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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:

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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Why Silver and Skelos Wouldn't Testify

Friday, December 11, 2015

A famed defense attorney gives his take on the federal corruption trials that rocked Albany.

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New Jersey's Dirty Little Secrets Cost Property Owners a Big Chunk of Change

Friday, December 11, 2015

Inheriting a toxic property can turn into a net loss if the land is polluted enough and there's no incentive for developers to rebuild on the land. 

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Why Does Lead Poisoning Still Afflict Tens of Thousands of Kids in New Jersey?

Friday, December 04, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Childhood lead poisoning is entirely preventable, but it lingers in the Garden State.

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NJ Hospital Tax Ruling Sends Ripples Throughout Garden State

Friday, November 27, 2015

NJ Spotlight
While towns ponder generating revenue by taxing local facilities, nonprofit hospitals and their legislative advocates push statewide legislation.

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With Patience and Fortitude, the Library Gets Its Ceiling Back

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Months after a piece of plaster fell from the ceiling at the New York Public Library, WNYC gets a rare, close-up look at the restoration.

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Laughing It Up In New York City

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Now in its 12th year, the New York Comedy Festival got its start thanks to Caroline of Carolines on Broadway.

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Beyond Dance

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Increasingly, choreographers are becoming more like directors, where dance is just one element in the production.

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NYPD Terrorism Commissioner Says Protecting City Requires "Balance"

Wednesday, November 04, 2015

The head of NYPD's counter-terrorism unit says there's a balance between protecting the public from attacks and not invading people's privacy or infringing on their rights.

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Sen. Booker and Mayor Baraka Share Stage with Obama in Newark

Friday, October 30, 2015

The former rivals will bury the hatchet (for a day, at least) and appear with President Obama to discuss criminal justice reforms.

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Hanging with Frank Stella

Friday, October 30, 2015

A new retrospective of the artist throws out the usual, chronological order and mixes older works with recent ones. The result is "thrilling."

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NYC's First Lady to Open Gracie Mansion So Visitors Can Enjoy the Art

Friday, October 23, 2015

Public tours of the new art collection begin next month.

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Frida Kahlo, Her Garden and Her Art

Friday, October 16, 2015

The New York Botanical Garden recreates Kahlo's home "Casa Azul" in Mexico, making the connection between her love of flowers and the natural world and painting.

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The Present and Future of Cabaret

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Four nights of cabaret performances, from the music of World War II to the Rolling Stones.

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Mets Return to Playoffs for First Time Since '06

Friday, October 09, 2015

The team begins their quest to bring a World Series trophy to Queens for the first time in nearly 30 years.

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New Venue National Sawdust Mixes Futuristic Design, Williamsburg Grit

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

In advance of its opening on Thursday, WQXR and WNYC get a preview of National Sawdust, a new, $16 million music venue in Brooklyn.
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Alec Baldwin Might Be Serena Williams’ Biggest Cheerleader

Thursday, September 10, 2015

The actor has been a fixture in the stands at this year’s U.S. Open. 

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