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Nadia Zonis

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Nadia Zonis appears in the following:

Exploring New York City by Foot--and by Paw

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

You like dogs. You like New York. Why not merge the two together? Nadia Zonis, New York editor of UrbanHound and author of City Walks with Dogs: New York, talks about city adventures for dog lovers. Dog owners: What's your favorite place to take your pooch in ...

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Lend Us Your Ears And Send Us Your Sounds!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The modem. The rotary phone. "You've Got Mail!" These are sounds you may not hear much longer. The Takeaway is joining the BBC World Service in a project called Save Our Sounds. From ...

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Watch Out! The Second Wave of the Foreclosure Crisis

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The foreclosure crisis is not just about subprime mortgages anymore. Because of job losses and rising health care costs, homeowners who were once able to keep up with their payments a...

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Ahmadinejad Stays in Power. What's Next for Iran?

Monday, June 15, 2009

Protests rocked the streets of Iran throughout the weekend, as citizens reacted to the apparent victory of incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in the country's presidential election. Many h...

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In Miami, a Serial Killer of Cats

Monday, June 15, 2009

Residents of two Miami neighborhoods have been terrorized by a string of gruesome cat killings over the past month. On Sunday, police arrested a local teenager and charged him with ...

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Ideology or the Economy? Iranians Head to the Polls

Friday, June 12, 2009

It’s election day in Iran. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is facing a tough challenge from Mir Hossein Mousavi, a moderate former prime minister. Outsiders may see this as an ideologic...

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A Talk with the Pay "Overseer": What's Fair?

Thursday, June 11, 2009

The Obama administration has announced the appointment of a compensation czar who will regulate executive pay at seven of the largest companies getting TARP (Troubled Asset Relief P...

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You Call This a Government? The Mess in Albany

Thursday, June 11, 2009

On Monday New York State Senate Republicans staged a coup against the Democratic majority. In response, the Democrats refused to unlock the gates to the Senate chamber, and state busi...

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Menthol Cigarettes: An Issue of Health—and Race

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Today the Senate is likely to pass a bill allowing the FDA to regulate tobacco. A similar measure passed the House in April. The bill bans all kinds of flavored cigarettes except ment...

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Free Care for Kids: Can Shriners' Hospitals Be Saved?

Tuesday, June 09, 2009

In 22 cities around the country, Shriners' Hospitals for Children provide top-of-the-line care to anyone under the age of 18 for absolutely free—they accept no government funding or i...

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Broadway's Big Night

Monday, June 08, 2009

Last night the Tony Awards honored the best of Broadway. How is New York theatre weathering the economic downturn? Jesse Green, who reports on culture for New York Magazine, joins Jo...

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Is the Economy in Recovery? New Unemployment Stats

Friday, June 05, 2009

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the unemployment numbers for May this morning. The numbers may give a sense of how quickly the U.S. can expect economic recovery. David Leonhar...

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Journalists in North Korea: The Families' Careful Pleas

Friday, June 05, 2009

American Journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee have been detained in North Korea since March, after they were accused of illegally crossing the border from China. Their trial was supp...

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Obama's Speech: Reaction in the Arab Press

Friday, June 05, 2009

President Obama received a standing ovation after his speech yesterday in Cairo calling for a “new beginning” between the U.S. and the Muslim world. But was the response around the Mu...

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RAT Board to LUST Trust: Acronyms For the Stimulus

Thursday, June 04, 2009

The New Deal brought us the CCC, the TVA, and the WPA. All thanks to FDR. And today’s stimulus comes along with its own bumper crop of acronyms, like SNAP, the Supplemental Nutrition ...

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Muslims React to Obama's Cairo speech

Thursday, June 04, 2009

There are more than seven million Muslims in the United States, and they overwhelming supported President Obama in the election. To learn about what they anticipated, and what they he...

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Immigration Reform, Back on the Agenda

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

The issue of immigration reform has been pushed aside recently by the economic crisis, but now it's back on center stage. This week a coalition of reform advocacy groups is beginning...

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Obama and the Saudis' Mideast Peace Plan

Wednesday, June 03, 2009

In 2002, Saudi King Abdullah proposed a peace plan for Israel and the Palestinian territories. In exchange for peace with the Arab world, Israel would withdraw from the occupied terri...

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Motor City Mourns as GM Files For Bankruptcy

Monday, June 01, 2009

General Motors is expected to file for bankruptcy this morning, leaving thousands of workers in Detroit worried about what will happen next. To talk about this American business miles...

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Who is Sonia Sotomayor? Personal Views

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor grew up in the projects in the Bronx, then went on to Princeton and Yale Law School before working as a Manhattan DA and then a federal judge. Ya...

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