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Lee Hernandez

Lee Hernandez is Morning Edition producer at WNYC.

Lee Hernandez appears in the following:

New York Sets A Precedent With Next President

Tuesday, November 08, 2016

A New Yorker will be the next president. That was also the case in 1944, and WNYC was there.

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Federal Officials Replace Team Investigating Garner Case

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

A disagreement between Washington and Brooklyn led to the swap. Now the D.C.-based team will lead the inquiry into the death of Eric Garner.

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A-Rod Could Have Been a Legend But Steroids Got in the Way

Friday, August 12, 2016

Tonight is Alex Rodriguez's last game as a Yankee. There's no doubt he had a stellar career — maybe one of the best ever — but his legacy will be tainted by steroid use and missteps.

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A Few Bars from the Original Broadway Star of 'Cats'

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Everyone's favorite spandex felines are back on stage in New York. But in 1984, when the show was still brand new, Betty Buckley, the first Grizabella, talked to WQXR about the role.

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WNBA Players are Taking a Stand for Black Lives Matter

Thursday, July 28, 2016

While some NBA stars have been vocal about the movement, WNBA players are making a visible stand.

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Section of L Train to Shut Down for 18 Months

Monday, July 25, 2016

The MTA will make much-needed repairs to the Canarsie Tunnel. The closure, with will begin in 2019, will disrupt commutes for some 225,000 daily riders.

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Mike Piazza, a 'True' Met, to Be Inducted into HOF

Friday, July 22, 2016

Perhaps the greatest hitting catcher of all time will be immortalized in Cooperstown this weekend. He's just the second Met to receive such an honor.

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Let's Bring a Narwhal Back to Brooklyn

Thursday, July 21, 2016

In the 1960s, WNYC and the city tourism board partnered to air special programming on happenings around the city. They turned up some pretty quirky stuff.

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Knicks Star Carmelo Anthony Calls for Social Change

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Carmelo Anthony kicked off ESPN's annual ESPY Awards show Wednesday night with a message about Black Lives Matter and police violence.

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Gymnast from New Jersey Set to Take on Rio Games

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

She's just 16-years-old but Laurie Hernandez could make a big splash at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.

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92 Years on the Hot Winds of New York City

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Happy anniversary to us! We're no spring chicken, but after 92 years, WNYC is still rocking the public radio airwaves. Hear how it all began.

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Film 'Sully' Recounts the Miracle on the Hudson

Friday, July 01, 2016

In 2009 US Airways Flight 1549 made an emergency landing on the Hudson River. Now the trailer for Hollywood's take on the incident is out.

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Three Men Indicted in Killing of Cuomo Aide

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Carey Gabay was killed in 2015 during the annual J'ouvert celebration in Brooklyn. The three men now face murder charges.

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Now that Brexit Is Real, What's Next for U.S. Markets

Friday, June 24, 2016

One of the immediate effects of the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union has been a sharp downturn in global markets. But the future impact in the U.S. is still unclear.

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'Before You Know it, Gays Will be Holding Hands in the Streets'

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Shortly after the Stonewall riots in 1969, WNYC aired a roundtable conversation on gay rights with the head of one of the country's pioneering gay groups.

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The Long History of a Police Precinct and an Ultra-Orthodox Community

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Three high-ranking NYPD officers face corruption charges for allegedly accepting gifts from two Brooklyn businessmen who have ties to the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

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Three NYPD Officials Arrested in Widening Corruption Probe

Monday, June 20, 2016

The high-ranking officials include a deputy chief, a sergeant and a deputy inspector. 

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Frank Lloyd Wright Catches a Disease Called Humility

Thursday, June 09, 2016

In an acceptance speech for the gold medal in architecture broadcast on WNYC in 1953 Wright reflected, with great humbleness, on his life as a big time architect.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Reportedly To Exit 'Hamilton'

Thursday, June 02, 2016

Say it ain't so. Miranda who wrote and stars in "Hamilton" says he will move on after his contract expires in July.

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JFK Cracks Jokes About Sweatshops While Dedicating One of Manhattan's Storied Co-Ops

Thursday, May 26, 2016

In May 1962, President John F. Kennedy dedicated the Penn South Co-Ops in Chelsea. His speech didn't sound much different than what you might hear from an elected leader today.

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