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Richard Yeh

Producer, WNYC News

Richard Yeh appears in the following:

"World Trade Center" Naming Rights Sold For $10 in 1986

Sunday, September 08, 2013

What's in a name?  Well, if the name is as iconic as "World Trade Center," there's quite a lot to it.

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Big Money, and Varying Messages, in Real Estate's Council Campaign

Friday, September 06, 2013

WNYC

Beneath the loud back and forth in the mayor’s race, there’s a quieter campaign about the future of city council. A huge portion of the council advertising is being paid for by Jobs for New York, a real estate-backed independent political group, and they're using very different messaging in different districts.

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De Blasio Has Momentum But Many Still Undecided

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

WNYC

Bill de Blasio is steadily gaining in the polls among the Democratic field of candidates vying to become the next New York mayor. But this week's Quinnipiac poll showing him leading at 43 percent also found nearly a quarter of likely voters saying they could very well change their minds by the Sept. 10 primary.

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Clock Running Down on Cuomo's Agenda

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

WNYC

In his State of the State address earlier this year, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo vowed he'd push through an aggressive agenda on women's rights, government reform and the decriminalization of small amounts of marijuana. But with the clock running out on this year's session that is ending Friday, none ...

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'Mad Men' Returns for Sixth Season

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Mad Men is back on Sunday. The sixth season of the AMC TV show about the world of advertising in 1960s New York finds many of it characters at a crossroads, struggling with death and identity. 

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FEMA Warned Christie That No-Bid Contract Could Jeopardize Funds

Friday, March 29, 2013

WNYC

New information has emerged about a New Jersey contract with AshBritt, a politically-connected debris removal company.  

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SCOTUS Audio Lets Citizens Argue Along

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

WNYC

The Supreme Court went viral this week. On Twitter, Facebook and all over the Internet, Americans debated the Supreme Court's hearings on same-sex marriage. This was aided in part by the court's decision to quickly release audio recordings of the justices bantering with lawyers and each other over the issue.

+ Listen and Read: Supreme Court DOMA Arguments

+ Listen and Read: Supreme Court Prop. 8 Arguments

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Blumenthal: Gun Control Fight a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

WNYC

A federal ban on assault weapons is not in the cards. The provision has been pulled from a gun control bill that Democratic leaders in the U.S. Senate plan to bring to a vote next month. Majority Leader Harry Reid said he doesn’t have the votes to pass the provision, which would instead be included as an amendment.

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Doctors as Marketers

Monday, March 11, 2013

WNYC

For the past three years, ProPublica reporters Tracy Weber and Charles Ornstein have been investigating the sometimes cozy relationship between drug companies and doctors. Their reporting has revealed that some doctors receive thousands of dollars a year promoting pharmaceutical products in speeches all over the country. 

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NYC Barbecue Joints Not 'Authentic', Still Delicious

Thursday, March 07, 2013

New York City isn’t known for its barbecue. But for Pete Wells, who reviews restaurants for the New York Times, three barbecue joints come tantalizingly close.

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Poll: Catholic Church Hierarchy is Out of Touch

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

American Catholics feel the church’s hierarchy is out of touch with their needs and concerns, according to a new poll by the New York Times and CBS News.

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Juvenile Task Force Requires Personal Touch from Police

Monday, March 04, 2013

The NYPD is trying a unique approach aimed to cut down on the number of juvenile offenders in the city by targeting those most as risk.

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The Drawbacks of Quick Draw

Thursday, February 21, 2013

WNYC

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is betting on the Lottery to boost the state's coffers. As part of his budget proposal this year, he's calling for an expansion on the Quick Draw game, by allowing smaller Lottery vendors to start selling those tickets. But the proposal is not without controversy.

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Menendez Pushes Forward Despite Ethics Probe

Friday, February 15, 2013

WNYC

It has been a tough week for U.S. Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey. The senator faces an ethics probe into flights he took to the Dominican Republic on a jet belonging to Doctor Salomon Melgen, a big campaign donor Menendez has gone to bat for with the federal government.

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Just How Much Snow Will We Get?

Thursday, February 07, 2013

WNYC

The National Weather Service has placed New York City, Long Island and Southern Westchester under a blizzard warning, in effect from 6 a.m. Friday, to 1 p.m. Saturday.

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The Tax Man Cometh 2 Days Later

Friday, April 13, 2012

This year, last-minute tax filers have two extra days to procrastinate.

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City Office Cleaners Ratify Contract

Friday, January 27, 2012

WNYC

Some 22,000 New York City office cleaners ratified a four-year agreement with their employer, the Realty Advisory Board, this week.

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Newark Mayor Cory Booker 'Patently Disagrees' With NJ Governor Chris Christie on Same-Sex Marriage Referendum

Thursday, January 26, 2012

WNYC

Newark Mayor Cory Booker told WNYC that he “patently disagrees” with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s call for a voter referendum this November on whether to legalize gay marriage in the state.

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A New Home For St. Vincent's Chapel

Sunday, January 08, 2012

WNYC

The historic chapel from the bankrupt St. Vincent's Hospital is set to get a new home across the New York Harbor. The major components of the Elizabeth Ann Seton Chapel is expected to be reconstructed at a university hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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Borrowing E-Books, With No Late Fees

Monday, December 26, 2011

The New York Public Library is offering help for people who want to borrow electronic books.

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