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Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

Some On Staten Island Opt For Buyout Of 'Houses That Don't Belong'

Friday, September 19, 2014

As part of the ongoing recovery from Hurricane Sandy, New York's plan is to buy and demolish hundreds of homes on Staten and Long islands and let nature return as a barrier to future storm surges.

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What's the Worst Weather that Could Happen? A Repeat of the Storm of 1821.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New research on a 19th-century storm suggests Sandy was bad but not exceptional.

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Sandy Recovery Costs Up 50% and City Calls That a Victory

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Back-office work for the city's Build it Back program turned out to be more time-consuming to handle.

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Beware the Light Box Effect — and Other Secrets of NYC's Microclimates

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

It's only a few degrees, but when a heat wave comes, variations in temperature across Manhattan could spell the difference between life and death.  

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Cool Enough For Ya?

Friday, August 15, 2014

The number of scorchers this year is down drastically from years past. The mercury has reached 90 degrees just four days this summer, while New York City typically experienced at least 15 hotter days in each of the past four years. 

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Green 'Net Zero' Buildings Sound Great. What's The Catch?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

When P.S. 62 opens in Staten Island a year from now, it will be the first school in the city that produces as much energy as it consumes.

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Upper East Side Moms and Penguins: It Must Be the Fringe Festival

Sunday, August 10, 2014

The New York International Fringe Festival presents about 200 plays on almost anything one can imagine.

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New York Veterans Weigh in on U.S. Military Action in Iraq

Friday, August 08, 2014

Recent New York veterans are weighing in on President Barack Obama’s decision to launch air strikes on Islamic extremists in Iraq, and provide humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of inhabitants of the country who fled to remote mountains in the north, where they are now trapped.

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Bratton: NYPD Closing In on Brooklyn Bridge Flag Swappers

Friday, August 08, 2014

The flag swap raised concerns about the state of security at the Brooklyn Bridge.

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Federal Agency Finds Rikers Island Violence Threatens Health Workers

Thursday, August 07, 2014

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OSHA says inmates circulated a "hit list" of staff targeted for assault.

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5Pointz Faces Imminent Demolition

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Property owner says he'll likely raze structure within two weeks to make way for two high rises.

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Met Blames Declining Contributions for Debt

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

A document issued to bond holders says the opera's deficit will be "significantly larger" than last year.

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Cuomo Defends Using Campaign Funds to Cover Attorney Fees

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

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Governor says he could even use taxpayer funds to defend his office in Moreland probe.

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NJ Accelerates Distribution of Sandy Aid

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

More than a year-and-a-half after Sandy, the state of New Jersey has distributed just about a third of the original batch of $1.8 billion dollars in federal aid.

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Police Unions Go on Offensive After Eric Garner's Death

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

The head of one police union says coverage of the Eric Garner death has been one-sided, and the coroner's report political.

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NYPD's Involvement Hikes Arrests for Animal Cruelty

Monday, August 04, 2014

Since police took the lead role in responding to animal cases in January, the ASPCA says the number of animal rescues and arrests for cruelty have actually gone up in New York City.

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Jones Beach Celebrates 85 Years, Builds for Another 85

Monday, August 04, 2014

Jones Beach is sprucing up, as it celebrates 85 years as a state park this summer.

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The Development Formerly Known as Atlantic Yards

Monday, August 04, 2014

The controversial project shall be known henceforth as "Pacific Park."

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Federal Prosecutors Say Rikers Guards Violate Teens' Constitutional Rights

Monday, August 04, 2014

Bharara calls violence by guards "the first impulse rather than the last resort" after two-year investigation.

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American Art Pops Up in Billboards and Bus Shelters

Monday, August 04, 2014

A collaboration is intended to make masterpieces as ubiquitous as advertisements.

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