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Lee Hernandez

Lee Hernandez is Morning Edition producer at WNYC.

Lee Hernandez appears in the following:

Politicians Keep Fundraising, Even Without Campaigns

Friday, May 22, 2015

It's not illegal. But it can be confusing.

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Columbia Student Who Carried Mattress Everywhere Ends Protest

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

WNYC
Emma Sulkowitz lugged a mattress around campus for a year to protest the university's handling of her sexual assault complaint.

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The Amtrak Engineer Who Was Behind the Controls

Friday, May 15, 2015

Brandon Bostian's friends described him as a life-long train enthusiast — a passion he eventually parlayed into a career.

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The Big Tony Nomination Surprise

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

WNYC
WNYC's theater critic looks at who made it — and who didn't.

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Subway Ridership Hits 65-Year High

Monday, April 20, 2015

The MTA says 1.75 billion people rode the subway in 2014, and Brooklyn riders are leading the way.

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The Bible and Pakistan in a Brooklyn Gallery

Sunday, April 19, 2015

WNYC
A new show by art students features sculpture, painting and other media set around the theme of finding a sense of place connected to where the artists are from.

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Report: State Senate Leader Dean Skelos and Son Under Investigation

Thursday, April 16, 2015

The New York Times reports that prosecutors and FBI investigators are looking into whether Skelos used his influence to award a contract to a company that employed his son. 

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Clearing Court Backlog is Next on Mayor's List of Rikers Reforms

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

WNYC
Mayor de Blasio hopes to resolve long standing cases and institute better coordination between the city, courts and attorneys to create a smoother process.

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NYPD Officer Caught on Video Shouting Profanities at Uber Driver

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

WNYC
During a traffic stop on the West Side Highway, the officer can be heard on video mocking the driver and using profanity. 

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Comedy Central Picks New Host for 'The Daily Show'

Monday, March 30, 2015

WNYC
Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian from South Africa, will replace outgoing host Jon Stewart.

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Winter Just Won't Quit

Friday, March 20, 2015

WNYC
It's now officially spring, but you wouldn't know it. The New York metro area is expected to get as much as 6 inches of snow through Friday night.

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City Housing Policy Reviewed For Possible Civil Rights Violations

Friday, February 20, 2015

At issue is the city's policy to put aside 50 percent of affordable housing units to people who already live in the neighborhood. 

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Christie's Luxurious Travel Often Paid for by Others

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

WNYC
According to the New York Times, King Abdullah of Jordan paid $30,000 for Christie, his family and some aides to stay in a luxurious hotel at the end of a Middle East trip.

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Ice on the Third Rail Strands 7 Trains

Monday, February 02, 2015

Service on the No. 7 subway line was halted Monday morning after a build up of ice cut power to the third rail.
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Discord in Police Union Could Topple Lynch

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

WNYC
A shoving match at a delegates meeting in Queens Tuesday night could point to bigger problems for PBA President Patrick Lynch.

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Fire at Penn Station Disrupts LIRR Service

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

WNYC
The FDNY says the fire, which is now under control, started near an underground construction site at Penn Station.

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Rex Ryan Lands Buffalo Bills Head Coaching Job

Monday, January 12, 2015

WNYC
The former Jets coach, who was fired last month after a disappointing 4-12 season, will replace coach Doug Marrone in Buffalo.

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Fans Break Out Paper Bags as Knicks Lose 14th Straight

Friday, January 09, 2015

WNYC
With only five wins on the season, the Knicks are clearly in a funk. Wouldn't you try to cover your face?

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NJ Sen. Menendez Helps Barred Ecuadorean Enter U.S.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Menendez lobbied Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to obtain a visa for the daughter of donors to the Democratic Party.

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Reforms at Rikers Often Blocked by Union President

Monday, December 15, 2014

WNYC
A New York Times investigation details how the head of the Correction Officers' Benevolent Association often undermines efforts to reform Rikers Island jail.

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