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Kathleen Horan

Reporter, WNYC News

Kathleen Horan appears in the following:

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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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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