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Matthew Schuerman

Editor, WNYC

Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:

Federal Agency Finds Rikers Island Violence Threatens Health Workers

Thursday, August 07, 2014

WNYC

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

WNYC

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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Creator of NYC's Build It Back Says, 'Everybody's Mad'

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The city's former director of housing recovery operations acknowledges that the Sandy rebuilding program was unsatisfactory, but says the solution has to begin in Washington.

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HUD Takes Whack at NYC's Build it Back

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Feds paint dismal picture of Sandy rebuilding program – or at least as it was when they visited in March. 

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De Blasio Removes Firm Overseeing Sandy Rebuilding Program

Friday, July 18, 2014

Homeowners complained that the first repair job did not get underway until March, nine months after the firm received its contract.

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For this Staten Islander, Density Is Answer to Sandy's Wrath

Thursday, July 17, 2014

The president of a borough known for its love of sprawl says (slightly) taller buildings are worth it, in the wake of Sandy's wrath.

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Panel Cuts Down Cuomo's Request for Tappan Zee Money

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Environmentalists argued bridge project items didn't qualify for financing from state fund. 

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1,500 Buildings Caught Between the Next Flood and a Hard Place

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Flood-proofing older apartment buildings in the wake of Sandy could cost almost as much as the buildings are worth.

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Feds Say Some Sandy Aid Money is Flowing Too Freely

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Many homeowners are still waiting for much-needed Sandy aid, but federal inspectors say New York and New Jersey have failed to stop duplicate payouts to others.

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New Atlantic Yards Deal Jump Starts Affordable Housing

Friday, June 27, 2014

New Yorkers have heard this one before: There's a new deal for Atlantic Yards.

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If a Tree Dies in the City, Will Anyone Notice?

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

New York City has almost finished planting a million trees. Now the question is, how many will survive?

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