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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:

Nepal Grapples With Loss of Life, Sacred Spaces

Friday, May 08, 2015

Many of Nepal's sacred spaces and ancient structures were hit hard by last month's earthquake.

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How Dan Donovan's Win Could Shake Up Politics on Staten Island

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is headed to Congress after rolling to victory in Tuesday's special election.

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The Real Estate Company at the Center of the Skelos Scandal

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Glenwood Management is involved in the political corruption case against New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos — and former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.

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More Corruption Charges Shake up NY, NJ Politics

Monday, May 04, 2015

Law professor Zephyr Teachout says private campaign financing is to blame.

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How Extensive is Pamela Geller's Influence Beyond New York?

Monday, May 04, 2015

Geller, who led protests against Park 51 here in New York, organized a contest outside of Dallas, Texas to draw cartoons of the prophet Muhammed.

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Little Fanfare as A-Rod Stares Down Mays' Home Run Record

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

The 39-year-old Yankee is sitting on 659 career home runs — just one away from tying the legendary Willie Mays for fourth place on baseball's all-time home run list.

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Civilian Complaint Review Boards See Uptick in Recordings of Police

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

More cases involve recordings of police and how those police react to they're being recorded. 

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Drawing Parallels Between New York City and Baltimore

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The death of Freddiey Gray sparked rioting in Baltimore, much like the chokehold death of Eric Garner prompted massive protests here in New York.

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The Big Tony Nomination Surprise

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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WNYC's theater critic looks at who made it — and who didn't.

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How to Choose the Right College

Friday, April 24, 2015

It's deadline time for students accepted to college for the fall. A high school senior and a college advisor share their views on choosing the right school.
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He Swam in the Gowanus and Lived to Tell About It

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Environmental advocate Christopher Swain tells WNYC swimming in the "toxic soup" that is the Gowanus leaves a "grainy feeling in your mouth" like "after you have a bad green smoothy."

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New York City's Missing Black Men

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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According to a study by the New York Times, 1.5 million black men are missing from communities across the United States, a trend that has hit the city especially hard.

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Thank Hockey: New York Sports Fans Can Finally Get Excited

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The Rangers enter the playoffs with the best record in hockey, and the Islanders have had their best season in more than 30 years.

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Should the Officer in South Carolina Have Done More to Save Walter Scott's Life?

Thursday, April 09, 2015

The officer in South Carolina handcuffed the dying man, but he didn't appear to try to help. 

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Pearl River's 'Goddaughter' Reflects on Store's History

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

The downtown staple, which started importing Chinese goods at a time when U.S.-China relations were less friendly, has announced it will close at the end of the year.  

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Yankees and Mets Set to Take the Field for Opening Day

Thursday, April 02, 2015

After several seasons marked by mediocrity, do New York baseball fans have anything to be excited about this year?

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Menendez Pleads Not Guilty

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Menendez pleaded not guilty before a federal judge. He's charged with 14 counts of corruption that allege he used his Senate seat to benefit Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgin.

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Adultery Bathrobe, Icy Blue Dress and other Fashion Notes from Mad Men

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Two celebrity bloggers have been cataloging almost every outfit from the AMC show for a series they call "Mad Style."

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New York's Budget: Behind the Scenes and the Numbers

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The scramble to meet the budget deadline left lawmakers frustrated and fiscal experts digging for details.

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Menendez on Federal Corruption Charges: 'I Will Be Vindicated'

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

The senior New Jersey Senator has been indicted for accepting gifts from a friend who is also a political donor. 

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