thought Graham had a gun, was both a celebration of a young life cut short and also a call to action.

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As Journalism Changes, Danger Remains

Friday, February 17, 2012

WNYC

The recent death of a New York Times correspondent is a reminder of the risks journalists take to get the story. By one count, 46 journalists were killed last year as a direct result of their work - many in the Middle East.

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What We're Reading: Reporter's Round-Up

Friday, February 17, 2012

See what general assignment reporter Kathleen Horan is reading today.

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For the Love Of Lin: Inside the Knicks Viewing Party

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

WNYC

The Linsanity is likely to continue, as the Knicks won their seventh straight game with Jeremy Lin playing. Several gathered in Chinatown to watch the Knicks beat the Kings 100-85.

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What We're Reading: Reporter's Round-Up

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

See what general assignment reporter Kathleen Horan is reading today.

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A Farewell to Whitney Houston: A Look at Staging a Private Funeral for a Public Figure

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

WNYC

Planning a funeral can be a stressful and painful time for a family, but a funeral for someone famous has added challenges for family, church and the funeral home responsible — from VIP mourners to dealing with the media.

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What We're Reading: Reporter's Round-Up

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

See what general assignment reporter Kathleen Horan is reading this morning.

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NJ Hometown Remembers Whitney Houston

Monday, February 13, 2012

WNYC

Pop star Whitney Houston's funeral service will be held Saturday in the New Jersey church where she first showcased her singing talents as a child.

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What We're Reading: Reporter's Round-Up

Monday, February 13, 2012

See what general assignment reporter Kathleen Horan is reading this morning.

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City Makes it Easier to Reuse Old Rags

Sunday, February 12, 2012

WNYC

Discarded textiles, such as clothes and towels, represent more than 7 percent of the city's waste stream. But there's been an effort underway to decrease the amount thrown away.

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Police Shooting of Unarmed Man Has Community on Edge

Thursday, February 09, 2012

WNYC

UPDATED. Ramarley Graham was shot and killed by an NYPD officer a week ago in the Bronx. Police followed  the 18-year-old into his apartment believing he had a gun, but no weapon was ever found.  There’s been a passionate outcry by the community about the killing — especially because it happened inside the teenager's home.

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Community Holds Vigil for Unarmed Man Gunned Down by Police

Monday, February 06, 2012

Hundreds of friends and family members held a vigil outside the Bronx home of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by police last week.  

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Rutgers Faculty Calls for Cuts to the Athletics Department

Thursday, February 02, 2012

WNYC

Faculty members at Rutgers University's School of Arts and Sciences are calling for cuts in the school’s athletic department's budget.  Most areas of the university have undergone budget cuts, but sports have not.

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Warm Winter Leaves Snow Clean-up Resources Unused

Wednesday, February 01, 2012

WNYC

This winter has been unseasonably warm and snow free. It means New York City, which was prepared for a winter like last year, has clean up funds and rock salt on hand.

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Bloomberg Eyes Wetlands As Part Of Long Term Strategy

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Bloomberg administration is moving forward with a plan to protect and restore its existing wetlands.

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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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