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Marianne McCune

Reporter, WNYC News

Marianne McCune appears in the following:

LMDC Chooses Six Design Teams

Thursday, September 26, 2002

With help from a panel of architects and designers, the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation has chosen six teams to pursue proposals for a new design of the World Trade Center site and surrounding area. From member station WNYC in New York, Marianne McCune reports.

The six include a firm from London, ...

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Law Enforcement & Immigrants

Friday, September 20, 2002

Since September 11th, many immigrants to New York and New Jersey are living in fear of law enforcement - especially those from South Asia and the Middle East. Some don't have current immigration papers, and worry contact with an official will result in their detention and deportation. Community leaders are ...

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TIPS

Friday, September 20, 2002

For the past year, law enforcement officials have been exhorting civilians to be alert', and to report the unusual. Everyone from the president to New York's police commissioner has urged citizens to get involved. But getting people to take part in the hunt for terrorists without fostering distrust between them ...

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New Yorkers Mark September 11th

Thursday, September 12, 2002

New Yorkers and those who joined them in the city yesterday marked the anniversary of September 11th in endlessly varied ways. Many created their own individual commemorations. Others joined in big and small public ceremonies across the city throughout the day. WNYC's Marianne McCune reports.

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New York City Makes Plans for 9/11 Anniversary

Thursday, August 08, 2002

New York's Mayor and Governor have struggled to find a satisfying schedule of events this September 11th. It will include special access to the site for victims' family members and an evening of live music and candle light vigils in many of the city's parks. Something for ALMOST everyone WNYC's ...

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Public Art: Suggestions

Friday, July 12, 2002

Public art is as much a fixture of New York as its museums
and galleries. The cow parade has come and gone, and hundreds of fiberglass German Shepherds are on their way but there are many, more subtle creations around the city. Three off-hours artists have been asking strangers to ...

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Immigrants on the Fourth

Friday, July 05, 2002

Today's 4th of July celebrations will include hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came here to become citizens of a country that promises liberty and justice for all. But some immigrants say they have especially conflicted feelings this year. WNYC's Marianne McCune recorded the thoughts of a group of five ...

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The "Gun Unit" of the Bronx

Wednesday, July 03, 2002

While big cities around the country and even the rest of New York State are grappling with an increase in violent crimes, New York City is still seeing an overall decrease. But shootings have been up by about 15% over last year. With fewer officers on the street, a disbanded ...

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The Missing Swans of Inwood Hill Park

Thursday, June 20, 2002

Way up at the Northern tip of Manhattan, residents of the neighborhood of Inwood are trying to solve what many of them see as a murder mystery. A fuzzy, pearl-white baby swan, or cygnet, has disappeared from the lagoon in Inwood Hill park, leaving its 2 parents, a light gray ...

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Armed Civilian Patrols in Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

The leader of a radical Jewish group is causing a commotion in the city by calling once again for Jewish civilians armed with guns or baseball bats to patrol the streets of Borough Park and South Flatbush to deter terrorists. A man wanted by the FBI told 60 minutes those ...

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Armed Civilian Patrols in Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

The leader of a radical Jewish group is causing a commotion in the city by calling once again for Jewish civilians armed with guns or baseball bats to patrol the streets of Borough Park and South Flatbush to deter terrorists. A man wanted by the FBI told 60 minutes those ...

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Civilian Patrols in Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

The leader of a radical Jewish group is causing a commotion in the city by calling once again for Jewish civilians armed with guns or baseball bats to patrol the streets of Borough Park and South Flatbush to deter terrorists. A man wanted by the FBI told 60 minutes those ...

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Armed Civilian Patrols in Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

The leader of a radical Jewish group is causing a commotion in the city by calling once again for Jewish civilians armed with guns or baseball bats to patrol the streets of Borough Park and South Flatbush to deter terrorists. A man wanted by the FBI told 60 minutes those ...

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Armed Civilian Patrols in Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

The leader of a radical Jewish group is causing a commotion in the city by calling once again for Jewish civilians armed with guns or baseball bats to patrol the streets of Borough Park and South Flatbush to deter terrorists. A man wanted by the FBI told 60 minutes those ...

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Armed Civilian Patrols in Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

The leader of a radical Jewish group is causing a commotion in the city by calling once again for Jewish civilians armed with guns or baseball bats to patrol the streets of Borough Park and South Flatbush to deter terrorists. A man wanted by the FBI told 60 minutes those ...

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Armed Civilian Patrols in Brooklyn

Tuesday, June 11, 2002

The leader of a radical Jewish group is causing a commotion in the city by calling once again for Jewish civilians armed with guns or baseball bats to patrol the streets of Borough Park and South Flatbush to deter terrorists. A man wanted by the FBI told 60 minutes those ...

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Palestinians and Jews in the New York Area

Thursday, April 04, 2002

As violence escalates in the Middle East, Palestinians and Israeli Jews are becoming increasingly polarized. Here in the New York Metropolitan area, both Jews and Arabs have been demonstrating. Many on both sides are feeling more hopeless than ever. We have two reports by WNYC's Beth Fertig and Marianne McCune.

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Remembering Weddings At The Twin Towers

Thursday, February 14, 2002

12 couples will be married today at the top of the Empire State Building. In past years, the World Trade Center hosted marathon marriages on its observation deck on Valentine’s Day. WNYC’s Marianne McCune spent one valentine’s morning recording ceremonies and speaking with newlyweds there – recently she spoke again ...

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Bakery in Yonkers Helps "Unemployable"

Thursday, January 10, 2002

It's a difficult time for many of New York's small businesses, but an unusual bakery in Yonkers has plans to expand this January instead of cutting back. Greyston Bakery's mission is to hire those considered "hardest to employ" to ice gourmet cakes and pack brownies into delivery trucks. The cakes ...

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Investigated by the FBI: One Couple's Story

Monday, December 03, 2001

Some say investigators are polite -- even apologetic. Others say they feel disrespected. WNYC's Marianne McCune has this couples’ account of what it’s like to be a target of the investigation. Their names have been changed to protect their anonymity.

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