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Richard Hake

Since 1992, Richard Hake has worked as News Host and Reporter at WNYC. His live and produced radio feature segments range from hard breaking news to cultural and artistic sound portraits. Richard’s work has been heard both nationally and locally on the NPR programs, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, All Things Considered and On The Media. His voice is regularly heard during on air fundraisers and as fill in host for various WNYC shows.

Richard Hake appears in the following:

Hasidic Investors Make Big Deals in Brooklyn Real Estate

Thursday, August 25, 2016

A review of property records shows investors from Brooklyn's Hasidic Jewish community have spent $2.5 billion on acquisitions in five neighborhoods. 

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Primary Preview: Two Manhattan Races to Watch

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Ten Democratic candidates total are on the ballot in the state legislative primary contests in Assembly District 65 in lower Manhattan and Senate District 31 in upper Manhattan.

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Will Clinton's Debate Strategy Change After Trump's Staffing Shakeup?

Thursday, August 18, 2016

The first presidential debate is less than a month away, and now the GOP contender has surrounded himself with conservatives known for their blistering attacks against the Clintons.

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Clinton Fields Questions from Black, Hispanic Journalists

Friday, August 05, 2016

At a convention for black and Hispanic journalists, the Democratic nominee for president provided reporters a rare opportunity: a chance to ask her questions at a press conference.

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Gender Wage Gap Persists in New York City

Friday, August 05, 2016

New York City Public Advocate Letitia James says women of color and older women are especially affected.

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New Yorkers Weigh in on New NYPD Commissioner

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Chief James O'Neill is coming in at a time when tensions between police and communities of color are still high.

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Two Thousand Pigeons Illuminate the Night

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Duke Riley’s “Fly By Night” public art project sends trained pigeons aloft over the East River with tiny LED lights on their legs.

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Previewing the 2016 Baseball Season

Monday, April 04, 2016

Baseball's Opening Day is upon us — and Sports Illustrated senior editor Emma Span previewed the upcoming season with WNYC.

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Review: New Takes on Theater Classics

Friday, April 01, 2016

Several new productions on and off-Broadway re-imagine classic plays in new, vibrant ways.

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Review: Edgar Degas’s Fingerpaintings

Friday, March 25, 2016

A new exhibit at MoMA reveals a more modern and experimental artist than his reputation suggests.

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After 10 Years of Despair, New Jersey NCAA Team Goes for March Madness Win

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

The team lost 15 straight games last season, and hasn't been competitive in more than a decade.

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Review: Japan’s Photographers Remember 3-11

Friday, March 11, 2016

"In the Wake: Japanese Photographers Respond to 3/11" is an intelligent memorial commemorating the 5 year anniversary of Japan's triple disaster.

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5 Years After Fukushima, How Vulnerable Is Indian Point?

Friday, March 11, 2016

The plant in Westchester County has undergone safety upgrades, but it still faces pressure to shut down. 

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Bringing More Diversity to Opera

Thursday, March 10, 2016

WNYC
For its next season, the Metropolitan Opera will stage a production written by a woman. It's the first time since 1903 and part of a growing trend to diversify productions.

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Taxpayers Subsidies for Staten Island Mall

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

WNYC
After the addition of $47 million of public funds, taxpayer contributions for the development of a Staten Island outlet mall are reaching nearly a quarter of the project's total cost.

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A Critic Looks at Calatrava's PATH Station

Monday, March 07, 2016

Architecture critic Alexandra Lange likes the light and air the $4 billion structure brings to Ground Zero, but is still left wondering, "Why?"
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Presidential Hopefuls Court Iowa Voters

Friday, January 29, 2016

The first votes in the 2016 elections will be cast on Monday.

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Civil Confinement Keeps Juvenile Offenders Imprisoned in New Jersey

Friday, January 29, 2016

Jhon Sanchez is being held indefinitely, without new charges, under the legal categorization of civil confinement.

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Helping to Put the Sound in David Bowie's Vision

Monday, January 11, 2016

New York native Carlos Alomar, who served as David Bowie's guitarist and musical director in the late-70's, discusses his decades-long collaboration with "The Man Who Fell to Earth."

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Four Teens in Custody, 5th Suspect Sought in Brooklyn Rape

Monday, January 11, 2016

Authorities say the victim was attacked Thursday night as she and her father walked through Osborn Playground in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.

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