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Lee Hernandez

Lee Hernandez is Morning Edition producer at WNYC.

Lee Hernandez appears in the following:

Brooklyn Borough President Responds to Ferguson Decision

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

WNYC
As the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, continues to reverberate across the country, Eric Adams says New York City has to move toward real police reform.

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Does Uber Have an Image Problem?

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

WNYC
The car-hailing service is facing a backlash after one of its executives suggested the company should hire opposition researchers to probe the lives of journalists.

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Chief of Staff to NYC's First Lady Will Take Leave of Absence

Monday, November 17, 2014

WNYC
In a statement, Rachel Noerdlinger said she wants to spend more time with her son following his recent arrest.

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DEA Agents Inspect NFL Medical Staffs After Games

Monday, November 17, 2014

The San Francisco 49ers' staff was checked at MetLife Stadium after their game with the New York Giants Sunday. They were one of three teams the agency spoke with.

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Rejuvenating Atlantic City Could Involve Knocking Down Empty Casinos

Friday, November 14, 2014

A new report also recommends installing an emergency financial manager, similar to the approach in Detroit. 

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After Bankruptcy, Banks Still Go After Some Debts

Thursday, November 13, 2014

In what's been likened to a hostage situation, some banks are still extracting payments from debtors who've already filed for bankruptcy, according to the New York Times.

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What Sayreville Football Players Say They Saw

Monday, October 20, 2014

Members of the scandal-ridden team say hazing rituals included punching and groping, but some have dialed back their initial testimony indicating sexual assault.

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Test Indicates Yale-New Haven Patient Does Not Have Ebola

Thursday, October 16, 2014

WNYC
Officials at the Connecticut hospital say the patient has tested negative for the disease, according to a preliminary notification.

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Water Main Breaks Near Holland Tunnel

Friday, October 10, 2014

WNYC
The break happened at the intersection of Varick and Spring Streets Friday morning.

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Report Says NYPD Officers Continue to Use Chokeholds

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

A new report from a watchdog agency says chokehold complaints are on the rise and discipline has been lacking.

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Brooklyn DA Creates Hate Crimes Unit

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

WNYC
The borough has seen a significant rise in hate crimes in the first 9 months of 2014.

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Firefighters Suing Homeowners For Injuries

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

WNYC
The law used to hold that firefighters assumed a risk when battling fires, but they're now suing homeowners—sometimes for settlements up to $450,000.

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Jury Finds Arab Bank Liable For Supporting Terrorism

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

WNYC
The decision is expected to have implications for similar legal efforts against banks,

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New York Libraries Need $1.1 Billion For Repairs

Monday, September 15, 2014

WNYC
New York City's aging library branches need more than $1 billion to fix a range of issues, including failing mechanical equipment, leaky roofs and overburdened electrical systems.

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City Takes New Approach to Reforming 911 System

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

WNYC

The city is making the first of many expected changes as it overhauls its 911 system.

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Met Opera Building Workers Rally at Lincoln Center

Friday, July 25, 2014

The rally by the union representing the Metropolitan Opera’s janitors, ushers and security guards came a day after the company's management warned of a potential lockout.

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'Independent' State Ethics Panel Perhaps Not So

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

An investigation by The New York Times reveals the office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo repeatedly interfered with the commission he created to root out corruption in Albany.

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Yiddish Recordings Could Halt State Senator's Corruption Trial

Friday, June 13, 2014

WNYC

Malcolm Smith is on trial for bribery, extortion and wire fraud charges, but a strange twist involving 300 Yiddish voice recordings and a limited time to translate them could lead this whole thing towards a mistrial.

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Harsh Conditions for Construction Workers at NYU Abu Dhabi

Monday, May 19, 2014

WNYC

A report in the New York Times examines working conditions for laborers who helped build an NYU outpost.

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Williamsburg Hipsters on a Testy Trip to the Beach

Saturday, May 10, 2014

WNYC

A day trip to the beach seems simple enough. But for a pair of twenty-something hipsters from Williamsburg, making it from their apartment to Fort Tilden in The Rockaways becomes a journey that tests friendships and life choices. There are even some adorable kittens and a cast of eccentric Brooklynites ...

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