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Marc Garber

Host, WNYC News

Marc joined WNYC in 2006 after working most of the previous three decades in commercial radio, including at WQXR when it was still part of The New York Times Company. 

He has worn many hats including that of traffic reporter and disc jockey. He can occasionally be seen on an Off-Broadway stage or heard on a national radio or TV commercial. He recently returned to school and earned a B.S. in Business with a focus on Sustainability Management from SUNY-Empire State College.

Marc Garber appears in the following:

A Push for Transit Pre-Tax for More New Yorkers

Sunday, April 27, 2014

WNYC

New York City Councilmember Daniel Garodnick wants to require businesses with more than 20 employees to offer the benefit to their workers.

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Task Force to Address Opiates 'Epidemic'

Sunday, April 06, 2014

WNYC

Twelve public forums will be held across New York State.

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Data Breach for NYC Transit Workers

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The social security numbers of about 15,000 workers were found on a CD.

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Five of Eight Dead Identified in East Harlem Explosion

Thursday, March 13, 2014

WNYC
AP

The NYPD has released the names of some of the victims. Here are some details about them.

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Cops Crack Down on Illegal Motorbiking

Sunday, March 09, 2014

WNYC

With the coming warmer weather, the NYPD anticipates a surge of illegal two- and three-wheeled motorbike activity on city streets and is taking steps to remove them.

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Etan Patz Case Closed? FBI May Not Be Convinced

Friday, February 07, 2014

With a suspect in custody and a murder confession reportedly on tape, it would seem that the NYPD has finally solved the case of missing child Etan Patz.

But as Pro Publica reporter Joaquin Sapien discovered, the FBI might not agree that 52-year-old Pedro Hernandez is Patz’s killer. In ...

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Another Albany Push to Stop Traffic Fatalities

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Two state lawmakers from Queens are proposing a new measure that would subject drivers with suspended or revoked licenses to tougher penalties if they're involved in a serious motor vehicle accident.

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NY Senate Leader Pushes de Blasio's Pre-K Plan

Sunday, January 05, 2014

New York State Senate co-leader Jeff Klein is trying to build momentum in Albany for Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to fund universal pre-kindergarten in New York City.

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Exit Interview: NYCHA Chairman John Rhea

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

New York City Housing Authority Chairman John Rhea has had a seemingly insurmountable task for the past four years — providing safe and affordable housing for more than 630,000 people living in the largest public housing system in the U.S.

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Bratton Meets with Police Reform Advocates

Thursday, December 12, 2013

WNYC

Bill Bratton, the commissioner-to-be, met with about 30 police reform advocates on Thursday evening for the first time, promising an ongoing dialogue.

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New York Health Exchange Gears Up for December Rush

Thursday, December 05, 2013

In Albany, state officials and contractors say the New York health insurance exchange—which slowed to a crawl when the website launched in early October—can handle whatever crowds arrive online in the coming weeks.

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The Nets Aren't Winning, But Their Stadium Sure Rocks

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

The Barclays Center is home not only to the Brooklyn Nets, but to some of the most advanced technology to come to a stadium or arena. Many older sports venues in and around New York have struggled to keep up with the latest advances in digital and social media. When it comes to Barclays, there's an app for that.

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Will the Super Bowl Allow New Jersey to Recoup Money Spent on MetLife Stadium?

Friday, November 29, 2013

The New York Giants and the New York Jets are reaping the benefits of MetLife Stadium, but at what cost to the taxpayers of New Jersey?

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Queens Museum Redesigned

Thursday, November 28, 2013

WNYC

It's an exciting new chapter for a Queens building with a storied past. The Queens Museum has re-opened to visitors, after a $69 million dollar redesign.

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Tehran and Brooklyn Mourn The Yellow Dogs

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Fans of the band The Yellow Dogs are in mourning in Tehran, Iran and Brooklyn, New York. Two members of the Iranian band — brothers Arash and Soroush Farazmand  — a third musician, Ali Eskandarian, and the suspected shooter, Ali Akbar Mohammadi Rafie, were killed in a triple-murder suicide in East Williamsburg early Monday. Police are still searching for a motive in the tragic crime. 

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Lady Liberty is Open Again

Sunday, October 13, 2013

The Statue of Liberty is open again after a deal between New York and federal officials to keep it running during the government shutdown.

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3 Brooklyn Sites Up For Landmark Designation

Sunday, September 22, 2013

WNYC

Three sites in Brooklyn and one in Westchester County are being considered for designation as historic landmarks.

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WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, August 19, 2013

WNYC

Marc Garber  talks with New York Times Chief Washington correspondent David Sanger about the dire situation In Egypt, the Edward Snowden situation, and what's on the President's agenda as he returns from vacation. 

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Cory Booker: Newark Mayor, US Senate Candidate, and Tech Entrepreneur

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Newark, NJ Mayor Cory Booker holds a $1 million to $5 million stake in a tech start-up that curates videos on the web. That's just one of Mayor Booker's close ties to the tech industry, according to a report in The New York Times.

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A New York 'Middleman' in the Baseball Doping Scandal

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

The baseball doping scandal dominating sports headlines this week has put an employee of a prominent New York sports agency, ACES, in the spotlight. In an article in The New York Times Wednesday, Steve Eder delves into the role a so-called middleman, Juan Carlos Nunez, may have played in the unfolding scandal.

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