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Kathleen Horan

Reporter, WNYC News

Kathleen Horan appears in the following:

New Borough Taxis to Be Painted Green, Insiders Say

Thursday, March 08, 2012

The city is moving ahead with its plan to sell street hail livery permits that allow livery cars to accept street hails in upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs. Part of the plan: the cabs have to be noticeably different from other taxis.

TELL US: What shade of green best suits livery cabs?

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TLC Budget to Increase As Medallion Sale and Livery Permit Plan Gets Underway This Summer

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

WNYC

The Taxi and Limousine Commission is proposing a budget increase of $20 million in the next fiscal year to cover the cost of providing grants for purchasers of street hail livery permits that are wheelchair accessible.

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Farmers Aim to Make Fruitful Connections at City Expo

Sunday, March 04, 2012

WNYC

Farmers in the state hoping to tap into the New York City market will connect with retail, restaurant and others food service industry at the Farm to City Expo on Tuesday at the Javits Center.

 

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Pilot Program to Replace Taxi TVs With iPads Gets Green Light

Thursday, March 01, 2012

WNYC

The Taxi and Limousine Commission on Thursday approved a pilot program to remove TV screens from the back of 30 cabs and replace them with iPads or other tablets.

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Coney Island: Version 2.0

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

WNYC

As spring nears, Coney Island is preparing for another season. Luna Park, the amusement park at Coney Island, is looking to fill 100 more positions than last year at the park and in the concession stands.

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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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